Looming Ruling By 9th Circuit Court In SF Could Bar Feds From Prosecuting Medical Pot CasesThe federal court in San Francisco is expected to issue a ruling that could limit future prosecutions of medical marijuana users and dispensaries in eight Western states.
U.S. Sues Activist Hedge Fund ValueAct Over Halliburton-Baker Hughes DisclosuresThe U.S. government sued a San Francisco activist hedge fund, alleging that it violated antitrust laws during a pending merger of Halliburton and Baker Hughes.
Obama At SxSW: 'Fetishizing' Smartphones 'Can't Be The Right Answer'Appearing at the annual South by Southwest tech festival, Obama delivered his most extensive comments to date on an issue being played out in federal court.
San Bernardino County Left Software Uninstalled That Could Unlock Shooter's iPhoneSan Bernardino County, which owned the iPhone issued to mass-murderer Syed Farook, paid for -- but never installed -- a feature that would have allowed the FBI to easily and immediately unlock his phone.
Apple Says Government Changed San Bernardino Shooter's Password During InvestigationCBS News learned Friday that the password for Syed Farook's iCloud account was changed after the shooting.
U.S. Sues Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi For Cheating On Emissions TestsThe U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi for violating the Clean Air Act on Monday.
California Moves To Provide Free Interpreter Services In All Court CasesUnder pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice, California's Judicial Council approved a plan to extend free interpretation services to all cases by 2017.
Eric Holder Hosts Oakland Roundtable On Police-Community Relations In Wake Of Violent Protests Last YearAttorney General Eric Holder will be in Oakland to talk about law enforcement and community relations.
U.S. Department Of Justice Turns To Richmond Police Chief To Help Ease Unrest In Ferguson The U.S. Department of Justice has turned to the City of Richmond to help ease the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Chris Magnus participated in a panel last month to help heal community wounds in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death.
Harris Quashes Speculation Over Her Possible Interest In Replacing U.S. Attorney General HolderThe wheels are already turning in political circles about possible replacements for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and one prominent name that continues to come up is California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
U.S. Department Of Justice Visits San Jose As Gang Violence Trends Downward Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city's anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.
Family Members Of Men Shot And Killed By Salinas Police Ask For Federal Investigation Family members of two men shot and killed by Salinas police are asking for a U.S. Justice Department investigation into the shootings, claiming a pattern of police brutality.