State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson’s Death Sentence AppealAn attorney will ask the California Supreme Court Tuesday to reverse Scott Peterson's death sentence because the national media attention did not allow him a fair trial.
California Court Denies Bid To Block Payments To ImmigrantsThe California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a bid to block the state's first-in-the-nation plan to give money to immigrants living in the country illegally who are hurt by the coronavirus.
Conservative Group Sues To Stop California Aid To ImmigrantsA conservative organization is asking the California Supreme Court to block the state's first-in-the-nation plan to give money to immigrants living in the country illegally who are hurt by the coronavirus.
Justice Ming Chin To Retire, Giving Gov. Newsom 1st California Supreme Court PickA legal trailblazer and longest-serving sitting member of the California Supreme Court said Wednesday he'll retire this year.
California Court Restores Case By Therapists On Porn PrivacyThe California Supreme Court revived a long-running debate Thursday when it reinstated a lawsuit over whether psychotherapists must tell authorities when patients report they are attracted to child pornography.
California Justices Reject Law Requiring Trump Tax ReturnsPresident Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California's primary ballot next spring, a unanimous state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
California Supreme Court Eases Secrecy On Police Officer RecordsThe California Supreme Court on Monday expanded rules for telling suspects that they've been arrested by a police officer who has previously been accused of taking bribes, tampering with evidence or witnesses, lying or using excessive force.
California Supreme Court Overturns Killer's Death SentenceThe California Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of a convicted double-murderer because the prosecutor focused on the defendant's racist beliefs during closing arguments in the trial's penalty phase.
'Kill Zone' Prosecutions Limited By California Supreme CourtThe California Supreme Court has limited so-called "kill zone" prosecutions, where defendants are charged with the attempted murder of people near a crime scene -- regardless of whether those people were injured.
California Supreme Court Justice Blasts Death Penalty System"In these respects, Proposition 66 promised more than the system can deliver."
Governor Brown Swears In Fourth Justice To California Supreme Court California Gov. Jerry Brown has sworn in former top adviser Joshua Groban to the state Supreme Court.
California High Court Blocks Pardon Of Man Who Robbed, Killed Woman At 14 In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old.
Gov. Brown Picks Top Aide For California High Court VacancyWith only weeks left in office, Gov. Jerry Brown has picked one of his senior advisers to fill a long-running vacancy on the California Supreme Court.
California High Court Sides With Police In Fight Over ChasesThe California Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit that could have made it easier to hold police liable for crashes during pursuits.
California Court Rules Juveniles' Sentences UnconstitutionalIn a 4-3 decision on Monday, the court said that such sentences violate the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.