Defense Attorney In Kate Steinle Case To Appeal Gun Possession ConvictionLawyers for a Mexican man who was acquitted in the shooting death of a young San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate said Monday they will ask a judge to toss his gun possession conviction.
Former Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner Files Appeal in Sex Assault CaseAttorneys say they hope a new trial will help overturn the former Stanford swimmer's mandatory lifetime requirement to register as a sex offender.
Ban On Gun Sales To Medical Marijuana Card Holders UpheldA federal appeals court has upheld the government’s ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders.
Jaycee Dugard's Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Suit Against Parole OfficersA lawyer for Jaycee Dugard—who was held captive in an Antioch backyard for 18 years—says he plans to ask an expanded U-S appeals court to reconsider her lawsuit against the federal government for parole supervision failures.
Marjorie Knoller Appeals 2nd Degree Murder Conviction For 2001 Dog MaulingThe case of a San Francisco woman convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal dog-mauling of a neighbor 14 years ago resurfaced before a federal appeals court Monday.
Supreme Court Rejects NRA Efforts To Loosen San Francisco Gun Control LawsAn appeal of two of San Francisco's gun laws led by the National Rifle Association was rejected by the Supreme Court.
San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A'sThe city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move ForwardThe California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state's bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
Court Won't Reconsider Morgan Hill School's US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De MayoA federal appeals court won't reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school's decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.
Kaiser Drops Appeal— Will Pay $4 Million Fine Over Mental Health CoverageKaiser Permanente says it will pay a $4 million fine levied by the state of California for serious violations in how it delivers mental health care after a year-long legal challenge.
Gay Marriage Could Become Legal In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii As 9th Circuit Court Hears AppealsA federal court hearing over gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending the state of Idaho’s ban facing tough questions from a judge on the panel.
PG&E Appeals $1.4 Billion Penalty In San Bruno Gas Pipeline ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, the utility said in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.