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San Diego to Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold Pension Cutbacks
The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington. Photo by DB King via Wikimedia Commons San Diego will make one last legal attempt to keep the city’s six-year-old pension cutbacks in place by filing an ... read more
Prop A And Project Labor Agreements
CHRISTEN: Right, signed on a party line vote by a group of people who have sent us off a fiscally cliff that we believe will have no impact. We believe it's unconstitutional. Believe that really these ... read more
Gay marriage policy change: Question and answers
But isn't gay marriage legal in some parts of the United States ... the Supreme Court said about DOMA? A. Nothing, so far. The court has so far turned down appeals asking it to weigh in on the law. Bu... read more
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The 1996 Republican Party Platform
The federal judiciary, including the U.S. Supreme Court, has overstepped its ... development climate on reservations. We uphold the unique government-to-government relationship between the tribes and ... read more
State’s Fiscal Fate in High Court’s Hands
If the court doesn’t uphold a 2013 pension-reform law and do so in a far-reaching manner ... be done around the edges without triggering the California Rule, such as San Diego’s reform which reduced t... read more
If state Supreme Court rules against San Diego on pensions, it could could cost city millions
July 14--The state Supreme Court strongly indicated in May that it will rule San Diego's six-year-old pension cutbacks are illegal ... the final ruling -- and all of the parties including us are going ... read more
Supreme Court opens way for same-sex marriage in Calif.
San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria ... In May 2009, the California Supreme Court upheld Prop. 8 but also ruled that the unions of roughly 18,000 same-sex couples who were wed in 2008 prior t... read more
Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials
Judge Christopher Klein last week upheld ... in an employee's pension formula for life on the first day of work. The "unusually inflexible" doctrine, he noted, was "judge-made," a nod to legal scholar... read more
Is This the Supreme Court's Next Big Second Amendment Case?
An important case now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court for possible ... suffered a major defeat in June 2016 when San Diego's "good cause" requirement was upheld by a divided 11-judge panel of th... read more
The Last Straw: New Efforts to Expand Government Power
I want to partner with you,” Villaraigosa told KUSI during a campaign stop in San Diego this week ... subject of an infamous 2005 U.S. Supreme Court case, Kelo v. City of New London. Unfortunately, th... read more
Court Splits Over Redevelopment Funding
Jerry Brown and state lawmakers have the authority to eliminate community redevelopment agencies but not force them to redirect their taxes to local services, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursd... read more
Federal Appeals Court: 'No Second Amendment Right for Members of the General Public to Carry Concealed Firearms in Public'
The 9th Circuit's decision today in Peruta v. San Diego is available here. Damon Root is a senior editor of Reason magazine and the author of Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Co... read more