Bernard Cohen, Lawyer Who Argued Loving V. Virginia Case, Dies At 86 : NPR

Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he successfully argued the Supreme Court case that established the legality of interracial marriage. He died this week at age 86. Cohen family hide caption toggle caption Cohen family Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he...

Excused Absences for Protests? Virginia School District Says It’s Worth A Try : NPR

In this March 2018 photo, protesters fill Pennsylvania Avenue during the March for Our Lives rally in support of gun control. The student-led demonstration was one of the motivations for a new Fairfax Schools policy giving students one day off per year for protests. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption toggle caption Jose Luis Magana/AP In this March 2018 photo, protesters fill Pennsylvania Avenue...