Supreme Court Upholds Drug Used In Botched Executions; California Not AffectedThe Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions, but California is not affected since it doesn't use the drug in its lethal injection cocktail.
'Erotic Service Providers' Sue To Legalize Prostitution, Overturn 1961 BanThe Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project claims the state’s current anti-prostitution law violates the Constitutional rights of sex workers.
Appeals Court Rules Unanimously Against Same-Sex Marriage Bans In 2 StatesA U.S. appeals court in Chicago ruled Thursday that gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution -- thereby bumping the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.
Nevada Brothel Owner Looks At Lawsuit After Oakland Billboard Taken DownThe owner of a Nevada brothel may file a lawsuit against the City of Oakland after his billboard promoting one of his establishments was taken down after complaints from city leaders and neighbors.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme CourtPresident Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn't have had a worse week.
Ex-Prop. 8 Judge Says 'Time Has Come' For Gay MarriageThe now-retired federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 said at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday he thinks same-sex marriage is “an idea whose time has come.”
New SF Judge To Review California Death Penalty ChallengeA long-running challenge to California’s death penalty procedures that has resulted in executions being put on hold for five years has been assigned to a new federal judge in San Francisco.
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Harris Joins Other Attorney Generals In Support Of Health Care LawA lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the President's Health care reform law has caught the attention of Democratic attorneys general around the nation including California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Judge Rules California Ban On Some Handgun Ammunition UnconstitutionalA judge in Fresno has ruled that California’s new ban on certain sales of handgun ammunition cannot take effect as planned next month.
Prop 8 Appeal Hearing Draws Crowd Outside San Francisco CourtA large crowd gathered Monday morning outside a federal courthouse on Seventh Street in San Francisco, where a three-judge appeals court panel is hearing arguments on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8.