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  • Retired professor to challenge court order

    Retired professor to challenge court order
    Retired New Jersey chemistry professor Julian Heicklen scheduled an activity-filled trip to Florida this week: First, he handed out jury information pamphlets in Fort Lauderdale and then gave a speech to South Florida Libertarians. Today, Heicklen...
  • Indiana lawsuits could have broad implications for same-sex couples

    Indiana lawsuits could have broad implications for same-sex couples
    Indiana's attorney general said he will not be the one to pick a fight over the rights of a Chicago woman whose same-sex partner was killed in the collapse of a stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. But legal experts say lawsuits filed in the case are...
  • "Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America" by Jack Rakove

    "Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America" by Jack Rakove
    "Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America" By Jack Rakove Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 496 pp., $30 Reviewed By Kirk Davis Swinehart for the Chicago Tribune Since the end of the American Revolution, in 1783, historians of varying...
  • Report: Dodgers Looking to Auction Media Rights

    Report: Dodgers Looking to Auction Media Rights
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Dodgers are looking make some money from their media rights a year ahead of schedule as they prepare to take on a new owner. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that lawyers for the beleaguered team sought permission...
  • A healthy dose of American history

    A healthy dose of American history
    Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
  • David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    He was tough and kind. Crusty and caring. Witty, honest, professional and so smart. I would have never been where I am today if not for Fred. I'll never forget his compassion and advice when I was at a crossroads. Most of us would like to be half the...
  • Steve Hummer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Old joke about the relationship between writers and editors: A writer and an editor are lost in the desert. Just as they are about to wither from thirst, they stumble upon a cool, clear oasis. The writer falls to his knees and fills his cupped hands...
  • Book review: 'The Conservative Assault on the Constitution' by Erwin Chemerinsky

    Book review: 'The Conservative Assault on the Constitution' by Erwin Chemerinsky
    Southern Californians with a taste for politics or public policy probably know Erwin Chemerinsky best as the reliably liberal voice in countless left-right radio and television debates about timely legal questions or as a key contributor to Los Angeles...
  • Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone
    Inherently Unequal The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 Lawrence Goldstone Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26 In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...
  • What's at stake in the debt-limit talks: a primer

    What's at stake in the debt-limit talks: a primer
    Answering questions about the debt-ceiling talks and what could happen if both sides fail to reach an agreement: What is the federal debt ceiling? In 1917, as the U.S. entered World War I, Congress authorized the Treasury to issue long-term bonds to...
  • When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count

    When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count
    John H. Liechty Middle School opened in 2007 in Los Angeles' impoverished Westlake neighborhood with a seasoned principal, dozens of energetic young teachers and a mission to "reinvent education" in the nation's second-largest school district. The...