U.S. Supreme Court

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco Law

After the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.

06/26/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo In Copyright Fight With Broadcasters

Aereo, a start-up company that allows subscribers to view live and time-shifted stream of over-the-air television on Internet connected devices is violating broadcaster copyrights, U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday.

06/25/2014

Money Roll

KCBS In Depth: Money In Politics

Daniel Newman, co-founder president of Maplight.org, says there is more deregulation to come from the U.S. Supreme Court and their decisions in regards to unleashing money in politics.

04/07/2014

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NRA Seeks To Block Sunnyvale Gun Magazine Ban

The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.

03/10/2014

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Extends California Prison Crowding Deadline 1 Month

The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.

10/21/2013

Justice Anthony Kennedy

In SF Speech, Supreme Court Justice Says Youth Need More Help To Study Law

In San Francisco Saturday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said the legal community isn’t doing enough to attract the country’s finest into its ranks.

08/11/2013

Gay Couples Wed As California Lifts Stay on Same-Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Ruling

California’s County Clerks Meet Over Same-Sex Marriages

Clerks from most of California’s 58 counties are meeting in Redwood Shores this week with what to do about same-sex marriages and licenses on the agenda.

07/19/2013

Same-sex couple Jen and Francis Rainin react during their wedding at San Francisco's City Hall after the 9th Circuit Court lifted the stay on same-sex marriage in California, immediately sending a flurry of soon-to-be married couples to City Hall.  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/12/2013

Rainbow flags line the courtyard at San Francisco's City Hall (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supe Begins Saying Pledge Of Allegiance After DOMA Struck Down

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim said the Pledge of Alliance for the first time at the start of Tuesday’s board meeting in what she said was a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last month to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

07/10/2013

California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Federal Judges Reject Gov. Brown’s Plea To Delay Prisoners’ Release

A panel of federal judges has rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s request to delay its order that California release nearly 10,000 additional inmates by year-end.

07/03/2013

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