It was on this day in 1789 that George Washington placed his hand on a bible in New York and became the first President of the Unites States under our Constitution – setting another of many traditions still in use today.
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New lawsuits in New Jersey and Massachusetts are seeking to eliminate the words “under God” from being used by public school students taking the Pledge of Allegiance. But how did the words get added to the Pledge and what have the courts already said?
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in the highly touted Aereo live streaming TV case, but it looks like the decision’s possible chilling effect on cloud computing could complicate any ruling from the Justices.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a historic ruling on affirmative action programs, allowing states to restrict their use in university admissions and at other public institutions.
Today, the Supreme Court will consider a case about politics and free speech that also channels opinions from humorists P.J. O’Rourke and Stephen Colbert, and comments from a gaggle of lawyers.