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Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy DismissedA judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy was upheld Monday by a federal appeals court.
Veteran San Francisco Police Officer Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal PrisonA former SFPD sergeant was sentenced to 41 months in prison for corruption in a federal court on Monday after being convicted of four charges related to a scheme to steal money and property seized during searches and arrests in 2009.
Federal Judge Says 2 California Laws Are UnconstitutionalA federal judge says two California laws enacted through the initiative process are unconstitutional because they improperly change the punishment for crimes committed before the laws came into effect.
Federal Judge Upholds Public Nudity Ban In San Francisco A federal judge Thursday turned down a request by five nudism activists for a temporary restraining order blocking a San Francisco ban on nakedness on public streets, sidewalks and transit vehicles.
San Jose Man Gets Over 2 Years In Prison For Counterfeiting MoviesA 28-year-old San Jose man who admitted to making thousands of illegal copies of movies was sentenced to two years and three months in prison for criminal copyright infringement.
Judge Denies Apple's Bid For Samsung SanctionsA judge has denied Apple Inc.’s demands for an immediate victory in a multibillion patent trial as punishment for Samsung Electronics Inc.’s decision to issue a contentious press release on the first day of testimony.
Oakland To Submit Plan On Occupy Investigations To JudgeOakland city officials are facing a federal judge's deadline to submit a plan on how it will complete investigations into how the police department handled last fall's Occupy protests.