Orphaned Refugee From Central America Becomes San Jose AttorneyStudents Rising Above alumnus Hector Rodriguez, who came to the U.S. as an orphan, is now officially an attorney at law, recently having passed the California bar exam.
Actor Chadwick Boseman To Play Thurgood MarshallHaving already played Jackie Robinson and James Brown, Boseman will tackle another icon in a courtroom thriller...
Judgment By Algorithm - Silicon Valley Codes The Court SystemA Silicon Valley company is introducing software that can solve legal battles without the need for a judge or attorney.
3 Women File Lawsuit Against Regents Claiming UC Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault InvestigationsThree women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.
Fairfield Neighborhood Relieved Judge Rules Sex Offender Cannot Reside Within Solano CountyA Solano County Superior Court judge decided the fate of a convicted sex offender on Tuesday and that he won’t be able to reside in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood.
Homeless Man Files Claim Alleging Sheriff’s Deputies Beat Him In Unprovoked Attack At San Francisco General HospitalA homeless man filed a claim against the City of San Francisco Tuesday and wants three more sheriff’s deputies arrested for beating him up at SF General Hospital. The city is already charging one deputy in the alleged attack.
Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He OverdosedAn attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.
Google Threatened with $100 Million Lawsuit After Celebrity Nude Photo LeakGoogle faces a potential lawsuit over hacked celebrity nude photos…
SoCal Attorney Faces State Bar Suspension For Photoshopped Celebrity Images, 'Bizarre' Defense Of ChargesA Los Angeles attorney is facing a suspension for posting doctored photos that appear to show her mingling with a number of high-profile celebrities and politicians, including President Obama, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leonardo DiCaprio and Donald Trump.
San Francisco To Spend $100K On Attorneys For Immigrant Residents Facing DeportationSan Francisco officials are set to announce $100,000 in funding to help city residents facing deportation for living in the country illegally obtain an attorney.
Family Members Of Men Shot And Killed By Salinas Police Ask For Federal Investigation Family members of two men shot and killed by Salinas police are asking for a U.S. Justice Department investigation into the shootings, claiming a pattern of police brutality.
Former San Francisco City Attorney's Employee Claims She Was Fired For Investigating CorruptionSan Francisco unnecessarily paid millions of dollars in sewer replacement claims in an alleged scheme by the city attorney's office that a staffer was fired for investigating, according to a claim by the terminated attorney.