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Oakland Fights Feds In Appeals Court To Keep Nation’s Largest Medical Marijuana Dispensary Open

The City Of Oakland continues to do battle with the Federal government in court attempting to keep the doors of its largest medical marijuana dispensary open. The arguments were heard Tuesday by three-judge panel from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

02/03/2015

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Same-Sex Marriage Cases Return To San Francisco Federal Appeals Court; Nevada, Idaho Bans Up For Review

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled two hours of arguments Monday on whether such bans should be struck down in Idaho and Nevada.

09/07/2014

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9th Circuit Court To Consider California DNA Collection Law

An appeals court panel will consider the constitutionality of California’s mandatory collection of DNA samples from everybody arrested in the state.

12/08/2013

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Appeals Court In SF Orders Review Of Gay Russian’s Asylum Case

A federal appeals court has ordered immigration officials to review their decision not to grant asylum to a gay man who said he was attacked for his sexual orientation in 2002 and 2003 in his native Russia.

11/28/2013

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SF Cellphone Health-Risk Disclosure Law Challenged By Wireless Industry

The legality of San Francisco’s ordinance requiring cell phone retailers disclose possible health risks to consumers was heard by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday.

08/09/2012