Senate Bid May Keep Kamala Harris From Accepting U.S. Supreme Court NominationA popular figure on the California political scene since the 1990s, Harris is on many short lists to become the next Supreme Court justice.
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California May Remove 'Man And Woman' State Law A bill that would strike the traditional definition of marriage from California law is advancing through the Legislature after the U.S. and state supreme courts allowed same-sex unions to resume.
Affirmative Action Push Driving Divide Between California's DemocratsNearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.
Court To Consider California's DNA Collection LawA federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from every person arrested in the state.
State AG Urges Court To Deny San Diego Clerk's Petition To Halt Gay MarriagesCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris is urging the state Supreme Court to reject the San Diego County clerk's attempt to stop gay marriages in the state.
No Supreme Court Decision Monday On Proposition 8, Defense Of Marriage ActWe won't find out today if same-sex marriages will be allowed again in California.
US Supreme Court Rules States Can Limit Freedom Of Information Act To Its ResidentsThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that it's legal for a state to limit use of its Freedom of Information Act to its own residents.
Decision To Hear Gay Marriage Postpones Same-Sex Marriage For California CouplesSame-sex marriage remains banned in California as the United Sates Supreme Court decided to rule on Prop 8, blocking same-sex marriage for now.
Supreme Court To Hear Cases On California Same-Sex MarriagesThe Supreme Court plunged into the contentious issue of gay marriage Friday when it agreed to take up California's ban on same-sex unions and a separate dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples.
First of 'Armada' Of Sex Discrimination Lawsuits Filed Against Wal-MartLawyers representing former and current female workers of Wal-Mart Inc.'s California stores on Thursday filed the first of a planned "armada" of class action lawsuits accusing the world's largest retailer of gender bias.
Judge Mulls Unsealing Videos Of Gay Marriage TrialThe legal sparring over California's same-sex marriage ban returned to a San Francisco courtroom Monday with a federal judge hearing arguments on whether he should unseal video recordings of last year's landmark trial on the constitutionality of the voter-approved measure.