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  • Special Report: Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

    On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart , in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class...
  • Voters may weigh in on voting change

    The decision whether to keep the city’s at-large voting system or split the community into districts could be up to local voters next spring as the Glendale City Council is leaning toward placing the question on a ballot. The council on Tuesday...
  • New ACLU Director Highlights Police Militarization, Right-To-Die As Priorities

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut announced a new executive director Wednesday, selecting Stephen Glassman, a longtime human rights advocate who previously worked for other states' ACLU branches, for the leadership role. Glassman, who...
  • Tolerance, understanding

    Adolescence can be confusing, awkward and difficult. It's a period of transition for young people, a time when physical transformation ushers them toward adulthood. For Gavin Grimm, a sophomore at Gloucester High School, the time is somewhat more...
  • Dec. 11 Letters: Hampton City Schools, Gloucester transgender student case

    The right path The litmus test for Hampton city school to hire a new superintendent should not be that the candidate supports charter schools but that they have a proven record for successfully turning failing schools around and adequately preparing...
  • For HOA manager, free speech protection has limits

    Question: Our homeowner association manager has several "politically incorrect" tattoos on his neck, arms, hands and face depicting unacceptable symbols. He's proud of the message he's conveying through the tattoos. Owners say they resent being...
  • Gloucester schools face challenge with proposed transgender restroom policy

    Gloucester schools face challenge with proposed transgender restroom policy
    Gavin Grimm was admittedly an angry child full of mixed emotions, desperately trying to fit in but always coming up short. "I love science and I used to tell people I was a failed science experiment," the 15-year-old Gloucester High School sophomore...
  • Gloucester School Board OKs policy restricting transgender students from using boys' restroom

    Gloucester School Board OKs policy restricting transgender students from using boys' restroom
    The Gloucester County School Board approved a policy on bathroom use Tuesday night that restricts transgender students to either single-stall restrooms or the restrooms designated for their biological gender. The decision was not what Gloucester High...
  • Democrats divided: How did they lose the white middle class?

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. The Democratic Party is a mess. One group of party leaders sees 2014 as simply a bad year, requiring just some tweaks. Others regard 2014 as a disaster and want an overhaul, and fast. Leading the tear-it-up side are liberals, the party's...
  • Point of protests missed

    Point of protests missed
    As a white person who attended a protest that recently shut down traffic in downtown Fort Lauderdale, I would like to say that Mr. Stein is completely missing the point of these protests. This country has violently oppressed minorities since its...
  • Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History

    Avon Library Hosts Progams On African-American History
    AVON — During November and this month the Avon Free Public Library has hosted exhibits, films and other events on the Civil Rights Movement along with the role of African-Americans in culture and sports. "Changing America: The Emancipation...