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  1. American Association for Affirmative Action Calls Supreme Court...Read the original story

    10 min ago | PRWeb

    Association of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action professionals issues a call to action to all who believe in equity and inclusion.


  2. Appeals court rules for common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A U.S. appeals court has handed a victory to common sense. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has no grounds to appeal the dismissal of one of its claims that employers shouldn't do criminal background and credit checks on prospective employees.


  3. Jobs filled before being screenedRead the original story

    46 min ago | The Daily Gazette

    But a 1990 U.S. Supreme Court ruling over government hiring in Illinois requires that question be answered before a job offer is even extended.


  4. Though illegal, patronage is alive and well in IllinoisRead the original story

    47 min ago | The Daily Gazette

    SPRINGFIELD – Several boxes of old index cards turned up the other day that demonstrated politics in the 1980s and '90s played a role in people getting hired by Metra, the outfit that operates commuter trains in the Chicago area.


  5. Mississippi Briefs for April 24.Read the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant have been postponed.


  6. Retired justice says marijuana should be legalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark.


  7. A Supreme Need for Educational DiversityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Right Wing News

    In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ended legal segregation in public schools with a unanimous 9-0 decision in Brown v. Board of Education. While the ruling paved the way for future integration of American society, the court itself was far from integrated. The decision was reached by nine white men.


  8. Australian gay widow fights to remain in USRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    ... to repudiate the unacceptable and hateful language that was used by INS in 1975," he said. Last year, the US Supreme Court struck down the Defence of Marriage Act, which had prevented the legal recognition of married same-sex couples. Solway added ...


  9. Michigan must let affirmative action dieRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Detroit News

    Michigan voters, in 2006, chose to ban affirmative action, and the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld their choice.


  10. Patent Cases Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Curb Lawsuit AbuseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Even as it deals with hot-button issues like campaign financing and affirmative action, the U.S. Supreme Court has patents on its mind these days.


  11. Ex-Supreme Court justice: Legalize Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Times

    In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark.


  12. Report finds almost half of Maine homicides involve domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Last year, about half of Maine's 25 homicide cases involved domestic violence. The victims were intimately familiar with their attackers: They were spouses or siblings, parents or even children.


  13. a DOJ urges Supreme Court to allow phone searches without a police warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... use a universal "kill switch" to remotely lock or wipe the phone before it's searched. In a brief to the US Supreme Court filed Wednesday in the case of an alleged Boston drug dealer, the Justice Department backed law enforcement's ability to ...


  14. District praises first lady for moving up Topeka appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    First lady Michelle Obama answers questions during the White House's annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," Thursday in the East Room of the White House in Washington.


  15. Bill would ensure pay for child porn victimsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A day after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected as excessive a $3.4 million restitution award for a Pennsylvania child pornography victim, Sen. Pat Toomey was working on legislation to ensure just compensation for those similarly abused.


  16. Executive from Company Challenging Federal Birth Control Rule VisitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    It's a case that has the nation's attention. The United States Supreme Court will decide if for-profit companies should be forced to provide contraception coverage, even if it violates the owner's religious views.


  17. This Week by the Numbers: Pay Gap, Job Numbers and... Sexting?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Nearly 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled anti-sodomy laws unconstitutional in Lawrence vs. Texas , 12 states still have them on the books .


  18. Fordham Report 2014: Enforcement issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IPKat

    ... benefit conferred on the Canadian economy by parallel imports. Harold also raised the question whether the US Supreme Court ruling in Kirtsaeng [noted on the 1709 Blog here ] might provide the best solution -- a suggestion that met with little ...


  19. $100M suit targets FedEx in fatal bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 10News

    A San Diego attorney who filed the first lawsuit against FedEx after its truck collided with a tour bus in Northern California spoke with 10News Thursday.


  20. Rodney Wren: Health care compact evidence of derangementRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Halfway through George W. Bush's presidency, conservative commentator Michelle Malkin wrote a book titled "Unhinged," which chronicled the left's hatred of Bush.