Monthly Archives: July 2014

Law in the News: California Supreme Court nomination a ‘statement’ to U.S.

Published on: Author: Teresa L

As a boy, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar walked 7 miles each way from his home in Mexico to a school in Texas. On Tuesday, Cuéllar, a Harvard graduate and Stanford law professor, was nominated by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Supreme Court. If confirmed, he will be the court’s first Latino justice since 2011 and its… Continue reading

Law in the News: U.S. senators push for tough line in Iran nuclear talks

Published on: Author: Teresa L

(Reuters) – Two influential U.S. senators have asked fellow lawmakers to support demands that Iran accept tough conditions in nuclear talks, including at least two decades of inspections, before Congress would agree to ease sanctions. The appeal was made as Iran and six major powers, including the United States, approach a deadline in talks in… Continue reading