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Supreme Court action allows same-sex marriage in Alabama

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The Supreme Court denied an appeal this week that would have stopped same-sex marriages in Alabama, allowing them to begin immediately. Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on women in law

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the barriers women have faced in the legal profession in a recent address at Georgetown Law. Continue reading

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Does the law allow businesses to say ‘no’ to same-sex couples?

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As same-sex marriage becomes legal in a growing number of states, local governments are addressing a debate between same-sex couples and businesses that do not want to serve them. Continue reading

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Black History Month resources for the classroom

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Underground Railroad Scene by Hale Woodruff courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Commemorate Black History Month in your classroom with 20 lesson plans and resources that…read more

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“Everything was on fire” – ‘Selma’ director aims to capture spirit of civil rights moment

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“Selma,” the first feature film to focus on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is inspiring discussions about the civil rights movement and artistic interpretations of history. Continue reading

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