UND NEWS Lawyering up North Dakota
By Juan Miguel Pedraza,University & Public Affairs Writer
Supreme Court chief justice notes 21 of state's 53 counties have fewer than four attorneys. Four counties have none. A Law School pilot... Posted on 11/7/13 at 4:53 PM
THE NEW FORTY God should have made me a Black lesbian.
Today California's Defense of Marriage Act was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court. Today our country's constitution once again served as the foundation for equal rights. Today t... Posted on 6/26/13 at 10:47 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK "Road to Little Rock" debuts to packed house
When something promises to be good, people will come in spite of the weather. Temperatures last week hovered near zero in downtown Fargo, but it was no match for the lure of intellectual stimulation ... Posted on 1/30/13 at 9:27 AM
WASHINGTON – In more than 16 years as a federal judge, Sonia Sotomayor has often sided with people claiming discrimination in education and employment. She’s backed police and prosecutors over defendants. She’s upheld assertions of free speech and religion.
WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was diagnosed at age 8 with Type 1 diabetes, an incurable condition but one that the White House concluded, after talking with her doctor, that the 54-year-old has under good control.
The reaction to President Barack Obama’s Tuesday nomination of appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayer to the U.S. Supreme Court ranged from supportive to reserved among congressional members from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota.
Obama chooses Hispanic judge for Supreme Court
WASHINGTON – Reaching for history, President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose federal appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court, championing her as a compassionate, seasoned jurist whose against-the-odds life journey affirms the American dream.
President Barack Obama chose federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to become the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice on Tuesday, praising her as "an inspiring woman" with both the intellect and compassion to interpret the Constitution wisely.
A Supreme Court ruling has the Red River Freethinkers contemplating their next move in getting a monument espousing their beliefs erected next to the Ten Commandments monument standing on Fargo’s Civic Center Mall.
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