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Bay Area Counties Win $6.8 Million False Advertising Ruling Against Overstock.com

After a two-week trial in September, Judge Wynne Carvill ruled Wednesday that Utah-based Overstock.com used formulas to create fictional comparison prices and chose the highest comparison for an item without informing consumers.

02/21/2014

(L-R) Marvin Norwood, Louie Sanchez listen to the judge during their sentencing in a Los Angeles courtroom, February 20, 2014 (CBS)

Bryan Stow Attacker Could Be Released After Pleading Guilty; 2nd Attacker Receives 8-Year Sentence

Prosecutors say one of the two men who pleaded guilty Thursday in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow could be released immediately after receiving credit for time already served.

02/20/2014

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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

Joseph Naso represents himself in court. (CBS)

Joseph Naso Sentenced To Death For ‘Double Initial’ Killings

After denying serial killer Joseph Naso’s motions for a new trial and listening to Naso’s continuing insistence he is innocent, Marin County Superior Court Judge Andrew Sweet wasted no time Friday sentencing Naso to death for the murders of three Northern California women and to a life prison sentence for the murder of a fourth.

11/22/2013

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd Apple-Samsung Trial In US Gets Underway In San Jose

A federal judge and lawyers for the world’s two biggest smartphone makers have begun picking a jury to determine how much Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and IPad features.

11/12/2013

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Former CSU Professor Who Pleaded Guilty To Molesting Infant Gets New Trial

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday overturned the conviction and ordered a new trial for a former East Bay professor who had pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an infant in Missouri in 2009.

10/31/2013

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

Judge Extends California Prison Crowding Deadline 1 Month

The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.

10/21/2013

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Google Defends Practice Of Scanning Gmail Messages In San Jose Court

Google’s attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people’s Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice.

09/05/2013

Gay Couples Wed As California Lifts Stay on Same-Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Ruling

California’s High Court Rejects Bid To Revive Prop. 8

Wednesday’s order appears to bring an end, at least for the time being, to efforts by supporters of the 2008 voter initiative to stop gay and lesbian weddings in California.

08/14/2013

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Suspected Half-Naked South SF Burglar Pleads Not Guilty

A San Bruno man who was arrested over the weekend after allegedly breaking into a South San Francisco home wearing only his underwear and then assaulting a resident has pleaded not guilty to three felonies, a deputy district attorney said Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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