California Supreme Court Coronavirus Changes: Remote Arguments, Social Distancing At HearingsThe California Supreme Court announced Monday it is modifying its procedures for oral argument hearings in light of the public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Death Row Hatchet Murderer Of Elderly Central Valley Couple Dies At HospitalA handyman convicted in the hatchet murders of an elderly couple who employed him and who was sent to San Quentin's death row has died at an outside hospital early Wednesday morning.
California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 YearsCalifornia Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin announced Wednesday that he plans to retire on Aug. 31 after nearly 25 years on the panel.
California Supreme Court Restores Therapists' Child Porn Privacy CaseThe California Supreme Court revived a long-running debate Thursday when it reinstated a lawsuit over whether psychotherapists must tell authorities when patients report they are attracted to child pornography.
California Supreme Court Blocks Law Requiring Trump To Release Tax Returns To Be On Primary BallotThe California Supreme Court in San Francisco on Thursday struck down a state law that would have required President Donald Trump to release his tax returns in order to be listed on the state's primary ballot.
California Supreme Court Justices Skeptical Of Requiring Trump Tax Returns To Appear On BallotCalifornia's Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Wednesday of a state law requiring President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate in the state's primary election next spring.
California Supreme Court Eases Secrecy On Police Officer RecordsThe justices ruled that a suspect's right to a fair trial outweighs the privacy rights of officers who might have a history of bad behavior.
California Supreme Court Judge Blasts Death Penalty SystemA California Supreme Court justice says the death penalty system in the nation's most populous state is dysfunctional, expensive and doesn't deliver justice in a timely way.
California Supreme Court Upholds Pension RollbackThe California Supreme Court in San Francisco has upheld former Gov. Jerry Brown's rollback of a retirement benefit that allowed public workers to pad their pensions.
California Justices Deny Challenge To New Police Records LawThe California Supreme Court has denied a last-minute challenge to a state law opening police records to the public.
State Supreme Court Blocks Pardon Of Cambodian Refugee Who Killed At Age 14In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee who killed a woman when he was 14 years old.
California Supreme Court Chief Justice Gives Up GOP LabelThe chief justice of the California Supreme Court in San Francisco says concerns about increasing polarization in the country prompted her to give up her Republican Party affiliation.
California High Court Rules For Immigrant Kids In Visa FightThe California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation.
California High Court: Interest On Some Personal Loans Can Be Illegal In a win for consumers, the California Supreme Court ruled that interest rates on some personal loans may be so high that they are illegal under state law.
California High Court Sides With Police In Fight Over ChasesThe California Supreme Court on Monday rejected a lawsuit that could have made it easier to hold police in the state liable for crashes during pursuits.