A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday granted a pair of victories to lawyers for Mayor Eric Garcetti in an ongoing bid to force a union leader to disclose how $40 million was spent at two Department of Water and Power trusts.
A federal judge in Orange County on Wednesday declared California’s death penalty system unconstitutional and so “dysfunctional” that it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.
The key ruling holds that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Police say a unanimous Supreme Court ruling that generally prohibits police from searching cellphones without first getting search warrants is unlikely to hinder future LAPD investigations.
Teachers’ unions suffered a major legal setback Tuesday after a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional.
A judge ruled Monday that Casey Kasem should be fed, hydrated and medicated while a court-appointed attorney evaluates the health of the ailing radio personality after his daughter moved to implement end of life measures.
The Supreme Court said Monday that prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity.
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.
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.
The ruling extends to gays and lesbians a civil right that the U.S. Supreme Court has previously promised only women and racial minorities.
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.
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.
The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that city governments have the authority to outlaw local medical marijuana dispensaries.
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.
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.