William H. Rehnquist

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    December 20, 2011

    Missouri State Band Reignites Debate Over "Dixie"

    Image via"Dixie" came out of blackface minstrel shows in the mid-19th Century.‚ÄčThe song "Dixie" was born from the blackface minstrel shows of the mid-19th century. The lyrics take the perspective, and exaggerated dialect, of a free slave who aches to return to his days of plantation bondage. The f ... More >>

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    November 3, 2004

    A Shot in the Arm

    A federal appeals court says Darryl Burton might very well be innocent of the 1984 murder of Donald Ball. But there's nothing they can do about it.

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    June 16, 2004

    Road Rules

    When a checkpoint isn't really a checkpoint, the constitutional forecast is cloudy

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    December 20, 2000

    The Taking of the Presidency

    Supremes' credibility isn't helped by report of O'Connor's craving Arizona

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    August 11, 1999
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    February 10, 1999

    Out of Order

    When the case of a woman who claimed she was fired after refusing sex with her boss came before Circuit Judge Robert H. Dierker Jr., he didn't just issue an order. He let the world know a little too much about his politics and what he thinks about the "de