Judge Claudia Wilken

Attorneys Ask Oakland Federal Judge To Expand Prison Solitary Confinement LawsuitA federal lawsuit is moving forward in the latest legal turn over solitary confinement at a California prison with attorneys asking a U.S. District judge to expand to a class-action case.
'Defense Of Marriage Act' Provision Struck Down By Oakland Federal JudgeA federal judge ruled in Oakland that the state’s public-employee pension system must make long-term care insurance equally available to same-sex spouses and partners.
Oakland Federal Judge Rules For Gay Rights Backers In Health SuitA federal judge has issued a favorable ruling for gay-rights advocates involving state employees and long-term health care.