UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Lawyering up North Dakota
By Juan Miguel Pedraza,University & Public Affairs Writer
Supreme Court chief justice notes 21 of state's 53 counties have fewer than four attorneys. Four counties have none. A Law School pilot... Posted on 11/7/13 at 4:53 PM
THE NEW FORTY God should have made me a Black lesbian.
Today California's Defense of Marriage Act was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court. Today our country's constitution once again served as the foundation for equal rights. Today t... Posted on 6/26/13 at 10:47 PM
HEALTHBEAT Reactions pour in to health care ruling
Reactions have been pouring in all day to the Supreme Court's ruling this morning on the health care reform law.
If there was any doubt that Americans feel a strong personal stake in health care, it'... Posted on 6/28/12 at 1:52 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA How will health care reform impact me?
One question we keep hearing from members, neighbors, friends and family members is how health care reform and the Supreme Courts ruling will impact them. There is no easy answer to that because the a... Posted on 4/4/12 at 9:28 AM
A judicial nominating committee has narrowed a field of 16 lawyers to five finalists for an open judge seat in North Dakota’s Northeast Central Judicial District, which covers Grand Forks and Nelson counties.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear a challenge to part of the Obama administration's first wave of regulations aimed at tackling climate change, accepting its biggest environmental case in six years.
Valerie Volcovici and Lawrence Hurley
, October 15, 2013
In a potential boost to opponents of affirmative action, the conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court appeared inclined on Tuesday to uphold a Michigan law that bans the use of racial preferences in state university admissions.
The U.S. Supreme Court will this week step into the politically charged debate over campaign finance for the first time since its controversial ruling three years ago paved the way for corporations and unions to spend more on political candidates and causes.
Lawrence Hurley and Gabriel Debenedetti
, October 06, 2013
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities still need federal monitoring.
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government.
Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph says: “Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be resolved before we turn to the merits of the case.”
If the Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, TV can take at least some of the credit. The court is scheduled to begin hearing arguments Tuesday on the first of two cases about whether gay and lesbian couples should be able to marry.
The Obama administration and civil rights groups are defending a key section of the landmark voting rights law at the Supreme Court by pointing reformed state, county and local governments to an escape hatch from the law's strictest provision.
In a memoir to be published on Tuesday, Sonia Sotomayor writes of the chronic disease, troubled family relationships and failed marriage that accompanied her rise from a housing project in the Bronx to a seat on America’s highest court.
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