The Constitutionality of Affirmative Action

September 23rd, 2013 by

The Constitutionality of Affirmative Action Affirmative action has long been perceived as a necessary means of making amends for the history of racism in the United States. Over time, there have been several challenges to the constitutionality of affirmative action policies, prompting the question: Do such policies violate the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause under Read more…

Free Speech on Campus

September 18th, 2013 by

Free Speech on Campus The right to free speech is one of the most treasured in academia. The ability to express one’s opinions without fear of reprisal from those in power is what enables the free flow of ideas. However not all free speech is valued equally. Restrictive speech codes have many pointing towards a Read more…

Supreme Court Summer Wrap-up eLesson

September 4th, 2013 by

Supreme Court Summer Wrap-up Many of us spent the summer months enjoying the warm weather and relaxing by a pool, but for the nine justices of the Supreme Court the summer of 2013 will go down as being one of the busiest in recent memory. A lot of major cases with far-reaching implications were decided Read more…