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Appeals Court Says Police Can Withhold License Plate Scans

Police don’t have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

05/06/2015

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Judge: Law Won’t Protect Unmarried Victims In Rape

A court overturned the rape conviction of a man who authorities say pretended to be a sleeping woman’s boyfriend before initiating intercourse, ruling that an arcane law from 1872 doesn’t protect unmarried women in such cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2013

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Appeals Court Blames LA County For Ocean Pollution

A California appeals court has sided with environmentalists in a decision that blames Los Angeles County and its flood control district for sending polluted runoff into the Pacific Ocean.

03/11/2011