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  • Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

    Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
    After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
  • Federal judge rules California death penalty is unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules California death penalty is unconstitutional
    A federal judge in Orange County ruled Wednesday that California’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney, ruled on a petition by death row inmate Ernest...
  • Federal judge rules California's death penalty system unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules California's death penalty system unconstitutional
    A federal judge ruled California's death penalty system unconstitutional on Wednesday, saying the path to execution in the most populous U.S. state is so long and drawn-out that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Ruling in the case of Ernest...
  • California death penalty unconstitutional, judge says

    California death penalty unconstitutional, judge says
    California’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a federal judge ruled in a case that could work its way up through the court system. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney ruled Wednesday on a...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris seeks legal help for flood of minor immigrants

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris on Wednesday convened a group of public and private officials to look at how legal representatives can be provided to the thousands of minors who are crossing the border illegally into the United States. With a...
  • Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional
    In an indictment of California's death penalty, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that decades-long delays and uncertainty about whether condemned inmates will ever be executed violate the constitution's ban on cruel or unusual punishment. The ruling by...
  • Federal judge's ruling on California death penalty stuns experts

    Federal judge's ruling on California death penalty stuns experts
    A federal judge's ruling that California's death penalty is unconstitutional was described by legal experts Wednesday as stunning and unprecedented. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney found that decades-long delays and uncertainty...
  • Murrieta protests return immigration issue to forefront of state politics

    Murrieta protests return immigration issue to forefront of state politics
    When rancorous protests over illegal immigration erupted in Murrieta this week, forcing the retreat of buses carrying women and children who had entered the nation illegally, they pushed to the forefront a onetime potent political issue in California that...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks

    Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with his judicial picks
    As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. In making a batch of appointments last weekend to two...
  • New law updates state code to use gender-neutral marriage terms

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Monday a measure that would update state law to reflect that same-sex marriage is legal in California, including replacing "husband" or "wife" with the gender-neutral term "spouse."  The state resumed issuing marriage...