california supreme court

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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Court: Calif. cities can ban medical pot shops

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a decision likely to further diminish the network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts to […]

05/06/2013

Calif. high court won’t review child-dragging case

(CNS) – The California Supreme Court refused today to review the case against a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for driving drunk and hitting a 13-month-old girl who was being pulled by her father in a wagon in a crosswalk.

03/27/2013

LA sewage to head to Kings County farms

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — When Los Angeles residents flush their toilets, they could soon be helping fertilize crops in Kings County. By the end of the year human waste will be treated at an LA County facility still being built, and then trucked north.

03/07/2013

Files on accused LA priests could soon be public

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Secret files kept for decades by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles on priests accused of sexually abusing children could soon become public as a five-year legal battle over the release reaches its endgame.

12/10/2012

Court: Judge erred in tossing Smith case verdicts

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An appellate court said a trial judge erred in dismissing conspiracy convictions against Anna Nicole Smith’s psychiatrist and manager, a ruling that defense attorneys said could send the case in different […]

10/19/2012

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