california supreme court

The Supreme Court of California's headquarters in San Francisco at the Earl Warren Building and Courthouse, which it shares with the Court of Appeal for the First District. (Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons)

Court: Silence may sometimes show guilt

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court has ruled that a suspect’s silence may be used against him. Wading into a legally tangled vehicular manslaughter case Thursday, a sharply divided high court effectively […]

08/15/2014

The California Bay Delta (Photo credit: CalWater)

California water project heads to state high court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court is set to decide if the state must buy thousands of acres of private property to perform preliminary tests for two massive water tunnels planned in the […]

06/27/2014

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray sits in a courtroom during his involuntary manslaughter trial in Los Angeles Oct. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, Pool, File)

State Supreme Court refuses to review conviction of Michael Jackson’s doctor

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Supreme Court declined today to review the case against Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for giving singer Michael Jackson a fatal dose of the anesthetic […]

04/24/2014

The Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building, the Supreme Court of California's branch office in Sacramento, which it shares with the Court of Appeal for the Third District. (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

Calif. Supreme Court: Lawyers will be disbarred over child porn

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court says that lawyers convicted of child pornography charges will automatically be disbarred and prohibited from practicing law in the state. The court said in an opinion issued […]

01/23/2014

This May 7, 2003 file video frame grab released by CBS' "60 Minutes" shows Stephen Glass, former writer for The New Republic in New York.  (AP Photo/CBS News, file)

Disgraced ex-journo fights for Calif. law license

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several California Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Wednesday that a disgraced former journalist who fabricated dozens of articles for well-known publications is morally fit to practice law. Stephen Glass applied to […]

11/06/2013

Report: UCLA failed to check faculty bias claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty, according to an internal report obtained by a newspaper. The Los […]

10/21/2013

UCLA Medical Center building, Los Angeles (AP Photo)

UCLA failed to check faculty bias claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) – According to a new report, the University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty. The Los Angeles Times reports that […]

10/19/2013

9th US Circuit Court of Appeals building in San Francisco. (AP Photo)

Court decides if gay juror can be taken off case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A multibillion dollar case between two giant pharmaceutical companies grappling over arcane antitrust issues has unexpectedly turned into a gay rights legal imbroglio that raises questions over whether lawyers can bounce […]

09/18/2013

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CA high court: LA can extend Expo Line 8 miles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Supreme Court has ruled that Los Angeles transportation officials can extend the city’s light-rail Expo Line eight miles west from Culver City. The divided court on Monday tossed out […]

08/05/2013

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Opponents want Calif. court to stop gay weddings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of same-sex marriage on Friday demanded that the California Supreme Court immediately halt same-sex marriages recently resumed in the nation’s largest state after a 9-year legal battle. ProtectMarriage, the group […]

07/12/2013

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