15 Feminist Statements From Male Celebrities That Shut Down Sexism
Actually, not that old - more like 50 years young - and, struggling to survive The Voting Rights Act, intended to end discrimination by individual states, didn't pass until the 1960's. The Supreme Court ruled recently that systemic discrimination no longer exists (Hah!), effectively gutting The Voting Rights Act. One step forward, and one step back, in our dalliance with democracy. Become a champion for women's rights at http://www.fuzeus.com
On December 12, 1938 the U.S. Supreme Court decided 6-2 in favor of Lloyd Gaines (shown above) in Gaines v. Canada, in which Gaines was suing for admittance to the University of Missouri Law School. However, he disappeared the following spring before the case could be retried in state court. Opinion was divided whether he was murdered or wished to avoid the publicity the case had received. In 2006 the school awarded him an honorary law degree. #TodayInBlackHistory
Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) PowerPoint
This PowerPoint Presentation covers the Supreme Court of the United States. Slide topics include: Presidential Nomination Process, Senate Confirmation Process, Historic Supreme Court Firsts, Role of the Chief Justice, Salary of Federal Judges and Justices, Qualifications, Selection of Cases, Judicial Leanings (liberal/conservative), Structure of the Supreme Court, Opinions, Judicial Review, Judicial Branch checks on the other branches, etc.