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The 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.
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.
The ruling extends to gays and lesbians a civil right that the U.S. Supreme Court has previously promised only women and racial minorities.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an affirmative action ban modeled after California’s 17-year-old law.
California’s highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages.
The 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.
Backed 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.
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.
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.
A 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.
The Burbank same-sex couple who started the legal fight for marriage equality is preparing for the U.S. Supreme Court to announce its ruling on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s gay marriage ban.
A federal three-judge panel has given California corrections officials until January to say how they will reduce the state’s inmate population to comply with an order upheld last year by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Backers of California’s ban on same-sex marriages asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to overrule a federal appeals court that struck down the measure as unconstitutional, a move that means the bitter, four-year court fight over Proposition 8 could soon be resolved.