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Appeals Court Rules For California In Energy Crisis Claim

A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission improperly dismissed the claim by California officials.


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Ruling Forces California Water Districts To Review Rates

An appeals court decision striking down punitive water pricing that was intended to encourage conservation had water agencies reviewing rates Tuesday and some residents exploring whether to bring similar challenges.


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Federal Appeals Court Upholds LAX Panhandling Ban

A federal appeals court has upheld a panhandling ban at Los Angeles International Airport in a lawsuit brought by a Hare Krishna group nearly two decades ago.


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Appeals Court Says Proposition 8 Is Unconstitutional

A key ruling on Proposition 8, which prohibits same sex marriage in California, was handed down Tuesday morning.


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Murray To File Appeal In Attempt to Save Medical License

Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray say they will seek to overturn his conviction for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.


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Appeals Court Overturns Murder Conviction In Long Beach Store Clerk’s Death

A federal appeals court says dismissal of a juror was improper and it has overturned the murder conviction of a California woman for the 1993 shooting death of a Long Beach liquor store clerk.


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Court: Jailers Violated Rights In Removal Of Muslim’s Scarf

A federal appeals court says Orange County jailers violated the religious freedom rights of a Muslim woman who was ordered to take off her headscarf in a courthouse holding cell.


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Conservative Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall Dies At 82

Cynthia Holcomb Hall, a federal appeals court judge whose rulings frequently took a conservative view, has died in Pasadena. She was 82.


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Calif. Court To Answer Question On Gay Marriage Ban

California’s highest court is wading back into the legal morass surrounding the state’s voter-approved gay marriage ban.


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Court Rejects Michael Jackson’s Father’s Challenge To Estate Management

A California appeals court has rejected a bid by Michael Jackson’s father to challenge the administration of his son’s lucrative estate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2010