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Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Removing Gay Jurors Because Of Sexual Orientation

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.

06/24/2014

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Gun Owner ‘Stood His Ground,’ Jury Agrees: Shooting Teen Was Not A Crime

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.

06/23/2014

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Lawyers Given Green Light To Scan Social Media Sites Of Jurors

Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.

06/22/2014

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Fresno Burglary Defendant Killed Hours After Jury’s Mistake Frees Him

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.

06/12/2014

Beaten San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow. (CBS)

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow’s Civil Case Against Dodgers Underway

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.

05/29/2014

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Jury Selection Underway In Civil Case Against Dodgers Over Bryan Stow Beating

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.

05/27/2014

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Man Sentenced To 400 Years Prison For Orchestrating Gang Rape Of Lesbian In Richmond

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.

05/20/2014

Surveillance footage of Maria Francisco when she was injured riding on an AC Transit bus in 2011. (CBS)

Woman Awarded $14.3 Million After Breaking Back On AC Transit Bus In San Pablo, Daughter Gets $1 Million

A jury has awarded an East Bay woman more than $14 million, after she became injured when the AC Transit bus she was riding in hit a speed bump in an incident caught on surveillance video.

05/07/2014

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Jury Says Samsung, Apple Infringed On Each Other’s Smartphone Patents

A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.

05/02/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Juror Changes Vote In Sonoma County Supervisor Peeking Trial, Deliberations Continue

The announcement of a verdict in the peeking trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo was delayed Friday afternoon after a juror changed their mind at the last minute. Deliberations are set to continue.

04/25/2014

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