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Judge who wrote separate is not equal honored in Charleston

...have him impeached.Waring's 1951 dissent in a Clarendon County, S.C., case was largely followed by the U.S. Supreme Court in its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education outlawing segregated public schools in a ruling that involved several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/judge-who-wrote-separate-not-
Northwestern players face a long road ahead in effort to form union

...do so. That will begin a process that could last years. It could all eventually be decided on a big stage: The U.S. Supreme Court.The powers that run big time college sports are girding for a fight. So is the football coach at Northwestern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-08/northwestern-players-face
Civil rights museum in Memphis reopens

...workers' strike that brought King to Memphis.New exhibits include a replica of the U.S. courtroom where the U.S. Supreme Court heard the Brown v. Board of Education case in 1954. That ruling made separate-but-equal schools for blacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-05/civil-rights-museum-memphis-reopens
Bill would ban abortions after 19 weeks

...pregnancy ends up before the U.S. Supreme Court.The legislation, co-sponsored...go against decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, anti-abortion activists...chance of getting heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.The bill's supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-06/bill-would-ban-abortions-afte
Mozilla CEO resigns after heightened criticism for his support of California's gay marriage ban in 2008

...Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that outlawed same-sex marriages. The ban was overturned when the U.S. Supreme Court last year left in place a lower-court ruling striking down the ballot measure.Eich's contribution had drawn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-03/mozilla-ceo-resigns-after-
Ga. Catholic groups win court fight

...have ruled in favor of the government while others have ruled in favor of the church-affiliated entities. The U.S. Supreme Court could ultimately be asked to decide the issue.The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a challenge brought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-27/ga-catholic-groups-win
Former judge explains why he's challenging Haley

...Republican majority have repeatedly refused to expand Medicaid eligibility to more poor adults as the law intended. The U.S. Supreme Court gave states the option to expand Medicaid. While he opposes other parts of the law, Sheheen supports the expansion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-01/former-judge-explains-why-hes-chall
Immigration law dispute likely over as SC, ACLU submit agreement over remaining provisions

...businesses check new hires' legal status through a federal system. South Carolina's lawsuit was put on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court considered a legal challenge Arizona's law, ultimately nixing much of it but leaving the status check in place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/immigration-law-dispute-likely-over
Columbia recalls civil rights past

...years, although the building that housed it still stands.Bouie's conviction was ultimately overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled it was illegal to charge people with trespassing without prior warning. More than 50 years later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/columbia-recalls-civil-rights
Bill restricting Medicaid expansion in Georgia passes

...too poor to afford subsidized health insurance but otherwise ineligible for government programs. Instead, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states would get to decide whether to expand Medi caid.Republicans including Gov. Nathan Deal have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-18/bill-restricting-medicaid-expansion