Lawsuits

Graffiti seen under a bridge in Kurt Cobain Park in Aberdeen, Washington on April 1, 2014. The park and bridge where Cobain used to hang out and write songs has become a symbol for fans as it was a gathering place after the news of his death spread. Nirvana fans prepare to mark the 20th anniversary of the iconic frontmans suicide on April 5. AFP PHOTO / Sébastien VUAGNAT (Photo credit should read Sebastian VUAGNAT/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Pursue Civil Charges Against Repeat Graffiti Vandals To Recover Cleanup Costs

Legislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back on graffiti vandalism throughout the city was unanimously passed by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

05/07/2014

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

Court Hears Lawsuits To Keep City College Of San Francisco Accredited

The fight to keep City College of San Francisco open continued Thursday in a local courtroom where attorneys argued that the practices a regional commission used in deciding to revoke the school’s accreditation do not amount to proper due process.

12/26/2013

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Lawsuits Prompt Bay Area Sheriffs To Issue Concealed Weapons Permits

The Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.

11/20/2013

A self-driving car on the Google campus in Mountain View, September 25, 2012. (CBS)

Tech Report: Lawsuits May Stop Increased Rollout Of Self-Driving Car

Proponents of self-driving cars say the roads will be much safer once the cars are available. But, some are worried that the threats of lawsuits could put the brakes on their introduction.

04/10/2013

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Gov. Brown: Inmate Lawsuits, Prison Reform Conflicts Of Interest Costing Millions

Gov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California’s prison system by highlighting what he says is a costly conflict of interest.

02/11/2013

Smoke from the Chevron Richmond refinery fire as seen from Martinez. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Richmond Residents Seeking Claims Against Chevron

More than a thousand people have filed into the office of Richmond attorney Nicholas Haney, looking for compensation from Chevron.

08/08/2012

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Facebook Seeks To Consolidate 40+ Lawsuits Over IPO

Facebook is seeking to consolidate the more than 40 lawsuits it faces following its rocky initial public offering of stock last month.

06/15/2012

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Faces New Legal Challenges

Farmers in the Central Valley have filed a pair of lawsuits claiming the path of the bullet train line will severely impact farming in the community.

06/03/2012

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Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADA

The senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

04/08/2012

Members of the media preview the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple’s Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From Regulators

Apple’s clout is coming under scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department considers filing a lawsuit against the company and five U.S. publishers for an alleged scheme that has driven up the prices of electronic books since the 2010 release of the iPad.

03/12/2012

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