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Supreme Court Rules Prayer At City Council Meetings OK

The Supreme Court said Monday that prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity.

05/05/2014

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DOJ Says Racial Policy In Calif. Prisons Breaks Law

California is violating the federal Constitution when it punishes prison inmates after a riot based on their race, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2013

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Obama Sworn In, Second Term Officially Begins

As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, President Obama was sworn in at 8:55 a.m. PT by Chief Justice John Roberts for his second term as president.

01/20/2013

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) (L) and Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA)  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

SoCal Lawmakers Voice ‘Serious Concerns’ Over Constitutionality Of Defense Bill

Two local congressmen are opposed to legislation that they say could legalize the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without a trial.

12/14/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

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Calif. Congressman: Obama Attack On Libya May Be Illegal

A California congressman says the White House may have “crossed a bright constitutional line” when it approved military operations in Libya.

03/24/2011

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Federal Judge Says DADT Is Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Southern California on Thursday declared the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2010

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