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Contentious California Beach Access Case Heads to U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018-19 Term is already shaping up as a big one for environmental law in general and the longstanding tension between private property rights and environmental regulation in particular.  The Court has already agreed to hear and decide two cases next Term raising the latter set of issues: one involves the question […]

Abortion, free speech in spotlight at top US court

US Supreme Court justices from across the ideological spectrum reacted with skepticism Tuesday to a California law requiring private anti-abortion facilities to inform pregnant clients they can obtain the procedure elsewhere. The case,...Show More Summary

California’s Crisis Pregnancy Center Law Gets Beaten to Rags By the Supreme Court

Wow, that was pretty brutal The post California’s Crisis Pregnancy Center Law Gets Beaten to Rags By the Supreme Court appeared first on RedState.

Key Justices Frown on California Abortion Speech Law

California's law that requires "pro-life" pregnancy centers to inform clients about abortion appeared to be in jeopardy Tuesday after arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.       

A law targeting deceptive anti-abortion clinics had a brutal day in the Supreme Court

California’s Reproductive FACT Act, a law requiring certain disclosures from anti-abortion “crisis pregnancy centers,” just had a terrible day in the Supreme Court. Though there is a strong possibility that the Court’s decision will be narrow, the FACT Act is very likely to fall, potentially in a very lopsided opinion. Liberal justices — including Justices Sonia […]

Supreme Court Justice Elana Kagan: California Law “Gerrymandered” to Force Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion

You know an abortion law is bad when pro-abortion Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan condemns it during oral arguments. But that is just what happened at the Supreme Court this morning when it considered a lawsuit over a California law forcing pregnancy centers to promote abortions. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in […]

U.S. high court skeptical toward California law on anti-abortion centers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled sympathy for Christian-based facilities that argued that a California law requiring them to post signs disclosing the availability of state-subsidized abortions and birth control violates their right to free speech.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in pregnancy centers free speech case

On March 20, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding California’s Reproductive FACT Act, also known as the “bully bill.” The law requires pregnancy centers, which offer life-affirming resources to women, to distribute...Show More Summary

California Thinks It Can Force Pro-Life Centers to Promote Abortion. What Will the Supreme Court Decide?

Should the government be able to force you to advocate for things you believe are harmful? Consider the outrage if vegetarian nutritionists were forced to extoll the health benefits of beef or if breast-feeding advocates in the La Leche League had to recommend baby formula or if anti-war protestors had to mention Army recruitment. That […]

If it wasn't related to abortion, California's FACT Act would easily be upheld by the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in the case National Institute of Family and Life Advocates vs. Becerra, which challenges a California law requiring reproductive healthcare facilities to inform women of state programs that might assist them. It should be an easy issue to decide...

California disclosure law for faith-based pregnancy centers faces free-speech test in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear a free-speech challenge Tuesday to a California disclosure law that requires faith-based “crisis pregnancy centers” to post a notice to tell clients that the state offers subsidized medical care for eligible women, including for abortions. It will be the third time in...

A Battle Over Abortion and Free Speech

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case over California’s regulation of “crisis pregnancy centers,” which try to talk their clients out of ending their pregnancies.

Supreme Court mulls California law on anti-abortion facilities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday tackles a dispute over whether a California law requiring Christian-based facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs disclosing the availability of state-subsidized abortions and birth control violates their right to free speech.

US Supreme Court mulls free speech fight over ‘crisis pregnancy centers’

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The Pregnancy Care Clinic in the Southern California city of El Cajon offers a host of services for pregnant women including ultrasound exams, prenatal vitamins and maternity clothes. There is one major exception: abortion. Now the clinic, which staunchly opposes abortion, is among of a group of...

California's anti-abortion pregnancy centers want the Supreme Court to overturn state notice law

At a faith-based pregnancy center here, rooms are crammed with baby supplies, both new and used, for expectant mothers, and a medical office contains equipment to allow pregnant women to view their fetuses. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass,” reads a saying on a wall, “but learning...

Dissolved Firm Has 'Narrow Interest' in Fees From Exiting Partners

In a lawyerly-watched case, the California Supreme Court said dissolving law firms have no right to fees for unfinished hourly matters that partners take to new firms. Heller Ehrman v. Davis Wright Tremaine is a significant bankruptcy case because it involved a dispute between a bankrupt law firm and......

Dissolved Firm Can't Claw Back Fees From Exiting Partners

The California Supreme Court said dissolving law firms cannot claw back fees on unfinished hourly matters that departing partners take to new firms. It was a closely-watched case, especially since it involved the bankruptcy of a BigLaw firm and the administrator's claims against more than a dozen other law......

Sessions Targets California Immigrants Using a Ruling That Protected Them

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The principle of federal supremacy over immigration established in a Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Obama administration could help the Trump Justice Department advance a different goal.

With Supreme Court challenge, tech billionaire could dismantle beach access rights — and a landmark coastal law

The California Coastal Act for decades has scaled back mega-hotels, protected wetlands and, above all, declared that access to the beach was a fundamental right guaranteed to everyone. But that very principle could be dismantled in the latest chapter of an all-out legal battle that began as a local...

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