Ex-Coach's Plea To Drop BALCO Doping Conviction Denied By SF Federal JudgeA federal judge in San Francisco has rejected former track coach Trevor Graham's plea to erase his felony conviction for lying to federal investigators about his relationship with a steroids dealer.
Partial Attorneys Fees Awarded In Sharp Park Golf Course LawsuitA federal judge in San Francisco has awarded $386,000 in attorneys' fees and costs to six environmental groups that filed a lawsuit seeking to protect two imperiled species at the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.
Judge Orders Google To Give Customer Data To FBIIn a ruling written May 20 and obtained Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston ordered Google to comply with the FBI's demands.
Barry Bonds Sentenced To 2 Years Probation In Obstruction CaseHome run champion Barry Bonds was sentenced by a federal judge in San Francisco Friday to two years of probation for obstructing justice in 2003 testimony before a grand jury investigating steroids distribution.
Prosecutors Claim Bonds Knew He Was Doing Drugs & Lied; Trainer Won't TestifyA prosecutor told jurors that Barry Bonds could easily have answered questions truthfully about steroids, but didn't. Meantime, Bonds' trainer again refused to testify.
Barry Bonds' Judge Tackles Last Of BALCO CaseBarry Bonds ' perjury trial starts Monday in federal court in San Francisco and the judge who will preside over the case has earned a reputation as a fair and unflappable presence on the bench.
Bonds Trial Judge Bars Use Of Ex-Mistress’ Voice Mail In the final pretrial hearing before Barry Bonds’ perjury trial on Monday, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that prosecutors can’t use evidence of 11 allegedly threatening voice mail messages the baseball slugger left for a former girlfriend.