The short-handed Supreme Court ruled the race-based affirmative action admissions program at the University of Texas at Austin is Constitutional. The justices voted 4-3 in favor of the program, with opposing sides broadly lamenting the appropriateness of considering a person’s race.
A Muslim New York Police Department officer is suing the NYPD, claiming their department’s prohibition on beards inhibits his religious freedom. So reports Time.
A New York woman who beat her husband with a pitchfork and then shot him to death was given a 25-year prison sentence. So reports the Buffalo News.
Texas state senator Royce West is suing star NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant for allegedly leaving a rental home owned by the Lone Star State Senator in disrepair. So reports The New York Post.