Ron Coleman ’85, attorney for the Asian-American rock band The Slants, scored a victory in the U.S. Supreme Court when justices unanimously ruled that the government cannot deny registration of trademarks with offensive terms. — BBC News
A study led by physician-researcher Renee Hsia ’99 found that black heart-attack patients fare worse than their white counterparts when hospital emergency departments are overcrowded. — Reuters

Reece Smyth *10, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ireland, says that the business community embodies the “dynamic nature” of the U.S.-Ireland relationship. — Irish Times
Maria Ressa ’86, co-founder of the Manila-based news site Rappler, discusses government disinformation in the Philippines during the first year of Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency. — Time
Golfer Kelly Shon ’14 shot a 63 in the second round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, tying the single-round record in a tournament that has been played since 1955. Shon tied for 9th in the final standings. —
Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher ’80 tells his story of taking a stand against “outright awfulness”: When sources for a profile of D.C. lawyer Jamie Gorelick offered complimentary quotes on the record and derogatory remarks without attribution, Fisher used neither. — The Gist
Jonathan Gerber ’90 was named chief judge of the 4th District Court of Appeal in Florida. — Palm Beach Post
Lawyer Charles Francis ’85 is running for mayor as a Democrat in Raleigh, N.C., with a platform that emphasizes affordable housing, job growth, and innovation. — The News & Observer

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