Senate Democrats Pushing “Not My Boss’ Business Act” To Reverse Hobby Lobby Birth Control Ruling

Source: Chris Casteel/NewsOK.com  WASHINGTON — With senators nearly as divided as U.S. Supreme Court justices, the Senate headed for a test vote on Wednesday on a bill that would effectively reverse the high court’s recent decision to allow some for-profit companies to deny health insurance coverage for contraceptives. The showdown comes two weeks after the court sided 5-4 with Hobby …

5th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds University of Texas Diversity Plan, Rules Race Acceptable Admissions Factor

Source: MAYA SRIKRISHNAN/LA Times The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering race boosted the university’s efforts to assemble a diverse student body. “To deny UT Austin its limited use of …

From Talk to Action: LCLD Making Legal Diversity Top Priority for Nation’s Top Corporate Law Practioners

According to the American Bar Association, the legal field is the least diverse profession in the United States.  That sad reality — and the fact that diversity improves the product for a client, enriches the work environment, and enhances the overall image and morale of our country — should prompt all segments of the legal profession to implement a program to reverse …

Gov. Romney States Will Only Hire Judges That Agrees With Him

“I certainly wouldn’t nominate someone who I knew was going to come out with a decision I violently disagreed with —or vehemently, rather, disagreed with,” Gov. Romney is quoted as saying  in an interview with CBS Thursday. Does Gov. Romney not understand the role of the Supreme Court?  Just to be clear, Supreme Court Justices and other  U.S. judges are …