Tag Archives: Court Decision

Appeals Court Affirms UC’s Right to Reject Insufficient Curricula From Religious Schools

This week, a decision was handed down from an appeals court in California regarding a challenge from some religious high schools that the University of California was discriminating by not accepting their curricula. The Inside Higher Ed Quick Take mentions that some of the schools do not believe in evolution, among other issues. The decision […]

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The SCOTUS Decision on Broadcasting The Prop 8 Trial

This afternoon, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 to extend indefinitely a stay on the broadcast of Perry v. Schwarzenegger proceedings. Many tweeters and articles are using the language of “no cameras” which does not accurately reflect the decision, so I want to show you exactly what it says. If you’ve been […]

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Marriage Equality in Iowa.

This morning, the Iowa State Supreme Court made a unanimous decision to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. I have been reading the decision, and thought I’d share some excerpts that I found particularly uplifting.  I can’t explain how gratifying it feels to be validated in these ways. The Background Here’s the basic premise […]

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