FROM Jennifer Chacón
Where is the legal line for states wanting to buck the feds on immigration? The Justice Department’s lawsuit against California targets three laws the state legislature passed last year to protect young undocumented immigrants. In Sacramento today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the state laws protect criminals, make communities less safe, endanger law enforcement, and that they’re ultimately unconstitutional. He was met by protests.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.