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Hope Is Waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court

“Baldo came to the United States from Michoacán, Mexico, in 1988, when he was 17 years old. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife and their two U.S. citizen daughters, ages nine and 13. While in the United States, he trained...Show More Summary

"State court partly blocks Seattle trash recycling/composting requirements, because of risk of unconstitutional searches."

Eugene Volokh notes the case of Bonesteel v. City of Seattle. Now you, learned reader, are doubtless wondering, “But what about California v. Greenwood, in which the U.S. Supreme Court held that Fourth Amendment protections don’t generally apply to garbage?” And of course you’re right to so wonder; Greenwood concluded that....Ha ha. Show More Summary

On steps of Supreme Court, Sen. Boxer presses Senate to consider Obama's pick

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

California politics updates: Tracking free sports tickets for lawmakers, U.S. Senate candidates took the stage in first debate April 26 2016, 10:10 AM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's a quick glance at what we're following right now:Members...

Court Says Police Need A Warrant To Look At Your Phones, Even Just To Peek At Screens

The major decision made by supreme court back in 2014 ruled that police will need a warrant to look at somebody’s phone while making an arrest. The widely discussed Riley Vs California was regarded as a giant win for privacy activists. Show More Summary

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University Of Texas Law School Reallocates Tenured And Adjunct Faculty, Suspends Supreme Court Clinic Princeton Review's Best 173 Law Schools (2016 Edition) UCLA Law Prof's Long Legal Fight Over Access To California Bar Admissions Data Headed To Trial Obama And Biden Release Their 2015 Tax Returns Making Better Use Of...

This California service is actually paying people to use greener forms of electricity – here’s how

Friday April 22 is Earth day, which marks the 46th anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. And with the US Supreme Court's decision to rule in favor of regulation that will help you avoid using electricity from...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Urges Nevada to Stop Hating on California

Excellent news. The Supreme Court has confirmed that Nevada does indeed hate California and needs to knock it off: Nevada has not applied the principles of Nevada law ordinarily applicable to suits against Nevada’s own agencies. Rather,...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Says Nevada Court Can Hit California Tax Officials — Within Reason

The Supreme Court upholds a Nevada man's right to sue California tax officials in his home state.

High court tie benefits Nevada inventor in tax dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — A tie vote from the Supreme Court means California officials can be hauled into a Nevada state court to face allegations in a long-running tax dispute with a Nevada inventor. Hyatt is a former California resident who moved to Las Vegas in 1991, just before collecting $40 million in patent fees for developing a computer microprocessor chip.

Outside Supreme Court, many Californians share their immigrant stories

For the last five Fridays, Andrea Delgadillo has staged a sometimes lonely vigil on the steps of the Supreme Court in favor of President Obama's immigration actions. The 19-year-old California Lutheran University student lined up shoes and small American flags to demonstrate to the justices – really,...

Remember Those Supreme Court Hearings That Made Sexual Harassment a Thing?

Director Rick Famuyiwa remembers watching the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a freshman at the University of Southern California. He was interested in politics, and in scrutinizing the man who would replace the retired civil rights crusader Thurgood Marshall on the high court. Show More Summary

California Supreme Court Makes It Easier to Sue Over Seats

California's highest court jumped into a surprisingly controversial area of the law yesterday: seating. The California Supreme Court provided guidance to the Ninth Circuit on Monday in a case brought by retail and banking employees trying to sue their bosses over lack of adequate seating -- and trying to form......

Supreme Court ruling guarantees kids and noncitizens count too

In a decision that is especially good news for areas such as Southern California with large numbers of noncitizens, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the nearly universal practice of drawing legislative districts on the basis of the total population, rather than the number of eligible...

California Supreme Court Rules on When Employers Must Offer Seats to Workers

California's highest court has made it easier for retail and banking employees to bring class-action claims against their employers for not providing them seats while they work, according to a plaintiffs' lawyer spearheading the litigation.

$15 Minimum Wage Bills Signed into Law, Supreme Court Rules on State District Boundaries, Princeton Won’t Strip Woodrow Wilson’s Name from Buildings: P.M. Links

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law today the quickly passed $15 minimum wage law. In his speech he said, "Economically, minimum wages may not make sense. But morally, socially, and politically they make every sense because it...Show More Summary

Workers Win Big in California This Week

May Day came a bit early for workers in the Golden State as the Supreme Court and the state government handed organized labor two major wins. In Washington, D.C., a deadlocked Supreme Court decision helped save public labor unions from a major challenge. In Sacramento, Governor Jerry Brown announced......

California's top court tells employers to give workers a chair

The California Supreme Court made it more difficult Monday for companies to deny employees a seat while they work. In response to class-action lawsuits against retail stores and a bank, the state high court said employers should offer workers a chair when some of their duties can be performed sitting....

Supreme Court upholds verdict against Wells Fargo on overdraft fees in California

The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a $203 million verdict in favor of Californians who were repeatedly charged overdraft fees by Wells Fargo Bank a decade ago. The justices turned down the bank's final appeal, in which Wells Fargo contended the class-action verdict was not justified. See more...

State Supreme Court will not hear Santa Clarita family's tribal custody appeal

The California Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a Santa Clarita foster family to return a girl to them after she was relocated to live with extended Native American relatives in Utah. The court rejected attorney Lori Alvino-McGill’s request without comment Wednesday, leaving her and her...

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