Los Angeles Times

David G. Savage

Writer

David G. Savage has covered the Supreme Court and legal issues for the Los Angeles Times in the Washington bureau since 1986. He has covered the Senate confirmation hearings for all of the current justices. In addition to writing about the court’s work, he has written on the legal battles that have raged in Washington, from the Clinton impeachment in the 1990s to the Florida recount after 2000 presidential election, the “war on terrorism” in the years after the 9/11 attacks, and more recently, on voting rights and gay marriage. He joined The Times in 1981 and was an education writer on the Metro staff for five years.

Recent Articles

  • Supreme Court asked to rule on Trump casino bankruptcy

    Supreme Court asked to rule on Trump casino bankruptcy

    The Supreme Court is being asked to take up a bankruptcy dispute involving the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City and to decide whether to restore the health and pension benefits of more than 1,000 casino workers. At issue is a conflict between labor laws that call for preserving collective bargaining...

  • In the final stretch, how will a divided Supreme Court rule on these big cases?

    In the final stretch, how will a divided Supreme Court rule on these big cases?

    The Supreme Court is heading into the final month of its annual term amid lingering questions over whether the eight ideologically divided justices will be able to decide politically charged cases, including ones on abortion and immigration. Since the February death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the...

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