John Paul Stevens is making a lot of news these days at the age of 94, and his latest comments will have people talking again. In part of interview released on Thursday by NPR, the retired Supreme Court Justice said he’s in favor of legalized marijuana.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action, other historical decisions on it, and the next case about the subject heading toward the Justices.
Two leading experts on affirmative action, Bruce Ackerman and Richard Epstein, pick apart the Supreme Court’s Schuette decision, and debate if it is a disaster, unrealistic for colleges, or a good thing in the long run.
When the Supreme Court handed down yesterday’s decision upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action, the initial round of hysteria on the left didn’t last long.
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.