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The Liberator

The student-run newspaper of the Liberal Arts and Science Academy

The Liberator

Should Democrats Pack the Supreme Court?: CON

Edith Holmsten, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

With the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 26, conservatives now hold a 6-3 advantage over liberals in the court. This dilemma has sparked interest in court-packing, or increasing...

Should Democrats Pack the Supreme Court?: PRO

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

Climate change, women’s rights and police brutality. These are three of the most pressing issues in society today. With the 6-3 conservative lead in the Supreme Court, major advancement on these issues...

A Notorious Year: RBG’s Seat in American Politics

A Notorious Year: RBG’s Seat in American Politics

Zoe Klein, Commentary Editor September 21, 2020

2020 is a year of mourning. Mourning for our 200,000 brothers and sisters who have died of COVID-19, mourning for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, mourning for our sanity and, most recently,...

Travis Public Defender’s Office

Beck Williams, Staffer February 18, 2020

In 1963, the landmark Supreme Court case Gideon v. Wainwright ended in a unanimous decision: states must provide indigent defendants, or defendants that cannot afford a lawyer, with an attorney free of...

graphic by Emmi Lucksinger

Issue 2 staff stance: It should be a hard “NO” on Kavanaugh

Eva Strelitz-Block, Commentary Editor October 15, 2018

Judge Brett Kavanaugh remains President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States despite serious concerns about the thoroughness of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vetting...

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