Posts Tagged ‘SCOTUS’

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

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

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 University law professor Orin Kerr writ...

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

Friday, July 12th, 2013

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 ballot in 2014. SCA 5, authored by Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-W...

Legislature works to limit free speech of corporations

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

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 Asse...