The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law
January 2014, vol. 24, no. 2
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In This Issue…
- Voting rights in America: A lunch with Justice Ginsburg
The author recently attended a luncheon at which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Voter Rights Act.
- Chair’s column
A message from Committee Chair Jameika Mangum.
- State Journal-Register v. University of Illinois Springfield: Journalism or sensationalism – The Appellate Court weighs in
In this case, the Journal had published articles on a sex scandal involving coaches at UIS, and sought additional information to continue its coverage of the story.
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