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Court Won’t Review Michael Jackson Doctor’s Case 

California Supreme Court refused to consider appeal of involuntary manslaughter conviction of Dr. Conrad Murray.

04/23/2014

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Court: Man’s Fear Of Stun Belt Did Not Deprive Him Of Fair Trial

The California Supreme Court concluded that even if it was a mistake to force Jonathan Keith Jackson to wear the belt, it was a harmless error that didn’t affect the jury’s decision.

03/03/2014

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UPDATE: State Supreme Court Rules Disgraced Ex-Journalist Can’t Practice Law

The California Supreme Court has denied a law license to a former journalist who was caught fabricating stories for major national magazines.

01/27/2014

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Law License Ruling Set For Disgraced Ex-Journalist

The California Supreme Court is set to decide whether disgraced former journalist Stephen Glass should be allowed to practice law in the state.

01/27/2014

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Court: Calif. Lawyers Will Be Disbarred Over Child Porn

The California Supreme Court says that lawyers convicted of child pornography charges will automatically be disbarred and prohibited from practicing law in the state.

01/23/2014

Black Police Precinct And Courthouse Museum Recalls Miami's Segregated Past

California Grants Law License To Illegal Immigrant

The California Supreme Court granted a law license on Thursday to a man living in the United States illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

01/02/2014

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Disgraced Ex-Journo Fights For Calif. Law License

The deceit of disgraced former reporter Stephen Glass in the journalism world was so extraordinary that his tale was turned into a critically acclaimed movie, “Shattered Glass.”

11/06/2013

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Supreme Court Considers Law License For Former Journalist Who Fabricated Stories

The California Supreme Court is set to consider whether to grant a law license to a man who left the journalism profession after he was caught fabricating magazine articles.

11/04/2013

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Man Who Killed Two Riverside County Deputies Dies On Death Row

Timothy Russell, 53, was found unresponsive in his cell late Friday and declared dead at the prison early Saturday, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.

10/07/2013

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Calif. Court Declines To Stop Gay Marriages

The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/15/2013

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Opponents Want Calif. Court To Stop Gay Weddings

Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/12/2013

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Cities, Counties Can Ban Pot Shops

California cities and counties can ban pot shops, the state’s highest court ruled Monday in a unanimous opinion likely to further diminish California’s once-robust medical marijuana industry.

05/06/2013

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