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DAVID TOKOFSKY has been on the L.A. Board of Education for 12 years.NEARLY 20 YEARS AGO, my students from John Marshall High won the U.S. Academic Decathlon — a first for a California public school. I was a third-year teacher, recently out of UC Berkeley with a degree in American history, and I was proud to coach...
GOODWIN LIU is a law professor at UC Berkeley and co-director of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity and Diversity.MOST AMERICANS recognize Brown vs. Board of Education as the 1954 decision that outlawed state-sanctioned segregation in public education. The decision inspired race-conscious government efforts in the 1960s and 1970s to integrate public schools and to...
++++++++++++++++++++ || || || According to an NFL Network report, the Seattle Seahawks will hire Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebackers coach Casey "Gus" Bradley to be their new defensive coordinator. Bradley, 42, had been the Buccaneers linebackers coach...
WASHINGTON // Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. raised his right hand yesterday morning and pledged to "do equal right to the poor and to the rich" in a formal ceremony attended by President Bush, Cabinet members, senators and his family and friends....
Sun National StaffChief Justice William H. Rehnquist, who joined the bench a generation ago as its often lone voice of conservative dissent and then steadily steered its turn to the right, died yesterday evening at his home in suburban Virginia. He was 80 and had been...
Tags: Punishment, Politics, Employees, Crimes, Abortion
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Judge John G. Roberts Jr. will take the first formal step toward his expected confirmation as the next chief justice of the United States when he goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee at noon today. The opening session of Roberts'...
Tags: Politics, Death, Republican Party, New York, Arlen Specter
Daily PressRESULTS FOR THURSDAY, DEC. 28 Boys basketball Junius Kellogg Memorial Classic Championship (in New York City) WARWICK 61, CAMPUS MAGNET (N.Y.) 50 WARWICK (3-6): Grimes 12, Webb 6, Lewis 4, Rankin 18, Wooten 11, Conley 8, Newsome 2. Totals 23 7-10 61....
Sun StaffWASHINGTON -- Sitting in a plush leather chair in a borrowed office at George Washington University Law School, Eric Menhart seems nothing more than an ambitious, third-year law student with some impressive experience under his belt. He has interned...
Tags: Punishment, Corporate Crime, Politics, Electronics, Prisons
As Chicago bulldozes its notorious high-rise housing developments, low-income families have moved into a growing network of private buildings with conditions sometimes as dire as public housing complexes. Families shiver through winter with inadequate...
Tags: Punishment, Corporate Crime, Fines, Politics, Crimes
The Hartford CourantJosh Boone, a 6-foot-9 forward from Mount Airy, Md., is expected to announce today that he has made an oral commitment to UConn, according to sources in Maryland. Boone had originally scheduled a morning press conference, but that was apparently...
Tags: Big East Conference, High Schools, Kansas, New York, Schools
The Hartford CourantThomas Gardner, a 6-foot-5 guard from Portland, Ore., who made an official visit to UConn last spring, made an oral commitment to Missouri Wednesday. This was expected. Gardner said he enjoyed his visit to UConn but Missouri went ahead earlier in the...
Tags: Tom Moore, High Schools, Kansas, Louisiana, Schools
Tribune staff reportersThe news Vicky Langley and John Gifford of Decatur dreaded hearing was delivered by a chaplain and four Marines in dress uniforms. The somber group knocked on Langley's door at 11 p.m. Friday to tell her and Gifford, her ex-husband, that their son's body...
Tags: Iraq, Death, Los Angeles, Family, Defense
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