From gay marriage to DNA patents to racism-related laws, the Supreme Court will rule on a number of landmark cases in the coming weeks. Marcia Coyle's timely new book examines major cases on health care, money in elections, guns, and race -- and the significant role of conservative judicial activists in shaping and arguing them.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has been taking pre-orders for the so-called “legacy license plates” – the yellow, blue and black plates that were originally released between the 1950s and 1970s. If 7,500 people put in their orders before January 2015, the plates will go into production.
As President Trump approaches his 100th day benchmark, NPR News launches another “A Nation Engaged” conversation on the topic of “Power & the Presidency” - we take a comparative look at the use of executive orders between the last two administrations. We'll also cover Trump's new VOICE office; debate Measure C; how should parents should talk to kids about past drug use?; and more.
According to a state audit released Tuesday, the University of California Office of the President has kept a $175 million secret reserve - we dive into the findings and pushback surrounding the California State Auditor's report. We'll also debate the expected cuts in President Trump's new tax plan; the latest ruling on protecting funding for sanctuary cities; flying cars; and more.
WGA is negotiating with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers today, but if no deal is reached, how would a potential strike impact Angelenos? We'll also cover the NRA's lawsuit over the assault weapons ban and implications surrounding the newest SCOTUS justice; whether California can resume lethal injections by next year; and more.
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