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Modest victories: Respect for Marriage Act

Modest victories: Respect for Marriage Act

Hailie Goldthorpe, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

The Respect for Marriage Act, also referenced as RFMA (H.R. 8404), is a bill in the United States Congress to repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which limits the definition of marriage to one...

OPINION | What if affirmative action dies?

OPINION | What if affirmative action dies?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 30, 2022

Harvard and Yale recently withdrew from the U.S. News & World Report law-school ranking systems, citing the upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding affirmative action. According to Yale Law School...

OPINION | Guess who’s Black?

OPINION | Guess who’s Black?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 16, 2022

On the census, anyone who identifies as Black can fill in that bubble. In an ongoing Supreme Court case, Ardoin v. Robinson, Louisiana’s Republican secretary of state is attempting to change that....

The Supreme Court heard arguments on affirmative action in October, signaling their conservative majority is on the verge of overruling race-conscious admissions.

Students, faculty debate affirmative action as decision looms

Aidan McCahill, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022

The Supreme Court heard two cases that consider the legality of race in college admissions on Oct. 31, sparking hours of debate that signaled the Court’s conservative majority is on the verge of...

A group of 200 faculty and staff who oppose the Supreme Courts reversal of Roe v. Wade are seeking Tulane Universitys response on abortion rights.

Supreme Court poised for affirmative action, redistricting decisions

Anna Larsen, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

College admissions, LGBTQ+ rights, future elections and environmental protections are among a number of issues addressed in controversial cases the Supreme Court will hear this upcoming term. Many...

OPINION | Your vote impacts everyone

OPINION | Your vote impacts everyone

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 12, 2022

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has since allowed states to declare abortion illegal, prompted feelings of anxiety and a near-immediate activist response. The opinion...

California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger (L) and U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson (R), two frontrunners for Joe Bidens Supreme Court nominees.

OPINION | Who benefits from Biden’s Supreme Court nomination?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor February 3, 2022

Among the promises President Biden has made to Americans, such as forgiving student loans and decriminalizing marijuana, he also pledged to nominate a Black woman to the United States Supreme Court....

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OPINION | Supreme Court ruling threatens abortion access

Laura Malagrino, Associate Arcade Editor December 8, 2021

On Dec. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court will make its decision on whether or not to uphold a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks. With three newly appointed justices, all nominated by...

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Tulane Law School hosts Supreme Court hearing on life sentence for 0.04 oz marijuana distribution

Amy Nankin, News Editor January 29, 2020

The first oral hearing of the case of the State of Louisiana versus Derek Harris was held at Tulane University Law School Monday. Attorney Cormac Boyle and District Attorney Dale Lee presented oral...


Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor headlines Presidential Speaker Series

Deeya Patel, News Editor October 26, 2019

Two hours before the event, eager students began filling McAlister Auditorium. Last night, 1,334 students and faculty attended the first event in the Tulane's Presidential Speaker Series featuring Sonia...

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Federal Courts and Louisiana Legislature Attack Women’s Rights

Michael Chen, General Associate January 31, 2019

As of this Monday, abortion physicians throughout the state of Louisiana are required to obtain “admitting privileges” from nearby hospitals thanks to Louisiana House Bill 388: Unsafe Abortion...

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Phi Alpha Delta hosts “Kavanaugh and the new Supreme Court” panel

Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter October 29, 2018

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has been a point of controversy across the nation. On campus, the nomination has not failed...

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