Earl Warren had formidable legal chops even before his SCOTUS days.
In the run-up to the 1968 election, Chief Justice Earl Warren announced his intent to retire. Warren (and "the liberal Warren Court") had become a target for Richard Nixon and the Republicans, on the campaign trail, and Warren's retirement...Show More Summary
Before we begin, let the royal court take a moment of silence to remember a season of castles and crowns, barefoot baronesses and earls of sandwiches, stiff upper lips and loose Julie Montagu lips. Ah, Ladies of London! You’ve givenShow More Summary
Chief Justice Earl Warren considered them to be the most significant decisions of his tenure, and they have paved the way for one of the most important voting-rights cases in the past half-century. In the landmark cases of Baker v. Carr (1962) and Reynolds v. Show More Summary
Even the President is ready for NBA BACK! On Tuesday, President Obama attended the NBA's opening night where the Cleveland Cavaliers paid a visit to Chicago to take on the Bulls. It's been a busy sports day for the President as earlier...Show More Summary
Living with the Earls Court redevelopment.
Dave Hill reviews a development dog's breakfast.
Urban winery LDN CRU (London Cru) are just about to release their 2014s. It’s the second vintage at this exciting project, based near Earl’s Court in West London, and I’m pleased to say that the wines are even better than the 2013s, which were already very good. I caught up with winemaker Gavin Monery at [...]
After refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples once again, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis issued a statement Tuesday saying for her, it's "a Heaven or Hell decision." Even after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage earlier this summer, Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, citing her religious beliefs. Show More Summary
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook gained a new teammate Saturday, and it wasn’t on the basketball court. Lindsay Kimble of People noted Westbrook and Nina Earl—his college sweetheart—officially wed. SB Nation passed...Show More Summary
On this date in 1966 at Earls Court Arena in London, Muhammad Ali defended his heavyweight title against Brian London, winning by Round 3 KO. Future lightweight champion Ken Buchanan appeared on the same card, defeating Ivan Whiter in an eight-round decision. This was Ali’s second straight fight in London. Two-and-one-half months earlier he had […]
On August 6, 1966 at Earls Court Arena, Kensington, London, England, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, from Louisville, Kentucky, defended his title against Brian London, from Blackpool, England. Ali was undefeated at 24-0 coming in. London was 35-13.…
Capital & Counties Properties says its two key assets, Earls Court and Covent Garden, made a positive start to the year. ||| Johannesburg - London property company Capital & Counties Properties says its two key assets, Earls Court and Covent Garden, made a positive start to the year. Show More Summary
Linda Greenhouse on the politics of fear, and what happens when people stop being afraid. When he ran for president the second time almost half a century ago, Richard M. Nixon made Earl Warren’s Supreme Court a target of his campaign. Show More Summary
Chief Justices Earl Warren (left) and John Roberts The Supreme Court's ruling Friday to legalize same-sex marriage is a victory for human rights and an occasion to rejoice. The decision follows in the footsteps of the Supreme Court's 1967 decision in Loving v. Show More Summary
There’s no question that Obamacare is bad policy. It has been hugely unpopular from day one. Here in North Dakota it had calamitous political repercussions for Democrats, costing former Congressman Earl Pomeroy his job and no doubt contributing mightily to the decisions to retire by former Senators Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad. So it is...
1948 Daimler DE-36 “Green Goddess,” owned by Mark Hyman. Photos by Mark Usciak, courtesy The Elegance at Hershey, unless otherwise noted. In 1948, a car appeared at the Earls Court Motor Show that very nearly defied description. Over 20 feet long and almost seven feet wide, the drophead coupe in the Daimler booth tipped the […]
Natalie Portman reportedly refused to sign on to the upcoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic until it had a female director. Portman is set to play the Supreme Court justice in "On the Basis of Sex," which will chronicle Ginsburg's early...Show More Summary
After its Earl's Court show in London in 2014, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and its angels will return to New York for the company's 20th anniversary show in 2015. Read the rest of the story at: 20th Victoria's Secret Fashion Show returns to New York for 2015
California political analyst Tony Quinn has been following redistricting matters long enough to remember when the Earl Warren court handed down its "one person, one vote" ruling half a century ago.