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Japan’s Supreme Court ‘Legalizes’ Tattoos in Historic Ruling


The Supreme Court of Japan ruled on Wednesday that tattooing people without a medical license is legal in a historic ruling, according to The Japan Times.

Tattoos in Japan have remained a taboo point of art culture for being associated with members of Yakuza crime syndicates. Even today, many public facilities in Japan like bathhouses or swimming pools will not allow individuals with tattoos to enter.

‘Tiger Mom’s’ Daughter Gets Job Working for Brett Kavanaugh After Mom Calls Him a ‘Mentor to Women’

Yale Law graduate Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld, the daughter of “Tiger Mom” Yale Law School professor Amy Chua, is set to work as a law clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh beginning this summer.

Chua-Rubenfeld had been planning to work for Kavanaugh since he served as a federal appeals court judge but was put off when he received his nomination for the Supreme Court. The court has now confirmed that Chua-Rubenfeld will serve as Kavanaugh’s law clerk for a year, ABC reports.

California Teacher Now Teaches Kids About Consent After Kavanaugh Hearing

A third-grade teacher in California created a simple, easy-to-understand chart to explain consent to her students.

Liz Kleinrock, a 31-year-old reading and math teacher at Citizens of the World Charter School Silver, took the time to discuss the timely subject in the wake of the of sexual assault allegations directed at now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Supreme Court Reverses Infamous Korematsu Decision that Allowed Japanese-American Internment

The United States Supreme Court has finally overturned the infamous Korematsu decision on Japanese-American internment during a hearing that also upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban, 

In a 6–3 decision in 1944, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government on the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066, which ordered Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II regardless of citizenship.