Akhil Reed Amar

Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

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Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law

Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the Department of Justice continuing to represent Trump in E. Jean Carroll’s suit, Rudy on tape, special mastering and more.

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After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

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Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

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For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

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Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

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Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.

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Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

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Legalizing the sale of cannabis in California has turned out to be a fruitful endeavor for the state thanks to taxes.

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Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

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