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On This Date in Legal History

On March 6, 1857, Chief Justice Taney announced the United States Supreme Court’s infamous decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford. The Court held that African-American slaves (and their descendants) were not citizens; consequently, they had no standing to sue (for their … Continue reading

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Who Has Standing to Sue if a Student is Cut From a Team?

The student.  A student and his parents brought several claims against a Los Angeles School District.  They alleged that a coach at the student’s high school cut him from the varsity baseball team because of his animus towards Jews. The … Continue reading

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