A judge on Monday tore up California’s funding plans for what would be the nation’s first bullet train, issuing separate orders that could force the state to spend months or years redrawing its plans for the $68 billion rail line.
California’s highest court has ruled that local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders.
A judge has ruled that San Jose officials’ private text messages, emails and other electronic communications about city affairs must be made public, in a decision with statewide implications.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled on Monday that the producers of the “Jersey Boys” Broadway musical cannot be sued for copyright infringement…
For the second time in two days, a federal judge in California has issued a decision on the state’s first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors.
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.
A federal appeals court has sided with Samsung Electronics Corp. in its ongoing patent dispute with Apple Inc.
Ohio’s election chief said Tuesday he will appeal a ruling that reinstates the final three early voting days in the battleground state, calling a decision last week by a federal appeals court “an unprecedented intrusion” into how states run elections.
The California Supreme Court on Monday tossed out the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering rock guitarist Dave Navarro’s mother and her friend nearly 30 years ago – a ruling that could affect the cases of Scott Peterson and other death row inmates.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.