Tag: Supreme Court

Amy Coney Barrett spoke at Jacksonville University in November 2016 about the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Four years later, Barrett was appointed to the Supreme Court. [Photo provided by Jacksonville University]

[Opinion] The Supreme Court Justice nomination should have made been after the election

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Sept. 18 left an untimely vacancy on the nation’s highest court. With Election Day on Nov. 3, it is not the proper time to have that spot replaced. Instead, the person who fulfills the role of the […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photo by Austin-American Statesman Staff

Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas release a statement announcing their plans to challenge landmark gay marriage case, causing people to worry about the future

A questionable statement On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the United States Supreme Court officially closed the Kim Davis case, a case involving a woman who refused to issue marriage licenses to LGBTQ+ couples. Although Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito agreed not to hear the case, […]

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The Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

[Multimedia] The Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Demonstrators opposed to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh protest inside the Hart building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.,  on Sept. 27, 2018. Photo courtesy of Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Brett Kavanaugh should not have been confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Although President Trump and other Republican leaders are satisfied with Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court justice, he is not the right choice to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court nor is he the right choice for the future of the United States. A […]

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Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

A massive blow was delivered to the LGBT community over the weekend when the Egyptian government arrested 22 people on the charges “debauchery” and “promoting sexual deviancy”: mere pretenses engaging in homosexual activity. The crackdown began after a Mashrou’ Leila concert whose lead singer, Hamed […]

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