The Supreme Court Justices would do well to read Federal Paper #42 written in 1788 to explain the Commerce Clause in the then new Constitution of the United States. No way you can find authority for a Federal mandate to purchase health insurance here...
March is Women's History Month and March 8 is International Women's Day. La Respuesta magazine proudly celebrates and honors the immense contributions of Boricua women in both Puerto Rico and the Diaspora.Chequéalo →
Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray became the first African American woman to be ordained an Episcopal priest in 1977 at the age of 67, the first Black deputy attorney general in the state of California in 1945, the first Black American to receive a J.S.D. from Yale Law School in 1965, and graduated first (and the only woman) in her Howard University Law School class in 1944.
Jane M. Bolin was the 1st African American woman graduate of Yale Law School & the first black FEMALE judge in the United States. She's pictured here in July 1939 after her appointment by NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Judge Bolin retired in 1979 after 40 yrs on the Bench (only because she reached the mandatory age). She passed away in 2007 at age 98.