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