Columbia College v. Clarke Fact Sheet

May 13, 1998

Supreme Court denies review of school funding decision

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on June 14 that it will not accept for review Columbia Union College’s appeal of a lower court order requiring an investigation into its religious practices as a condition of receiving state higher education assistance. Justice Clarence Thomas

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Law school needs reminder about law

May 11, 1998

By Nat Hentoff

Rocky Mountain News, May 11, 1998

Katuria Smith’s mother was a 17-year-old high-school dropout when Katuria was born. Divorced 11 years later, her mother raised four children by herself. The family was poor, and when Katuria graduated from high school, she worked at whatever jobs she could find –

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Conservatives and the courts: Judicial activism on the right?

May 01, 1998

By Terence Pell

Philanthropy, May 1, 1998

In recent years, conservatives increasingly have resorted to the courts in an effort to roll back objectionable features of the welfare state. Backed by conservative foundations and donors, a handful of public interest law firms have mounted high-profile legal suits against affirmative action, against state

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Columbia Union

May 01, 1998

County’s only four-year college an enclave from modern world

By Alex Daniels

The Montgomery Business Gazette, May 1, 1998

We’d like to become more entrepreneurial. We are aware and very determined to exploit the fact that we are in a high-technology center.” – Charles Scriven, President, Columbia Union College

Driving by Takoma Park’s Columbia

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