(University of California - Riverside) To reign supreme in a colony, queen ants exude a special scent, or pheromone, on the waxy surface of their body that suppresses ovary development in their sisters, rendering the latter reproductively inactive workers that find food, nurse the young and protect the colony. Show More Summary
A class action suit over Apple store workers' unpaid time spent in bag checks may soon be headed to the California Supreme Court, after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals appealed to the institution for guidance.
Standard Oil isn't a familiar brand to many modern U.S. consumers. John Rockefeller’s petroleum giant was split up by the Supreme Court back in 1911, and by the 1950s each of the 34 regional “Baby Standards” had adopted new brand names and abandoned their claim on the original Standard trademark. All except for one. Show More Summary
After its grand opening in 2004, Supreme‘s lone flagship in the west coast located at North Fairfax Ave. in Los Angeles, California, has officially closed. Vlad Elkin of LA art punks PLEASURES recently passed by the area, seeing the signature Supreme banner taken down and a sign posted up indicating that the store would be […]
David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress are appealing the gag order issued by a California judge.
The California Supreme Court has ruled in an important case that the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is not fully preempted when it comes to publicly-owned railroad projects in the Golden State. Friends of the Eel River v. North Coast Railroad Authority. In that decision, the justices forged a middle ground between the more extreme […]
BLUE ON BLUE: California’s bullet train is likely to face more environmental hurdles after a high court ruling. In a 6-1 ruling last week written by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, the California Supreme Court decided that federal rail law does not usurp California’s tough environmental regulation for state-owned rail projects. The decision has broad significance, […]
Following up on my previous posts (links below): AirTalk, Discussing Impact on Law Students, Legal Profession If CA Supreme Court Lowers State Bar ‘Cut Score’: California’s ‘cut score,’ the grade required to pass the exam, is higher than all other states except one: Delaware. But a debate has been raging...
Federal railway laws do not categorically preempt the California Environmental Quality Act, the state Supreme Court said, slowing down a Northern California train pending an environmental review. The Court said CEQA applies to the state North Coast Railroad Authority -- just like any other state agency -- on its......
California has as many homeless sex offenders now as it did 2½ years ago, when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they could live was seen … Click to Continue »
U.S. law does not allow state-owned rail projects to completely bypass California’s strict environmental regulations, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in a decision that ensures further legal complications for the planned $64-billion bullet train between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The...
The Latest on a California Supreme Court ruling with implications for the state's high-speed rail project (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The California Supreme Court says federal law does not … Click to Continue »
An upcoming California Supreme Court ruling could help speed construction of the state's $64 billion high-speed rail project. The court will decide Thursday whether federal law exempts state-owned and funded … Click to Continue »
The California Supreme Court said dependency judges may take children away from parents who cannot supervise or protect their children -- even if the parents are not to blame. Settling a split of authority in In re. R.T., the court ruled the state's Welfare and Institutions Code authorizes dependency......
The California Supreme Court has narrowed the scope of a state ballot measure that allowed some three-strike inmates to get shorter prison terms. In a unanimous ruling on Monday, the … Click to Continue »
Festival: FYF Fest Location: Los Angeles, California Key Looks: Fox Racing blue and yellow motocross pants (slide #1), Fear of God “Marilyn Manson” tank top (slide #3), Supreme “Barack Obama” button-up shirt (slide #10), Vans Old Skool “Flame” sneakers (slide #14). Editor’s Notes: Los Angeles’s annual FYF Fest went down this weekend with an eclectic […]
The state can take wayward children away from their parents even when they are doing their best to control their kids and the kids aren't delinquents, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Congressman Adam Schiff of California has introduced a joint resolution to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. The joint resolution calls for a constitutional amendment allowing the United States Congress and individual states to regulate contributions and expenditures in political campaigns. Show More Summary
A proposed constitutional amendment to authorize sports betting in California was introduced in the state assembly on Thursday, on the heels of the Supreme Court’s decision to review a case challenging federal law against it.
The California Supreme Court says the state can take wayward children away from their parents even when they are doing their best to control the kids. A unanimous court ruled … Click to Continue »