Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and fellow Justice Neil Gorsuch agreed to talk about their work promoting civic education. They're following in the footsteps of former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who led the drive to return civics to the classroom.
It’s illegal to dismiss prospective jurors because of their race. But civil rights advocates say some California prosecutors have found a way to keep blacks off their juries without using overtly racial criteria.
(Subscription required) Judge Victor Viramontes is used to keeping the best interest of children in mind, a focus he pursued as an attorney fighting for the rights of young adults brought into the U.S. illegally as children.