Coronavirus Update: Northern California Federal Courthouses To Close Until MayThe chief judge of the federal trial courts in the Northern District of California ordered Monday evening that federal courthouses will be closed to the public until May 1 and most court functions will be postponed or conducted telephone or video.
Contra Costa Superior Court Closed Temporarily Due To CoronavirusThe Contra Costa County Superior Court will be temporarily closed at all locations through the end of March due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials said Friday.
California On Track To Become First State To Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense In CourtroomsCalifornia could soon become the first state to ban the "gay panic" defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
Fremont Assemblyman's Bill Would Let Non-Citizens Serve On JuriesAssemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, said his bill, AB1401, would help California widen the pool of prospective jurors and help integrate immigrants into the community.
San Jose Hosts Olympic Gymnastics TrialsGymnastics fans and Olympics enthusiasts from across the country have their attention fixed on San Jose, where the 2012 U.S. Olympics Trials for gymnastics began Thursday.
California Clears Backlog Of Crime Scene DNA Tests By hiring more analysts and updating the technology, the California Attorney General's office has eliminated the months-long backlog of DNA testing, which is going to be a big help to local investigators who rely on DNA evidence to solve crimes.