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Jonah GoldbergI can only hope that the scourge of racism is finally purged from Stewartstown and Pinkham's Grant. These are two of 10 New Hampshire towns covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which requires local officials to get permission, or...
Tags: Judges, Voting, Justice and Rights, Racism, Clarence Thomas
I can only hope that the scourge of racism is finally purged from Stewartstown and Pinkham's Grant. These are two of 10 New Hampshire towns covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which requires local officials to get permission, or...
Tags: Voting, Racism, Justice and Rights, Clarence Thomas, Elections
The Hartford Courant— A lifetime of competitive emotion can be squeezed into that claustrophobic, glass-encased rectangle. And for Johan Detter of Trinity, so much of that thrill and agony has been found on squash court No. 3 — Shen Court — on the fourth...
Tags: Students, Trinity College, Sports, Squash, Teaching and Learning
WASHINGTON -- A willow, not an oak. So said conservatives of Chief Justice John Roberts when he rescued the Affordable Care Act -- aka Obamacare -- from being found unconstitutional. But the manner in which he did this may have made the ACA unworkable,...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama began his second inaugural address with a reminder that this ceremony, like the 56 inaugurations before it in U.S. history, was a unifying symbol. "Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the...
The Magic chose tomorrow over today when they made the decision to keep rookie small forward Maurice Harkless in the starting lineup. They chose player development over winning games, which is frustrating but prudent, in a rebuilding process. Next...
WASHINGTON -- While accusing the Supreme Court's conservative justices of "disdain for democracy," Pamela S. Karlan proves herself talented at dispensing disdain. The Stanford law professor is, however, less talented at her chosen task of presenting a...
This was the year of the healthcare mandate. No other consumer story of 2012 comes close. In a split decision, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. casting the deciding vote, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the cornerstone of President Obama's...
The Supreme Court's announcement last Friday that it will take up gay marriage is more than a chance for the justices to recognize the emerging national consensus in support of gay rights. It is a chance for them to overrule the medieval views of...
Tags: Criminal Laws, Judges, Same-Sex Marriage, Government, Family
Last week was a busy week for the U.S. Supreme Court — reinforcing federalism by rejecting the Arizona immigration law and doubling down on the Citizens United ruling. Oh that they were so willing to say the federal government can extend health care...
Steve ChapmanWhen Clarence Thomas and Sonia Sotomayor are on the same side of a Supreme Court decision, you know it's not a very close call. The ruling today in favor of the noxious Westboro Baptist Church's protest near a military funeral......
Audio delayed is audio denied -- high court should enter the 21st century and broadcast its arguments liveChange of SubjectFriday's print column I'm such a news geek that not only did I listen to both sets of the arguments on gay marriage this week at the U.S. Supreme Court, I was annoyed that the audio wasn't posted until several......
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