(Subscription required) Convicted murderer James Edward Hardy took another step toward freedom Friday after a divided 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided not to reconsider an earlier decision granting him habeas relief.
Congressional Democrats will hold a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court on Monday to call on President Donald Trump to rescind his executive order banning immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries.
In the 1970s, an ethnically diverse high school in Sacramento sought to quell tensions by training a mix of specially selected students how to resolve conflicts. Among the chosen was a son of Mexican immigrants named Xavier Becerra—a teenager who excelled academically, spent lunch hours playing poker, and seemed to possess a knack for defusing fights.
(Subscription required) Scherling said he's enjoyed the shift from slower civil cases to the quick pace of his assignment impacting hundreds of lives a week at the South County Division in Chula Vista, the state's southernmost courthouse.