A divided California Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the idea that a franchise parent company can be automatically held liable for the acts of a franchisee. The 4-3 decision will surely make waves, as the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel decided last month that McDonald's could be held liable......
Following the presentation of their Fall/Winter 2014 collection, Supreme lifts the veil on this season’s collaboration with Vans. This time around, the two reworked the California brand’s Native American silhouette giving it a premium suede… Supreme x Vans Fall/Winter 2014 Native American is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Name: Robert Fleming Location: Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California Size: 1700 square feet, 3 bedroom Years lived in: 5 years; owned Musician Robert Fleming’s Los Angeles home is nestled in the hills of Silver Lake and is a great representation of the danceworthy indie-pop music he plays with his band Sneakout. Show More Summary
The California Supreme Court rejects claim that Domino's is responsible for harassment claims against a franchisee.
Writing at The New York Times, Erwin Chemerinsky of the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, akes aim at the U.S. Supreme Court for its key role for making it "very difficult, and often impossible, to hold police officers and the governments that employ them accountable for civil rights violations. Show More Summary
A state commission decided unanimously Thursday to confirm the appointment of Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to the California Supreme Court, paving the way for Gov. Jerry Brown’s second nominee of this term to take the bench in January.
A 1989 Supreme Court case gave police free rein for aerial surveillance, but California lawmakers want to limit how drones can be used.
Remember Burnham v. Superior Court? That's the one where a defendant was personally served in California while traveling there on business. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld personal service due to transient presence in the forum state ("tag jurisdiction") as legitimate on its own, without requiring any of the "sufficient minimum......
Those "Miranda" warnings that police read to suspects following an arrest are, as a California Supreme Court justice recently acknowledged in a dissenting opinion, a ubiquitous part of American culture thanks to TV crime dramas and cop shows. Show More Summary
The California Supreme Court has handed down a major 4-3 decision in a vehicular manslaughter case that further erodes the rights of citizens to remain silent after being placed into custody. As are all familiar with the Miranda warning that “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used […]
Treasure Island could include up to 8,000 homes and high-rise hotels. Critics of current plans to build 8,000 new homes and acres of commercial and office space on Treasure Island — despite the challenge of radiological contamination...Show More Summary
The California Supreme Court has affirmed that newspapers have a right to know and publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in the controversial pepper-spraying of student protesters in 2011.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The son of a former California Supreme Court justice won approval Wednesday from a state Senate panel as the new state librarian after initial concerns that he had never worked in the field and had no formal training as a librarian when he was nominated.
The California Supreme Court's decision requires suspects to have a lawyer's understanding of when they need to invoke their right to remain silent and how they are supposed to do so in order to ensure that this right is preserved. The post You Have The Right To Remain Silent (WARNING: May Not Apply In California) appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The California Supreme Court has ruled that what you don't say can be used against you. The court reinstated the manslaughter conviction of Richard Tom, who killed an 8-year-old girl and injured her mother and sister in an automobile accident. Show More Summary
The California Supreme Court has ruled that what you don't say can be used against you. The court reinstated the manslaughter conviction of Richard Tom, who killed an 8-year-old girl and injured her mother and sister in an automobile...Show More Summary
A home health aide cannot sue a couple with dementia for an injury sustained while caring for them, the California Supreme Court has ruled.
A California Supreme Court majority decision recently determined that an employee of an in-home health care agency who was injured by a patient suffering from Alzheimer's disease may not sue the patient and her husband for battery, negligence, and premises liability (Gregory v. Show More Summary
Clean government activists in California are having a challenging week. First, they saw their hopes for a ballot initiative on Citizens United dashed this week by the state Supreme Court. The initiative would have been just advisory, allowing voters to give their opinion on whether Congress should overturn the landmark U.S. Show More Summary
On Monday, the California Supreme Court blocked an "advisory" ballot measure that Democrats had hoped to include on the November ballot, with a view to increasing turnout among apathetic voters. The non-binding measure, Proposition 49, asked voters if they felt the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling should be reversed. Show More Summary