Appeals

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Revives Transgender California Prisoner’s Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by a California prison inmate who claims prison officials are subjecting her to cruel and unusual punishment by denying her sex-reassignment surgery.

06/26/2015

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Appeals Court Rules Samsung Copied Some Of Apple’s Patented iPhone Features

In a long-running dispute, a federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple’s iPhone.

05/18/2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Appoints Berkeley Business Lawyer, SF Superior Court Judge, To State Court Of Appeal

Former bar president and current business lawyer Jon Streeter, 58, of Berkeley, and Judge Marla Miller, 59, of San Francisco, were named by Brown to the First District Court of Appeal.

11/13/2014

Brandon Debose Jr. tries on his cap and gown just days before graduation. (CBS)

Graduating Oakland Student Leaves Legacy Of Landmark Tenure Ruling

Just two days before he leaves the public school system, Oakland’s Brandon DeBose Jr. is celebrating not just his graduation, but a landmark victory against teacher tenure protections in California.

06/11/2014

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SF Appeals Court Orders YouTube To Remove Anti-Muslim Film That Sparked Violence

A federal appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in many parts of the Middle East.

02/26/2014

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California Supreme Court Justices Hear Prop 8 Arguments

The California Supreme Court has been asked to give an advisory opinion on whether sponsors of Proposition 8 have the right to appeal a federal court ruling striking down the initiative.

09/06/2011

Tari Ramirez

San Francisco Domestic Violence Case Headed To CA Supreme Court

The high court justices, in an order issued in San Francisco, said they would hear arguments on whether the instructions were correct and also on whether a prosecutor misstated the law during closing arguments.

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