Articles Tagged With ‘California Supreme Court’




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California Supreme Court grants law license to illegal immigrant

The California Supreme Court unanimously agreed Thursday to allow an undocumented immigrant the right to practice law. [LA Times] Chico resident Sergio C. Garica, 36, passed the state bar four years ago but has yet to receive federal approval of... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court to rule on law license for illegal immigrant

The California Supreme Court will rule Thursday whether a man living in the U.S. illegally can receive a license to practice law. Undocumented immigrant Sergio Garcia has graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam. Federal law, however,... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrants may soon become lawyers in California

A bill that would allow illegal immigrants to become lawyers is sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. [SacramentoBee] Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez introduced Assembly Bill 1024 as urgency legislation earlier this month after the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments... (Continue reading)

Prescription meds school policy loosened

Unlicensed school personnel can now administer prescription medications, including insulin injections, to students following a landmark California Supreme Court decision handed down this week. (Sacramento Bee) The unanimous 26-page decision overturned two lower court decisions which had held that only... (Continue reading)

High court zones out pot stores

Cities and counties in California can use zoning restrictions to scotch medical marijuana dispensaries, the state’s supreme court ruled Monday. (Los Angeles Times) The decision reaffirms prohibitions now in place in about 200 California cities, officials of which have sought... (Continue reading)

Predator Karsai at home in Santa Barbara County

A sexually violent predator has been released from a state hospital and will live in northern Santa Barbara County. (Santa Maria Times) Tibor Karsai, 60, had been incarcerated at Coalinga State Hospital and now will live in a motor home... (Continue reading)

Hedges ponders appeal of Tangemans medical pot order as state high court considers deeper debate

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A battle of Titans unfolds: In one corner, a gaggle of California cities, counties, and law enforcement agencies; in the other, the state Supreme Court. In the middle of the ring is a small baggie of medical marijuana... (Continue reading)



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