California Sues Cisco Over Alleged Caste Discrimination Against Dalit Indian EmployeeCalifornia regulators sued Cisco Systems, saying an engineer faced discrimination from other Indian workers because he is Dalit Indian. India’s caste system puts Dalits at the bottom of a social hierarchy, once terming them “untouchables.”
Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, CapriciousA Bay Area attorney known for suing e-mail spammers is suing Facebook after having his account blocked numerous times for what he says is protected political speech.
San Francisco Reaches Settlement With UC Hastings Over Conditions In TenderloinThe city of San Francisco has reached a settlement with UC Hastings and the law school's co-plaintiffs in a suit filed over conditions in the Tenderloin, according to an announcement.
Tech Rights Group Sues To Block Trump Order Regulating Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checking His TweetsA tech-rights group sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. The president issued the order after Twitter put fact checks on two of his tweets.
California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel StandardsCalifornia and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.
Appeals Court Sides With Tech Giants In Far-Right Activists' LawsuitA federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of conspiring to stifle the political views of a far-right activist and a conservative nonprofit.
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.
Tesla Drops Lawsuit Against Alameda County Over COVID-19 Shutdown OrderElectric automaker Tesla has dropped its lawsuit against Alameda County over the shelter in place order that shuttered its factory in Fremont.
Judge Denies Tesla Shareholder Lawsuit To Stop Musk's Tweets About CompanyA Delaware judge has denied a request by attorneys for Tesla shareholders to pursue a lawsuit seeking to prevent CEO Elon Musk from tweeting information regarding the electric vehicle and solar panel manufacturer.
Report: Federal, State Regulators To File Antitrust Lawsuit Against GoogleFederal and state regulators in the U.S. are preparing to file antitrust lawsuits alleging Google has abused its dominance of online search and advertising to stifle competition and and boost its profits, according to a report.
SF Church Leads Class Action Suit Against Zoom, Inc. After Bible Study Class Gets Zoombombed With PornOne of San Francisco's oldest churches has filed a class-action lawsuit against the popular videoconferencing app Zoom, after a pornographic zoombombing incident during a Bible Study class.
Fmr. SF Building Commission President Charged With Bank Fraud After Allegedly Stealing $478KA former San Francisco Building Commission president has been charged in federal court with bank fraud for allegedly diverting to his personal bank account $478,000 that clients of his engineering company intended to be paid to the city.
Coronavirus Update: UC Hastings Chancellor Blasts City's COVID-19 Tenderloin Plan As 'Entirely Inadequate'The chancellor of UC Hastings College of Law lashed out at San Francisco officials Friday, criticizing the city's Tenderloin safety plan as doing little more than encouraging sidewalk camping and facilitating already rampant drug dealing.
San Francisco Joins Lawsuit Against Ride-Hailing App Companies Uber And LyftCity Attorney Dennis Herrera on Tuesday announced San Francisco would be joining the state and other cities in suing Uber and Lyft over the misclassification of their drivers as independent contractors.
UC, CSU Students File Suit Seeking Coronavirus-Related RefundsThe California State University and the University of California systems were sued Monday by students demanding refunds of some campus fees since the virus pandemic closed schools and forced learning online.