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  • High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case

    High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case
    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted Wheaton College a temporary stay in its fight against the federal health care law’s contraception mandate and will hear arguments Wednesday from lawyers representing the school and the White House about whether the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules in Elgin case, cites double jeopardy

     U.S. Supreme Court rules in Elgin case, cites double jeopardy
    When an alleged gang-related brawl broke out on an Elgin street corner on a June night in 2006, it set off a series of events in a case that went all the way to the nation's highest court. Overturning two lower court rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama

     How Sen. Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama
    Clarence Thomas didn't need Alan Dixon's vote, as it turned out. Thomas, a 43-year-old conservative U.S. Supreme Court nominee in fall 1991, had just undergone a sensational, brutal confirmation hearing in which he'd been confronted with allegations...
  • Billionaire makes final push to bar public access to Martin's Beach

    A San Mateo County Superior Court judge heard closing arguments Wednesday in the latest battle over access through private land to a beloved beach — one that could lead to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the questions raised that are likely to be...
  • LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood

    LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood
    In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face. Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
  • Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

    — A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall...
  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
  • Gov. Brown allows advisory ballot measure on Citizens United decision

    An advisory measure asking Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution and overturn the Citizens United court decision will go on the November ballot in California without Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature on the enabling legislation, Brown announced...
  • Federal judge refuses to halt gay weddings in Wisconsin

    Federal judge refuses to halt gay weddings in Wisconsin
    A federal judge has refused a state request to halt same-sex marriages in Wisconsin, where hundreds of gay couples have tied the knot since the judge struck down the state's ban late last week as unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb denied...
  • Non-believers now offering invocations rather than fighting them

     Non-believers now offering invocations rather than fighting them
    For the first major shot in the invocation wars, the 344-word "prayer" Dan Courtney read Tuesday night was a gentle salvo. No defiance. No anger. No disrespect. Just a few morsels of humanistic uplift — "it is from the people that moral...