Here’s a fascinating case of modern law meets 5000-year-old religious tradition. At the end of October, the British Supreme Court decided that — in the case of accepting applicants to a Jewish high school — observance, not ethnicity, should be used in determining admissions. From Sarah Lyall’s New York Times write-up on the ruling:

The Supreme Court candidate shares the impact of television on her life as a prosecutor to the U.S. Senate.


Two examples of individuals who confronted the status quo, and were ultimately vindicated.

A passage from Torture and Democracy with a view of Rejali's personal stake in this subject.

Some stunning photos capturing DuBois' night at the Fitzgerald Theater.