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Guest column: Protecting the right to a fair trial

Los Angeles Times April 2, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, April 2:In its landmark 1963 decision in Brady v. Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors are required to provide defendants...

Guest column: Francis, a pope of firsts

Los Angeles Times March 14, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, March 14:The election of a new pope is primarily of interest to Roman Catholics, for whom the bishop of Rome is the Vicar of Christ...

Guest Column: Gun tax bills miss the mark

Los Angeles Times March 12, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, March 12:Does raising the tax on firearms and ammunition make sense as a way of reducing gun violence in the United States? A lot of...

Guest Column: Terrorism and the war at home

Los Angeles Times March 10, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Friday, March 8:Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., waged a 13-hour filibuster on the Senate floor this week in a futile effort to set clear limits on the...

Guest Column: Campaign donations on trial

Los Angeles Times February 25, 2013

The Supreme Court long ago established that Americans have a 1st Amendment right to spend unlimited amounts on behalf of a political candidate as long as the money is spent independently — and not given...

Guest column: A second opinion on drone strikes

Los Angeles Times February 20, 2013

The idea that the federal courts should play some role in deciding whether the government may kill U.S. citizens abroad allied with al-Qaida has suddenly gained traction in Washington. During confirmation...

Guest Column: Chuck Hagel in the hot seat

Los Angeles Times February 3, 2013

There are three acceptable reasons for the Senate to reject a president's nominee for a Cabinet position: The candidate lacks credentials for the position; he fails to meet high ethical standards for personal...

Guest Column: Affirmative action and the law: Does the Constitution bar voters from doing away with racial preferences?

Los Angeles Times December 3, 2012

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Friday, Nov. 30:As the Supreme Court mulls whether the U.S. Constitution prohibits state universities from taking race into account in admissions...

Guest Column: ‘Big Data’ can change the world

Los Angeles Times November 27, 2012

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Monday, Nov. 19:The Israeli company Seculert offers a service that identifies malware-infected computers without requiring its customers to...

Opinion: Deportation, then and now

Los Angeles Times November 8, 2012

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Nov. 7:In March 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that a defendant's 6th Amendment right to counsel — and its implied right...

Guest Column: How private are your phone calls?

Los Angeles Times November 1, 2012

In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the Bush administration monitored the international phone calls and emails of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people within the U.S. without a court order. Seven years...

Guest Column: Presidential debate — Romney endorses Obama

Los Angeles Times October 23, 2012

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, Oct. 23Monday's presidential debate, the third and last between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney, featured a forceful and articulate...

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