The segregation cases that included Brown v. Board of Education were originally argued during the 1952-53 Supreme Court term. The judges could not agree, and reheard the cases the following year. According to Justice Douglas, had they ruled in 1953, the Court would have upheld “separate but equal” 5-4. Between the terms, one of the justices died and was replaced by Justice Warren (who wrote the majority opinion in Brown, convincing six other justices to sign on). Lawyered.
The wedding was beautiful, and lots of fun. A few pictures taken by the father of the bride can be found here. Davide is in town until Thursday, so I’ve been trying to balance school and hanging out with him over the past few days.
The next few weeks are going to be pretty intense. I have a lot of catching up to do, so don’t expect to hear from me too frequently. I’ll try to post quick updates on Twitter (see side bar), or on the site directly.