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Judge In San Diego Indicates He Will Dismiss Right-To-Die Lawsuit Against State

A judge strongly indicated Friday he will dismiss a lawsuit against the state by a single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates who want doctors to be allowed to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people.


Letitia Pepper says her rights were violated when she was arrested after repeatedly clapping at a Riverside City Council meeting. (Getty Images)

Jehovah’s Witnesses Ordered To Pay $13.5 Million In Molestation Case

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been ordered to pay $13.5 million to a Southern California man who said he was molested as a child by a church member.


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Pennsylvania’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Overturned By Judge

Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage was overturned by a federal judge Tuesday in a decision that legalizes same-sex marriage throughout the Northeast.


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PG&E Fined $14 Million For Keeping Incorrect Records

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has been fined with $14.35 million for failing to promptly notify state officials of incorrect records related to a Northern California natural gas pipeline.


A concept animation shows a possible implementation of the California high speed rail. (Credit: California Rail Authority)

Gov. Brown Says Judge’s Ruling Won’t Stop Bullet Train Project

Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that a judge’s ruling that California’s $68 billion high-speed rail plan has not followed the terms approved by voters will not stop construction of the project, which is among his top priorities.


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Governor Appoints Former Lawmaker To Judge Post

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a former Democratic state lawmaker to a judgeship in Sacramento County after she decided against seeking re-election amid a divorce and financial troubles.


Lawyers Target Gay Marriage Ruling By California Judge

A retired federal judge’s long-term relationship with another man will be the subject of an unusual and possibly unprecedented court hearing Monday involving California’s same-sex marriage ban.


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Man Gets 25 To Life Under Three Strikes Law For DUI

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Placer County Superior Court handed down a 25-years-to-life sentence in prison to a man charged with drunk driving and endangerment to society. Douglas Harold Doyle, 51, received the harsh sentence, which […]


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Federal Judge To Tour California’s Death Chamber

A federal judge who halted lethal injections in California over concerns that it was cruel and unusual punishment plans to tour the state’s new death chamber in February.


An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Subpoenas Facebook Due To Juror’s Posts

Some lawyers in Sacramento have subpoenaed Facebook. They want the website to hand over some status updates that were posted by a Jury Foreman.