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  • Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press

    Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press
    WASHINGTON – This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in New York Times vs. Sullivan, its most important pronouncement on the freedom of the press, but the ruling has not won the acceptance of Justice Antonin...
  • Obama names Washington veteran Neil Eggleston as White House counsel

    Obama names Washington veteran Neil Eggleston as White House counsel
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama is turning to Neil Eggleston, a veteran of the Whitewater and Iran-Contra confrontations between Capitol Hill and the White House, to help guide his administration through what could be stormy years ahead with Congress....
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of racial affirmative action in its state universities Tuesday, ruling that voters are entitled to decide the issue. The 6-2 decision clears away constitutional challenges to...
  • Copyright experts side with broadcasters in Aereo fight

    Copyright experts side with broadcasters in Aereo fight
    Two of the nation's preeminent legal experts on copyright law are siding with broadcasters in their legal fight against Aereo, a start-up service that transmits local television signals via the Internet. In a brief filed at the Supreme Court, UCLA...
  • Justices sound ready to reject contraceptives mandate under Obamacare

    Justices sound ready to reject contraceptives mandate under Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices sharply criticized part of President Obama’s healthcare law Tuesday, suggesting they will rule later this year that requiring Christian-owned corporations to offer their employees...
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt another blow to affirmative action Tuesday, upholding the decision of Michigan voters — and by implication similar bans in California and six other states — to forbid the use of race as a factor in...
  • Letters: Bringing an L.A. park back to life

    Re "Finally, a lifeline," March 16 How can the vacuuming up of toxic sludge from a park lake in Los Angeles compare — in the arena of the world's daily news cycles — with the high-stakes drama of the search for a missing airliner? And yet,...
  • Letters: Persecuting Christians in North Korea

    Re "North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65," Opinion, March 14 One further parallel between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Rome's Nero is that both of them are infamous for their persecution and slaughter of Christians. This fact doesn't outrage many in...
  • Letters: Common Core is about teaching students to think

    Re "Common Core learning curve," Editorial, March 14 As a middle school language arts teacher, I see the new Common Core curriculum as a necessary improvement. It requires students to think deeply about what they have read and to justify their positions...
  • Letters: L.A. bureaucracy and 'People St'

    Re "Let 100 parklets bloom," Editorial, March 16 I laud The Times for its support of the city's new "People St" project. Streamlining community initiatives to transform available common property into sidewalk plazas and other desirable spaces is a...
  • Letters: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice for all

    Re "Much depends on Ginsburg," Opinion, March 16 As a lawyer and an Irvine resident, I respect and commend Erwin Chemerinsky for what he's done as the founding dean of the UC Irvine Law School. But he's wrong to say that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...