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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.?
Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, “Talking to Strangers,” is out, while he’s hosting the podcast, “Revisionist History.”
Sep. 30from To the Point
Sep. 27from Left, Right & Center
“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.
Oct. 4from Scheer Intelligence
A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…
Sep. 11from KCRW Features
Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.
Sep. 27from Curious Coast
Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide. At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.
Sep. 19from To the Point
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.
Sep. 24from News Stories
Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.
Sep. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.
Sep. 30from KCRW Features