A California appeals court has ruled that private text messages, emails and other electronic communications sent and received by public officials on their own devices are not public records regardless of the topic.
A California appeals court has refused to overturn the conviction of a man who repeatedly tried to kill a Hemet police officer, likening his zany efforts to those of Wile E. Coyote.
An appeals court Wednesday affirmed the federal government’s long-standing policy that California medical marijuana dispensaries have no protection under state law from drug prosecutions.
A federal appeals court has rejected the virtual life sentence for a Southern California serial rapist.
A California appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge to the release of a sexually violent predator to Los Angeles County.
A federal appeals court has upheld the right of homeless people on Los Angeles’ Skid Row to temporarily leave their belongings unattended on sidewalks.
In spite of the long-form birth certificate released by President Barack Obama last week, lawyers Gary Kreep and Orly Taitz will appear before a three-judge federal Appeals Court panel in Pasadena Monday to argue that he cannot be president of the United States.
A state appeals court has refused to delay a settlement that would protect 45 of the lowest performing schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District from layoffs.
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Federal Aviation Administration in its objection to Santa Monica’s attempt to ban fast-landing jets from the city airport.
Lawyers for the sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban are hoping a federal appeals court won’t mind that they produced only two witnesses during the trial that resulted in Proposition 8 being overturned.
A California appeals court will hear arguments in the custody fight of a California woman who’s trying to adopt a toddler over the objections of her biological father in Ohio.
An appeals court will hear arguments Wednesday on whether Michael Jackson’s father should be allowed to challenge the administrators of his son’s already lucrative estate.
A California appeals court has ruled that psychiatric and other confidential records of Franciscan friars accused of sexual abuse should be made public.