Nika Duan
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Inside the Military's Fight Against Sexual Assault

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will announce six new executive actions to combat sexual assault soon. In the meantime, what has the military done to curtail the sexual assault epidemic?

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Arkansas Arming Teachers is a Terrible Idea

Starting this fall teachers in an Arkansas school district will be able to carry concealed handguns to school every day, but it won't make students safer.
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Who is Richard Cordray? A Look at the CFPB's "New" Director

More than 700 days after Obama's initial nomination, the Senate finally confirmed Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board. So who is he and was it worth the wait?

Ken Cuccinelli Fights to Keep Anti-Gay Law, Says It's For the Children

When you're behind in the polls, what's the best thing to do? Gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli portrays himself as a child protector by upholding an unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.
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5 Things You Missed While You Were Preoccupied With SCOTUS Decisions

With Affirmative Action, the Voting Rights Act, DOMA, and Prop 8 being the main focus of last week, it wouldn't be surprising if these important developments went unnoticed.
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Samuel Alito: How He Blatantly Disrespects Justice Ginsburg in Court

The Supreme Court may be releasing controversial decisions all week, but one thing that is indisputably unprofessional is Justice Samuel Alito’s behavior towards Justice Ginsburg.

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Myriad Genetics: Supreme Court Voided Their Patents, But What About Its Database?

The Supreme Court has stripped Myriad Genetics of its patents on the BRCA genes, but what will happen to the invaluable data it has collected over the course of its monopoly?
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Immigration Reform 2013: 7-Eleven Exploiting Immigrants Like a Modern Day Plantation System

Federal authorities found managers and owners of 14 7-Eleven stores hiring illegal immigrants, stealing identities from the dead, pocketing significant portions of workers' pay, and more.
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IRS Video Scandal: Agency Caught Red-Handed With Its Employees in a Dance Video

Evidence of the IRS's wasteful spending was released on Friday when it handed to Congressional leaders a dance video and various other parody videos made with taxpayer money.
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Immigration Reform 2013: Conservative Economists Say It Would Boost Economy

Conservative senators looking for cover could use these economists' analysis as an excuse to support immigration reform.