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  • Immigrant without green card can be a lawyer, California court rules

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a Mexican immigrant without a green card may be licensed as a lawyer, though his employment prospects will be limited. In an opinion by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye,...
  • 10 things you might not know about immigration

    One of the biggest issues looming when Congress returns from its holiday break is immigration reform. In honor of our nation built by immigrants, we give you our rich, well-sourced and huddled mass of facts yearning to breathe free: 1. A staggering...
  • Six-Figure State University Retiree Wants More

    The retired chancellor of the Connecticut State University System, David G. Carter, is receiving a lifetime pension of nearly $200,000 a year -- but he has filed an appeal saying that he deserves $367,000 annually. "Dr. Carter's entitlements have been...
  • State ordered to count more signatures in transgender law petition

    SACRAMENTO--A Sacramento judge ruled Thursday that the state must count thousands of signatures collected in two counties for a referendum seeking to overturn a new law regarding transgender students. The law allows transgender students to participate...
  • Douglas C. Lyons: Once upon a time, Sen. Marco Rubio was the man

    Dear Santa, I usually don't make so public a request, but my Christmas wish is for Florida's junior senator. Marco Rubio had a bad year politically, and he could use some help if he wants to do better in the future. 2013 began with a lot of promise....
  • 'A Dreadful Deceit' argues against a 'racial' past

    Four years ago, Atty. Gen. Eric Holder called us a "nation of cowards" for refusing to confront our racial past. Jacqueline Jones' "A Dreadful Deceit" dismisses the very idea that our past is "racial." What Holder identifies as our national burden,...
  • Canada high court strikes down laws against prostitution

    The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously struck down three laws against prostitution in a landmark ruling Friday, deeming the bans on visiting brothels, living off a prostitute's proceeds and public solicitation "overly broad" and potentially dangerous for...
  • ACA's horrors just beginning [Letter]

    ACA's horrors just beginning [Letter]
    The recent commentary by Vincent DeMarco regarding the Affordable Care Act was a bad summary of the facts ("Don't forget the ACA's true purpose," Dec. 16). Let's remember the law's true purpose — a transfer of wealth to bring roughly one-seventh...
  • L.A. Councilman Huizar accused of groping woman in 2005

    L.A. Councilman Huizar accused of groping woman in 2005
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, recently accused by a former top aide of pressuring her for sex and retaliating when she rebuffed him, was the subject of a 2005 criminal investigation in which a Pasadena massage therapist said Huizar groped her,...
  • Andrew Biggs: I'm not contemptuous of the working class, but right!

    Andrew Biggs: I'm not contemptuous of the working class, but right!
    Andrew Biggs of the American Enterprise Institute, whose disdainful take on the plight of older workers I described this week as "fatuous and flatly untrue," defended his position Thursday as "substantively ... correct."  We can't both be right on this,...
  • Robert B. Reich: Charity begins at home (particularly at wealthy homes)

    It's charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons. America's wealthy are its largest beneficiaries. According to the Congressional Budget Office,...