Category Archives: Human rights

What an education we’ve been getting since Nov 2016!

I just read Marc Elias’s article on the Materiality Provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. And I thought, gee whiz, I never knew about this fascinating aspect of a law I sort of thought I understood — but … Continue reading

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How can we confront this bizarre, destructive SCOTUS?

One word answer: Bedazzled. I had a lot of gun control ideas along this line but the New York State Legislature beat me to it — at amazing speed. Still, I want to offer the Bedazzled lesson as lanolin* for … Continue reading

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Have you ever read an entire Supreme Court decision?

I did. Once. It had been written by then-Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The Times had printed all of it for some reason. I say “some reason” because I don’t remember what it was about. But whatever it was, it angered … Continue reading

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