Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.
A judge has told deadlocked jurors to keep deliberating in a lawsuit filed by Giants fan Bryan Stow over his beating at Dodger Stadium.
A jury has rejected a civil rights lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant’s father, stemming from Grant’s killing by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle, in 2009.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.
A jury has found an Antioch gun owner not guilty in a landmark “Stand Your Ground” case happening exactly eight months to the day after George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida.
Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.
Police say they’ve made an arrest in the slaying of a Central California man stabbed hours after he was freed from jail because of a jury’s mistake.
The Los Angeles Dodgers had insufficient security when San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow was severely beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot after the 2011 opening day game between the California rivals, an attorney told jurors Thursday in opening statements of the trial of a lawsuit seeking damages from the team and former owner Frank McCourt.
Jury selection has begun in Los Angeles for the trial of a lawsuit over the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium after the April 2011 opening day game between the rival teams.
A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.