California High Court Upholds Taking DNA From Arson SuspectA California law that required an arson suspect to provide a sample of DNA when he was booked into jail did not violate his privacy, the California Supreme Court said Monday.
State Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence In Lafayette Woman's MurderThe California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a death sentence for the murder of a Lafayette woman during a robbery of her home in 1998.
California Supreme Court Rules Juveniles' Sentences UnconstitutionalA divided California Supreme Court on Monday struck down sentences against two juveniles convicted of kidnapping and raping teenage girls, saying the punishments were unconstitutional because they did not provide teens a chance for parole until they were over 65 years old.
Cases Could Open Door To Pension Cuts For California WorkersFor decades in California, a sacrosanct rule has governed public employees' pensions: Benefits promised can never be taken away.
California Supreme Court Exposes Drug Makers to Additional LiabilityCalifornia's high court ruled Thursday that pharmaceutical companies can be held liable for warning labels on generic versions of drugs they once made even after they've stopped manufacturing them.
State Supreme Court Rejects Khosla's Appeal Of Martins Beach RulingA ruling requiring a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to open Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay to the public has been left in place by the California Supreme Court.
California Supreme Court: Access To License Plate Data May Be PossibleThe ruling came in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation that sought a week's worth of license plate data.
California Supreme Court Makes It Easier For Some Tax Measures To PassThe California Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for certain new taxes to win approval with voters.
California Supreme Court Ruling Could Fast-Track ExecutionsCalifornia Supreme Court to rule on lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Proposition 66, a push to "mend not end" capital punishment.
California Supreme Court Ruling Bolsters Bullet Train FoesThe high court overturned a lower court ruling and gave renewed hope to those who have used the California Environmental Quality Act to challenge the high-speed rail project.
California Supreme Court Narrows 3-Strikes Ballot MeasureThe California Supreme Court has narrowed the scope of a state ballot measure that allowed some three-strike inmates to get shorter prison terms.
Attorney General, Homeland Security Chief Scold Calif. Chief Justice Over Position On ICE ArrestsIn a letter to the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired back at her criticism of federal immigration agents for making arrests inside California courthouses.