Daily Archives: March 29, 2012

Trayvon Martin and Shaima Alawadi: The Beginning of a Movement

By Najan Farley Trayvon Martin’s shooting along with the beating death of Shaima Alawadi has elevated the serious issues of race and religion in the national discourse and consciousness. Although there are many who still debate the influence of race in the Trayvon Martin shooting, I am firmly of the opinion that race and gender…

How Predictive is Oral Argument Questioning?

By David Yin The mainstream media and legal blogosphere have covered the oral arguments in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act litigation (Dept. of Health and Human Services v. Florida) ad nauseam. The NYTimes certified, ”[t]here is no tea-leaf reading like Supreme Court tea-leaf reading” and excerpted commentary from notable sources: Lyle Denniston from SCOTUSBlog determined that the argument ended “with Kennedy,…

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