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Sunday, May 12, 2013

“Brown v. Board site to unveil historic Clark doll; Psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Phipps Clark’s tests using children’s dolls played a key role in the Brown v Board case”: This article appears today in The Topeka Capital-Journal.

Posted at 9:51 PM by Howard Bashman

“The DNA in your garbage: up for grabs; Drop a hair? Anyone can legally sequence your genetic material — and privacy experts want to close that gap.” Kevin Hartnett has this essay today in the Ideas section of The Boston Globe.

Posted at 9:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“E Pluribus Me”: This evening at the “Opinionator” blog of The New York Times, Timothy Egan has a post that begins, “Logic, thy name is not Ted Cruz. The very junior senator from Texas is a well-credentialed windbag, with degrees from Princeton and Harvard Law, and a stint clerking at the Supreme Court.”

Posted at 9:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lives versus Profits”: Last week at Project Syndicate, Joseph E. Stiglitz had an essay that begins, “The United States Supreme Court recently began deliberations in a case that highlights a deeply problematic issue concerning intellectual-property rights.”

Posted at 8:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ex-justices rule current Supreme Court guilty of partisanship”: Columnist Brian Dickerson has this op-ed today in The Detroit Free Press.

Posted at 1:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court adds third case to deliberation over mandatory retirement for PA judges”: This article appeared yesterday in The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Posted at 1:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court weighing public school graduation in a church ; Justices have been deciding for weeks whether to take up a Wisconsin case in which a school district was found to have violated the 1st Amendment”: David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Attorney General Holder speaks to UC grads”: Today’s edition of The San Francisco Chronicle contains an article that begins, “With protesters outside demanding closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday gave an unambiguous endorsement of the civilian court system to try suspected terrorists, telling UC Berkeley Law School graduates that failing to do so ‘would weaken our ability . . . to punish those who target our people.'”

Posted at 9:25 AM by Howard Bashman