UPDATE: Senate Finds Second Trump Impeachment Trial ConstitutionalThe Senate voted to move forward with former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday, with a majority of senators determining they have jurisdiction to place former presidents on trial in cases of impeachment.
CA Attorney General Defends Water Rate Penalties To Encourage ConservationCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris is asking the state's Supreme Court to strictly limit a lower court's ruling that local water rates designed to encourage conservation are unconstitutional.
Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional RightBay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
Lawsuit To Decide Legality Of Former Santa Cruz Occupy CampA federal magistrate in San Jose is expected to rule later this month whether it’s legal for police to take down Occupy encampments. Although the decision is about a former Santa Cruz encampment, the ruling could have widespread implications.
California High Court Rules Backers Can Defend Same-Sex Marriage MeasureCalifornia’s highest court says ballot proposition sponsors can step in to defend their initiatives from legal challenges if the state’s governor and attorney general refuse to do so.
California AG Harris Asks Court To Lift Gay Marriage StayCalifornia’s attorney general has asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex unions.