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Opinions on the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Ella Alpert ’22 and Katie Simons ’22 November 5, 2020

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death has left many Americans in a state of grief. Some struggle with properly mourning Ginsburg and finding a balance between celebrating her achievements while acknowledging her wrongdoings.

Mourning Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ella Alpert '22, Web Features Editor October 9, 2020

At five feet tall and 100 pounds, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was small in size, but held enormous power. Justice Ginsburg was a staunch fighter for equality, a champion of womens’ rights and more recently,...

Ginsburg’s passing illuminates impact of role models, need for continuous determination

Katie Simons ’22, Paper News Editor September 30, 2020

I was 12 when I first found out who Ruth Bader Ginsburg was.  I went to the Women’s March in Washington D.C. with my mom after President Trump had been sworn into office.  Here, signs with quotes...

The Supreme Court heard New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. City of New York on Monday, Dec. 2. It is the first major gun rights case the Court has head in nearly a decade, and it involves a now repealed New York law limiting the transportation of hand-guns.

Supreme Court lacks jurisdiction to hear New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. City of New York

Kaela Dockray '20, Paper Managing Editor December 11, 2019

The Parkland shooting in February of 2017 revolutionized America’s debate surrounding gun reform. The survivors of this tragedy demanded change, igniting the largest student-led movement since the Vietnam...

Supreme Court allows families of gun violence victims to sue gun manufacterer, gives them justice

Supreme Court allows families of gun violence victims to sue gun manufacterer, gives them justice

Rachel Suggs '21, Web News Editor November 21, 2019

America has a complex history of making, selling, buying and using guns, and our laws reflect our disagreement. There are several laws that conflict over the highly contentious and partisan gun control...

Supreme Court enforces transgender military ban

Supreme Court enforces transgender military ban

Emma Dantas '21 January 23, 2019

  The Supreme Court voted five to four in favor of a temporary ban of transgenders from the military on Jan. 22 as proposed by the Trump Administration, although appeal cases continue to move forward....

Brett Kavanaugh should not be confirmed

Brett Kavanaugh should not be confirmed

October 4, 2018

By Jack Lev '20   Attorney and jurist Brett Kavanaugh is currently being considered for confirmation into the Supreme Court. As the hearings go on, one thing has become clear: regardless of...

Sexual assault allegations aside, Kavanaugh is unfit to serve on the Supreme Court

Sexual assault allegations aside, Kavanaugh is unfit to serve on the Supreme Court

October 4, 2018

By Layla Wofsy '19   Even-tempered, trustworthy, intellectual, modest and respectful are all qualities  that our current Supreme Court justices possess. And these are all the characteristics...

Kavanaugh nomination backed, pending FBI investigation

Kavanaugh nomination backed, pending FBI investigation

September 28, 2018

Daniel Harizman '19 The senate judiciary committee voted to send the nomination of Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, to the full senate pending a one week FBI investigation surrounding sexual...

An open letter to those protesting Judge Kavanaugh

An open letter to those protesting Judge Kavanaugh

September 21, 2018

By Andreas Lolis '21   Dear protestors at the confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh,   While most Supreme Court nominations are contentious to a degree, Kavanaugh’s has...

Supreme Court sides with baker who turned away same-sex couple

Supreme Court sides with baker who turned away same-sex couple

June 5, 2018

Bailey Blaikie '19 The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple on June 4. The decision was 7-2 and was written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy....

Yes, the first amendment does apply to unions

Yes, the first amendment does apply to unions

March 14, 2018

By Jack Beck '18 There is a question before the Supreme Court that could shake unions in the United States to their core. The question is whether or not unions should be allowed to force public workers...

In only a few weeks, Judge Neil Gorsuch has gone from the federal appellate bench in Colorado, to one of the leading contenders to be President Donald Trump's nominee for the US Supreme Court.

Gorsuch calls Trump’s comments on Robart “demoralizing and disheartening”

March 7, 2017

Anna Rhoads '19 Senator Richard Blumenthal claims that during a meeting, Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, spoke against President Donald Trump’s actions towards James Robart. James Robart...

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