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  • Race and college admissions

    Race and college admissions
    Anybody who has ever encountered the college admissions process knows that there's no such thing as an even playing field. Most schools will admit that upfront. "Like all colleges," Harvard College notes on its own admissions web site, "we seek to admit the most interesting, able, and diverse class possible."
  • A transformative leader for UB

    A transformative leader for UB
    Robert L. Bogomolny, who announced his retirement this week as president of the University of Baltimore, has not always had the smoothest tenure, having stoked tensions at times both in the city and the academic community. But history will judge him...

    Justice Kagan's dissent on property rights decision shows her socialist leanings

    The private ownership of property is embedded throughout the Constitution and is a foundational aspect of the American experience ("High court bolsters property owners' rights" June 26). Justice Elena Kagan's strongly worded dissent that state and local...

    U.S. Supreme Court authorizes post-arrest DNA collection

    U.S. Supreme Court authorizes post-arrest DNA collection
    A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that police in Maryland and elsewhere can continue the warrantless collection of DNA from people arrested — but not convicted — of serious crimes. The 5-4 decision upheld a state law that allows...

    Court's DNA decision serves public safety and justice

    Court's DNA decision serves public safety and justice
    The Supreme Court's decision today to uphold Maryland's law allowing the collection of DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes upholds the interests of justice, the Constitution and common sense. Concerns that the DNA samples could violate...