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Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden told an audience in Texas on Monday, via a remote livestream from Russia, that he took a treasure trove of information about the NSA because he took an oath to defend the Constitution.
This Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Supreme Court history that affected the civil rights movement and the free speech powers of the press: the case of the New York Times v. Sullivan.
The United States Supreme Court said today, without comment, that it won’t accept a Pennsylvania school district’s appeal in a case involving two middle school students punished for wearing “I heart Boobies” breast cancer awareness bracelets.
A widely followed case about student free speech and “I Heart Boobies” bracelets likely saw its final day in court on Monday as the Supreme Court denied a final appeal from the Easton school district, and two middle school students win their case.
Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the principal architects of President Obama’s health care reform act, visited the National Constitution Center on Thursday to unveil his newest book, “Reinventing American Health Care.”