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Likely Setback for the Right-to-Die Cause

In San Diego, a Superior Court judge said he would not rule against a California law that prohibits doctors from prescribing fatal medication for terminally ill people.

Kelly Rutherford Can’t Fight For Custody Of Kids In California

Kelly Rutherford faced another legal setback in her ongoing custody battle for her kids. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that the state did not have jurisdiction over the case since Hermes and Helena, her kids with Daniel Giersch, live in Monaco. They’re spending the summer in the United States based on the ruling […]

D.C. Man Sentenced to 1 Year In Prison For Anti-Gay Assault In Metro Station

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A D.C. Superior Court Judge sentenced a 20-year-old man accused of assaulting, robbing and pushing a man, who he believed is gay, onto the Navy Yard Metro station tracks to one year in jail reports the Washington Blade. The incident occurred on March… The post D.C. Man Sentenced to 1 Year In Prison For Anti-Gay Assault In Metro Station appeared first on Towleroad.

Suge Knight’s Motion to Reduce Bail Is Denied

A judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court rejected a motion to lower the $10 million bail requirement that has been keeping Marion Knight in jail pending his trial for murder and attempted murder.

Suspect in July 4 fatal Metro stabbing speaks out in D.C. Superior Court

Jasper Spires interrupted court hearing with questions; the judge questioned defendant’s competency.

Suspect in July 4 fatal Metro stabbing is due in D.C. Superior Court Friday

Jasper Spires is set to appear at a hearing in a misdemeanor assault case two days before the stabbing.

Eleven Things You Learn Going to Divorce Court in Los Angeles

Last week I got to spend time at one of Los Angeles' busiest downtown hot spots: Los Angeles Superior Court's Stanley Mosk Courthouse. This is the court for anyone getting divorced within Los Angeles County. Los Angeles County divorce court is such a long name, let's just call it HELL for short. Show More Summary

After Divorce, Who Gets the Frozen Embroys? Cal Court to Decide

Call it a family law case for the modern age. The question of who controls a couple's frozen embryos after divorce goes before the San Francisco Superior Court today in what could be a precedent setting trial. The case is the first in California to address what happens when......

Man accused of killing Chandra Levy to remain in jail until his new trial

A D.C. Superior Court judge Tuesday ordered the man accused of the 2001 killing of Washington intern Chandra Levy to remain in jail until trial after the judge told attorneys there was “probable cause” that Ingmar Guandique committed first-degree murder in Levy’s death.Read full article >>

Man accused of killing Chandra Levy argues for release pending new trial

Lawyers for Ingmar Guandique, the man accused in the 2001 killing of Washington intern Chandra Levy, are expected to petition a D.C. Superior Court judge Tuesday for Guandique’s release from jail as he awaits his retrial. Read full article >>

A New Court Ruling Could Threaten California’s Ability To Regulate Water Use Amid Drought

A Superior Court ruled that water rights are essentially property rights. The post A New Court Ruling Could Threaten California’s Ability To Regulate Water Use Amid Drought appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Sacramento Judge Halts California Regulator’s Efforts to Impose Water Cutbacks

A Sacramento judge has thrown a wrench into the California State Water Resources Control Board’s efforts to impose water cutbacks on several of the state’s senior water rights holders.  In a July 10th order, Superior Court Judge Shelleyanne Chang ruled that the Water Board’s administrative process, designed to implement drought-based water reductions, violates the due […]

Superior Court judge faults state's process of curtailing water rights

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In an order that raises questions about the state's process of curtailing water rights during drought, a Superior Court judge Friday sided with a Northern California irrigation district that had been told to stop diverting water.

District jury convicts man of running down D.C. police officer in 2013

A D.C. Superior Court jury has convicted a 26-year-old man with crashing a car into a District police officer and seriously injuring him in March of 2013, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.The officer, Sean Hickman, a 10-year veteran, lost the use of his lower left leg, according to a statement issued by prosecutors. Show More Summary

New hearing scheduled for D.C. rabbi sentenced to prison for voyeurism

Barry Freundel, the once-influential Orthodox rabbi who was sentenced in May to 6 1/2 years in prison for videotaping dozens of women as they prepared for a ritual bath, will return to D.C. Superior Court on July 31 for a hearing after his attorney filed court documents arguing that his client was wrongly sentenced, which led to extra prison time. Read full article >>

Federal Prosecutor Nominated to D.C. Superior Court

Darlene Soltys, an assistant U.S. attorney in Washington, was nominated on Thursday to the District of Columbia Superior Court, the White House announced.       

District man sentenced to 8 years in prison for attacking male co-worker

A District man was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison for repeatedly attacking a male co-worker with a metal pole after he said the colleague made sexual advances toward him.D.C. Superior Court Judge Patricia A. Broderick sentenced...Show More Summary

Faceoff! John Travolta’s Bitter Fight With Alleged Gay Flame Lands Him In Court

John Travolta must face off against his former employee — and alleged male lover — in court, a Santa Barbara Superior Court judge has decided. The 61-year-old actor had hoped… READ ON

D.C. judge reinstates Joel Peebles to board of Jericho City of Praise church

A D.C. Superior Court judge has reinstated the son of the late Apostle Betty P. Peebles to the board of the Jericho City of Praise. The decision is likely to touch off a new battle over control of one of the Washington area’s largest and best-known houses of worship.Read full article >>

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Case Against Suge Knight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Marion "Suge" Knight should stand trial on murder charges even though a key witness — one of the men he's accused of running over — refused to identify him in court. Cle "Bone" Sloan told...Show More Summary

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