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Suspension Recommended For Lawyer Who Photoshopped Images Of Herself With Politicians, Celebrities

A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm’s website that show her arm-in-arm with high-profile people like President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney.

09/22/2014

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High Court Rejects Appeal On Sex Offender Rules In OC

The California Supreme Court has declined to review a lower court’s ruling striking down strict sex offender restrictions in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

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Court: Officials’ Private Email Exempt From Open Records Law

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Bill Would Limit Personal Info In Online Purchases

Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.

01/30/2014

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Law School Data On Race, Attendance, Grades Should Be Available To Public

The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that law school data on race, attendance and grades should be available to the public.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2013

Christopher Hubbart, seen here in an undated photo, admitted to raping nearly 40 women between 1971 and 1982, according to the District Attorney's office. (credit: CBS)

LA County Leaders Continue To Fight Release Of Convicted Serial Rapist

City leaders are continuing to fight the conditional release of a convicted serial rapist into Los Angeles County later this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

Christopher Hubbart, seen here in an undated photo, admitted to raping nearly 40 women between 1971 and 1982, according to the District Attorney's office. (credit: CBS)

Calif. High Court Allows Convicted Serial Rapist’s Release

The California Supreme Court denied Los Angeles County’s appeal to stop the release of convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart, who law enforcement officials said is a significant threat to public safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Trained School Workers Can Administer Insulin Shots

Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.

08/12/2013

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AG Calls San Diego County Clerk’s Gay Marriage Petition Improper

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the elected clerk of San Diego County is improperly using the state’s legal system to try to prevent same-sex couples from getting married.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, are found guilty of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities March 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Luis Artiga (L), the only of the six defendants who was acquitted on all charges, was released by the judge. (credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Pending Retrial, Judge Refuses To Set Sentencing Date For Convicted Bell City Officials

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge refused to set a sentencing date Monday for five former elected officials in Bell, who were convicted of bilking the town of about 35,000 people.

07/29/2013

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Court Rejects San Diego County Clerk’s Bid To Stop Gay Marriages

California’s highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2013

The 9th Circuit Court announced Friday that same-sex marriages in California can start "immediately." (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Want Calif. Supreme Court To Stop Gay Weddings

Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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Parents Of Woman Murdered By LAPD Officer Can’t Sue Department

The parents of a woman murdered by a Los Angeles police officer in 1986 have lost their last attempt to sue the department over the way it handled the high-profile investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2013

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

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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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