Both rulings emphasized that opioids have legitimate medical uses and concluded that drug companies could not be held responsible for abuse of their products.
California Supreme Court
Warren Lent is suing the California Coastal Commission, arguing that its power to unilaterally hand down massive fines with minimal process is unconstitutional.
In a lawsuit, attorneys for the box's owner allege that federal agents conducted an illegal search that may have resulted in the loss of some valuable gold coins.
The decision will make it harder for government employees to abuse and milk the state’s retirement systems.
California's Top Court Finally Allows Law Enforcement Agencies to Share List of Problem Cops With Prosecutors
Powerful unions and state-mandated secrecy made it a fight to know about misconduct.
A law that forced open decades of secret information about law enforcement behavior is slowly being implemented.
One pension-spiking tool can be scaled back now, but the California Rule remains intact.
Unlike lawmakers, who are usually are fairly forthright about their goals and intent, the justices have left Californians befuddled with several recent rulings.
A state supreme court ruling jeopardizes the very idea of independent contractors in several trades.
Public Sector Unions Win Big at the California Supreme Court in Getting San Diego Pension Reforms Overturned
California citizens must now meet and confer with union bosses before qualifying any compensation-related initiatives for the ballot.
Proposal to break Golden State into 3 yanked from the ballot.
The initiative could be reinstated for the 2020 election, however, if the Court concludes that its inclusion does not violate California law.
The California Supreme Court rules that Yelp cannot be forced to remove negative reviews of a business.
Just because you cannot comply doesn't mean the law cannot exist.
Can Public Workers Get Pension Benefits Without Actually Working? California Supreme Court Will Decide
California Supreme Court accepts appeal to lower court ruling that stopped workers from padding their pensions by an extra five years of service time.
Government officials cannot skirt public records laws by using private email accounts.
The 'California Rule' is a staple of public sector retirement systems, but could this be its undoing? Many states and cities should hope so.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal on Challenge to Teacher Job Protection Rules that Harm Students
Three judges dissent from 4-3 decision to let teacher's appeal victory stand; "Vergara and her fellow plaintiffs raise profound questions with implications for millions of students across California. They deserve an answer from this court," says Judge Cuellar.
State and federal prosecutors aren't the only ones with the authority to question organic food labeling ruled the state Supreme Court.
Do we have the right to know which cops don't know a gun from a water hose nozzle?
The case isn't just about guns, but also about what it means for the public to have "rights."
California High Court Will Decide Sergio Garcia's fate.
California High Court to Decide