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Calif. Supreme Court Declines To Hear Appeal In Conrad Murray Conviction

The California Supreme Court declined Wednesday to hear an appeal by Conrad Murray, the doctor convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson.

04/23/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

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Wrongly Accused Of Murder, LA Man Released After 11 Years

After more than a decade behind bars, a Los Angeles man will spend Christmas with his family as a free man.

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Then-Orange County Assistant Sheriff Mike Carona made national headlines during a successful investigation into the 2002 kidnapping and murder of 5-year-old Samantha Runnion. (Photo credit: David McNew / Getty Images News)

Judge Denies Ex-OC Sheriff’s Appeal For Reduced Sentence

Michael Carona, once known as “America’s Sheriff,” has lost an appeal to have his federal prison sentence reduced for a 2009 witness tampering conviction.

12/03/2013

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Judge Dismisses ‘Desperate Housewives’ Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against ABC

A judge on Friday dismissed Nicollette Sheridan’s long-running wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC over her ouster from the hit television series “Desperate Housewives.”

10/18/2013

Inmates at the Mule Creek State Prison bend down in a gymnasium that was modified to house prisoners August 28, 2007 in Ione, California. A panel of three federal judges is looking to put a cap on the California State Prison population after class action lawsuits were filed on behalf of inmates who complained of being forced to live in classrooms, gymnasiums and other non-traditional prison housing. California prisons house nearly 173,000 inmates with over 17,000 of them in non-traditional housing. The Mule Creek State Prison has had to modify several facilities to make room for an increasing number of inmates. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

High Court Won’t Stop California Inmate Reduction

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not consider Gov. Jerry Brown’s appeal of an order to trim the state prison population by another 9,600 inmates, leaving him with just one more chance to persuade a lower court to stop or delay a reduction that he says threatens public safety.

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Chief Beck Does Turnaround On Controversial Impound Policy

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has made a turnaround in regards to Special Order 7.

09/28/2013

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Court Gives New Life To Chinese Woman’s Asylum Bid

A federal appeals court on Friday breathed new life into the asylum application of a Chinese woman who fears she will be sterilized if she is sent back to her country because she has two U.S.-born children.

09/06/2013

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Brown Seeks To Delay Freeing 10K Calif. Inmates

Gov. Jerry Brown is asking a panel of federal judges to delay its order that California release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end, granting him time to appeal the decision to the nation’s high court.

06/28/2013

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Conrad Murray Appeal Claims Legal Errors In Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial

Eighteen months after his involuntary manslaughter conviction, Michael Jackson’s doctor on Monday appealed his case, claiming there were multiple legal errors at his trial.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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Convicted Serial Killer Rodney Alcala Admits To 2 NYC Killings

A serial killer already sentenced to death in California admitted Friday to murdering two other young women in New York City in the 1970s.

12/15/2012

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US Supreme Court To Discuss Prop 8 Friday

After years of emotional and contentious debate, court proceedings, ballot measures, protests and endless TV ads, the subject of same-sex marriage in California may finally be decided.

11/29/2012

Actress Nicollette Sheridan arrives at County Courthouse on March 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Sheridan filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against 'Desperate Housewives' creator Marc Cherry. (credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Appeal By ‘Desperate Housewives’ Actress Denied

The California Supreme Court has declined to review Nicollette Sheridan’s lawsuit over the demise of her role on “Desperate Housewives.”

11/18/2012

Ineligble player Shabazz Muhammad of the UCLA Bruins applauds during the game with the Indiana State Sycamores at Pauley Pavilion on November 9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

UCLA Files Appeal On Muhammad Ineligibility

UCLA has filed an appeal with the NCAA regarding freshman Shabazz Muhammad being ruled ineligible.

11/14/2012

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Scott Peterson Appeals His Death Sentence To California Supreme Court

Scott Peterson is appealing the guilty verdict and death sentence he received for the murder of his wife Laci and their unborn son Connor.

07/05/2012

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