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.
9th Circuit Appeals Court Says Trump Administration Can't End DACAA federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration must keep a program protecting undocumented young immigrants from deportation in place for the time being.
9th Circuit Court Reinstates Child Labor Lawsuit Against Nestle, CargillA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday for a second time reinstated a lawsuit against two corporations by six citizens of Mali who say they were forced to work as child slaves on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast.
Feinstein, Harris Try To Block Trump Nominees For 9th Circuit CourtSenators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris say they did not sign off on three White House nominees for open California seats on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and will oppose their confirmation.
9th Circuit Court Rules For Bartenders, Waiters In Tip FightA U.S. appeals court is siding with bartenders and waiters in a fight over whether restaurants can pay them less because they receive tips.
1st Appeals Court To Weigh Trump's Decision To End DACAThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be the first federal appeals court to hear arguments about President Donald Trump's decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.