Sandra Day O'Connor

A Better Way to Give Trump More Judgeships to Fill

More than 100 Republican appointees have the option of assuming ‘senior status.’<p>Recently, a prominent conservative law professor and his former …

Conservative View

First Amendment is at a crossroads in Supreme Court

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As the Supreme Court digs into a momentous term, the justices have signaled an unusual interest in the First Amendment by agreeing to hear seven different cases exploring the contours of free speech.<p>Just last week, justices heard a much-anticipated challenge from a Colorado baker …

Justice

How One Harasser Can Rob a Generation of Women

<i>As the sexual misconduct scandals continue to unfold, our gender team is providing updates and analysis in a new newsletter. Today, Amanda Taub shares a personal reflection on how harassment’s consequences reach far beyond the immediate victims, in a piece that originally ran as an Interpreter</i> …

Why is Mesa called the Valley's 'Gateway' city?

Thanks to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Mesa is thought of as the eastern entry to the Valley. But the airport wasn't first to use that descriptor.

Arizona

A Justice Majority Allowed This Murderer To Roam Free

Posted: Dec 13, 2017 12:01 AM<p>It was 19 years ago, when Hoa Quang Ha drove up to a Chinese restaurant in San Jose, California, with his accomplice, …

Conservative View

Love Languages Author: How to Be There for a Spouse with Alzheimer’s

More married couples looking for help have sought it out from Gary Chapman’s colossal bestseller <i>The 5 Love Languages</i> than any other modern book. More …

Psychology

U.S. judge balks at nearly three-month detention of unnamed American ISIS suspect

A federal judge said Monday that she will rule shortly in a case in which she suggested the U.S. government is asking courts for a “blank check” to indefinitely detain American citizens held as enemy combatants in active war zones.<p>U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the District of Columbia …

Judiciary

US Justice Department Takes Alito's Side in New Stance Against Union Fees

<i>Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM</i><p>By reversing the federal government’s long-held position that “fair share” fees paid to …

Law

Supreme Court takes on major Fourth Amendment case

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court grappled with a major case involving privacy in the digital age on Wednesday, discussing how to apply established legal rules to rapidly changing technology.<p>Several of the justices struggled with the Trump administration's position that the government does not need a …

Justice

For Christian conservatives, it is all about abortion

Why would Christian conservatives in good conscience go to the polls Dec. 12 and vote for Judge Roy Moore, despite the charges of sexual misconduct …

Opinion

Why Many Christian Conservatives Support Roy Moore

Why would Christian conservatives in good conscience go to the polls on December 12 and vote for Judge Roy Moore, despite the charges of sexual …

Conservative View

Why Roy Moore Matters

Posted: Nov 28, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Why would Christian conservatives in good conscience go to the polls Dec. 12 and vote for Judge Roy Moore, despite the …

Conservative View

Will Supreme Court open a 'dam burst' of legalized sports betting?

Twelve television screens in Jay Kornegay's office just off the casino floor are filled with NFL action. His cellphone is blowing up. His inbox blinks with new emails. Twitter won't stop chirping.<p>But only one thing can prompt him to stop what he's doing and look up: a loud cheer from the throng of …

Chris Christie

These Are the Best Books for Each College Major, According to Students (Part 3)

Bio & English & Pre-Law, Oh my!Once again, I've gathered up the <b>best books around for college students to read</b>, in the what little precious spare time …

Books

This computer game comes thanks to 2 Supreme Court justices

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court's first female justice, Sandra Day O'Connor, has helped teach millions of students civics through computer games created by an organization she founded. Now, with a push from the Supreme Court's first Hispanic justice, Sonia Sotomayor, the group has translated one of …

U.S. Supreme Court

Spanish-language video game aims to teach students about civil rights

A civic education nonprofit organization founded by former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor is releasing a Spanish-language version of its popular game that is used to teach students about their civil rights.<p>Spearheaded by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who joined the board of iCivics in 2015, …

Language Learning

All the Times the Supreme Court Has Ruled on LGBT Rights

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on December 5 in a case that could draw the line between free speech and discrimination.<p><i>Masterpiece</i> …

Equality

13 Books We’re Excited to Give This Holiday Season

My dad is a thorough and intense reader. His idea of a vacation read is WAR AND PEACE (I’m not kidding, he lugged around all 1,200 pages through …

Books

From Preet: Judge Jed Rakoff

<b>Preet Bharara’s new podcast, “Stay Tuned with Preet” on CAFE, is now live. Listen here on Apple Podcasts.</b><p>Part of growing as a person is being open to …

Preet Bharara

Eleven To Join Oregon State In 2019

By Athletic Communications<p><b>CORVALLIS, Ore. –</b> Oregon State baseball head coachPat Caseyannounced Monday that 11 student-athletes will join the program …

College & University

Neil Gorsuch reflects on 'surreal' court tenure

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Justice Neil Gorsuch returned to the faithful on Thursday night to address the Federalist Society, a conservative group that was instrumental to his nomination to the Supreme Court.<p>Greeted by a standing ovation, Gorsuch delivered a rousing tribute to the conservative …

U.S. Politics

2018 Top 100 MLB Draft Prospects In High School

<i>Baseball America's Top 100 High School prospects for the 2018 draft was compiled by Carlos Collazo in consultation with scouts and evaluators from</i> …

Baseball

Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World

Overview<p>Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World by Asi Burak, Laura Parker<p>The phenomenal growth of gaming has inspired plenty of hand-wringing …

U.S. Supreme Court

Trump Adds Five to List of Candidates for Supreme Court Vacancies

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump announced Friday he was putting five more individuals on his list of candidates to fill any future Supreme Court vacancy, adding several conservative figures to a roster that has been cheered by his social conservative supporters.<p>Mr. Trump said during the campaign …

U.S. Politics

All The President's Judges

Support the news<p>This week on Freak Out And Carry On, Ron Suskind and Heather Cox Richardson talk with Alicia Bannon, senior counsel at the Democracy …

Donald Trump

The GOP Is Turning Its Tax Bill Into An Abomination By Eliminating The Individual Mandate

My definition of tax reform does not include eliminating health insurance for millions upon millions of Americans. The current Republican tax bill is, from the latest news reports, going to be amended to eliminate the individual mandate that requires all Americans have health insurance (albeit, …

Health Care

News - NXR Southwest By The Numbers

Nike Cross Regionals Southwest: By The Numbers MEET HEADQUARTERS | ENTRIES ...

Athletics

Remembering the Birth and Rise of Modern Conservatism

In a new memoir, groundbreaking Republican consultant Arnold Steinberg looks back on the moments and people who built a movement.<p>At the bookstore, …

Conservative View

America's opioid crisis: How the strength of prescription drugs created a public health emergency

Between 1999 to 2015 over 183,000 people died from overdoses related to opioids.<p>Donald Trump recently declared the opiate crisis in the US a public …

Addiction

Five Join OU Softball in 2018 Recruiting Class

<b>NORMAN</b> – Oklahoma head coach Patty Gasso has announced the addition of five student-athletes that have signed National Letters of Intent to join the …

College & University