July 2018 Archives

An appeals court panel's revised opinion still upholds a Pennsylvania school district's policy allowing transgender students to use facilities consistent with their gender.

The federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against the Chino Valley Unified School District's policy of inviting clergy members or others to lead prayers before board meetings.

A federal appeals court says the letter by an Oklahoma educator supporting a reduced sentence for his nephew in a child pornography case was on a matter of public concern.

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has a sparse track record on racial preferences. But what's known is not likely to give much comfort to proponents of racial diversity.

President Donald J. Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett M. Kavanaugh, has praised views about a lower wall of separation between church and state.

A federal appeals court judge in Washington whose mother taught in the District of Columbia, Kavanaugh has a relatively light record of rulings on education. If confirmed, he would succeed Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.

A federal appeals court rules that the at-large system dilutes the votes of African-Americans in the Ferguson-Florissant district, where the police shooting of an African-American man sparked weeks of racial unrest in 2014.

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