Post Tagged with: "SCOTUS"

Profile America: Brown v. Board of Education

On this date in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most historic decisions in Brown v. Board of Education thus changing the social landscape of the nation.

by · May 17, 2016 · Law, News, Profile America
Today’s Verdict:  MERRICK GARLAND IS  AN EXCITING BUT “RISKY” NOMINEE

Today’s Verdict: MERRICK GARLAND IS AN EXCITING BUT “RISKY” NOMINEE

JUDGE MERRICK GARLAND IS  AN EXCITING BUT “RISKY” NOMINEE by David Lesch, Esq.   March Madness.  A time to predict the final four.  Everyone believes they can see the future and eagerly place their teams in the final brackets.  But […]

by · March 20, 2016 · Today's Verdict
President Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

President Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

On Wednesday morning, President Obama’s nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to serve as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.     President Obama said, “In putting forward a nominee […]

Profile America: Belva A. Lockwood, First Woman To Appear Before US Supreme Court

Profile America: Belva A. Lockwood, First Woman To Appear Before US Supreme Court

COURT APPEARANCE: Belva A. Lockwood   Monday, March 14 — This month in 1879 marked a milestone in women’s history and the opportunities available to them. Earlier, President Rutherford Hayes signed a congressional act “to relieve certain legal disabilities of […]

by · March 14, 2016 · Profile America, Women
Profile America: Japanese-American Internment

Profile America: Japanese-American Internment

JAPANESE INTERNMENT   Friday, February 19 — On this date in 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order requiring Japanese-Americans living along the Pacific Coast to be relocated inland. This order affected some 77,000 citizens and 43,000 resident aliens. The […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Profile America
The Bronx Celebrates at the Heritage of Pride March

The Bronx Celebrates at the Heritage of Pride March

While Manhattan hosts the Heritage of Pride March, Bronxite’s turned out in full force to march down Fifth Avenue. Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi, J. Christopher Neal, and Ugandan activist, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, were the grand marshals of the parade. People […]

by · July 1, 2015 · LGBT Issues
Bronx Officials React To SCOTUS Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage In All 50 States

Bronx Officials React To SCOTUS Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage In All 50 States

It was around 1o o’clock Friday morning when the United States Supreme Court handed down its landmark 5-4 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 States and territories under the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the United […]

by · June 26, 2015 · Government, LGBT Issues, News
BREAKING NEWS: US Supreme Court Upholds ‘Obamacare’

BREAKING NEWS: US Supreme Court Upholds ‘Obamacare’

This morning the US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Health Care (ACA) plan derisively referred to as ‘Obamacare’ by conservative critics.  For the second time in three years, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the Court’s liberal Justices in upholding […]