Controversial George W. Bush D.C. appellate court nominee Miguel Estrada is among the panelists critiquing the U.S. Supreme Court at UC Irvine Friday. Joining Estrada on the panel are Adam Liptak of The New York Times, Joan Biskupic of Reuters and UCI Law's Mario Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky and Doug ... More >>
State Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) has introduced a bill that would create a mechanism to allow users of computers or any other device that accesses the Internet in California to inform website operators they don't want their online habits monitored.And in these times of partisan bick ... More >>
Do you smoke weed?Do you have a doctor's note allowing you to smoke medical marijuana?Have you been fired, terminated, or otherwise discriminated against?Do you live in California? If you answered yes to those four questions, you may qualify for being interested in the fact that tomorrow morning, ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Tougher border enforcement in California and Texas has spelled disaster for southern Arizona
Photo by John GilhooleyCraig Monteilh, a.k.a. Farouk AzizWhile the Senate Judiciary Committee peppered FBI Director Robert Mueller with questions today before about the guidelines the bureau operates under while spying on Islamic mosques in the United States, a San Francisco legal advocacy and ed ... More >>
A Senate Judiciary Committee questioned FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday about a Muslim coalition's consideration of breaking ties with the bureau following the highly publicized federal government spying on an Irvine mosque.Meanwhile, a workshop has been organized for this Sunday to help local ... More >>
Saddle Sores: Supervisor John Moorlach hasn't been in office long but he could be the most revolutionary county politician since . . . well . . . we haven't had any revolutionary politicians on the board of supervisors. On Friday, Moorlach announced plans to cut pension benefits retroactively for c ... More >>
In his quest to free slaves around the world, Aaron Cohen thought hed seen it all. Then he went to Myanmar
There was something very familiar about Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' testimony before the Senate Judicary Committee yesterday. As Think Progress summarizes yesterday morning's highlight: Earlier this year, the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), which is charged ... More >>
Yesterday, the good folks at Think Progress were having a little fun with the White House payroll. Drawing on a list of White House salaries published in the National Journal, the TPers determined the four most overpaid White House staffers. Tucked away between ethics advisers and White House's Dir ... More >>
By Steve Lowery
UC Irvines William Thompson exposes the soft underbelly of ironclad DNA evidence
Nixon symps seize on Clinton sex romp as evidence that Dick was a good guy!