California Jurors Using Internet During Trial Could Be FinedJurors who threaten to derail trials by researching them on Google or posting comments about them on Twitter are often dismissed with nothing more than a tongue-lashing from a judge.
Man Convicted Of Murdering Sole Witness To His Grand Theft CaseAn Oakland jury found a Redwood City man guilty of murder for killing the sole witness in a grand theft case against him more than a decade ago.
Ex-Stanford Swimmer Found Guilty Of Sexually Assaulting Woman On CampusA Santa Clara County jury has reached the verdict that a former Stanford University swimmer accused of raping a woman on campus over a year ago is guilty on all charges.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Samsung Copied Some Of Apple's Patented iPhone FeaturesIn a long-running dispute, a federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple's iPhone.
68 Percent Of Potential Alameda County Jurors Fail To Appear, Face Little PunishmentIt’s a piece of mail a lot of people don't like getting: a jury summons. In an East Bay county, many people are ignoring them and getting away with it.
Jury Selection In Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect's TrialJury selection begins Monday in the trial of the suspected Boston Marathon Bomber.
2 San Francisco Police Officers Convicted On Several Counts In Federal Corruption TrialTwo San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.
Former SF First Lady: Young, 'Hot' Women Should Be Excused From Jury Duty To Spend Time On TinderOne-time first lady of San Francisco Kimberly Guilfoyle, now Fox News host, offered an interesting, perhaps offensive, explanation for why young, single women tend to vote for Democrats, and why they should be excused from jury service.
Santa Cruz Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scam Seeking $500 For Missing Jury DutyScammers are calling people in Santa Cruz County claiming to be sheriff’s deputies and telling them they should use a money card to pay $500 fines for missing jury duty, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.
Court Upholds $15.3 Million Verdict Against AC Transit For Woman's Broken Back In Incident Caught On CameraA court Tuesday upheld a $15.3 million verdict against the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District - the largest ever against the agency - for an incident caught on surveillance video that left a passenger with a broken back.
California Law Criminalizing Jurors Who Disobey Judge’s Orders To Stay Offline RepealedGov. 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.
Judge Tells Deadlocked Jurors, ‘Keep Deliberating’ In Bryan Stow-Dodgers 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.