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A Tale of Two Cases. How an extraordinary judge ruled differently in two similar legal cases.

A Tale of Two Cases. How an extraordinary judge ruled differently in two similar legal cases.

perspectives

January 23, 2014

On June 15, 2013, 16-year-old Ethan Couch drove his father’s Ford pickup truck to a Walmart near Fort Worth, TX, where surveillance cameras captured him stealing two cases of beer. With seven passengers in the vehicle, Couch had a blood alcohol content triple the legal limit for adults and was dri...

A more balanced equation

A more balanced equation

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December 13, 2010

Students choose careers in fields breaking traditional gender stereotypes, reflecting a wider movement toward gender equality By Victor Xu <vxu@hilite.org> Senior Stephanie Pitman’s interest in science began in middle school, her favorite classes tended to be based in the subjec...