Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Supreme Court Has Low-key Start, Will Hear First Arguments Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court opened its new term Monday short one justice following the death early this year of Antonin Scalia and the Senate's gridlock over how to replace him. The court had a low-key start with another three justices absent for the day to observe the Jewish New Year holiday. The court is federally mandated to open on the first Monday in October, but because of the absences of the Jewish justices - Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg - the court will not...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter