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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....
  • As I've been saying, what part of 'shall not be diminished or impaired' don't our lawmakers understand?

     
    Breaking news: The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that subsidized health care premiums for retired state employees are protected under the Illinois Constitution, signaling potential trouble for an overhaul of pension benefits that’s also being...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blumenthal Urges Hobby Lobby To "Do the Right Thing" Despite SCOTUS Ruling

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that he is asking the religiously conservative owners of Hobby Lobby to ignore their recent victory in the U.S. Supreme Court and allow their Connecticut workers to have insurance coverage for contraceptives....
  • 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....
  • Hampton police officer who won job back told she can't enforce the law

    Hampton police officer who won job back told she can't enforce the law
    HAMPTON — A Hampton police officer who won her job back through a grievance panel decision last month has been told she can no longer testify in court during criminal prosecutions, sharply limiting her law enforcement duties. But her lawyer...
  • Schuylkill County register of wills appeals same-sex marriage setback to U.S. Supreme Court

    The U.S. Supreme Court is the next step for the effort by Schuylkill County Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans' Court Theresa Santai-Gaffney pertaining to same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania. She filed for a rehearing with the high court Monday...