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  • Racism prevalent today

    A big shout-out to the men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon at the University of Oklahoma for their powerful “civil rights” video. This video should be required viewing for any weak-kneed conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court or in the U.S. Congress...
  • The Voting Rights Act doesn't need to be fixed

    To the editor: No new legislation to update the Voting Rights Act is needed. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down only one provision of the law, and there are plenty of other voting-rights laws available to ensure that the right to vote is not violated. ("...
  • Court sides with state on Medicaid rates

    Private health care providers cannot sue to force states to raise their Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising medical costs, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a 5-4 decision that broke across ideological lines, the justices said medical...
  • 5 arrested in protest inside Supreme Court

    Protesters disrupted Supreme Court proceedings on Wednesday for the second time this year with shouted criticism of the court's previous rulings on campaign finance. Supreme Court police swiftly removed five people from the courtroom after they rose, one...
  • Kennedy Center to host summit on impact of arts on society

    The Kennedy Center and the Aspen Institute plan to host an arts summit for artists, innovators and policy leaders next month on how the arts can address issues in society. The summit will be held May 16 at the Kennedy Center. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will lead a...
  • Supreme Court bars judges from setting Medicaid rates

    The Supreme Court barred doctors, dentists and druggists Tuesday from going to court to fight cutbacks in Medicaid payments in California and other states. The justices' 5-4 decision in a case from Idaho held that the Medicaid Act, which offers...
  • U.S. Supreme Court decision could curtail Medi-Cal lawsuits

    U.S. Supreme Court decision could curtail Medi-Cal lawsuits
    During California's budget crisis, attempts to cut costs by reducing public services often became tied up in litigation. But on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court significantly curtailed that legal avenue for advocates protesting spending cuts. The...
  • From antiwar armbands to American flag shirts

    From antiwar armbands to American flag shirts
    This week the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of some California high school students who were ordered to remove or hide shirts showing the American flag. The students at Live Oak High School near San Jose wore Old Glory on May 5, 2010,...
  • Test prep book publisher apologizes for comparing Clarence Thomas to KKK

    Test prep book publisher apologizes for comparing Clarence Thomas to KKK
    The publisher of a standardized test preparation book has apologized for a section in one of their guides that compares Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to the Ku Klux Klan, and offers both the judge and the racist hate group as examples of...
  • Supreme Court weighs Spider-Man toy patent fight

    Spider-Man's latest adventure is taking him through the strange and mysterious world of patent law. The Supreme Court was snarled in a web of legal arguments Tuesday over whether an inventor could keep collecting royalties on a Spider-Man toy even...
  • Youth group pushing Republicans on gay marriage visits Ohio

    Activists who don't want the Republican Party's 2016 platform to oppose same-sex marriage will promote their effort in a swing through Ohio. The Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry will have representatives in Cincinnati on Tuesday, followed...