Full story from the Los Angeles Times During the last several months, CA Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, a former law professor, has written two lengthy dissents from the majority’s refusal to hear cases. The first, in October, protested the court’s vote against hearing a case in which a 10-year-old was deemed capable of waiving his… Continue reading
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Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland is President Obama’s pick to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The president officially named Garland as a Supreme Court nominee Wednesday as they stood before the media and a large gathering of attendees in the Rose Garden at the… Continue reading
More than 30 states have enacted some version of voter ID law in recent years. How much do these laws change voting rules and what impact could they have on the general election? ProPublica news has been following this issue since 2012: https://www.propublica.org/article/everything-youve-ever-wanted-to-know-about-voter-id-laws