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An inside view of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s bar and well.

By: Ian L. Courts, Esq.

An Opinion Piece.

All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.” — President Andrew Jackson

The preceding quote was spoken by President Andrew Jackson, who was notably skeptical about the judiciary of our country. However, he understood the importance of an impartial judiciary in the interpretation of the Constitution and the protection of individual liberties. Later, United States Supreme Court Justice William Brennan reminded Americans that state courts play an equitable role, along with federal courts…


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Unbossed the legacy of Black Women and Political-Executive Leadership

By: Ian L. Courts

An Opinion Piece.

Black Women Lead. Period. I could stop my discussion here and walk away feeling satisfied because as a Black man, raised by a Black man with significant influence from my black grandmother, I understand the innate and natural leadership abilities and social reality of black women in leadership! My grandmother was and is the glue of my family and the guiding influence and final voice of affirmation in my life. Moreover, my grandmother was the first of her siblings to attend college, notedly North…

Ian Lamar Courts, Esq.

Attorney, Young Black Voice, Law & Politics Observer.

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