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3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Outside law enforcement experts are giving BART police high marks for changes the transit agency has made since one of its officers fatally shot a man at an Oakland station on New Year's Day 2009.
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8 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent
SUNSET FOR REC FEES? If you're just driving through the Los Padres National Forest to take a hike or have a roadside picnic, you may no longer need an Adventure Pass, as a court decision from Arizona said recreational fees aren't necessary if you aren't using amenities.
10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Armed with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a federal appeals court on Monday will revisit a controversial legal challenge to California's law allowing collection of DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony.
12 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
A convicted serial killer, who kidnapped and murdered a 10-year-old Beaumont boy in 1997, was found competent Friday, Dec. 6, by an Idaho federal judge which could clear him for execution.
13 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
Television viewers who find political ads more infuriating than enlightening will welcome a federal appeals court's ruling that Congress has the power to ban such advertising from public TV and radio stations "in order to preserve the essence of public broadcast programming."
17 hrs ago | ABA Journal
A federal appeals court on Thursday appeared to side with homeless advocates in a challenge to a Los Angeles law that bars people from living in their vehicles on public streets and parking lots.
19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
At their Lewiston home in April 2012, Doreen is surrounded by Julia, then 7, Jordan, then 13, and Jorja, then 7. Two years ago, Doreen Flynn of Lewiston won her case against the U.S. government, successfully arguing that bone-marrow donors should be able to receive compensation.
21 hrs ago | The UCL Practitioner
In Mondragon v. Capital One Auto Finance , ___ F.3d ___ , the Ninth Circuit considered the "local controversy" exception to federal jurisdiction under CAFA, and reversed the district court's remand order.
Vallarta, 52, of Salinas, has been City Attorney for the City of Salinas since 2005.
A panel of a federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of three Las Vegas residents in a $16 million tax evasion case in which employees were paid in gold and silver coins.
Akron's 9th District Court of Appeals has upheld the murder and child endangering convictions of Heather Lerch in the 2012 drug-related death of her 17-month-old son Patrick.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $10,000 fine against a skilled nursing facility for leaving a suicidal patient unattended, who then walked out of the facility and killed himself.
Thanksgiving arrived early for those who use California's anti-SLAPP statute to fight meritless claims targeting free speech and petition rights.
A California girl whose suicidal father was killed by police deputies can continue her wrongful death claim, the 9th Circuit ruled.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a police officer who complained about his department's safety standards is not entitled to First Amendment protection of his speech.
Dr. John Wagner posed for a picture with his former patient, Sydney Scott, 6, of Lake Elmo, at a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the world's first bone marrow transplant.
John Dennis Apel says he has a First Amendment right to protest peacefully outside of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the site of missile and space launch facilities.