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Gorsuch testimony concluding amid ironic Supreme Court decision

March 22, 2017 By NCC Staff

On the same day Neil Gorsuch started to end his Senate testimony, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that overruled a case based in part on a 2008 ruling made by Gorsuch.

Disabled students’ education rights upgraded by Supreme Court

March 22, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

Students with disabilities have a legal right to educational support at school that will enable each one to make measurable progress, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday.  It is not enough that progress is simply more than a bare minimum, the court said in an opinion written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

Gorsuch mentions Constitution Center during testimony

March 22, 2017 By NCC Staff

During an exchange with Senator Ben Sasse on Wednesday, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch spoke about the importance of the Founders and the environment in which they wrote the Constitution in Philadelphia as keys to understanding that document’s enduring strength.

The seeds of Revolution: The Stamp Act protests in Boston

March 22, 2017 By NCC Staff

It was 252 years ago today that the British Parliament signed the Stamp Act, a move that lit the fuse for a revolution in the American colonies that burned for a decade.

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