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UC on court ruling: Affirmative action contributes to 'greater equity and participation in public higher education'

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 upheld the right of universities to factor race into admissions decisions in order to promote greater diversity on college campuses.

Hanover Insurance Co. seeks declaratory judgment from court

SAN FRANCISCO – A Massachusetts-based insurance company is seeking a judgment from the court in relation to a lawsuit filed against several California residents and businesses.

Microbead ban just one small step in Calif. lawyer's fight for the environment

LOS ANGELES – In 2015, President Obama signed into law the bipartisan Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, banning certain types of small plastic pellets used in some exfoliating and cosmetic products beginning in 2017.