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  • Supreme Court critical of EPA wetland order against Idaho couple

     
    The Supreme Court gave a sympathetic hearing Monday to an Idaho couple who were threatened with fines of up to $75,000 a day from the Environmental Protection Agency for starting to build a home near a pristine mountain lake. If an ordinary homeowner...
  • Broadcasters try to persuade Supreme Court to gut indecency rules

     
    The broadcacst industry is trying to persuade the Supreme Court to remove the FCC's indecency rules....
  • 'Bonanza' is alive and well at the Supreme Court

     
    The FCC's rules on what can, and can't, be shown or said on the public airwaves may have a quaint feel to most Americans, but the Supreme Court seems to like them just fine, thank you....
  • Another vote for Supreme Court term limits

     
    I've been knocking this idea around for years and even wrote about this particular angle back in November. Now Hendrik Hertzberg is promoting it in the New Yorker: At least one idea (Texas governor and former GOP presidential hopeful Rick)......
  • Sunnylands: The making of a mansion's mystique

     
    Sunnylands: A timeline in the history of Walter and Leonore Annenbergs' landmark mansion in Rancho Mirage....
  • Pritzker Prize goes to Wang Shu, 48-year-old Chinese architect

     
    Pritzker Prize: The Pritzker Prize, architecture's most prestigious award, on Monday was awarded to Wang Shu, a Chinese architect. Wang Shu is in Los Angeles for an appearance at UCLA....
  • Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu speaks to packed house at UCLA

     
    Christopher Hawthorne reports from a lecture at UCLA by new Pritzker Prize laureate Wang Shu....
  • Former USC student wins Supreme Court copyright decision

     
    A former USC student who bought textbooks in his homeland of Thailand and sold them in the United States won a major Supreme Court ruling on copyright law that gives foreign buyers of textbooks, movies and other products a right to resell them in the...
  • Strip Search for Traffic Tickets

     
    Our U.S. Supreme Court has turned out to be a really scary bunch. I won't rehash all the ways in which the activist conservative majority has reshaped American life -- most recently with the abominable Citizens United decision, opening the......
  • Supreme Court ruling on campaign contributions: More clout for the rich

    Supreme Court ruling on campaign contributions: More clout for the rich
    WASHINGTON — The wealthiest 1% of Americans will likely play an even larger role in elections following the Supreme Court decision Wednesday that freed rich donors to give as much as $3.5 million per election to the array of candidates running for...
  • High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan

    High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan
    The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences at Michigan's state-run universities in a decision that may spur similar initiatives elsewhere. On a 6-2 vote, the court rejected a...