Other posts tagged: law
Gay Rights: A Priority for Young Voters
This fall, gay rights should be a priority as young Americans enter the voting booth. But the youth vote cannot simply be an endorsement. It must also be pressure to do more on all forms of discrimination and human rights.
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John Roberts’ Political Genius: Examining the Chief Justice’s Role
By voting to uphold the Affordable Care Act, John Roberts put himself above the partisan fray, gained the praise and respect of many liberals and set an example that other Supreme Court justices should follow. The institution matters more than ideology.
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A Surprising and Complicated Ruling for America’s Health Care Future
Yesterday's Supreme Court decision ensured nothing more than the opportunity for a different health care future. NGJ's John Corker reports on the ramifications and uncertainty resulting from the justices' decision.
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Broadcast ‘Noise’ Blows It
Just minutes after the Supreme Court had passed down its staggering decision on President Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Act, competing media powerhouses FOX and CNN had already succeeded in grossly misconstruing it by, of all things, having failed to actually read it.
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Education = Culture + Studies
The New York Times recently reported that a new state law in Arizona is targeting Mexican-American studies classes and claiming that they encourage “racial resentment.” This action is extremely destructive, both for students and for society at large.
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Law vs. Ethics
To many, the Confederate flag represents a time during which the nation was divided and plagued with hatred, slavery and inequality. But last week, Byron Thomas won the fight to display a Confederate flag in his dorm room even though University authorities asked him to remove it.
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Guilty of Being a First Degree Jerk
Unless bullying includes assault, harassment, or some other type of crime, it cannot be considered illegal. I had all the same tools at my disposal that the bullies had at theirs. People should stand up to bullies, not run to the courts
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