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Goodwin Liu Mangles the Constitution

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Tuesday appointment of Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court will continue the state’s lurch to the Left. Liu clearly believes in a highly activist judiciary for which the U.S. Constitution and the California Constitution are as

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Jerry Appoints Radical to Top Court 3

John Seiler: Those working for the independence of South California will find more ammunition in Gov. Jerry Brown’s pick for the state Supreme Court, Goodwin Liu. The appointee is a radical left-wing professor at U.C. Berkeley (where else?). Republicans themselves

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Protectionism for Union Grocery Workers 1

JULY 20, 2011 Since it opened its first store in Palo Alto in 1989, Whole Foods Market has grown its market share in California’s highly competitive grocery industry by acquiring such food chains as Mrs. Goocher’s Natural Food Markets of

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Stopping cop cell-phone searches 0

JULY 18, 2011 Thanks to a little-discussed state Supreme Court decision in January, the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment protections against “unreasonable searches and seizures” don’t necessarily apply in California anymore. Yet few of our fellow citizens have been upset about

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CA Court Rejects Pension Reform 23

John Seiler: “No matter whether the country follows the flag or not, the Supreme Court follows the election returns,” is a famous saying by humorist Finley Peter Dunne. He was speaking about the U.S. Supreme Court. But the it applies

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Another Rose Bird? 6

John Seiler: Here’s my criterion for justices to the California Supreme Court: That they be good justices. That’s it. I don’t care about their race, their creed, their color, their sex. They could be Martians. Just: Interpret the California Constitution

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Cal Supreme Court Tyranny 2

John Seiler: Recall, anyone? Not of Gov. Jerry Brown — yet. But of the five California Supreme Court “justices” who voted to revoke your Fourth Amendment right “against unreasonable searches and seizures.” Absurdly, the court ruled that, if cops arrest

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It's All Free! 0

John Seiler: California’s Supreme Court yesterday ruled that illegal immigrants can get in-state tuition at state universities and colleges. But your legal relative who’s a citizen and lives in Parker, Ariz., just across the border, doesn’t get that goodie. It’s

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