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SCOTUS decision rolls back EPA authority

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s restriction of power plants’ emissions of mercury and other air pollutants in a 5-4 vote. The premise of Michigan v. EPA was whether the agency could refuse to consider

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Will young CA justices use Vergara case to audition for SCOTUS?

The Volokh Conspiracy, the wonderful legal blog founded by UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh, had a provocative post about what might happen now that Gov. Jerry Brown has named three acclaimed youngish scholars to the California Supreme Court. George Washington

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SCA 5 would repeal much of Prop. 209 anti-discrimination initiative 59

July 12, 2013 By Josephine Djuhana A resolution that seeks to amend the California Constitution and undo the work of Proposition 209 for institutions of higher education is making its way through Sacramento and will likely be placed on the

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Legislature works to limit free speech of corporations 0

May 9, 2012 By Katy Grimes The U.S. Constitution is under attack again. At issue is the controversial Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission U.S. Supreme Court decision. It basically allowed unlimited corporate contributions to political campaigns. Two Assembly Democrats authored Assembly

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