#InContext: Earl Warren

By: MEGAN ABRAMEIT Earl Warren may not be a household name, but the effects he had on our country are felt to this day. Born to a Norwegian and Swedish immigrant in Los Angeles, California, on March 19, 1891, Warren early on developed an appreciation for hard work. His father, an employee at the Southern … Continue reading #InContext: Earl Warren

#InContext: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By: JONATHAN ROBERTS Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the second-ever woman to be a Justice of the United States Supreme Court. She has persevered through adversity in her education, her career, and her life, never allowing others to look down on her as a woman. Ginsburg was born on March 15, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York. … Continue reading #InContext: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

#InContext: Bryan Stevenson

By: MOLLY WICKER When lawyer Bryan Stevenson was a boy, his grandmother asked him to promise to take care of his mother, to do the right thing even in the face of adversity, and to steer clear of alcohol. He fulfilled her three requests and, as an adult, credits this conversation for helping determine his … Continue reading #InContext: Bryan Stevenson