Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law says one Philadelphia-area high school’s struggle over using the word “Redskin” in a student newspaper raises some interesting constitutional issues.
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After eight months of arguments and deliberation, the Supreme Court will issue its two final decisions on Monday, and both will be significant.
This past week saw two rulings that overturned state prohibitions on same-sex marriage in Indiana and Utah. Both cases could land on the Supreme Court’s docket very soon.
This week, the Justice Department released a partially redacted version of a 2010 memo explaining the Obama administration’s legal justification for the drone killing of an American citizen in Yemen.
Professor Hal Scott of Harvard Law School argues that the Supreme Court made a mistake by choosing not to overturn old precedent that enables class-action lawsuits against securities fraud.