Yesterday, The Southern Poverty Law Center celebrated the 47th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia, which struck down 16 state bans on interracial marriage.
Ruby Dee, acclaimed actress and civil rights activist died this week at the age of 91. Bruce Weber at The New York Times and Diamond Sharp at The Root remember the life of an American legend.
The Supreme Court handed down two opinions yesterday. Jaclyn Belczyk at Jurist covers the Court’s decision in the bankruptcy case Clark v. Rameker, while Nina Totenberg at NPR breaks down the legal battle between POM Wonderful and Coca-Cola in POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca Cola Company.
The Senate Judiciary Committee met last week to discuss the Supreme Court’s campaign finance jurisprudence over the last several years. In an article for the Louisville Courier-Journal, David Gans notes why we need a constitutional amendment to overturn these decisions.
Writing for Concurring Opinions, Gerard Magliocca likens the Supreme Court justices to World Cup referees.