California Supreme Court

Recent Court Ruling Makes It Harder For Companies To Impose Hefty Tiered Water FeesThe California Supreme Court has made it a little harder for water companies to impose hefty tiered fees in an effort to discourage heavy water use.
California Supreme Court Declines To Hear Bill Cosby's Legal Challenge To Judy Huth SuitThe California Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to hear Bill Cosby’s legal challenge to a lawsuit filed by one of his accusers.
Court: California Cities Can Require Developers To Build Affordable HousingCalifornia cities have broad authority to require builders to include a percentage of affordable housing in new projects, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.
State Supreme Court: Residency Restriction Of Jessica's Law Violates Sex Offenders' Constitutional RightsCalifornia'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.
Brown Nominates Assistant U.S. Attorney To State High CourtIn 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.
Suspension Recommended For Lawyer Who Photoshopped Images Of Herself With Politicians, CelebritiesA 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.
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.
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.
Bill Would Limit Personal Info In Online PurchasesCritics 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 PublicThe California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that law school data on race, attendance and grades should be available to the public.
LA County Leaders Continue To Fight Release Of Convicted Serial RapistCity leaders are continuing to fight the conditional release of a convicted serial rapist into Los Angeles County later this year.
Calif. High Court Allows Convicted Serial Rapist’s ReleaseThe 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.