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Supreme Court hearing on same-sex wedding cake

Jennifer Hauser, Staff Writer

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 will hear the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Jack Ph...

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

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

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 every year at the State House in Indianapolis, while occasionally scheduling the arguments outside of the...

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.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

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 is still very much with us today in context,” Professor emeritus at the University of Albany...

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

James Vaughn

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 will include cake, O’Nan said. The Supreme Court refused Monday morning to review lower court ru...

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