Video: How the Largest Civil Rights Class Action Lawsuit in U.S. History is Changing the Odds for Women

A new, brief video by the Rosenberg Foundation highlights the positive impact of a historic lawsuit currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court -- Dukes v. Wal-Mart, the largest civil rights class action in U.S. history. Watch the video: Viewing litigation as an essential advocacy tool in the work to change the odds for Californians, the Foundation historically has invested in cutting edge impact litigation efforts....more

Oklahoma Gets Protection From Sneaky Muslims

Oklahoma has a message for its Muslim population: We don’t want you here. How else to explain Oklahoma Republican State Representative Rex Duncan’s “pre-emptive” anti-Sharia measure passed by the state’s voters on Tuesday? Duncan wants to target the Muslim community, which accounts for less than 1 percent of the state’s 3.15 million residents, because he suspects they might do something sneaky. ...more

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Obama Nominates Elena Kagan as Supreme Court Justice

Calling her "one of the nation's foremost legal minds," President Obama has nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan as his choice to replace retiring Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens. If confirmed, Kagan will be the youngest justice and the fourth woman to serve on the nation's highest court. ...more

You make so many good points!

Can you imagine a world where a candidate is judged solely on ...more

With Justice Stevens' Retirement, The U.S. Supreme Court, It Is A Changin'

Honeybeast's post, "Liberal Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to Retire: Will His Replacement Be a Woman?" shares the important news and background about the almost 90-year-old's decision to leave the High Court after this term ends. Although his age seemed to lend itself to rumormongering about the day when this would happen, apparently even Justice Stevens' daughter was surprised: ...more

.... I'm betting it's Leah Ward, former Chief Justice of the Georiga State Supreme ...more

Bader Ginsburg Returns to High Court; Pens Decision Expanding Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence

Returning to the US Supreme Court after treatment for pancreatic cancer, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg authored a 7-2 majority decision upholding a federal law prohibiting gun ownership by people with domestic violence convictions. (You can read the opinion, along with the dissent authored by Chief Justice Roberts. ...more

This is an important decision and undoubtedly will prevent some violence in the future -- I ...more

Don't Take It From Me- Ruth's Got It Right

For more articles from me, go to A SUPREME COURT BLOW TO WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN THE WORKPLACE ...more