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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's signing of bill allowing for snap inspections at abortion clinics will likely lead to another legal battle.
The 29-foot cross overlooking San Diego and the Pacific was built 60 years ago, but people still can't agree on what it is supposed to mean.
A man convicted twice for the same murder can sue the Ventura County Sheriff's Department for failing to read him his rights, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.
The streaming company warns of the consequences of "creating a new species of copyright," saying its business will be threatened if the ruling is left untouched.
A host of news outlets and privacy rights groups are urging a federal appeals court to keep the anti-Muslim video "Innocence of Muslims" on the Internet.
A California attorney serving prison time for attempting to extort money from the lawyer representing a rabbi in an immigration visa fraud investigation has failed to convince a federal appeals court to reverse his conviction.
The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. filed a petition Monday to take its fight to stay open to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Members of the Nevada Republican Party voted Saturday to remove opposition to marriage equality and abortion rights from the official party platform, according to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal .
Readers will recall that in 2012 the U.S. District Court struck down the California Resale Royalties Act, holding that the 1970s-era law violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
What should you call it when a federal court dismisses a case on forum non conveniens grounds, reasoning that it should instead be litigated in Germany? See, e.g., Bonzel v.
Last month US District Judge Susan Webber Wright ruled [JURIST report] that the state law [Act 301, PDF] is unconstitutional and that abortions cannot be restricted until a fetus reaches viability.
FILE: Jan. 4, 2011: Rev. John Fredericksen of Orlando, Fla., takes a picture in front of the war memorial cross on Mount Soledad in San Diego, alongside Burdette Streeter of San Diego.
The federal Department of Justice took the surprising decision of siding with advocates of the Mount Soledad cross, arguing that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals should hear the case en banc , in front of a full 11-judge panel.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in Rouse v. Wachovia Mortgage, FSB that under 28 U.S.C. 1348, "a national bank is 'located' only in the state designated as its main office."