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  • L.A. asks high court to reverse fee award in homeless case

     L.A. asks high court to reverse fee award in homeless case
    The city of Los Angeles has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a $700,000 fee award to lawyers for skid row homeless people who successfully challenged a ban on sleeping in the streets. The city, in a writ filed to the high court Wednesday, argued...
  • PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk

    PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk
    Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
  • Does profit influence Hobby Lobby actions?

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that, because of the owners' religious beliefs, Hobby Lobby does not have to pay for female employees' contraceptive health insurance, thus saving the company money. Yet much of their merchandise is made in China —...
  • Scott won't push drug testing for some state workers

    Scott won't push drug testing for some state workers
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has backed off from his quest to require all state workers to submit to drug tests, giving up on about half of the state's classes of workers in a drawn-out legal battle that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court....
  • Perspective lost amid outcry about young immigrants

    Perspective lost amid outcry about young immigrants
    Lake Shore Drive was a parking lot, and the car radio was blaring with the voices of small-town Californians angered by the arrival of busloads of children who'd surreptitiously slipped into the United States. Either experience would have been...
  • Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling directly to Supreme Court

    Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling directly to Supreme Court
    Utah's attorney general will appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Courtover last month's ruling by a federal appeals court that backed gay marriage in the conservative, heavily Mormon state, his office said on Wednesday. An appeal by Utah was widely...
  • Stanford law school clinic at center of epic US Supreme Court privacy ruling

    MENLO PARK, Calif. At a favorite Stanford University watering hole called the Dutch Goose, law professor Jeffrey Fisher and a group of his students gathered last week to hoist a few drinks to celebrate one of the U.S. Supreme Court's most important...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Liberal Hobby Lobby fury based on bad analysis

    Liberals should spend less time lauding the dissents in last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and more time reading them. If they did, they'd notice that some of their main arguments find little support even from liberal justices....
  • 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...
  • Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

    Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
    Florida's ban on gay marriage was overturned Thursday by a judge in the Keys, the first ruling on a series of lawsuits aiming to legalize same-sex marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County ruled that a 6-year-old provision in the Florida...