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Stories with organization: Supreme Court of California
  • State Supreme Court strikes down Sacramento man's sentencing 
    Updated: May-19-15 8:29 am

    SACRAMENTO, California - The California Supreme Court has struck down the five-year prison sentence of a man who beat the mother of his children because a judge failed to advise him that his admission of a prior conviction could result in a more severe penalty.

  • Court: Juveniles presumed competent to stand trial 
    Updated: May-18-15 8:28 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - California's Supreme Court says juveniles accused of crimes are, just like adults, presumed competent to stand trial and have to prove otherwise if they claim incompetence.

  • California court sides with consumers in generic drug fight 
    Updated: May-07-15 6:25 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - In a win for consumers, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that settlement agreements between pharmaceutical companies that keep cheaper, generic drugs off the market may be illegal if they include excessive cash payments.

  • California high court overturns death penalty 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 2:23 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - The California Supreme Court has overturned a Redding man's death sentence.