Court Strikes Down Residency Restrictions for Some Sex Offenders

Court Strikes Down Residency Restrictions for Some Sex Offenders

The California Supreme Court ruled today that a voter-approved ban that bars paroled sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park…

Leondra Kruger Confirmed by Commission to State Supreme Court Post

Leondra Kruger Confirmed by Commission to State Supreme Court Post

A 38-year-old former U.S. Justice Department official was unanimously confirmed by a state commission in San Francisco today as the newest and youngest member of…

Stanford Law Professor Confirmed to State High Court

Stanford Law Professor Confirmed to State High Court

Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar was unanimously confirmed to a post on the California Supreme Court by a state commission at a hearing in…

Governor Nominates Stanford Law Professor for California Supreme Court

Governor Nominates Stanford Law Professor for California Supreme Court

Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar was nominated by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Supreme Court today. Cuéllar, 41, who was born in Mexico,…

Court In SF: Underaged Hosts Of Parties With Cover Charges Can He Held Liable For Actions Of Underaged Guests

Court In SF: Underaged Hosts Of Parties With Cover Charges Can He Held Liable For Actions Of Underaged Guests

In a decision expected to affect college and high-school parties, the California Supreme Court ruled today that an underage host who charges admission to an…

California Supreme Court Justice Joyce Kennard To Retire

California Supreme Court Justice Joyce Kennard To Retire

California Supreme Court Justice Joyce Kennard announced Tuesday that she will retire from the court on April 5. Kennard, 72, is the longest-serving justice on…

Even More Shattered Glass: High Court Rejects Disgraced Former Journalist’s Bid To Practice Law

Even More Shattered Glass: High Court Rejects Disgraced Former Journalist’s Bid To Practice Law

2:43 PM: The California Supreme Court ruled today that a disgraced former journalist who fabricated all or part of more than 40 magazine articles is…