Bob Egelko has been a reporter since June 1970. He spent 30 years with the Associated Press, covering news, politics, and occasionally sports in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Sacramento, and legal affairs in San Francisco from 1984 onward. He worked for the San Francisco Examiner for five months in 2000, then joined The Chronicle in November 2000. His beat includes state and federal courts in California, the Supreme Court, and the State Bar. He has a law degree from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and is a member of the bar. Coverage has included the passage of Proposition 13 in 1978, the appointment of Rose Bird to the state Supreme Court and her removal by the voters, the death penalty in California and the battles over gay rights and same-sex marriage.
Originalism on Trial
Bob Egelko reviews Richard L. Hasen's "The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption."...