What, exactly, is a person? That’s the question at the crux of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling exempting some for-profit corporations from complying with a federal mandate to provide health insurance for birth control because of owners’ religious objections. Continue reading
Since trips are nothing without photos, each of which is worth 1,000 words, we’re taking this opportunity to share ours with you. Continue reading
You may be less familiar with the Law School Admission Council, the Newtown, Pa.-based group that administers more than 150,000 of the tests a year at a charge of $170 each.
The organization is waiting for a federal judge’s approval of its tentative $7.73 million settlement with the U.S. government this month in a case accusing the test-giver of discriminating against students with disabilities. Continue reading
George Zhang enrolled at Columbia Law School thinking he could help solve some of society’s most difficult problems. Three years later, he realizes just how ambitious that was.
“I know how difficult it is to write a paper that gets cited, or read for that matter, by anyone, much less to influence the broader debate,” Zhang, the 2013-14 president of the Student Senate, told his almost 800 fellow graduates in a commencement ceremony at the school’s Morningside Heights campus. But that difficulty shouldn’t stop them from trying, he said. Continue reading