Articles Tagged With ‘court rulings’




California can’t censor lawmaker’s addresses, judge rules

The state of California did not have the right to censor a gun owners’ rights advocate who published the home addresses of state lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions, a federal judge ruled. [KRON4] On... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court tosses case challenging teacher tenure

In a split decision, the California Supreme Court decided Monday that it will not hear a case challenging tenure and other job protections for public school teachers in the state. The decision constitutes a victory... (Continue reading)

Is free speech a defense against corruption in California?

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that votes cast by elected officials constitute protected free speech. In the decision, the state’s high court sided with former city council members who allegedly voted for a garbage... (Continue reading)

Federal court upholds California’s death penalty system

A federal appellate court has reversed a ruling that declared California’s capital punishment system unconstitutional. [LA Times] In July 2014, U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney ruled California’s death penalty system was unconstitutional, stating executions... (Continue reading)

SLO judge sides with Jerry Brown in parole dispute

A San Luis Obispo Judge ruled that Governor Jerry Brown exercised legitimate authority when he overturned a decision to parole a 23-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an... (Continue reading)

APCD board split over Oceano dunes dust rule

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is attempting to rehabilitate its Oceano Dunes dust rule, but in the aftermath of an appellate court ruling against the... (Continue reading)

Is California indoctrinating youth through yoga?

Students may continue practicing yoga in California public schools following a court ruling Friday. [LA Times] The three-judge panel of California’s 4th District Court of Appeal upheld a decision by the San Diego Superior Court... (Continue reading)

California ordered to change the sex of an inmate

A federal judge has ordered the state of California to allow a prison inmate to undergo gender reassignment surgery. [LA Times] U.S. District Court Judge Jon Tigar ruled in San Francisco that the state was... (Continue reading)

California appellate court rules in favor of bullet train

The state of California can resume its work on a planned $68 billion bullet train following an appellate court decision Thursday that reversed an earlier ruling. [Mercury News] Last year, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael... (Continue reading)