December 4, 2020

Supreme Court Takes Up Michigan Affirmative Action Case

Looks like the Supreme Court can no longer split the difference on affirmative action policies. Instead, it appears set to issue a definitive ruling on the use of race and gender preferences in college admissions and government hiring. Jennifer Gratz, founder and CEO of the XIV Foundation – β€œan organization dedicated to equal rights for […]

Chicagoland: Drunk Driver Crashes Car at 142 m.p.h.; Gets 2 Years of Court Supervision

Via Sun-Times: A Shorewood man who authorities said was driving drunk at 142 mph when he crashed his 2008 Dodge Charger was sentenced Monday to court supervision and community service work. Dean Suominen, 37, avoided a possible jail term by pleading guilty to drunken driving and reckless driving charges stemming from the Jan. 10, 2012, […]

Supreme Court Helps Obama Fulfill Dreams from His Communist Mentor

As readers of this site are aware, thanks especially to Jack Cashill’s recent posts, I’ve been researching and writing a book on Barack Obama’s mentor, Frank Marshall Davis. That book, titled The Communist: Frank Marshall Davis, The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mentor, just came off the press this week, with an official release date […]

Court won’t hear appeal over NYC rent control

WASHINGTON (AP) β€” The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal that seeks to end rent stabilization laws in New York City. The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from James and Jeanne Harmon, who have lost earlier court attempts to get rent stabilization laws thrown out. The Harmons inherited a building with […]

Supreme Court Has Affirmative Action Backers Worried

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By W. James Antle, III on 2.21.12 @ 2:00PM The Supreme Court announced today that it will take up its first major affirmative action case since Grutter v. Bollinger. In Fisher v. Texas, a white student named Abigail Fisher said she was rejected by the University of Texas […]

Obamacare Likely to Hit Supreme Court in 2012

Print Email Text Size AmSpecBlog By John Tabin on 9.26.11 @ 7:38PM The Department of Justice has declined to ask the Eleventh Circuit for an en banc reconsideration of a three-judge panel’s decision striking down the individual mandate, clearing the way for Obamacare to reach the Supreme Court in time for a ruling before the […]