Justice has a Name: Marshall

Marshall: His Name Means Justice Table of Contents US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall Originally published Oct. 15, 2018. Updated June 13, 2019, and June 20, 2022. Introduction Before being appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1967 to the bench of the Supreme Court of the United States and becoming the first African-American Justice, Thurgood […]

Meaning of the Folds in the American Flag

Today I attended a Veterans’ Day ceremony, which included a folding of the American flag and reading of the meaning of each of the folds. In honor of the day and of our nation’s cherished veterans, I reproduce those meanings here: Previous Next The first fold of our flag is a symbol of life. The […]

Heroes for Liberty and Civil Rights

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by Sherri L. Renner, J.D. Access to the courts is among the civil rights guaranteed by the US Constitution. We created LawYou to ease the constriction of that right caused by, among other things, the ever-increasing complexities of our laws and legal systems. Can everyone’s civil rights be impacted by a single protest against injustice, […]