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  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris seeks legal help for flood of minor immigrants

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris on Wednesday convened a group of public and private officials to look at how legal representatives can be provided to the thousands of minors who are crossing the border illegally into the United States. With a...
  • California death penalty unconstitutional, judge says

    California death penalty unconstitutional, judge says
    California’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a federal judge ruled in a case that could work its way up through the court system. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney ruled Wednesday on a...
  • Federal judge's ruling on California death penalty stuns experts

    Federal judge's ruling on California death penalty stuns experts
    A federal judge's ruling that California's death penalty is unconstitutional was described by legal experts Wednesday as stunning and unprecedented. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney found that decades-long delays and uncertainty...
  • Orange County to stop honoring immigration detainer requests

    Orange County to stop honoring immigration detainer requests
    Orange County will halt its practice of holding inmates who have been marked for possible deportation beyond the length of their jail terms, falling in line with Los Angeles and other counties. The county made the decision earlier this month in response...
  • California AG, U.S. senators want curbs on enrollment at troubled Corinthian Colleges

    A dozen U.S. senators asked the federal government to halt new student enrollments at an ailing Santa Ana chain of more than 90 for-profit colleges accused of misleading prospective students. Calling Corinthian Colleges Inc. “one of the worst...
  • Murrieta protests return immigration issue to forefront of state politics

    Murrieta protests return immigration issue to forefront of state politics
    When rancorous protests over illegal immigration erupted in Murrieta this week, forcing the retreat of buses carrying women and children who had entered the nation illegally, they pushed to the forefront a onetime potent political issue in California that...
  • New law updates state code to use gender-neutral marriage terms

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Monday a measure that would update state law to reflect that same-sex marriage is legal in California, including replacing "husband" or "wife" with the gender-neutral term "spouse."  The state resumed issuing marriage...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks

    Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks
    As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. In making a batch of appointments last weekend to two...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

     LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
  • Ashley Swearengin leads, but controller race still too close to call

    Ashley Swearengin leads, but controller race still too close to call
    Ever since Jim Brulte became chairman of the California Republican Party last year, he's been careful to set low expectations. With limited resources and declining voter registration, he's said, the party must slowly rebuild at the local level. But that...
  • Tuesday's primary will be a test of California's 'top-two' system

     Tuesday's primary will be a test of California's 'top-two' system
    Millions of Californians will cast ballots in races for governor and hundreds of other public offices Tuesday in the first full-scale test of a new primary system aimed at curbing entrenched partisanship in state politics. In contests for statewide...