California Supreme Court

California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese LawyerThe California Supreme Court righted what it called a "grievous wrong" on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move ForwardThe California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state's bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis' Reynoso ReportThe California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.
California Supreme Court Rules Caregivers Can’t Sue Alzheimer’s Patients California's highest court says people with Alzheimer's disease are not liable for injuries they may cause their paid in-home caregivers.
Re-elected Gov. Brown Could Reshape California Supreme CourtIf Gov. Jerry Brown wins re-election in November, he will be given an unprecedented opportunity to overhaul the California Supreme Court.
Illegal Immigrant Can Practice Law In California Thanks To Court Ruling And New LawThe 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.
High Court Allows Calif. School Employees To Give Insulin To StudentsTrained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.
California Supreme Court Rejects Clerk's Bid To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesFor the second time in eight days, California's highest court again refused Tuesday to block same-sex marriages in the state.
Most Bay Area Clerks Dispute New Challenge By Same-Sex Marriage FoesTwenty-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.
California Supreme Court Declines Request To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesThe California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesOpponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Gov. Brown Drops Appeal Of 3-Drug Execution MethodCalifornia prison officials say they won't appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state's three-drug cocktail means of execution.