Judge Orders Man's Mouth Taped Shut During His SentencingAn Ohio judge had enough of being repeatedly interrupted by a chatty defendant and had the man's mouth taped shut during a sentencing hearing.
Transgender Judge Recalls Her Long JourneyTimes may have changed for Judge Victoria Kolakowski, but the memories remain fresh in her mind.
East Bay Judge Faces More Misconduct ChargesA Contra Costa County judge who has previously been disciplined five times by a judicial commission now faces two new charges of ethics violations.
Judge Orders ICE To Return Defendant To Bay Area For Criminal TrialSan Mateo County Superior Court judge ordered the federal government to produce a criminal defendant held by ICE so he can stand trial.
Katy Perry Joins 'American Idol'No word yet on who will join Katy as a judge on ABC's reboot of the reality singing competition.
Judge To Trump: No Protection For Speech Inciting ViolenceA federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally.
Gorsuch’s Supreme Court Confirmation Could Mean Setback For CaliforniaNeil Gorsuch, if confirmed as a Supreme Court judge, could mean significant setbacks for several high profile cases in California.
Judge Rejects Pimping Charges Against 'World's Top Online Brothel'A California judge tentatively rejected pimping charges Wednesday against the operators of a major international website that advertises escort services and was called the "world's top online brothel."
Judge To Decide On $15 Billion Volkswagen Emissions Deal A federal judge in San Francisco is facing a deadline on whether to approve a nearly $15 billion deal over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal.
Stanford Rape Case Judge Accused Of Leniency For Another Star AthleteA Bay Area judge slammed for his handling of a Stanford University swimmer's sexual assault case, is once again accused of giving another star athlete a break.
1st African-American Judge Elected To San Francisco Superior Court BenchThe San Francisco Superior Court Bench elected its first female African-American presiding judge, incumbent Judge John Stewart announced Wednesday.
Judge Criticized For Lenient Ruling In Stanford Rape Case ReassignedA California judge criticized for handing down a lenient sentence to convicted sex assailant and former Stanford University student Brock Turner, is reassigned.