Justice

Daily News Lesson: Supreme Court’s latest ruling further guts Voting Rights Act of 1965

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PBS NewsHour gets experts to weigh in and explain the recent upholding of new Arizona voting laws Continue reading

Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder of black teenager

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A seventeen-year-old black teenager was shot 16 times by a white police officer in October of last year for allegedly puncturing a police car’s tire with a folding knife. Continue reading

President Obama Selects First Hispanic Nominee to High Court

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After weeks of interviews and research, President Obama announced today that he has selected Judge Sonia Sotomayor for his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court…read more

Supreme Court Justice Souter Steps Down

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President Obama will soon choose a Supreme Court justice to replace Justice David Souter, who announced plans to retire. Souter will step down in June,…read more

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