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U.S. Supreme Court Cites Work By USC Professor In Ruling About Certain Statements Made By KidsWork done by a USC Gould School of Law professor and his students has become the national benchmark for certain legal cases involving children.
LA County Supports Police Search Of Hotel Guest RecordsLos Angeles County will file a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting an argument by the city of Los Angeles that police should be allowed to inspect hotel guest registries on demand without a warrant.
Supreme Court Ruling On Disabled Parolees Could Leave Calif. Taxpayers Liable For Jail ProblemsThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that California bears responsibility for nearly 2,000 disabled parolees housed in county jails.
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.
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.
Echoes Of Calif. Affirmative Action Law In Case Before High CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an affirmative action ban modeled after California's 17-year-old law.
Court Rejects San Diego County Clerk's Bid To Stop Gay MarriagesCalifornia's highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages.
Porn Industry Connects Gay Marriage To Condom LawThe adult film industry is citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage in an effort to muzzle its main opponent in the legal battle to keep condoms off of its actors.
Vows Wait But Gay Couples Cheer High Court RulingsBacked by rainbow flags and confetti, thousands celebrated in California's streets after U.S. Supreme Court rulings brought major advances for gay marriage proponents in the state and across the country.
Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Marriages To Resume In Calif., Rules DOMA Unconstitutional The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.
Calif. To Ask US High Court To Reject Inmate Reduction Order Gov. Jerry Brown's administration filed notice Monday that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh-in on the long-running prison population case.
Judges Deny Calif. Bid To End Prison OversightA federal judicial panel on Thursday denied Gov. Jerry Brown's request to lift a court-ordered prison population cap and threatened him and other state officials with contempt of court if they fail to comply.