9th Circuit: Chino Valley School Board's Opening Prayers UnconstitutionalA unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that banned the prayers by the Chino Valley Unified School District board of education as a violation of the constitutional requirement that government not establish religion.
CA Appeals Court Plans Review Of Its Workplace Rules After ClaimsThe nation's largest federal appeals court has announced plans to review its workplace protections following the resignation of a judge facing sexual misconduct allegations.
Appeals Court Judge Steps Down After Accusations Of Sexual MisconductA prominent U.S. appeals court judge announced his retirement Monday days after women alleged he subjected them to inappropriate sexual conduct or comments.
Same-Sex Couples Plan Weddings As Prop 8 Proponents Vow To Fight On Same-sex couples continued to make wedding plans Sunday despite the fact that proponents of Prop 8 have filed an emergency motion to ask the Supreme Court to stop gay marriages in California.