Federal Appeals Court Revives Transgender California Prisoner's LawsuitA 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.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Samsung Copied Some Of Apple's Patented iPhone FeaturesIn a long-running dispute, a federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally copied some of the patented features in Apple's iPhone.
Gov. Brown Appoints Berkeley Business Lawyer, SF Superior Court Judge, To State Court Of AppealFormer 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.
Graduating Oakland Student Leaves Legacy Of Landmark Tenure RulingJust 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.
SF Appeals Court Orders YouTube To Remove Anti-Muslim Film That Sparked ViolenceA federal appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in many parts of the Middle East.
California Supreme Court Justices Hear Prop 8 ArgumentsThe 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.
San Francisco Domestic Violence Case Headed To CA Supreme CourtThe 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.