California Supreme Court
State Supreme Court: Residency Restriction Of Jessica’s Law Violates Sex Offenders’ Constitutional Rights
California’s Supreme Court ruled Monday state corrections officials cannot prohibit all registered sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park as required by a 2006 voter-approved ballot measure.
In his effort to diversify the judicial branch, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday nominated a deputy assistant U.S. attorney general to fill a vacant seat on the California Supreme Court.
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.
The California Supreme Court has declined to review a lower court’s ruling striking down strict sex offender restrictions in Orange County.
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.
Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.
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.
City leaders are continuing to fight the conditional release of a convicted serial rapist into Los Angeles County later this year.
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.
Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.
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.
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.
California’s highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages.
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.
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.