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  • Prop. 8 battle gives Jerry Brown link to his father

    Prop. 8 battle gives Jerry Brown link to his father
    SACRAMENTO -- When Gov. Jerry Brown decided he wouldn't defend California's ban same-sex marriage in court, he was following in the footsteps of his father, former Gov. Pat Brown. Both men decided they wouldn't go to bat for voter-approved measures...
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • 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...
  • Dispute over Mojave cross on federal land moves closer to resolution

     
    The National Park Service moved one step closer Tuesday toward resolving an 11-year dispute over the display of crosses on public land in the Mojave National Preserve....
  • Supreme Court seems willing to restore gay marriage in California

    Supreme Court seems willing to restore gay marriage in California
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, hearing arguments on the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage for the first time, appeared willing Tuesday to restore marital rights to gays and lesbians in California but uncomfortable with legalizing same-sex...
  • Supreme Court appears timid about expanding same-sex marriage

    Supreme Court appears timid about expanding same-sex marriage
    This week, the United States Supreme Court is delving into arguments about same-sex marriage and doing so with apparent reluctance and unease. Today, the justices will consider the federal Defense of Marriage Act that denies federal benefits to same-sex...
  • Supreme Court to rule on California's Prop. 8 ban on gay marriage

    Supreme Court to rule on California's Prop. 8 ban on gay marriage
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court set the stage Friday for a historic decision on gay rights, announcing it would hear appeals of rulings striking down California's Proposition 8 and the federal law denying benefits for legally married same-sex couples....
  • Pamela Ann Rymer dies at 70; judge on U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    Pamela Ann Rymer dies at 70; judge on U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    Judge Pamela Ann Rymer, who filled the seat vacated by Judge Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1989 after he was named to the U.S. Supreme Court and who was highly respected for her sharp legal mind, productivity and dedication,...
  • Reading Supreme Court tea leaves on 'Obamacare'

     
    It's a well-established practice among reporters covering the Supreme Court to look for clues to the outcome in the justices' questions, even though it can be a fool's errand. So it wasn't surprising to see numerous articles Tuesday declaring the......
  • Legal experts predict a Supreme Court win for 'Obamacare'

     
    Betting on whether the Supreme Court will declare "Obamacare" unconstitutional this year? At least some of the smart money is on "no." The American Bar Assn. devoted all 40 pages of the latest Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases......
  • Sunnylands: The making of a mansion's mystique

     
    Sunnylands: A timeline in the history of Walter and Leonore Annenbergs' landmark mansion in Rancho Mirage....