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Video: Amy Coney Barrett discusses the role of the Supreme Court (2016)

In this 2016 lecture, Amy Coney Barrett discusses her view of the role of the U.S. Supreme Court and her interpretation of the Constitution.

October 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Jonathan Entin: Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights – even before she went on the Supreme Court

When Ginsburg started her work in the 1960s, the Supreme Court had never invalidated any type of sex-based rule. Worse, it had rejected every challenge to laws that treated women worse than men.

September 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Ellen McGrath Smith: I want to put on a show like a Congressman

Dogs in the dog park, fighting pretty nice until someone unleashes their alpha, and the humans rush in to do the rough equivalent of calling their elected representatives, pulling their … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Yolanda Parker: I grew up in the segregated South. For me, Supreme Court rulings are personal.

I fear a return to a time when our rights were considered secondary, if at all. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of interpreting the law in a way … Continue reading

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nadia Prupis: With Justice Scalia Gone, What Now?

As Republicans gear up to obstruct nominee, what will become of cases on abortion, affirmative action, and climate change? The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the leading … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

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