TK Things Every Latina Should Know About The Hobby Lobby Decision
6 Things Every Latina Should Know About The Hobby Lobby Decision
By Cristina Arreola | 08/07/2014 - 15:22

Last month, The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that family-owned corporations are not required to follow the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act because it violates a federal law w


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Sonia Sotomayor Delivers Fierce Dissent Against Affirmative Action Ban
Sonia Sotomayor Delivers Fierce Dissent Against Affirmative Action Ban
By Latina Staff | 04/23/2014 - 09:45

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court voted 6-2 in favor of a constitutional amendment approved by Michigan voters in 2006, banning affirmative action based on race, gender, ethnicity, or national origi


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Sonia Sotomayor at "My Beloved World" book signing
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: 'I'm Working At Finding My Voice'
By Fox News Latino | 02/05/2014 - 15:06

You might have heard that Laura Ingraham launched a verbal attack following Sonya Sotomayor's speech at Yale University.


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Non-English Speakers Can Be Jurors in New Mexico
Non-English Speakers Can Be Jurors in New Mexico
By Fox News Latino | 08/15/2013 - 13:42

New Mexico's top court ruled that citizens in the heavily Hispanic state who don't speak English still have the right to serve on a jury.

The New Mexico Supreme Court cautioned  trial courts and lawyers on Monday that this is in fact a right enshrined in the state constitution to all people, even non-English speakers.

The court issued the admonition in a unanimous ruling that upholds an Albuquerque man's convictions for murder and other crimes in the 2004 bludgeoning death of his girlfriend and a subsequent armed robbery and stabbing.


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Sean Brooks and husband Steven
After DOMA Struck Down, Judge Stops Deportation of Married Gay Colombian Man
By Samantha Leal | 06/26/2013 - 15:27

Thank goodness!


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Latin Celebs React to Supreme Court Striking Down DOMA and Prop 8
Celebs React to Gay Marriage News
By Amaris Castillo | 06/26/2013 - 15:19

This morning was a historic one for the LGBT community and its allies after the Supreme Court struck down on a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (known as DOMA), as well as California's same-sex marriage ban (best known as Proposition 8 or Prop 8).


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LGBT Community Rejoice! Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA
LGBT Community Rejoice! Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 10:30

It's a historic time for the LGBT community! The Supreme Court struck down on a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's same-sex marriage ban, known as Proposition 8, this morning.


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Sonia Sotomayor at the U.S. Supreme Court in September 2009
Happy Birthday, Sonia Sotomayor! 10 Things You Never Knew About The Supreme Court Justice
By Samantha Leal | 06/25/2013 - 13:19

Happy birthday, Sonia! The first Latina to join the Supreme Court, this “wise Latina” has definitely left her mark. We’re celebrating with these 10 fun facts about Justice Sotomayor. Read on!

1. She’s a comic book hero! 

Sotomayor got the Wonder Woman treatment in 2010, when her story was made into a comic book series that also featured other notable women such as Hillary Clinton. Not too shabby!


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Abigail Fisher speaks at a news conference at the American Enterprise Institute
Supreme Court Rules On Affirmative Action Case
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 11:07

After weeks of waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on the Fisher vs. the University of Texas at Austin case, the court finally came to a decision on Monday.


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Breaking News: Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Voting Rights Act
Breaking News: Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Voting Rights Act
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 10:51

This morning the Supreme Court struck down on a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 — effectively ending the practice in which some states with a history of racial discrimination must get federal permission before they can change their voting laws.


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