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Jun 30

2010 PJP FELLOW JESSICA YELLIN NAMED CNN CHIEF WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT



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Yellin, who also worked for ABC News, described her new position as a “dream job.” You can read of her appointment here.



Jun 29

2010 PJP FELLOW CHANEL LEE EXPLAINS THE COURT’S DECISION ON THE SALE OF VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES TO MINORS



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In a post at the website howstuffworks.com, where she is an editor, Chanel Lee writes: “Although the Court focused on the obscenity portion of the case during oral arguments, the decision itself largely left that question alone, saying only that the California law is too vague and broadly drawn to pass the Miller test necessary… [Continue Reading]



Jun 29

How Results-Oriented Reporting Distorts Readers’ Understanding of the Court and the Constitution



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by Todd Brewster Here is the headline from Tuesday morning’s New York Times: “Minors Can Buy Violent Video Games, Justices Decide.” Okay, that is sort of true. It relates to the Court’s decision to overturn a California law that regulated the sale of certain violent video games to minors. California had fashioned the law in… [Continue Reading]



Jun 29

What links slavery, jobs and the Pentagon Papers? Hint: It’s more interesting than the phone book



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“Senator Gravel nonetheless read aloud for over three hours until, mentally and physically exhausted, he collapsed in tears.”



Jun 29

My belated birthday wish list, by Martha Washington



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Martha Washington had a thing for bling. Find out her favorite gems in this wish list for George.