California Supreme Court

Court Halts Criminal Proceedings Against Planned Parenthood Video Journalists

The California Supreme Court granted an emergency stay on Friday in the criminal proceedings against Sandra Merritt, one of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) journalists who produced the undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s alleged practice of harvesting and selling the body parts of aborted babies for profit. 

David Daleiden, right, one of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last week, leaves the courtroom with attorney's Peter Breen, left, and Terry Yates, center, after turning himself in to authorities Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Houston. Daleiden and Sandra Merritt are charged with tampering with a governmental record, a felony …

California Supreme Court Risks Subprime Crisis II

In a blockbuster ruling by the California Supreme Court that could be a disaster for the $8.7 trillion mortgage bond market, defaulted borrowers can now sue to void a “wrongful foreclosure” if the assignment of their note and deed of trust bore any defects.

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CA Court Rejects Science in ‘Climate Change’ Ruling

The California Supreme Court stopped a development project at Newhall Ranch, north of Los Angeles, over concerns that it would contribute to climate change–though the court admitted it could not say how.

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California Supreme Court Could Stop Bullet Train

The California Supreme Court threw a giant obstacle on the California bullet train’s track toward fruition this week, ruling that the state agencies cannot escape the state’s environmental laws by claiming federal laws supersede them.