California’s cap-and-trade system to fight global warming survived a major legal test Thursday when a state appeals court ruled that the auctions at the heart of the system do not constitute an illegal tax.
California’s marquee climate-change program faced tough scrutiny on Tuesday from a state appeals court judge who seemed skeptical that the $4.4 billion raised from the state’s cap-and-trade program complied with laws regulating taxes and fees.
Aspiring attorneys take note: Don’t interrupt the judge, come to court prepared and don’t open your arguments with a poem. Those were among the lessons state appellate court justices gave UC Davis law students after hearing arguments in two cases last week at King Hall.
SACRAMENTO—Administrative Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye announced that as part of its award-winning community outreach program, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, will hear oral argument at UC Davis School of Law in Yolo County beginning at...
SACRAMENTO—Administrative Presiding Justice Vance Raye today announced the appointment of Ms. Andrea Wallin-Rohmann as the Clerk/Administrator of the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, effective August 1, 2016.
Sacramento: Justices from the 3rd District Court of Appeal join the Chief Justice in presenting Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory the highest honor. Front, from right, Justice Ron Robie, Justice Vance Raye, and Justice Harry Hull. The Chief Justice (center). http://www.courts.ca.gov/34536.htm