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  • Juvenile offenders and lawmakers get another chance

     
    We've said it before -- more than a dozen times. A child, even a bad one, should not be sent to prison for life without any chance at parole. It's a mark of societal fear and a lust for revenge.......
  • Crusading Spanish judge is back in court — as defendant

     
    Baltasar Garzon, a Spanish judge who indicted former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, is back in court as a defendant. Garzon, 56, is charged with ordering illegal wiretaps in one of three cases against him....
  • Prop. 13: Sacrosanct because voters want it that way [Blowback]

     
    If all Proposition 13 did was cap property taxes, it would have been a hollow victory for overtaxed Californians because government bodies would have easily increased other taxes in their place....
  • Texas sues for federal approval of voter ID law

     
    Texas voter-identification law: Texas is suing to allow enforcement of its voter identification law. Under the law, which was passed in Texas last year, voters must show government-issued photo identification in order to cast their ballots at a polling...
  • California lawmaker targets open carrying of long guns in public

     
    California lawmaker targets open carrying of long guns for ban...
  • Lawsuit questions use of hogtying by law enforcement

     
    Lawsuit questions use of hogtying by law enforcement, after man left in what the attorneys representing his family call a "minimally conscious" state....
  • Ways to prevent LAPD from crashing their cruisers [Ted Rall cartoon]

     
    Los Angeles Police Department cruisers are involved in an average of one crash per day, reports Times staff writer Joel Rubin. Most of the crashes were minor, but some resulted in life-threatening injuries or totaled police cars, or were the......
  • L.A. County responds to claims of discrimination in Antelope Valley

     
    Hoping to avoid a potentially costly civil rights lawsuit, Los Angeles County will stop providing funds for additional housing investigators to the desert communities of Palmdale and Lancaster, where officials have been accused of targeting nonwhite...
  • Super Bowl mixes with labor politics in Indianapolis

     
    Two fierce battles will be playing out in Indianapolis this week -- football’s Super Bowl XLVI and the political fight over whether Indiana will become the 23rd state in the nation with a right-to-work law....
  • British police arrest five in phone-hacking inquiry

     
    Murdoch phone hacking journalism tabloids: British police arrested four journalists and a police officer and searched the offices of Rupert Murdoch's News International company Saturday as part of their inquiry into illegal phone hacking and corrupt...
  • CHP settles suit over leaked photos of dead O.C. girl

     
    Five years after grisly photographs of an Orange County teen killed in a car accident began spreading online, the young woman’s family has settled a lawsuit filed against the California Highway Patrol for its role in disseminating the graphic...