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.
CA Supreme Court: Yelp Doesn't Have To Take Down 'Defamatory' ReviewsThe California Supreme Court ruled by a 4-3 vote that Yelp can't be forced to take down a review that was found to be defamatory by a lower court.
California High Court: Yelp Can't Be Ordered To Remove PostsOnline review site Yelp.com cannot be ordered to remove posts against a San Francisco law firm that a judge determined were defamatory, a divided California Supreme Court ruled Monday.
California Supreme Court Approves Ban On Attorney-Client SexAttorneys in California could face discipline for having consensual sex with their clients under a new ethics rule approved Thursday by the state Supreme Court.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Catch A Break With California Supreme Court RulingThe California Supreme Court has limited businesses from classifying workers as independent contractors who can't receive key employment protections.
Court Upholds Death Sentences In Pleasanton Woman's MurderThe California Supreme Court Thursday unanimously upheld the death penalties of a Sacramento couple for the murder, kidnapping and rape of a 22-year-old Pleasanton woman in 1997.
California High Court Upholds Taking DNA From Arson SuspectA California law that required an arson suspect to provide a sample of DNA when he was booked into jail did not violate his privacy, the California Supreme Court said Monday.
State Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence In Lafayette Woman's MurderThe California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a death sentence for the murder of a Lafayette woman during a robbery of her home in 1998.
California Supreme Court Rules Juveniles' Sentences UnconstitutionalA divided California Supreme Court on Monday struck down sentences against two juveniles convicted of kidnapping and raping teenage girls, saying the punishments were unconstitutional because they did not provide teens a chance for parole until they were over 65 years old.