Judge Denies Request To Overturn Ban On Santa Monica Nativity ScenesA federal judge denied a request for an injunction Monday that would require Santa Monica to allow Christmas Nativity scenes in a city park.
Florida Man Gets 5 Years Probation For Disrupting Ontario-Bound FlightA federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to time-served and released him after he pleaded guilty to disrupting an airline flight by refusing to extinguish the cigarette he was smoking.
Federal Judge Who Made $171K Last Year Files For BankruptcyA federal judge in Los Angeles has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy because he's unable to pay his existing debts.
Judge Denies Occupy LA Request For InjunctionA federal judged Thursday denied a request by Occupy L.A. protesters for an injunction against police action to clear their encampment outside L.A. City Hall.
Occupy LA Asks Federal Judge To Stop EvictionAttorneys for Occupy L.A. protesters filed court papers Monday asking a federal judge to prevent police from clearing the City Hall camp.
Judge: Lancaster Officials Can Pray At Meetings A federal judge has ruled that officials in a Los Angeles County city can open city meetings with a prayer.
Judge OKs Court-Appointed Attorney For James ‘Whitey’ BulgerAccused murderer James "Whitey" Bulger will not have to pay for an attorney after a federal judge decided the onetime crime boss meets the requirements for a court appointed lawyer.
Judge Says She's Inclined To Reject Government RequestA federal judge says she's inclined to deny a government request to delay her order that immediately stopped the military from enforcing its ban on openly gay service members.
Judge Who Ruled Prop. 8 Unconstitutional To Step DownThe San Francisco-based federal court says Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker notified President Barack Obama by letter on Wednesday that he will leave the court in February.
Judge Refuses To Reconsider Decision On ExecutionA federal judge has refused to reconsider a decision that paved the way for California's first execution in nearly five years.
Judge Clears Way For First Calif. Execution Since 2006A federal judge has cleared the way for California's first execution since 2006 after the state revised its lethal injection procedures.