Alameda County’s chief probation officer is expressing uncertainty over the release of state prison inmates ordered by federal courts.
President Obama renominated two candidates for federal judgeships in northern California who were previously nominated last year but never confirmed by the Senate.
Four military women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan sued the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the policy of excluding women from almost all combat duty.
Lawyers for 46 minority students and a civil rights group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday to allow them to go forward with their challenge to a voter-approved ban on affirmative action in University of California admissions.
An antitrust lawsuit filed by locked-out players against the National Basketball Association and its 30 teams was assigned to a federal judge in San Francisco Thursday.
Sponsors of Proposition 8 will be back in federal court in San Francisco Monday, asking a new trial judge to nullify a previous judge’s decision to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage.