A federal judge has approved a $1 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during a protest at the University of California, Davis in 2011.
A federal judge denied a request for an injunction Monday that would require Santa Monica to allow Christmas Nativity scenes in a city park.
A federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to time-served and released him after he pleaded guilty to disrupting an airline flight by refusing to extinguish the cigarette he was smoking.
A federal judge in Los Angeles has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy because he’s unable to pay his existing debts.
A federal judged Thursday denied a request by Occupy L.A. protesters for an injunction against police action to clear their encampment outside L.A. City Hall.
Attorneys for Occupy L.A. protesters filed court papers Monday asking a federal judge to prevent police from clearing the City Hall camp.
A federal judge has ruled that officials in a Los Angeles County city can open city meetings with a prayer.
Accused murderer James “Whitey” Bulger will not have to pay for an attorney after a federal judge decided the onetime crime boss meets the requirements for a court appointed lawyer.
A federal judge says she’s inclined to deny a government request to delay her order that immediately stopped the military from enforcing its ban on openly gay service members.
The San Francisco-based federal court says Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker notified President Barack Obama by letter on Wednesday that he will leave the court in February.
A federal judge has refused to reconsider a decision that paved the way for California’s first execution in nearly five years.
A federal judge has cleared the way for California’s first execution since 2006 after the state revised its lethal injection procedures.
A federal judge in Southern California on Thursday declared the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional.