Court Considers Challenge To California Death PenaltyA federal appeals court considering whether California's death penalty is unconstitutional because of excessive delays focused Monday on procedural issues over whether a novel legal theory had been addressed by the state Supreme Court.
Boy Scouts Of America Expected To Ratify Ban On Gay LeadersMembers of the Boy Scouts of America are expected to ratify a longstanding ban on Monday that has prevented gay adult leaders from participating in the organization.
California Supreme Court Weighs In On Marriage SeparationThe court's unanimous ruling clarified what it means for a couple to separate. Under state law, income and property each spouse has during the marriage is considered community property to be divided between them in a divorce.
Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing, OC Teacher Leading Fight Against Union Dues Speaks To CBS2/KCAL9Veteran Orange County elementary school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs was once a teachers union board member in her local district. Now, she doesn't hide the fact that she doesn't care for the union.
Supreme Court To Take Up OC Teacher's Dispute Over Union FeesThe Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout.
Couple Ties The Knot On Historic Day For Same-Sex MarriageNatalie looked at Eddie and said, "Let's get married."
O.C. Couple Among Original Plaintiffs In Federal Suit Celebrate Historic Gay Marriage RulingPart of the original federal lawsuit that made it to the High Court, a same-sex couple in Orange County celebrated Friday's historic gay marriage ruling.
SoCal Cities Celebrate SCOTUS Ruling On Same-Sex MarriageResidents and public officials in Los Angeles and across the Southland Friday in were celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
President, Celebrities Take To Twitter To Celebrate Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage RulingAs news of the Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex marriage was constitutional in all states, celebrities and prominent LGBT rights advocates took to Twitter to celebrate the landmark decision.
Plan To Build 18-Story Observatory On Sacred Hawaiian Mountain Draws Worldwide Ire“When you think of Hawaii what do you think of? You think of beautiful oceans, palm trees -- you don’t want to look at a building,” said Miki Lani.
Supreme Court: Whistleblower Law Protects OC Air Marshal Fired By TSAThe Supreme Court ruled in favor of Robert MacLean, who told the news media the TSA was not taking adequate security measures in the face of a reportedly imminent threat on flights.
Jerry Brown Swears In State Supreme Court JusticesThe governor administered oaths of office Monday to Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Leondra Kruger.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Protesters Rally Against Supreme Court Ruling At Burbank Hobby Lobby StoreDozens of protesters descended on the store's grand opening following last week's controversial Supreme Court decision.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.