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  • Evolving awareness is cause for same-sex-marriage optimism in court

    Evolving awareness is cause for same-sex-marriage optimism in court
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Ohio case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, as well as three related cases from Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The court is then expected to decide whether the Constitution requires states to...
  • After court adjourns, 9th Circuit judge's movie nights are a hit

    After court adjourns, 9th Circuit judge's movie nights are a hit
    It's movie night at the courthouse. U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski, his identification and security tags hanging from his neck, greets dozens of people who have shown up early for a guided tour of the court's headquarters, an...
  • High court makes it easier to sue government for negligence

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice. The justices, voting 5-4, ruled in two cases the deadlines for...
  • Justices: Police can't extend traffic stop awaiting drug dog

    The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over. The justices voted 6-3 in favor of a driver who was found to have...
  • Loopholes in political spending laws keep voters in the dark

    Loopholes in political spending laws keep voters in the dark
    With the 2016 election cycle gearing up, special interests are eyeing ways to advance the candidates of their choice without leaving any fingerprints. Their preferred vehicle is "dark money" donated to organizations — including so-called social...
  • America can rediscover greatness by rediscovering the Constitution

    In the words of Justice Anthony Kennedy, "You cannot preserve what you do not revere. You cannot protect what you do not comprehend. You cannot defend what you do not know." To that profound statement, I would add: You cannot find what you do not know...
  • Victory by litigation would be hollow: Front Burner

    Victory by litigation would be hollow: Front Burner
    Extending legal marriage to same-sex couples is morally right, but a judicial declaration of constitutional entitlement is the wrong way to do it. It is wrong strategically, because a judicial victory cannot deliver the public statement of dignity that...
  • Kids don't belong in adult jails

    Kids don't belong in adult jails
    When I first visited the Baltimore City Detention Center in 1999, I found an archaic, decaying facility that held people in grim cells with no direct natural light. The detention center held many children who were charged as adults, and they suffered some...
  • Charles Munger Jr. stands ready to protect democracy

    Charles Munger Jr. stands ready to protect democracy
    Charles Munger Jr. isn't waiting around idly for the U.S. Supreme Court to act on congressional redistricting. He's hoping for the best but planning for bad news. The political activist has resurrected his old reform coalition and is getting ready, if...
  • GOP hope to clarify new law; Dems want gay rights protected

     GOP hope to clarify new law; Dems want gay rights protected
    With criticism mounting from businesses, educational institutions and human rights groups, Indiana's Republican legislators are seeking to mitigate the fallout from last week's passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Some GOP officials are...
  • Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs

    Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs
    Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board, whose members include salon professionals. Do you...