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Civil and Human Rights

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  • Commentary: Proposed law would protect flags on college campuses

    The recent vote by a student council at UC Irvine to ban the display of the American flag is truly a moment made for social media: baffling at first, difficult to fathom, easy to tweet.
  • UCI clinic plays role in halting workplace raids in Arizona

    A federal judge on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction halting workplace raids in Arizona that targeted undocumented employees — an early victory in a case brought by the UC Irvine Law Immigrant Rights Clinic and others. Nearly 800...

    Plywood political sign out, then in compliance

    Plywood political sign out, then in compliance
    One late night in September, Costa Mesa activist Chris McEvoy used some plywood to make a statement of his discontent with the mayor and a proposed development in Newport Beach. The end product read: "Riggheimer (sic) Supports 15,000+ cars a day on...

    Costa Mesa Councilwoman-elect Foley ready to serve

    Costa Mesa Councilwoman-elect Foley ready to serve
    For Katrina Foley, with the busy election season now behind her and her name solidly atop the list of eight Costa Mesa City Council candidates, it was a "perfect day for cheesy grits." On Wednesday morning, Foley and her husband headed over to Old...

    Council OKs permissible-conduct law

    An ordinance that would regulate permissible conduct at public meetings in Costa Mesa could have faced a torrent of harsh criticism. But City Council members rendered moot part of the opposition's argument by saying they were willing to remove a...