Church Sex Abuse Survivors Sue Vatican In San Francisco Federal Court Two sexual abuse survivors announced in San Francisco Wednesday they have sued the Vatican in federal court for allegedly failing to prevent and covering up the abuse of them and others as children by priests.
Monkey Loses Federal Appeal In Animal Selfie CaseA federal appeals court panel ruled Monday against the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in a lawsuit claiming a monkey owned the copyright to a selfie photo.
Immigrant Acquitted In Steinle Death Pleads Not Guilty To Gun ChargeJose Ines Garcia Zarate, who was acquitted in the death of Kate Steinle last year, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal gun charges.
Jury: Female San Quentin Prison Worker Turned Killer Into Sex SlaveA federal court jury has awarded $65,000 to a convicted murderer in San Quentin State Prison after finding he was turned into a "sex slave" by a female prison worker.
Judicial Council Takes No Action Against Former Judge Alex KozinskiThe federal judicial council has dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against former California-based US Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski.
9th Circuit Court Plans Review Of Workplace Rules After Misconduct ClaimsThe nation's largest federal court circuit has announced plans to review its workplace protections following the resignation of a judge facing sexual misconduct allegations.
9th Circuit Court Judge Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsLong-time 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski announced Monday he was retiring from the bench amid allegations that he subjected 15 women to inappropriate sexual behavior.
Bay Area Judge Faces Allegations Of Inappropriate Sexual BehaviorA prominent Bay Area judge is accused of inappropriate sexual behavior. A former clerk says he called her into his office, to show her porn.
Federal Judge Hears Suit Against Google Over ISIS YouTube VideosThe family of a California college student who died in the 2015 Paris terror attacks wants justice, claiming Bay Area tech companies helped kill her.
Judge Summons Oakland Officials To Court Over Police Sex Scandal ProbeA federal judge has summoned lawyers for Oakland to court Monday to explain the city's mishandling of a police sexual misconduct investigation that led to the chief's resignation and implicated two dozen officers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Hawaii Asks Appeals Court In SF To Weigh In On Travel Ban RulesHawaii asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for an order saying the government could not omit grandparents and other relatives of someone in the U.S. from the list of people who can still travel to the country.