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.
Supreme Court Allows Broad Enforcement Of Trump Administration Asylum LimitsThe Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
9th Circuit Court To Quickly Consider Trump Family Planning RuleA federal appeals court says it intends to quickly consider whether the Trump administration can impose new abortion-related restrictions on federally funded family planning clinics.
9th Circuit Court: EPA Has 90 Days To Justify Use Of Pesticide ChlorpyrifosA San Francisco-based federal appeals court has given the Environmental Protection Agency 90 days to justify why a widely used but dangerous pesticide should stay on the market.
Supreme Court Orders 9th Circuit To Reconsider Ruling By Judge Who DiedThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered a federal appeals court in San Francisco to reconsider an equal-pay ruling because the lead judge in the decision died 11 days before it was issued.
9th Circuit Court Blocks San Francisco Warning On Soda Ads In a victory for big soda makers, a federal appeals court ruled that a San Francisco ordinance requiring health warnings on advertising for sugary drinks violates the first amendment.
Appeals Court Rejects Industry Challenge To California Fuel StandardsA U.S. appeals court has again rejected a challenge by the oil and gas industry to a key part of California's efforts to fight climate change.
9th Circuit Court Upholds Ban On Gun Possession By Undocumented ImmigrantsA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a U.S. law that makes it a crime for people who are illegally in the United States to possess a gun.
Federal Appeals Court in S.F. Refuses to Allow Immediate Enforcement of Trump Asylum BanIn a 2-1 ruling late Friday, a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the ban is likely inconsistent with existing U.S. law.
Trump Takes Jabs At 9th Circuit Court, House Dems During Turkey PardonWhile the annual presidential turkey pardon is typically free of partisan politics, President Donald Trump took jabs at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the incoming House Democratic majority at Tuesday's ceremony.