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What public school students are allowed to say on social media...

Scott F. Johnson, Concord Law School After a high school cheerleader in Pennsylvania dropped a series of F-bombs about...

Unlike US, Europe picks top judges with bipartisan approval to create...

David Orentlicher, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court immediately sparked a bitter partisan fight. But choosing judges...

An old debate over religion in school is opening up again

David Mislin, Temple University As the 2020 election approaches in the United States, President Donald Trump is adding school prayer to the list of contentious...

Why a large church group had little impact when it opposed...

David Mislin, Temple University Numerous organizations demanded Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court be put on hold or withdrawn, in the wake of...

Why the Supreme Court’s ‘gay wedding cake’ ruling won’t resolve religious...

David Mislin, Temple University The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its long-anticipated ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. In a 7-2...

Supreme Court delivers a home run for sports bettors – and...

Jennifer Roberts, University of Nevada, Las Vegas On May 14, the United States Supreme Court invalidated the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a federal...

A philosopher argues why no one has the right to refuse...

Mark R Reiff, University of California, Davis Ever since the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that gay people have the right to marry,...

4 ways the Supreme Court could rule on Trump’s travel ban

Anthony Johnstone, The University of Montana The Supreme Court has decided to hear two legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s revised “travel ban.” Among other things,...

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Discovered: stone tools that go back beyond earliest humans

Matt Pope, UCL Archaeologists have discovered stone artefacts in Kenya dating back to 3.3m years ago – making them the oldest stone tools yet discovered....