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Calif. Supreme Court Declines To Hear Appeal In Conrad Murray Conviction

The California Supreme Court declined Wednesday to hear an appeal by Conrad Murray, the doctor convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson.

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Veterans Group Asks Supreme Court To Allow San Diego Cross

A veterans group has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a judge’s order to remove a war memorial cross from a Southern California mountain.

03/04/2014

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Supreme Court Rules Police May Search Home Despite Tenant’s Objection

The Supreme Court sided Tuesday with LAPD officers in a ruling that states police officers may enter and search a home without a warrant as long as one occupant consents, even if another resident has previously objected.

02/25/2014

Sergio Garcia can begin practicing law in California despite his immigration status following the court's ruling. (Photo credit: CBS)

Calif. Supreme Court Grants Law License To Illegal Immigrant

The California Supreme Court announced Thursday it will grant a law license to a man living in the U.S. illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

01/02/2014

The 9th Circuit Court announced Friday that same-sex marriages in California can start "immediately." (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Challenge Fails To Stop California Gay Marriages

In a brief ruling, the high court unanimously tossed out a legal challenge by supporters of Proposition 8.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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High Court Refuses To Delay Calif. Prison Releases

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to delay a court order for California to release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end to improve conditions in state prisons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2013

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Calif. AG Urges Court To Deny San Diego County Clerk’s Petition To Stop Gay Marriages

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is urging the state Supreme Court to reject the San Diego County clerk’s attempt to stop gay marriages in the state.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/22/2013

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San Diego County Clerk Seeks End To Gay Marriages

The San Diego County clerk has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages.

07/19/2013

The 9th Circuit Court announced Friday that same-sex marriages in California can start "immediately." (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Calif. Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages

The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/15/2013

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Gov. Brown Drops Appeal Of 3-Drug Execution

California prison officials say they won’t appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state’s three-drug cocktail means of execution.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2013

(L-R) Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami became LA's first same-sex couple to wed post-Prop 8. (credit: CBS)

WeHo City Council Members To Be Deputized To Meet Same-Sex Marriage Rush

After a long 5-year wait, same-sex couples are expected to flock to West Hollywood to get married Monday and the city is responding by temporarily deputizing council members and other officials to help perform the weddings.

06/30/2013

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9th Circuit Court Says Same-Sex Marriages In Calif. Can Resume ‘Immediately’

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals announced Friday that same-sex marriages can resume in California immediately.

06/28/2013

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Same-Sex Couples Overjoyed With Supreme Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Married same-sex couples were overjoyed with the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday to strike down a key part of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Clean Trucks’ Program At Port Of LA

The Supreme Court has overturned part of the anti-smog program at the Port of Los Angeles.

06/13/2013

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

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