An Orange County congregation that broke from the Episcopal Church when the national group ordained a gay bishop can continue a seven-year fight to keep the parish's beachfront property, the California Supreme Court ruled.
When is someone a pimp? The California Supreme Court grappled with that question Tuesday in the case of a man who was convicted of pandering in Los Angeles after he tried to recruit an undercover police officer to work as a prostitute for him.
California's attorney general on Tuesday joined lawyers for two same-sex couples and the city of San Francisco in asking a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state's voter-approved ban.
Lawyers for two same-sex couples are again asking a federal appeals court to allow gay marriage to resume in California while the court considers the constitutionality of the state's ban on same-sex unions.
Nearly all the routine court trappings were missing as U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel toured the state's new, $900,000 death chamber as part of proceedings aimed at helping him decide whether to restart lethal injections in California.