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.
FULL TEXT SUPREME COURT OPINION: Justices Make Marriage Legal For All Couples Across U.S.No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right
Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Marriage: 5 Things To Know Before The AnnouncementThe future of gay marriage depends on a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected Friday or more likely Monday, and as the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and opposing conservatives anxiously await the ruling, there are 5 things everyone might want to know beforehand.
Independent San Jose Police Auditor Says Grand Juries No Longer Serve Their PurposeSan Jose independent police auditor Judge Ladoris Cordell says it’s time to do away with grand juries and that they no longer serve their purpose. This follows two grand juries that decided not to indict officers who killed unarmed black men.
Read What Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Told The Grand Jury About Shooting Michael BrownHere are some of the highlights from the testimony, released by prosecutor Bob McCulloch's office Monday night.
Oakland Crowds Protest Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Shooting, Arrests MadeOakland police made numerous arrests Monday in a protest that started in the downtown area and continued to Interstate Highway 580 following a grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in a fatal Missouri shooting.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Takes On A Villainous RoleFor some actors, the "bad guy" is a more interesting role to play...
Supreme Court Rules Warrant Needed To Search CellphoneCellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.
No Action Again From Supreme Court On Prop 8 The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look on Friday at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Prop. 8 Ban On Same-Sex Marriage UnconstitutionalA three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages, is unconstitutional.
Schwarzenegger's Decision To Run For Governor Was On A WhimFormer California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has told a magazine that the decision to run for governor was made on a whim, on the way to a TV appearance and that even wife Maria Shriver was surprised by the bombshell.