US Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offenders Social Media Ban The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.
9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Deals Trump Travel Ban Another SetbackThe San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Monday upheld a hold put in place by a federal judge in Hawaii on President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Supreme Court Sides With Samsung In iPhone Patent Dispute With AppleThe Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone.
Former 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Reportedly Met With Supreme Court JusticesJim Harbaugh recently made a visit to the highest court in the land, another stop in what has proven to be a busy off-season for the former coach of the San Francisco 49ers.
Legal Wrangling Ends, Same-Sex Weddings Begin In Las VegasA dizzying legal wrangle is over in the wedding capital of the world. Same-sex couples have begun getting marriage licenses in Las Vegas.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco LawAfter the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.
Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Appealing To Supreme Court To Stay OpenOyster farm owner Kevin Lunny said the company will now appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the last step available in the appeals process.
NRA, SFPD Officers’ Group Sue City Over New Gun Control MeasuresThe National Rifle Association is suing on behalf of the San Francisco Veteran Police Officers Association over the city's upcoming ban on the possession of gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds.
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Gov. Brown's Appeal Of Inmate ReductionThe U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday rejected an appeal by Gov. Jerry Brown of a court order that requires the state to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by about 8,000 inmates by Jan. 27.
In Depth: SF City Attorney More Than Eager For Same-Sex Marriage DecisionPerhaps no one is anticipating the Supreme Court’s decision on Proposition 8 more than San Francisco City & County City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who looks back at the ups and downs on the issue of same-sex marriage.