by Jim Thompson
Dan Levine and Kristina Cooke at Reuters discuss a recent study that found that justices who are elected reverse death penalty decisions at less than half the rate of their appointed counterparts.
In The Baltimore Sun, Colin Campbell reports that juvenile suspects in Maryland will no longer be shackled during court hearings.
At the Center for American Progress, Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn and Heidi Williamson consider seven ways in which “policymakers and advocates can help women bolster their families’ economic security.”
Mark Joseph Stern at Slate writes about Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent attempt to undermine the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling during a speech at Rhodes College.
Tuesday, Ohio State Reps. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) introduced the Ohio Equal Pay Act. This legislation aims to address the enduring problem of unequal pay between men and women.