June 28, 2018 | At the Lectern
The court’s unanimous opinion by Justice Ming Chin finds no merit in the defendant’s numerous appellate arguments, including his claim that his trial should have been severed from his three co-defendants and that the superior court erred in not ordering a drug test for a witness whom defense counsel suspected of being under the influence at trial.
June 30, 2018 | Modesto Bee
The state Supreme Court overturned Barjas’ conviction based on a 2015 decision that changed the law regarding accomplice testimony, according to a press release from the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s office.
June 29, 2018 | The Recorder
California’s judiciary has spent just under $645,000 to settle sexual harassment and gender discrimination claims filed against judicial officers since 2012, according to public records of the agreements released this week by the Judicial Council.
June 28, 2018 | Sacramento Bee
California judges are closer to getting a payout from a long-running lawsuit alleging the state miscalculated their raises during the recession and interest on their earnings continues to pile up at a rate of 10 percent each year.
June 29, 2018 | Courthouse News Service
California lawmakers unveiled their strategy for the next round in the long-running feud between the state and a Silicon Valley billionaire over public access to one of the state’s most picturesque beaches.
July 01, 2018 | Los Angeles Times
California’s Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that Los Angeles Unified School District must work to desegregate its schools in Crawford vs. Board of Education, and Egly was assigned the job in 1977 of overseeing the district’s development and implementation of an integration plan.
July 02, 2018 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Kern County Judge Eric Bradshaw challenges attorneys to give him their best arguments.
Superior Court of Kern County
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal.