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The case against court packing

The case against court packing

Connor Mignano October 20, 2020

A risk to our democracy With the current controversy surrounding the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), the question of whether or not the court should...

Election Column: Supreme Court Nomination

Election Column: Supreme Court Nomination

John Slusser October 20, 2020

Why are the hearings taking place? After the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a champion of civil rights during her tenure as judge, there is now an open seat on the Supreme Court of...

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?

Christine Disanti October 13, 2020

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?  On Sept. 26, U.S. President Donald Trump named Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his third nominee during this term for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Barrett would...

Abortion access faces the Supreme Court

Abortion access faces the Supreme Court

Regina Schliep October 22, 2019

The implications of June Medical Services v. Gee The Supreme Court announced on Oct. 4 that it will hear June Medical Services v. Gee, a case that challenges a 2014 Louisiana law requiring abortion providers...

Almost is never enough

Almost is never enough

Zach Dobinson October 22, 2019

LGBTQIA+ rights stand before the Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided to hear three cases relating to LGBTQIA+ rights in the workplace. The cases currently being heard...

What does “Justice” mean?

What does “Justice” mean?

Erin Fenzel September 24, 2019

How Justice Kavanaugh continues to maintain his undeserved power U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh represents white male privilege in its most extreme form, and yet he sits on the Supreme Court....

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