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Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Removing Gay Jurors Because Of Sexual Orientation

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its ruling banning the removal of prospective jurors because of their sexual orientation.

06/24/2014

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California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

California’s attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County’s concealed weapons restrictions.

02/27/2014

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Court: California Concealed Weapons Rules Violate 2nd Amendment

A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

02/13/2014

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Appeals Court Upholds San Francisco’s Plastic Bag Ban

A state appeals court has upheld a San Francisco law banning the use of non-compostable plastic bags at checkout stands in retail stores and grocery markets.

12/12/2013

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SF Fed Appeals Court To Decide If Gay Jurors Can Be Removed From Case

An appeals court gave little indication Wednesday whether a potential juror can be booted from a trial solely because of sexual orientation. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, listened to an hour of legal arguments on the issue.

09/18/2013

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Affirms Decision Against Google In ‘Street View’ Privacy Suit

A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s decision that Google overstepped its bounds by enabling its vehicles to collect emails, Internet passwords and Web surfing behavior while photographing neighborhoods for the search giant’s popular “Street View” mapping feature.

09/10/2013

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prop. 8 Appeals Argued In SF Courtroom

Three federal appeals court judges were hearing arguments in San Francisco Thursday afternoon on two issues related to last year’s trial on Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

12/08/2011

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

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Court Rules Strip Search Of Vacaville Wheelchair User Excessive

Vacaville police went too far when they pulled a drug suspect out of his wheelchair and took off his clothes in public, according to an appeals court ruling.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

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San Francisco Appeals Court Denies Request To Suspend DADT Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has denied the government’s request to suspend a lawsuit challenging the military’s ban on openly gay service members.

CBS San Francisco–01/29/2011

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