Scott Peterson Death Sentence Overturned By State Supreme Court; New Penalty Phase Trial OrderedMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, the California Supreme Court tossed out the death sentence of her husband, Scott Peterson, and ordered a new penalty phase trial.
State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence AppealMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, Scott Peterson's attorney will ask the California Supreme Court Tuesday to reverse his death sentence, claiming the media attention did not allow him a fair trial.
Trump Administration Appeals Judge's Ruling On Asylum PolicyThe Trump administration appealed a judge's ruling Wednesday that would block it from returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court hearings.
Man Acquitted In Kate Steinle Killing Appeals Gun ConvictionAn undocumented Mexican citizen who was convicted of possessing the gun that killed Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier in 2015 has appealed his conviction, claiming that the trial judge failed to give a key jury instruction.
Monsanto Appeals Reduced $78 Million VerdictMonsanto filed a notice of appeal in San Francisco Superior Court challenging a jury verdict in favor of Dewayne Johnson on Tuesday.
Trump Appeals California Judge's Curb On Birth Control RulesThe U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.
Defense Attorney In Kate Steinle Case To Appeal Gun Possession ConvictionLawyers for a Mexican man who was acquitted in the shooting death of a young San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate said Monday they will ask a judge to toss his gun possession conviction.
Former Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner Files Appeal in Sex Assault CaseAttorneys say they hope a new trial will help overturn the former Stanford swimmer's mandatory lifetime requirement to register as a sex offender.
Ban On Gun Sales To Medical Marijuana Card Holders UpheldA federal appeals court has upheld the government’s ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders.
Jaycee Dugard's Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Suit Against Parole OfficersA lawyer for Jaycee Dugard—who was held captive in an Antioch backyard for 18 years—says he plans to ask an expanded U-S appeals court to reconsider her lawsuit against the federal government for parole supervision failures.
Marjorie Knoller Appeals 2nd Degree Murder Conviction For 2001 Dog MaulingThe case of a San Francisco woman convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal dog-mauling of a neighbor 14 years ago resurfaced before a federal appeals court Monday.
Supreme Court Rejects NRA Efforts To Loosen San Francisco Gun Control LawsAn appeal of two of San Francisco's gun laws led by the National Rifle Association was rejected by the Supreme Court.
San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A'sThe city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move ForwardThe California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state's bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
Court Won't Reconsider Morgan Hill School's US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De MayoA federal appeals court won't reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school's decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.