Weekly Roundup - May 21, 2014
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Brown v. Board of Education, 60 Years Later
"Brown has always lived in the shadow of the bold expectations it has inspired." Professor Schmidt on Brown v. Board of Education's complicated legacy
Saturday marked the 60th anniversary of the decision to desegregate schools in Brown v. Board of Education. Did you know the case took almost two years to decide? Find out more from our director and the argument transcripts
Education Week on Brown v. Board of Education at 60: New Diversity, Familiar Disparities
US Courts website offering resources about landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision
School Integration Slipping 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education
The Court Today
The Justices knocked out MGM's claim that the daughter of the Raging Bull screenwriter can't sue for damages
Tom Goldstein on why campaign finance law matters
Fireable disclosure or protected whistleblowing? The Supreme Court will hear a case next term about whether a US air marshal's criticism of TSA policy was protected by whisteblower law
Thomas' concurring opinion in the decision on town meeting prayer suggested the possibility of state-endorsed religion
Even after 125 Supreme Court arguments, more than any other lawyer still active, Ed Kneedler still gets "very nervous"
Constitution Check: Who gets credit for the same-sex marriage revolution?
Are Supreme Court justices becoming 'party judges'?
SCOTUSblog will fight for their journalist credentials this week - with important implications
The Raging Bull decision, MGM v. Petrella
The Court of the Past
There are plenty of discussions on the greatest Justices in history - but who were the worst?
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Soldier, pragmatist, jobist, skeptic
Go behind the infamous Dred Scott decision