Death Sentence In Oakland Murder UpheldThe California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the death sentence of a man who murdered a 20-year-old woman in her Oakland apartment in 1996.
California Supreme Court Halts Death Penalty Appeals MeasureThe California Supreme Court has halted implementation of a voter-approved measure intended to speed up the appeals process for Death Row inmates.
State Bar Considers Ban On Sex Between Lawyers And ClientsSome lawyers are unhappy about a proposal for a state law that would open them up to discipline for having sex with clients.
Yelp Warns California Lawsuit Could Force Removal Of Critical ReviewsYelp.com is warning that a California lawsuit targeting critical posts about a law firm could lead to the removal of negative reviews.
California Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Tenure LawIn a victory for teacher unions, the California Supreme Court has decided to let the state's teacher tenure law stand.
Calif. Supreme Court Allows Gov. Brown’s Prison Plan On BallotThe California Supreme Court Monday allowed Gov. Jerry Brown's bid to put his plan to reduce the state's prison population before voters in November.
High Court Upholds Death Sentence of Motorcycle Gang KillerThe California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the death sentence of a Santa Clara County motorcycle club member who killed three people in 1986 and 1987.
California Supreme Court Approves Organic Labeling LawsuitsFederal law does not bar consumers from filing lawsuits under California law alleging food products are falsely labeled "organic," the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
CA Supreme Court Won’t Review Conviction Of Boy Who Confessed To Killing Neo-Nazi Dad Jeff HallThe California Supreme Court won't review a conviction in the case of Neo-Nazi leader Jeff Hall whose 10-year-old son confessed to killing him.
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.