Supreme Court

  • January 17, 1996  

    The Supreme Court is considering a major sex discrimination case surrounding the state-run Virginia Military Institute and its “men only” admissions policy. Correspondent Tom Bearden reports. Continue reading

  • January 17, 1996  

    Stuart Taylor talks about the boot camp style training and other controversial activities at the Virginia Military Institute with Elizabeth Farnsworth. The Supreme Court is currently considering a sex discrimination case that involves VMI and its “men only” admissions policy. Continue reading

  • October 10, 1995  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that tests the constitutionality of a 1992 Colorado ballot initiative known as Amendment Two. It would invalidate state or local laws that prohibit discrimination against gays, lesbians, or bisexuals. Attorneys from both sides claim the Justices’ questioning bolstered their arguments. Continue reading

  • April 6, 1994  

    Justice Harry Blackmun stepped down from the High Court in 1994, after 24 years on the bench. His legacy includes decisions on Roe vs. Wade, sex discrimination and civil rights. On the day of his retirement, a panel of legal experts discussed his most influential decisions. Continue reading

  • April 6, 1994  

    At a White House ceremony on the day of Justice Blackmun’s retirement, President Clinton praised his service, and Justice Blackmun spoke with reporters about this term on the Supreme Court. Continue reading

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