Does the inclusion of non-citizens on juries weaken or strengthen the verdicts they hand down? Would non-citizens fully grasp the importance of sitting on a jury, or might they take it more seriously than American citizens who sometimes consider jury duty a hassle?
The University of California, Irvine, is looking into a video produced by the Asian-American fraternity Lambda Theta Delta that features one of its performers in blackface. The video shows three members of the fraternity dancing to the Justin Timberlake song “Suit & Tie.” A minute into the video, they are joined by a fourth member in blackface pretending to be the hip-hop star Jay Z.
Injuries proved to be the ultimate undoing of the Los Angeles Lakers this year. What will be the future of the Lakers? Will Dwight Howard stay? Will Pau Gasol be traded? In other NBA news, Jason Collins has become the first active male athlete in a major American team sport to come out as gay.