U.S. District Judge
A 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.
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.
A 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.
A 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 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.