UPDATE: Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Allow Census Count To EndThe Trump administration has filed an emergency request asking the Supreme Court to allow the Census Bureau to end its field operations for the 2020 Census.
Appeals Court Declines to Block Governor's Limits on In-Person WorshipA divided panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday refused to block Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order restricting in-person worship because of the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Thousands of Unaccompanied Children Expelled at US BorderAbout 8,800 unaccompanied children have been quickly expelled from the United States along the Mexico border under a pandemic-related measure that effectively ended asylum, authorities said Friday.
9th Circuit Court Panel Ends California Ban On High-Capacity MagazinesA three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out California's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Fed Appeals Court In San Francisco Rules Against Trump On Border Wall FundingOn Friday, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against the Trump administration in its transfer of $2.5 billion from military construction projects to build sections of the U.S. border wall with Mexico
9th Circuit Court Overturns EPA Approval Of Dicamba HerbicideA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday overturned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's approval of the use of dicamba, a weed killer used on millions of acres of soybean and cotton crops.
9th Circuit Court Revives Lawsuits By California Cities Against Oil CompaniesA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday gave a new lease on life to lawsuits in which eight California cities and counties are seeking to have oil companies pay millions or billions of dollars for sea walls and other protections from rising seas.
Appeals Court in San Francisco Reinstates California Ammunition Purchase Background ChecksThe 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday reinstated a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, reversing a federal judge's decision to stop the checks.
9th Circuit Court Halts Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Policy On Asylum SeekersA federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government can no longer make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through the U.S. immigration courts.
San Francisco Appeals Court: Arizona Election Laws Discriminate Against MinoritiesA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday struck down two Arizona election laws, saying that they discriminated against Native American, Hispanic and African-American voters.
9th Circuit Court Dismisses Youth Climate Change LawsuitA federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
9th Circuit Court Won't Reinstate Santa Rosa Woman's Suit Over Diet Dr Pepper AdvertisingCalling a soft drink “diet” isn't a weight-loss promise, a San Francisco-based federal appeals court said Monday.
9th Circuit Court Hears Arguments On Trump Rule Barring Abortion ReferralsA specially convened 11-judge federal appeals court panel heard arguments in San Francisco Monday on lawsuits challenging a new rule by President Donald Trump's administration.
Trump Brings Back 9th Circuit Nominee Criticized By Feinstein, HarrisA former adviser to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was nominated for a second time Friday to a position on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
9th Circuit Court Calls US 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques' Torture In RulingA federal court in San Francisco has taken the unusual step of using the word "torture" to describe the treatment of a Palestinian man while he was in CIA custody following the Sept. 11 attacks.