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.
San Francisco Appeals Court Upholds Trump Administration Ban On Abortion Referrals At Federally-Funded ClinicsA revised rule by the Trump administration that bans federally funded family planning clinics from providing abortion referrals has been upheld by a San Francisco Appeals court.
Federal Appeals Court Approves Policy Forcing Asylum Seekers To Wait In MexicoA federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco that for the time being, the Trump administration can force Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while they pursue their asylum claims
Sex Workers' Advocate Asks Federal Court in S.F. to Strike Down Law Against ProstitutionA lawyer for a sex workers' advocacy group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco Thursday to overturn a 145-year-old California law that criminalizes prostitution.
SF Appellate Court Judge Named As Possible Supreme Court NomineeShould President Obama look for diversity in a nominee who also has won high marks for his moderation, Paul Watford would fill the bill as a potential replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
California Transgender Inmate Ends Lawsuit Against Prison, Awaits State-Funded SurgeryA transgender California inmate is dropping her lawsuit against prison officials while they decide if she will be provided with state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. To Appeal Federal Court Decision To Shut Its Doors A popular oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore is appealing a federal court decision that bolstered the government's effort to close the facility.