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Court Upholds California DNA Swabs Of Arrestees

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday said a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a similar law in Maryland applies to California.

03/20/2014

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Man Awarded More Than $1.8M In Age Discrimination Suit Against USC

Michael Leach, who had worked for USC for 16 years until the age of 73, filed suit against the university after he was let go in February 2012.

02/27/2014

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Court: Gay Juror Was Taken Off Panel Improperly

The ruling extends to gays and lesbians a civil right that the U.S. Supreme Court has previously promised only women and racial minorities.

01/21/2014

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Judge Rules Yoga Not Tied To Religion, Allowed To Remain In Public Schools

A judge is allowing a San Diego-area school district to teach yoga, rejecting the claims of disgruntled parents who called it an effort to promote Eastern religion.

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Supreme Court Decision Upholds DNA Collection From Arrested Suspects

In a Supreme Court decision Monday, the nation’s highest court ruled it constitutional for law enforcement to take DNA from suspects under arrest without a warrant, a practice legal in California since 2004.

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Cities Can Ban Pot Dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that city governments have the authority to outlaw local medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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Conrad Murray Appeal Claims Legal Errors In Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial

Eighteen months after his involuntary manslaughter conviction, Michael Jackson’s doctor on Monday appealed his case, claiming there were multiple legal errors at his trial.

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NBA: Refs Missed Foul Call Against Kobe

The league informed the Timberwolves that the referee crew should have called Kobe Bryant for a foul on a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer.

03/28/2013

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Appellate Court Strikes Down Digital Billboard Deal

Hundreds of digital billboards throughout the Southland will have to come down after a state appellate court struck down an agreement between the city and two major billboard companies.

12/11/2012

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U.S. Supreme Court Postpones Prop. 8 Ruling Friday

The U.S. Supreme Court did not make an expected decision Monday on whether to hear a lower court’s decision regarding Proposition 8.

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Appeals Court OKs Sidewalk Storage On Skid Row For Homeless People

A federal appeals court has upheld the right of homeless people on Los Angeles’ Skid Row to temporarily leave their belongings unattended on sidewalks.

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Court Rules ‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Wasn’t Fired

Nicollette Sheridan was not wrongfully fired from “Desperate Housewives,” an appeals court ruled Thursday, but the actress should be allowed to pursue claims that she was retaliated against for complaining that the show’s creator struck her.

CBS Los Angeles–08/16/2012

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Judge Says Riverside County Can’t Close Pot Shops

A judge ruled Friday that Riverside County can’t close medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas because the move doesn’t give the shops any room to operate legally under state law.

08/03/2012

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Calif. Supreme Court Reverses Death Sentence Ruling In 1994 Murder Case

The California Supreme Court Monday reversed the death sentence of a man convicted of killing two women, including the mother of Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, in a West Los Angeles home in March 1993.

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Supreme Court Sidesteps Profanity On TV In FCC Ruling

Broadcast network executives throughout Los Angeles and the nation breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday.

06/21/2012

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