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US court sends back affirmative action case
University policies that take race into account may be more vulnerable to legal challenges in the future, judges say.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 00:40 GMT
US Supreme Court hears human gene patent case
Justices express concern in landmark case over whether human genes can be patented but indicate synthetic ones may be.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 03:47 GMT
Just what is the real purpose of marriage?
The two same-sex marriage cases before the Supreme Court show that marriage equality is our present, not our future.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 11:58 GMT
Poll shows Obama padding lead over Romney
Survey shows president leading presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney by 49 per cent to 42 per cent of voters.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 11:48 GMT
Kagan sworn in to US supreme court
Elena Kagan becomes the fourth female justice in the US supreme court's history.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2010 22:24 GMT
Kagan approved for US supreme court
Senate confirms Elena Kagan as Obama's second appointment to the court.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2010 06:05 GMT
Obama 'picks judicial nominee'
Solicitor general Elena Kagan to be put forward for supreme court role, sources say.
Last updated: 10 May 2010 08:20 GMT
US supreme court judge retires
Top liberal's exit sets stage for confirmation battle in congressional election year.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2010 01:21 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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