A white man stands in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building.

Edward Blum’s crusade against affirmative action used legal strategy of civil rights activists

BY: - December 4, 2023

Few people have been more associated with rolling back modern-day civil rights laws than Edward Blum, the former stockbroker who has successfully challenged many affirmative action and voting rights laws. Blum has no formal legal training. He, in fact, refers to himself as an “amateur litigator.” Yet, he was instrumental in engineering several legal cases […]

Posters of some of those kidnapped by Hamas in Israeli are displayed on a pole outside of New York University on Oct. 30, 2023, as tensions between supporters of Palestinians and Israel increase on college campuses across the nation. The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023 held a hearing that looked at antisemitism on college campuses among other free speech issues. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Free speech on college campuses as tensions rise examined by U.S. House Judiciary

BY: - November 9, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers debated the freedom of speech of students on college campuses during a committee hearing Wednesday. The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee held the hearing amid a rise of antisemitism on college campuses following Hamas attacks on Israel. Many Jewish students and others showing support for Israel have been targets of violence since […]