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Remembering the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
by Amanda Teske
In the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death earlier this fall, it is important to reflect back on her legal journey towards equality, which led to her being named the second woman on the Supreme Court. Aside from being a legal giant, the “Notorious R.B.G.” was a cultural and feminist icon who lived an extraordinary life until the end.
Minnesota Should Lead The U.S.’s Unfinished Journey From Slavery To Granting All U.S. Citizens The Right To Vote
This article by Adela Carrasco and Todd Howland outlines the current international human rights obligations related to the right to vote found in human rights treaties the U.S. has signed and ratified. The authors demonstrate that there are five ways the U.S. fails to meet these human rights laws and how each failing has a disproportionate impact on people of color.
Does a Law No One Knows About Have Any Effect?
If a tree falls in the forest but no one hears it, does it make a noise? If a law is passed but no one is educated to implement it, does it have any effect?.