Los Angeles Times
Supreme Court correspondent for the Los Angeles Times
The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.
Jun. 27, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The late Justice Antonin Scalia was famous for reliance on what he called the "original intent" behind America's founding document.
Feb. 17, 2016from To the Point
"What unique perspective does a minority student bring to a physics class?" That question was asked today by John Roberts, the Chief Justice of the United States.
Dec. 9, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?
Jun. 13from To the Point
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point
Even if it’s expedited.
Jun. 12from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence
President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.
Jun. 3from To the Point
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Well, you can try.
Jun. 5from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers