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Supreme Court Justice Breyer has options as a retiree

Jul. 07, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Until last week when he swore in Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, his successor on the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer had a rigorous, intellectually challenging job with the highest of stakes. Now the 83-year-old retiree has no briefs to read and no opinions to write. ...

Title IX timeline: 50 years of halting progress across U.S.

Jun. 13, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

A timeline of key events before, during and after the 1972 passage of the landmark U.S. law known as Title IX: 1836: Georgia Female College is the first women's college to open in the U.S. 1917: Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman elected to Congress. ...

Search for Supreme Court leaker falls to former Army colonel

May. 24, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Gail Curley began her job as Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court less than a year ago, she would have expected to work mostly behind the scenes: overseeing the court's police force and the operations of the marble-columned building where the justices work. Her...