California Supreme Court
The California Supreme Court has reversed a 19th century decision denying a Chinese immigrant’s application to practice law in the state.
A parole hearing scheduled Thursday for a follower of cult leader Charles Manson has been postponed, according to a spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Writing as a mom of a 13-year-old Boy Scout, she said she’s willingly given up many personal freedoms to become a judge, but called this “a slippery and really dangerous slope” that would lead to “the infringement of my right to free exercise of religion.”
In his effort to diversify the judicial branch, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday nominated a deputy assistant U.S. attorney general to fill a vacant seat on the California Supreme Court.
The California Supreme Court has ruled that a suspect’s silence may be used against him.
California educators unveiled a new curriculum that focuses on more than test scores and grades, and pushes students to get involved in their communities after high school.
Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor to the California Supreme Court.
The California Supreme Court says two felony convictions stemming from a single act cannot be counted as separate strikes under the state’s three strikes law.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for enforcement of a first-of-its-kind California law that bars psychological counseling aimed at turning gay minors straight.
The California Supreme Court on Monday ruled that large retailers aren’t required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.
California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter says he will retire after serving more than 24 years on the state’s highest court.