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The Supreme Court's sweeping June 26 ruling in Lawrence v. Texas
came almost seventeen years to the day after one of the darkest moments
in the history of the gay movement.
Nation readers should be excused for wondering whether they were
in some sort of time warp as the Supreme Court closed its term with a
slew of decisions that recalled the halcyon days of
Every day, DNA testing overturns another man's rape or murder
Eric Foner was an expert witness in Grutter v. Bollinger, the University of Michigan law school case.
In one of its most important cases in decades, the Supreme Court on June
23 upheld the prerogative of colleges and universities to give
preferences to members of minority groups in admissions.
Speaking at a conference this winter on Internet crime, eBay.com's director of law enforcement and compliance, Joseph Sullivan, offered law-enforcement officials extensive access to personal cust
"Citizens have a compelling interest in ensuring that their government does not abuse one of its most awesome powers, the power to arrest and jail."
An unnecessary new law is used to undermine legitimate dissent.
Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.
"We have to hold these people until we find out what is going on."
According to a report issued June 2 by the Justice Department's own
Inspector General, that's what Michael Chertoff, head of t