9th Circuit Court Upholds $25M Award In Sonoma Man's Monsanto Cancer CaseA federal appeals court on Friday upheld a $25 million award against agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. in a lawsuit that alleged a North Bay man developed cancer from exposure to its best-selling weed killer, Roundup.
9th Circuit Court Tells EPA To Make Final Decision On Chlorpyrifos Pesticide After 14 Year BattleThe San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to quickly determine whether a pesticide linked to brain damage in children should be banned.
70,000 Truckers Fall Under California Gig Economy Law, 9th Circuit Court SaysCalifornia's gig economy law applies to some 70,000 truck drivers who can be classified as employees of companies that hire them instead of independent contractors, giving them a right to overtime, sick pay or other benefits, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Decision Ending Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Back Before 9th CircuitCalifornia’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines might have been struck down last year, but it could be revived again as a federal appeals court said Thursday that it will reconsider the decision ending the ban.
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.