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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Lawsuit Over Kardashian-West Proposal

A lawsuit over leaked footage of Kimye’s marriage proposal can now proceed…

03/18/2014

CA high speed rail

High-Speed Rail Funding In Jeopardy After Judge Blocks Sale Of Bonds

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.

11/25/2013

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Allows Cities To Ban Pot Shops

California’s highest court has ruled that local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders.

05/06/2013

San Jose City Hall

Judge Rules San Jose Officials’ Private Texts About City Affairs Be Made Public

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.

03/20/2013

Regent Street Christmas Lights Turn On

Court Rules ‘Jersey Boys’ Musical Had Right To Use Ed Sullivan Clip

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…

03/11/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Refuses To Block California Gay Therapy Ban

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.

12/04/2012

Judge Rules On Whether Gay Marriages Can Resume In California

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.

12/03/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Sides With Samsung In Apple Court Battle; Galaxy Nexus Sales Allowed

A federal appeals court has sided with Samsung Electronics Corp. in its ongoing patent dispute with Apple Inc.

10/11/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Ohio Election Chief To Appeal Early Voting Ruling; Could Affect California Voters

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.

10/09/2012

San Quentin execution chamber, (inset) Scott Peterson (CBS/CDCR)

Death Penalty Tossed In ’83 Double Murder; Ruling May Affect Peterson Case

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.

07/16/2012

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