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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......
  • The latest to play the 'Male War Against Women' game

    Let’s see: The U.S. Supreme Court has nine justices. Six of them are men and three of them are women. The three women happen to have been appointed by Democratic presidents: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by President Clinton, and Elena Kagan...
  • Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'

    Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'
    A Missouri man convicted in the rape and murder of a 24-year-old woman was executed at 12:01 a.m. Wednedsay after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay and Gov. Jay Nixon rejected his plea for clemency, according to statements issued Tuesday. Michael...