Monthly Archives: March 2016

What’s the California Supreme Court thinking? One justice gives us a clue

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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

Merrick Garland Is Named As President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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