At a time when we have a wealth of older female role models, from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (85) to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (78) to Angela Merkel (64), why do so many women of my generation continue to feel compelled to raise awareness and sensitivity to ageism in 2019.
Over the years many different writers worked on Nancy Drew’s stories, published under the pen name of Carolyn Keene. But the very first books in the series, the ones that established her particular steely bravery, were written by Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson, who was just as bold as Nancy.
The next time you go to the polls, think about how the person you vote for — a governor, a member of Congress, a president — can set into motion who one day serves on the Supreme Court. Then proceed with deliberate purpose.
Maryland utility officials and a power plant developer they offered financial subsidies both expressed disappointment that the Supreme Court ruled against them Monday, but disagreed over what that means for future state efforts to encourage power plant construction.
A case involving a Maryland-based order of nuns appeared to divide the Supreme Court on Wednesday as attorneys argued the Obama administration overstepped its authority by requiring faith-based employers to facilitate health insurance coverage for contraception.
If President Obama nominates anyone from the huge list of highly qualified woman, the U.S. Supreme Court justice count would increase to four women and five men, a step in the right direction, but not yet far enough. Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, after all, and there are many candidates who are more than qualified to hold the job.
If President Obama nominates anyone from the huge list of highly qualified woman, the U.S. Supreme Court justice count would increase to four women and five men — a step in the right direction, but not yet far enough. Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, after all, and there are many candidates who are more than qualified to hold the job.
The Supreme Court declared Monday the Constitution gives the president, not Congress, the lead role in setting the nation's foreign policy, including the "exclusive power" to recognize foreign governments and negotiate sensitive disputes.
A divided Supreme Court struck down a federal law Wednesday that prohibited the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that will make federal marriage benefits available to legally married same-sex couples for the first time in the nation's history.