Affirmative action advocates should make a better case

The Devil's Advocate

Affirmative action found its way back onto The Daily Californian’s front page Tuesday — this time without the help of a satirical bake sale. For those of you who aren’t up to date on the latest Proposition 209 news: Students staged a protest on Monday outside a San Francisco courthouse
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The noble struggle

STATE ISSUES: By ruling California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set a just precedent.

For too long, the rights of same-sex couples have remained suspended in California, inexplicably restricted by a law that is both rationally and morally reprehensible. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ Tuesday ruling that struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban — passed by ballot initiative Proposition 8 in
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Federal appeals court rules Prop 8 unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled California’s 2008 voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional Tuesday, upholding an August 2010 decision. “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California, and to officially reclassify their relationships and
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UC Berkeley grad nominated to federal court judgeship

President Barack Obama has nominated Los Angeles lawyer and UC Berkeley alumnus Paul Watford to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Watford, an Orange County native,  served as a clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski, who is now chief judge of the Ninth Circuit, as well as U.S. Supreme Court Justice
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