California Enlists Former Top Lawyer Eric Holder To Defend State Against TrumpVowing to protect California's values and constitutional guarantees, Democratic leaders in the state Legislature selected former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to serve as outside counsel to advise their legal strategy against the incoming Trump administration.
Stockton, 5 Other Cities Chose For Project On Curbing Racial BiasSix cities have been chosen for a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving relationships between law enforcement and communities.
Feds Say They Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Utah The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.
California Has Similar 'Stand Your Ground' Wording As Florida Self-Defense LawMcGeorge Law School Professor John Myers says Florida’s self-defense law that led to George Zimmerman’s acquittal is similar to California’s, with nearly identical language.
Opinion: Republicans Focus On Conspiracy Theories Instead Of Solutions For AmericaRevelations surrounding David Petraeus' affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.
Opinion: Mess In TexasIn Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him "in contempt" for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Opinion: Overwhelming Victory For Obama And Holder In Arizona Immigration DecisionPresident Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder won an overwhelming victory as the Supreme Court struck down 3 of 4 provisions of the controversial Arizona immigration law, SB 1070.
Opinion: Obama’s Approval Rating Drops To 43% For Good ReasonFive months before the presidential election, this rating is disastrous for Obama – almost as disastrous as the lack of any results for America these past four years.
Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again