9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Goodwin Liu during his Senate confirmation hearing in July 2010. (C-SPAN)

UC Berkeley Professor Liu Confirmed To California Supreme Court

A U.C. Berkeley law professor whose nomination to a federal appeals court was blocked by Senate Republicans is about to become a member of the California Supreme Court.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

SF Appeals Court Tosses Challenge To Obama’s Health Care Plan

A federal appeal court in California said a former state lawmaker and a legal foundation have no standing to challenge President Barack Obama’s health care plan.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Goodwin Liu during his Senate confirmation hearing in July 2010. (C-SPAN)

Brown Nominates Goodwin Liu To California Supreme Court

Liu previously was President Barack Obama’s choice for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But that nomination was blocked by Republicans.

CBS San Francisco–07/26/2011

Jim Rinefierd holds up a US flag and a Human Rights Campaign flag during a rally in support of a repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

SF Appeals Court: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Stays In Place For Now

A federal appeals court is allowing the military to temporarily continue its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for openly gay service members in response to a request from the Obama administration.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

SF Appeals Court Orders Immediate Lifting Of ‘Don’t Ask’ Policy

A federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

Goodwin Liu during his Senate confirmation hearing in July 2010. (C-SPAN)

UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court Nomination

A liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

Goodwin Liu during his Senate confirmation hearing in July 2010. (C-SPAN)

GOP Senators Block Obama Judicial Nominee From UC Berkeley

President Barack Obama has been handed his first Senate defeat of a judicial nominee. Republicans mustered enough votes to continue their filibuster against University of California law professor Goodwin Liu.

CBS San Francisco–05/19/2011

(AP)

Couples In Prop. 8 Case Want Trial Tapes Public

Lawyers for two same-sex couples who sued to overturn California’s gay marriage ban want a federal appeals court to make videotapes of the case’s lower court trial public.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

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SF Appeals Court Blocks Arizona Immigration Law

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday blocked four key provisions of Arizona’s controversial immigration law.

CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011

Jim Rinefierd holds up a US flag and a Human Rights Campaign flag during a rally in support of a repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Government Asks SF Appeals Court To Uphold ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The Obama administration may have concluded that laws targeting gay Americans are presumably unconstitutional, but it still asked a federal appeals court Friday to refrain for now from striking down the ban on gays serving openly in the military.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011

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