Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says
WASHINGTON — A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs ...
The Idaho Statesman - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:40

Court Backs Michigan on Affirmative Action
New York Times - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:25

Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action Backed by High Court
Courthouse News Service - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:17

Another Good Day for the Conservative Backlash
New Yorker (blog) - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:15

Affirmative Action Isn't Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway
Daily Beast - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:50

Confusion Swirls Around Execution Case; Apple v. Google; Romney Aids ...
Affirmative action ruling: The Supreme Court's Michigan ruling didn't change the ability of universities in other states to consider race as one factor among others in considering applicants, writes Jess Bravin. But the court chipped away at ...
Wall Street Journal (blog) - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:56

Amending Justice Stevens: How and Why We Shouldn't Change the Constitution ...
United States (1992) and Printz v. United States (1997)—to give the federal government the power to deputize state and local officials to enforce federal law. This is a terrible idea because it would end state sovereignty such that states would be ...
Forbes - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:33

On the death penalty, LESSONS FROM SOUTH AFRICA
But the democratically elected government under President Mandela and the newly integrated courts chose a different path. Turning to ubuntu, the Constitutional Court put an end to capital punishment in the case of State v. ... Putting aside America's ...
Concord Monitor - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30

Can I change my Obamacare health plan?
Peter V. Lee, executive director of Covered California, that state's health exchange, said that those entering the exchange because of marriage or another life event would likely just replace the estimated 3% of enrollees they expect to drop coverage ...
MarketWatch - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:00

Supreme Court upholds Michigan's ban on affirmative action as factor in ...
The ruling comes nearly a year after the Court sent Fisher v. Texas, the case determining the legality of the University's race-conscious admissions policy, back to the Fifth Circuit District Court. Judges on the court have yet to issue their ruling on ...
UT The Daily Texan - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:56

Real Madrid v Bayern Munich: Graeme Souness denies German vulnerability
What you factor in is that, over a season, the benefits of playing that way by far outweigh the negatives. People fail to understand that. Yes, you can look vulnerable at times, but over a season the negatives are outweighed a thousand times by the ...
SkySports - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:54

Six thoughts on Navarette v. California
On page 7 of the slip opinion, the majority says that the fact that the call came in via 911 is a relevant factor in favor of reliability because 911 calls can be recorded and FCC regulations require the number of the 911 caller to be passed on to the ...
Washington Post - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:28

A Good Day for Justice
Commentary Magazine - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:26

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