Federal Appeals Court
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction and death penalty of a man for three San Diego murders, saying he was denied a chance to argue the trial was tainted by racial prejudice.
A federal appeals court refused to block California’s ban on the sale of shark fin soup.
A judge Wednesday awarded $3 million to the parents of an 18-year-old boy who was mistakenly shot by an undercover federal agent in June 2010.
A federal appeals court announced Tuesday that it will not grant an appeal hearing to supporters of Proposition 8.
A federal appeals court refused Thursday to unseal video recordings of a landmark trial on the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban but said it needed more time to decide if a lower court judge properly struck down the voter-approved ban.
The fight over California’s same-sex marriage ban reached the next legal level Monday when it went before a federal appeals court during a nationally televised hearing in San Francisco.