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Today in women's history: Sandra Day O'Connor is FWOTSC

First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.


High Court to tackle cases affecting millions

It's the first Monday in October, and that means the U.S. Supreme Court comes back on the job, with cases that will affect millions of workers.


What is the future for voting rights in America? Let’s discuss

What is the future for voting rights in America? Join us for a teleconference conversation with Jarvis Tyner, July 16.


Labor mobilizes to save Voting Rights Act

Voting rights were high on the agenda of the AFL-CIO's executive council meeting February 27 as the Supreme Court heard a challenge to Section 5 of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act.


Watchdog group says debate should address High Court nominations

With the  presidential debates coming up, the Alliance for Justice is insisting that debate moderators press the candidates to discuss the types of nominees they would propose for the High Court.


Supreme Court hears Arizona v. United States

Religious leaders, immigrant and labor rights advocates are preparing for the April 25 Supreme Court hearing on Arizona's infamous law, SB 1070.


Supreme Court authorizes “serious invasions of privacy”

If you're shy about being naked in front of others, you'd better avoid being arrested - for anything.


Millions of Californians now benefit from health care law

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments by Affordable Care Act's opponents, including 26 states, other states are already putting parts of the law into practice as they look toward full implementation in 2014.


100,000 demand Clarence Thomas stay out of health care hearing

Over 100,000 signatures demanding Justice Clarence Thomas recuse himself from upcoming March hearings on the Affordable Care Act were presented to the Supreme Court on Friday. 

Labor groups defend different pieces of national health care law

With the national health care revision law yet to fully take effect, but under challenge before the Supreme Court, six labor organizations have stepped forward, four of them joining other groups, to defend different parts of it.

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