By Mark Mix
Home day care providers would be forced into unions
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
"Out of Order: Stories From the History of the Supreme Court" (Random House), by Sandra Day O'Connor
The fight for women's equality first had to argue that it was a fight worth having.
Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday, hearing arguments in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative-action policies in higher education and elsewhere.
Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.
In a rare interview Sunday morning, longtime conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke about big decisions the court has made on health care, gun control and abortion.
The Brooklyn Museum's feminist art center is marking its fifth anniversary this year by commemorating famous women of the next millennium _ placing them alongside luminaries of the past.
The Supreme Court once again will confront the issue of race in university admissions in a case brought by a white student denied a spot at the flagship campus of the University of Texas.The Supreme Court once again will confront the issue of race in university admissions in a case brought by a white student denied a spot at the flagship campus of the University of Texas.
A second term for President Obama would allow him to expand his replacement of Republican-appointed majorities with Democratic ones on the nation's appeals courts, the final stop for almost all challenged federal court rulings.
The College of William & Mary has named former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates as its next chancellor.
One would be hard-pressed to find a better example of sheer, misguided reporting than the story in The Washington Post over the weekend in which it was reported that " Newt Gingrich thinks he can revive his debilitated campaign by talking about Alzheimer's. ... For most presidential candidates, Alzheimer's is a third- or fourth-tier subject, at best.
Democrats and liberals have a nightmare vision of the Supreme Court's future: President Obama is defeated for re-election next year, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at 78 the oldest justice, soon finds her health will not allow her to continue on the bench.
President Obama's top national security aide will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this week, the White House said Sunday, as popular unrest continues to unsettle the region.
A look at some key dates in Reagan's presidency.
Double-check that your ballot reads correctly before leaving the polling booth. Insist on your rights and on fair election procedures if polling officials try to bully you. Report suspicious activity to authorities before leaving the polls. Vote fraud is a legitimate and serious threat, and voters should be on guard to stop it.
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has violated the Code of Conduct for United States judges. She should resign from her position as a roving judge on "senior status." If she doesn't resign, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. - at whose sole discretion she serves as a "pinch hitter" on lower federal courts - should no longer designate her for such duties.
The law "neither inherently interferes with First Amendment rights nor violates constitutional vagueness principles," then-Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wrote for the court in the case about Karen Finley, whose "performance art" consisted of posing topless while smeared with chocolate.
She writes that each newly appointed justice is "permitted" to sit in the historic chair used by Chief Justice John Marshall.