For much of the past century California was the envy of the continent, not just for what nature had made but for what civil society had created: speedy freeways, well-supported schools, the world's best public university system, public works that made the desert bloom. Not any more. California's public works and social services are crumbling, and public education has plunged from the top to near-bottom in nationwide measures. How could the American dream go so wrong so fast? Originally published in 1998, Peter Schrag's view of California seems as applicable as ever. In his new preface to the 2004 edition, Schrag updates the California scene and considers the fallout from such political earthquakes as the 2003 recall election.
24.05.2012 [StorefrontBacktalk] - The arguments discussed in the opinion from US District Court Judge ClaudiaWilken, sitting in the Northern District of California, primarily focused on the elements of the patent. Kelora argued that, although the elements of such response-filtering
18.05.2012 [Reuters UK] - But in a Wednesday order, US District Judge ClaudiaWilken in Oakland, California let the plaintiffs pursue antitrust claims against the Redwood City, California-based company. The licensing agreements "can fairly be read to evidence a 'meeting of the
09.05.2012 [BusinessWeek] - In 2010, US District Judge ClaudiaWilken in Oakland, California, certified the lawsuit as a class action, or group suit on behalf of anyone who bought Madden NFL, NCAA or Arena Football League software starting with a release date of 2005.
01.05.2012 [San Jose Mercury News] - Oakland-based US District Judge ClaudiaWilken, next in line by seniority, will take over as chief judge, making her just the second woman to hold the top job in Northern California's federal courts. Ware, 65, has had a relatively short stint as chief
27.05.2012 ClaudiaWilken, a district court judge for the northern district of California, ruled on Thursday that congress acted unconstitutionally in discriminating against gay couples in the 1996 Defence of Marriage Act (Doma).
27.05.2012 Two days ago Judge ClaudiaWilken of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a decision in Dragovich v. Geithner striking down DOMA as unconstitutional. This is the third federal district ...
The game is over for Ed O'Bannon's licensing complaint against EA Sports. According to the SportsBusiness Journal, Judge ClaudiaWilken for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a complaint against EA Sports in O'Bannon's licensing case.
A U.S. District Court in California earlier this week dismissed a complaint against EA Sports in the Ed O'Bannon licensing case. The former UCLA star sued EA Sports, the NCAA and the Collegiate Licensing Company in '09 on the grounds they were using his image and likeness without his consent, and t