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  • Joseph Sax dies at 78; law professor wrote influential article on public trust doctrine

    In 1970, Joseph Sax wrote a law review article that laid the foundation for a court case that would become famous in the annals of California water. More than a decade after publication of Sax's seminal essay on the public trust doctrine, the California...
  • Booth moves ahead of Kellogg in U.S. News business school ranking

    Booth moves ahead of Kellogg in U.S. News business school ranking
    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has pulled ahead of chief rival Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top U.S. business schools. Booth moved up to No. 4 from...
  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • Can Illinois afford Obama's library?

    Can Illinois afford Obama's library?
    Chicago is where Barack Obama's presidential library and museum should be. Nowhere else comes close to making a legitimate claim. Hawaii, Obama's native state? Columbia University in New York City where he pursued his undergraduate degree? Not even...
  • The argument against raising minimum wage

    The argument against raising minimum wage
    Remember, folks, last week's column focused on those who favor raising the federal minimum wage. This column looks at those opposed. Don't accuse me of being one-sided — I'm just keeping the two sides separated, so they don't get in a fight. If...
  • Rauner sells his brand to Republican voters

     Rauner sells his brand to Republican voters
    Made wealthy by decades in the cutthroat trenches of venture capital, Bruce Rauner has never been shy about opening up his checkbook to push causes he considers dear to his heart. Dartmouth College, his alma mater, has Rauner scholarships, a Rauner...
  • Court: Misconduct complaints against Chicago police should be public

    Court: Misconduct complaints against Chicago police should be public
    Citizen complaints about Chicago police misconduct and the related investigative files are public records and must be turned over by the city, an Illinois appeals court ruled this week. A three-judge panel of the state Appellate Court in Chicago...
  • 2 shot, including boy, 13

    2 shot, including boy, 13
    Two people, including a 13-year-old boy, were shot Saturday afternoon in separate incidents on the South Side, bringing the total number of shootings since Friday to 15, officials said. The 13-year-old boy was shot in the lower left leg about 4:25 p.m....
  • Sanctions on Russia won't work

    Sanctions on Russia won't work
    In 1980, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter came up with a way to retaliate: stopping grain sales to Moscow. The boycott, said Commerce Secretary Philip Klutznick, would prove to the world that "aggression is costly" and...
  • A new picture emerging for Newcity

    A new picture emerging for Newcity
    "What's your favorite movie, Brian Hieggelke?" "'Citizen Kane,'" he said. "Oh, God," said his wife, Jan, standing nearby in the couple's book- and art- and sunlight-filled apartment in the Printers Row neighborhood in the South Loop. Brian had...
  • Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered

    Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered
    Scientists staring at the faint afterglow from the universe's birth 13.8 billion years ago have discovered the first direct evidence for the theory of cosmic inflation — the mysterious and violent expansion after the big bang. The findings, made...