A former SFPD sergeant was sentenced to 41 months in prison for corruption in a federal court on Monday after being convicted of four charges related to a scheme to steal money and property seized during searches and arrests in 2009.
A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging that it discriminates against blind riders with guide dogs.
Same-Sex Marriage Cases Return To San Francisco Federal Appeals Court; Nevada, Idaho Bans Up For Review
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled two hours of arguments Monday on whether such bans should be struck down in Idaho and Nevada.
Lawyers for Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man charged with operating Silk Road—an online marketplace for illegal drugs, are asking a judge in New York to toss out most of the evidence against him.
Several property owners and two landlord associations sued the city of San Francisco in federal court Thursday to challenge a new city law that sharply increases relocation assistance payments required for tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer, broke down and cried on the witness stand while describing how he shot and killed Oscar Grant at a BART station platform more than five years ago.
A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.
A federal court in Silicon Valley has delayed closing arguments in the Apple vs. Samsung trial, but the case involving patent infringement claims is expected to end this week.
Two key defendants in the wide-ranging conspiracy case involving politics, cash and guns entered pleas in federal court Tuesday. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded not guilty to all charges including money laundering.
Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and a list of 27 other defendants in a government case were back in court on Friday. Federal prosecutors say more charges and defendants are expected to be added to the case.