Court Tosses Assault Conviction Of Man Who Claimed He Was SleepwalkingThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday the failure to have Yun Liao undergo a sleep test left his defense weak during his 2003 trial in Los Angeles County.
Wheels Of Justice Slow At Overloaded Federal CourtsAttorney Martha Gomez has been waiting more than three years to hear from a federal court whether a group of farm workers in California's Central Valley can proceed with their lawsuit alleging wage theft.
California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling State will appeal court ruling that overturned concealed weapons restrictions in San Diego County.
Federal Court Refuses To Reconsider Ruling Upholding Ban On Gay TherapyA federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling upholding a California law that barred mental counseling aimed at changing a minor's sexual orientation.
Talks Ordered In California Brain Dead Girl Case A federal magistrate will oversee the mandatory talks between representatives of Children's Hospital Oakland and the family of Jahi McMath,
Federal Judges Extend Deadline For Calif. To Reduce Prison PopulationFederal judges are giving California an additional month to reduce its prison population, as negotiations continue over a longer-term delay.