Top CNS stories for today including President Donald Trump’s lawyers asserting he’s immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice”; Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye tells the Legislature that the state needs a strong judiciary now more than ever to safeguard the rule of law against tyranny; the U.S. Geological Survey says Southern California may lose two-thirds of its beaches to rising sea levels by the end of this century, and more.
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Republican President Donald Trump’s lawyers say he’s immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice.”
2.) California’s Chief Justice Delivers Pointed Message
California needs a strong judiciary now more than ever to safeguard the rule of law against tyranny, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye told the Legislature at her State of the Judiciary address Monday.
Southern California may lose two-thirds of its beaches to rising sea levels by the end of this century, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Geological Survey.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that upends a host of climate regulations in the name of energy independence and job creation.
Blocking the execution of an intellectually disabled killer Tuesday, the Supreme Court slammed Texas for ignoring medical evidence in favor of Steinbeck characters.
With a Korean immigrant’s U.S. residency hanging in the balance, the Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday on pushing the limits of relief for ineffective assistance of counsel.
Journalists, judges and attorneys Monday argued the benefits and pitfalls of releasing footage from police body cameras and cellphones at a time when high-profile fatal shootings and excessive force incidents have roiled minority communities.
A lawyer for former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates says the Trump administration squelched her testimony in a hearing about Russian meddling in the presidential election.