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Supreme Court hearing on same-sex wedding cake

December 8, 2017

Free speech is a beautiful luxury in which we have been granted by our constitution. The downside of free speech - everyone has it, even those with whom we do not agree. This week this Supreme Court...

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

The Indiana Supreme Court will visit USI for the first time ever Oct. 30 to hear oral arguments in the case B.A. v. State of Indiana
October 17, 2017

The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case B.A. v. State of Indiana for the first time ever at the university Oct. 30 at 10:30 in Carter Hall. The court holds about 70 oral arguments...

Law Day speaker reflects on Scalia’s impact, health

The Court of Appeals of Indiana listen to oral arguments in the case of Melvin Wolfe v. State during the seventh annual Law Day March 29, in Carter Hall. The case concerns a dispute over a battery charge, where Wolfe claimed self-defense in a bench trial. Law Day also featured keynote speaker Dr. Stephen L. Wasby.
March 31, 2017

Since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February of last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has been deadlocked 4-4 in several major cases, but that could change soon with the nomination of a new judge. “He...

Campus wedding recognized after SCOTUS rejects appeals

Angie and Kristi O'Nan wed June 25 at the Publishing Services Center on campus. Photo courtesy of Angie O'Nan
October 6, 2014

Angie O’Nan and her wife, Kristi, are legally married. Again. And it won’t be the last time the two celebrate their union. The next ceremony, however, will be celebrated with family and friends and...

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