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Illegal Immigrant Can Practice Law In California Thanks To Court Ruling And New Law

The California Supreme Court on Thursday granted a law license to a man living in the United States illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam, meaning Sergio Garcia can begin practicing law despite his immigration status.

01/02/2014

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High Court Allows Calif. School Employees To Give Insulin To Students

Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.

08/12/2013

Same-sex couple Sandy Stier (C) and Kriss Perry (R) are married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Rejects Clerk’s Bid To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

For the second time in eight days, California’s highest court again refused Tuesday to block same-sex marriages in the state.

07/23/2013

Gay Couples Wed As California Lifts Stay on Same-Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Ruling

Most Bay Area Clerks Dispute New Challenge By Same-Sex Marriage Foes

Twenty-four county clerks, including several from the Bay Area, weighed in with the California Supreme Court on Monday to say they believe they should continue licensing same-sex marriages, which resumed in the state three weeks ago.

07/22/2013

Supporters applaud as same-sex couple Sandy Stier (2R) and Kris Perry (R) prepare to get married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Declines Request To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/15/2013

Same-sex couple Jen and Francis Rainin react during their wedding at San Francisco's City Hall after the 9th Circuit Court lifted the stay on same-sex marriage in California, immediately sending a flurry of soon-to-be married couples to City Hall.  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/12/2013

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Gov. Brown Drops Appeal Of 3-Drug Execution Method

California prison officials say they won’t appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state’s three-drug cocktail means of execution.

07/10/2013

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

Chief Justice Urges Reinvestment In California Courts

California spends 1 percent of its general fund on its court system while other states typically spend 2 percent.

03/12/2013

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California High Court To Decide On Local Pot Shop Bans

The state’s highest court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether local governments can ban retail pot dispensaries within their borders. About 200 cities and counties already have, but this will be the first time the California Supreme Court entertains the question.

02/05/2013

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California Supreme Court Won’t Allow Boy Scouts To Conceal Sex Abuse Files

The Boy Scouts of America may release two decades of sex abuse files after California’s Supreme Court refused a bid to keep them confidential.

01/08/2013

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