A federal appeals court has approved provisions of a 1975 energy conservation law that allowed state’s to include higher energy conservation goals than federal standards.
Month: June 2012
State Can’t Meet Prison Population Target
California prison lawyers told a federal judge last week they don’t expect to meet the June 2013 goal of cutting prison overcrowding to the target
Courts to Consider End to Jury Trials for Misdemeanors
In the new world of slashed budgets for the California courts it is clear some “sacred cows” will be sacrificed. Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani
Entering the Age of Reformation
The Judicial Council overseeing California’s courts has embarked on an unprecedented transformation of the way it oversees the state’s trial courts. In the face of
Oldest Serving Federal Judge Dies at 99
Judge Robert J. Kelleher, the oldest serving federal judge in the country, died at the age of 99 on June 20, the federal courts announced.
Oracle Urges Copyright Violation Against Google
Oracle Corp. has asked a federal judge to rule where the jury deadlocked and find that Google is liable for both copyright and patent infringement