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“Boofing” refers to the “art of keeping the bow of your kayak from diving underwater,” according to paddling.com. Like most salacious media debacles, Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation affair has left us with plenty of new terms in the modern political ...

Brett Kavanaugh is now a Supreme Court justice. There were a few key senators who could have prevented this, but they did not. The Senate, in confirming Kavanaugh, placed any of its basic ethical sense below political opportunity. We have ...

Chants of “Human rights are women’s rights” and “We believe survivors” filled the Quadrangle on Wednesday night as about 85 Emory students and faculty members protested Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court in the “Women’s Solidarity Rally.” Protesters ...

A panel of four Emory-affiliated legal and medical experts warned on Sept. 24 that judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation could seriously endanger reproductive rights in the United States. The panel featured Roger Rochat, research professor and director of graduate ...

An American is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. This reality is beyond upsetting and demoralizing — it is shameful. The sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh speak to our ...

Iran. Libya. North Korea. Somalia. Syria. Venezuela. Yemen. After the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, individuals from these seven countries will be restricted from entering the United States out of a concern for national security. Debates about constitutional ...

University President Claire E. Sterk released a Tuesday statement expressing disappointment in the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold President Donald Trump’s travel ban and vowed to “ensure that Emory’s doors remain open to bright, dedicated thinkers from all nations, ...

Emory Acquires Obama Inaugural Poet’s Papers The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library acquired a new collection of papers from poet Richard Blanco, who delivered his poem “One Today” at former U.S. President Barack Obama’s inauguration in ...

The confirmation process for the open seat in the U.S. Supreme Court has finally arrived. The popular discussion quickly moved beyond Neil Gorsuch, the judge, to Neil Gorsuch, the president’s nomination. Gorsuch’s nomination should not be a political controversy. Unlike ...