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  • **FILE** In this Jan. 9, 2009 file photo, New Haven firefighters dubbed "the New Haven 20" applaud a supporter (not pictured) who joins them in solidarity outside New Haven Federal Courthouse, in New Haven, Conn. Judge Sonia Sotomayor last year, and two other judges issued an unusually brief decision that went against white firefighters. Monday, June 29, 2009, the Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge. (AP Photo/New Haven Register, Brad Horrigan, File)

    High court rules for Conn. white firefighters

    In a major reverse-discrimination case, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that white New Haven, Conn., firefighters were discriminated against when the city threw out a promotion test because not enough minorities did well on it.


  • Bad judicial precedent

    "They be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch." When Jesus spoke those words, He warned of the danger of following leaders who taught false doctrine. But Jesus did not say that we should reject the instruction and example of those who adhere to sound principle.


  • Tighter rule for securities fraud lawsuits

    The Supreme Court today imposed a strict standard that investors must meet to keep alive their lawsuits charging securities fraud.


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