George Floyd-Inspired Officer Accountability Law Advances In California LegislatureA proposed California law inspired by and to prevent a situation like the one that led to the death of George Floyd is advancing in the legislature.
Xavier Becerra, 20 Other State Attorneys General Sue Over New Trump Water RuleAttorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, alleging that new federal rules undermine their ability to protect rivers, lakes and streams within their borders.
Trump Administration Rescinds Rule On Foreign StudentsFacing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic.
California AG Xavier Becerra Declines To Investigate Vallejo PD ShootingCalifornia's attorney general declined Wednesday to independently investigate the fatal shooting of a man police say they initially thought was carrying a handgun in his waistband but actually had a hammer.
California AG Becerra Restricts State-Funded Travel To Idaho Over Laws Limiting Transgender RightsCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra says state-funded travel to Idaho will be restricted over a pair of laws targeting the rights of transgender people.
'Justice Prevailed For Every Dreamer': California Leaders Applaud Supreme Court Upholding DACACalifornia leaders were quick to call Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program a victory.
California's Top Cop Defends Extraordinary Coronavirus ShutdownsWhat would normally be broad constitutional protections for freedoms of assembly, religion - even buying guns - have their limits when they endanger others during the coronavirus pandemic, California's top law enforcement officer said in an interview.
California Sues To Block Trump Administration Fracking PlansCalifornia increased its efforts Friday to keep the federal government from allowing oil and gas drilling on more than 1 million acres of public land.
Health System Pays $575 Million To Settle Anti-Trust LawsuitOne of Northern California's largest health systems will pay $575 million to settle claims that it used anti-competitive practices to bump up costs for patients.
California Dioceses Expect Subpoenas In Priest InvestigationHalf of California's Catholic dioceses expect to be subpoenaed by the state attorney general as part of an investigation into whether they have properly handled allegations of sexual abuse by priests, a church spokesman said Tuesday.
California Sues Auto Dealer Paul Blanco Citing False Ads, Loan DocumentsCalifornia's attorney general sued a well-known car dealership on Monday, accusing the company of false advertising and lying on loan documents to boost its profits at the expense of its mostly low-income customers.
23 States Sue Trump To Keep California's Auto Emission RulesTwenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks.
California, Other States Sue Over Rollback Of Child Immigrant ProtectionsNineteen states are suing over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.
California Leads Latest Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration RuleCalifornia and three other states on Friday filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance.
4 Companies Pay California $70M For Delaying DrugsFour pharmaceutical companies collectively are agreeing to pay California nearly $70 million to settle allegations that they delayed drugs to keep prices high.