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  • In N.J., a judge walks into a comedy club ...

    In N.J., a judge walks into a comedy club ...
    Have you heard the one about the judge who moonlighted as a comedian? It wasn't a laughing matter for the New Jersey Supreme Court, which ruled recently that Municipal Court Judge Vince Sicari — who also appeared in comedy clubs and on television...
  • Scalia: What do I know about NSA spying?

    Scalia: What do I know about NSA spying?
    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may come across as the ultimate know-it-all, but the truth is that he likes to emphasize what people in his lofty position don’t know. In June, in a decision in which the court unanimously ruled that drug...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights

    Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights
    There will be no “skim-milk marriages” in these United States. That phrase, memorably coined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act in March, perfectly summed up the discriminatory law that...
  • Gay marriage Q&A: How soon can we get married? Plus 5 other questions

    Gay marriage Q&A: How soon can we get married? Plus 5 other questions
    After the Supreme Court opened the way for gay marriages to resume in California, how soon can gay couples wed? Here are six big questions about what happens next.  When will gay marriages resume in California? The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on...
  • Q&A: Does death of DOMA help gay couples outside California?

    Q&A: Does death of DOMA help gay couples outside California?
    Following the Supreme Court decisions that handed major victories to the gay marriage movement, we look at how the decisions affect gay couples who live in states that ban same-sex marriage. Here are answers to some essential questions. Can same-sex...
  • Scalia is winner in Supreme Court voting rights ruling

    Scalia is winner in Supreme Court voting rights ruling
    I have read that there were gasps in the Supreme Court during arguments last February when Justice Antonin Scalia described the 1965 Voting Rights Act, one of the great achievements of the Civil Rights era, as a “racial entitlement.” At...
  • Peter Sagal's 'Constitution USA' hits the road with humor

    Peter Sagal's 'Constitution USA' hits the road with humor
    NEW YORK — If someone told you of a barnstorming TV host who interviewed people around the country about a given subject, you'd say it sounds like a lot of the road-trip reality series that have proliferated on cable TV. But what if that host...
  • Robert H. Bork dies at 85; pivotal figure in Supreme Court history

    Robert H. Bork dies at 85; pivotal figure in Supreme Court history
    Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85. The former Yale law professor and judge on...
  • With foie gras ban, chefs say state is force-feeding morality

    With foie gras ban, chefs say state is force-feeding morality
    If you want to eat foie gras in California before July 1, especially at a feast dedicated to the smooth, super-fatted duck liver, your pâté may be seasoned with a grain or two of political theater. Outside Santa Monica's Mélisse earlier this month, there...
  • First they came for the foie gras ...

     
    What's behind the impending ban on foie gras?...
  • Scalia and Limbaugh trash Supreme Court immigration ruling

    Scalia and Limbaugh trash Supreme Court immigration ruling
    The first day of a big week for the third branch of government brought a ruling on Arizona's immigration law that was less than satisfying for Justice Antonin Scalia and the Rush Limbaugh wing of the U.S. Supreme Court. A five-vote majority that included...