Tag Archives: Justice Anthony Kennedy

Lack of Media Court Coverage Poses Serious Problem For The Legal System

BY LOGAN HAINE-ROBERTS — On February 11, 2013, a number of UMLR students had the incredible opportunity to meet privately with United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy when he visited UM. Among many other things, Justice Kennedy–entirely unprompted–launched into a discussion of his serious concerns about the dwindling number of journalists covering criminal trials following the economic downturn. Justice Kennedy believes […]

Justices Weigh Texas School’s “Critical Mass” Minority Admissions Policy

BY GABRIELA PIRANA & LESLIE POLLACK — On Wednesday, October 10, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.  The case involves Abigail Fisher, a white female, who was denied undergraduate admission to the University of Texas at Austin.  Fisher narrowly missed UT’s admissions criteria for white […]