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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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  • Sotomayor Defends Limits On Discrimination

    Good for Sonia Sotomayor. She called out her U.S. Supreme Court peers for their dismissive attitudes toward our nation's troubling racial history and their wishful thinking on how far we have come in such matters. "The way to stop discrimination on...
  • Much depends on Ginsburg

    Much depends on Ginsburg
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer...
  • Letters: Bringing an L.A. park back to life

    Re "Finally, a lifeline," March 16 How can the vacuuming up of toxic sludge from a park lake in Los Angeles compare — in the arena of the world's daily news cycles — with the high-stakes drama of the search for a missing airliner? And yet,...
  • Letters: Persecuting Christians in North Korea

    Re "North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65," Opinion, March 14 One further parallel between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Rome's Nero is that both of them are infamous for their persecution and slaughter of Christians. This fact doesn't outrage many in...
  • Letters: Common Core is about teaching students to think

    Re "Common Core learning curve," Editorial, March 14 As a middle school language arts teacher, I see the new Common Core curriculum as a necessary improvement. It requires students to think deeply about what they have read and to justify their positions...
  • Letters: L.A. bureaucracy and 'People St'

    Re "Let 100 parklets bloom," Editorial, March 16 I laud The Times for its support of the city's new "People St" project. Streamlining community initiatives to transform available common property into sidewalk plazas and other desirable spaces is a...
  • Letters: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice for all

    Letters: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice for all
    Re "Much depends on Ginsburg," Opinion, March 16 As a lawyer and an Irvine resident, I respect and commend Erwin Chemerinsky for what he's done as the founding dean of the UC Irvine Law School. But he's wrong to say that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...
  • Justices sound ready to reject contraceptives mandate under Obamacare

    Justices sound ready to reject contraceptives mandate under Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices sharply criticized part of President Obama’s healthcare law Tuesday, suggesting they will rule later this year that requiring Christian-owned corporations to offer their employees...
  • Conservative justices seem poised to deal blow to Obamacare

    Conservative justices seem poised to deal blow to Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's conservative majority sounded poised Tuesday to deal a blow to President Obama's healthcare law and rule that business owners may invoke their religious beliefs to opt out of a new federal requirement that they pay...
  • In the case of My Brother's Keeper, race does — and should — matter

    In the case of My Brother's Keeper, race does — and should — matter
    President Obama announced last week a new race-based initiative, My Brother's Keeper. According to the White House, the program will coordinate government agencies and private foundations to help young men and boys of color. "Of color" basically means...
  • Copyright experts side with broadcasters in Aereo fight

    Copyright experts side with broadcasters in Aereo fight
    Two of the nation's preeminent legal experts on copyright law are siding with broadcasters in their legal fight against Aereo, a start-up service that transmits local television signals via the Internet. In a brief filed at the Supreme Court, UCLA...
  • Supreme Court throws out overseas human rights case

    Supreme Court throws out overseas human rights case
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court said again Tuesday that federal courts are not the world’s forum for dealing with human rights abuses, tossing out a lawsuit brought in California by¬†Argentines who sued German automaker Mercedes-Benz over...