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Cal. Sup. Ct: Domino's Not Liable for Franchisee Sexual Harassment

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......

Supreme x Vans Fall/Winter 2014 Native American

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.

Robert's Supremely Cool Craftsman — House Tour

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

California Supreme Court Rejects Obama Administration Theory On Franchise Employees

The California Supreme Court rejects claim that Domino's is responsible for harassment claims against a franchisee.

'How the Supreme Court Protects Bad Cops'

5 days agoNews : Reason

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

Latino law professor approved for California's top court

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.

Why Police Don't Need Warrants to Snoop With Drones

A 1989 Supreme Court case gave police free rein for aerial surveillance, but California lawmakers want to limit how drones can be used.

No Personal Jurisdiction on Corp. by Serving Executive: 9th Cir.

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......

Steven Greenhut: Anything You Don't Say Will Be Used Against You

last weekNews : Reason

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

California Supreme Court: Prosecutors May Use The Silence Of A Defendant As Proof Of Guilt

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 challenge appealed to California Supreme Court

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

Court allows release of officer names in UC Davis pepper-spray case

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.

Panel OKs state librarian despite initial concerns

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.

You Have The Right To Remain Silent (WARNING: May Not Apply In California)

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.

Brickbat: Say What?

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

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

Say What?

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

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

California Court Limits Caregiver Suits

A home health aide cannot sue a couple with dementia for an injury sustained while caring for them, the California Supreme Court has ruled.

Legal Liability for Injuries to a Caregiver Caused by an Alzheimer's Patient

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

California could lead the fight against Citizens United

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

CA Supreme Court Rejects Dems' Anti-'Citizens United' Ballot Measure

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

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