Uber's High-Powered Global Policy Board Born Amid Legal Battles, Regulation StrugglesAn eight-person global policy board has been assembled by Uber to increase their chances of winning over governments around the world.
No Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Monday; Supreme Court Watchers Eye Possible Thursday RulingThose expecting a landmark ruling on the fate of same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court will have to wait until at least Thursday after justices failed to release their opinion on the case Monday morning.
Napster All Over Again: Periscope Users Could Face $150,000+ Fines, Jail Time For Live-Streaming Copyrighted EventsThe Mayweather-Pacquiao fight may have been a "win" for Twitter-owned Periscope, but for users who share a copyrighted live event, it could be a major loss -- of up o $150,000 in penalties per incident.
Police, San Francisco Public Defender Warn Body Cameras May Come With ConsequencesThe Oakland Police Department has been wearing body cameras since 2010, but the head of the Oakland Police Officers’ Association warns of the push to incorporate the cameras nationwide.
Town Of Clearlake Takes Center Stage In Emotional Battle Over Medical Marijuana Cultivation BanThe town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.
Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social MediaThe painting is good enough for the famed Musee d'Orsay, but it's too risqué for Facebook, and now after banning a photo of a nude painting of a woman's crotch, the American company--whose terms of service declare users must sue in Northern California--may still face the first of potentially many lawsuits over how it does business overseas.
'Erotic Service Providers' Sue To Legalize Prostitution, Overturn 1961 BanThe Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project claims the state’s current anti-prostitution law violates the Constitutional rights of sex workers.
Federal And State Laws Obscure Legal Boundaries For Pot Businesses Looking To Deposit Money In BanksNow that four states have legalized recreational marijuana use, entrepreneurs want to start businesses. It may be a lucrative proposition, but there's no place to keep the money.
Plenty Of Careers Available In Legal Field That Don't Require A Law DegreeWant a career that pays $70,000 without the massive student loans that you might rack up in law school?
California Attorney General Warns Undocumented Immigrants Against Driver’s License ScamsCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris is issuing a warning to undocumented immigrants to beware of scams that offer help to obtain a driver's license or obtain legal status under President Obama's Deferred Action Program.
Covered California Cancelling More Than 10,000 Enrolled Over Failure To Prove ResidencyCalifornia's health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.
South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal RepresentationMi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.