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United States v. Windsor

Edie Windsor passed away last week, which brought about renewed interest in the Supreme Court ruling bearing her name.  But who was Edie Windsor, and how did she become involved in a landmark case of Constitutional interpretation? 367 more words

Government Crash Course

GLAAD President Reflects on Edie Windsor's Impact on LGBTQ Community

From time to time while growing up, I heard the saying “Never meet your heroes” — an adage based on the idea that meeting someone whom you held in great reverence could only end in disappointment. 780 more words

Opinion

The Justice System of Injustice

Is the Justice System a system of injustice for black people in America? The introduce of camera phones, video surveillance, and the internet made it possible for the world to see what is happening in an ordinary person’s daily life. 335 more words

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

When the Supreme Court convenes on the first Monday in October to begin the 2017 term, the Court will hear a very important case in which the Justices will decide the fate of a baker in Colorado who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. 1,137 more words

Old Testament

Cousin vs. Cousin

Thomas Jefferson battled with his cousin, John Marshall… over the role of the federal judiciary, but also over the direction of our young republic.  Jefferson long feared an unchecked judicial branch during the ratification crisis- Marshall’s decision in… 253 more words

History

Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell (author) & Shadra Strickland (illustrator)

Bibliographic Citation:
Powell, P. H. (2017). Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. 978-1452125909.

Synopsis: 232 more words

Nonfiction & Biography

Amrapali Centurion Park homebuyers to move to SC challenging insolvency petition against the Silicon City?

Home buyers of the Amrapali Centurion Park, in greater Noida, today moved to the Supreme Court challenging the insolvency proceedings against the Amrapali Sillicon Valley, claiming that the proceedings would directly affect their project.    242 more words

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