9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
A federal appellate court is considering whether California’s death penalty is unconstitutional because of excessive delays.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday said a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a similar law in Maryland applies to California.
California’s attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County’s concealed weapons restrictions.
A divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California’s concealed-weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
A judge on Thursday ordered that a war memorial cross atop a San Diego mountain be removed from federal property in 90 days but said the ruling would be put on hold if it is appealed.
A federal appeals court refused to block California’s ban on the sale of shark fin soup.
A judge turned down a bid Monday by the Los Angeles County district attorney to order the immediate execution of two death row prisoners by a new single-drug injection method.
An appeals court has upheld a judgment that “Die Hard” director John McTiernan serve a year in prison for lying about discussing illegally wiretapping a movie producer.
A federal appeals court has denied the government’s request to suspend a lawsuit challenging the military’s ban on openly gay service members.