Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland For Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Obama Vetting NorCal Native, Nevada Governor For Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama is reportedly vetting Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Northern California native, as a possible nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kamala Harris Squashes Supreme Court RumorsCalifornia Attorney General and 2016 U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris has ended speculation in her interest becoming a U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Federal Prosecutors Consider Asking U.S. Supreme Court To Reinstate Barry Bonds' Obstruction Of Justice ConvictionFederal prosecutors are considering whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.
Newsom Optimistic About Legal Same-Sex Marriage After Hearing Supreme Court DebateBoth sides argued their case to the U.S. Supreme Court on the gay-marriage restrictions in four states on Tuesday. The final ruling in the case could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Morgan Hill School's American Flag BanThe United States Supreme Court has denied an appeal from former Morgan Hill high school students who were ordered to turn their American flag tee-shirts inside out during Cinco de Mayo celebration at their school in 2010.
Justice Thomas Claims Alabama Ruling Signals U.S. Supreme Court Support For Same-Sex MarriageJustice Clarence Thomas is criticizing his Supreme Court colleagues for refusing to block same-sex marriage in Alabama until the court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco LawAfter the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.
Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo In Copyright Fight With BroadcastersAereo, a start-up company that allows subscribers to view live and time-shifted stream of over-the-air television on Internet connected devices is violating broadcaster copyrights, U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday.
KCBS In Depth: Money In Politics Daniel Newman, co-founder president of Maplight.org, says there is more deregulation to come from the U.S. Supreme Court and their decisions in regards to unleashing money in politics.
NRA Seeks To Block Sunnyvale Gun Magazine BanThe National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
Judge Extends California Prison Crowding Deadline 1 Month The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.
In SF Speech, Supreme Court Justice Says Youth Need More Help To Study LawIn San Francisco Saturday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said the legal community isn't doing enough to attract the country's finest into its ranks.
California's County Clerks Meet Over Same-Sex MarriagesClerks from most of California's 58 counties are meeting in Redwood Shores this week with what to do about same-sex marriages and licenses on the agenda.
Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex MarriagesOpponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.