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Federal Judge In OC Rules California Death Penalty Unconstitutional

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.


Judge’s Ruling To Strike Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban Upheld

A federal judge has upheld a gay judge’s ruling to strike down California’s same-sex marriage ban.

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City Council OKs Changes To Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Nearly one month after a judge deemed certain provisions of the ordinance unconstitutional, city lawmakers have voted to make some changes to local marijuana dispensaries.


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Chemerinsky: Supreme Court Likely To OK ‘ObamaCare’

Constitutional law expert and dean of the UC Irvine law school Erwin Chemerinsky predicts victory for the health care overhaul bill despite a recent ruling calling the law unconstitutional.


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Appeal Filed Over Gay Marriage Ruling In Calif.

Supporters of California’s gay marriage ban filed an appeal Thursday of a federal judge’s ruling striking down the voter-approved law. The appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was expected, as lawyers on […]