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Court Won't Force Calif Officials To Defend Prop 8
Posted on 3 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (AP) A California court has refused to order Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown to appeal a ruling that overturned the state's gay marriage ban. The 3rd District Court of Appeal on Wednesday denied... Read More

Courts Could Get Claim In Jaycee Dugard Kidnapping
Posted on 3 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (AP) The board that considers compensation for California crime victims is being advised to reject a claim by the mother of Jaycee Dugard, who authorities say was held captive for nearly two decades by a paroled rapist. Lynn Margherita... Read More

Court To Decide If State Can Regulate Video Games
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether California can ban the sale or rental of violent video games to children. The court will review a federal court's decision to throw out California's ban. The 9th U.S. Circuit... Read More

Lawmakers Urge Governor To Appeal Prop 8 Ruling
Posted on 2 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (AP) A group of Republican lawmakers is urging California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to appeal a federal ruling that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban. Twenty-seven members of the Assembly's Republican caucus... Read More

Lawyers Give Final Arguments In Gay Marriage Case
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Lawyers arguing a landmark federal case involving California's same-sex marriage ban made their final arguments Wednesday, with supporters describing matrimony as an institution intended to promote childbearing and opponents saying... Read More