U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions, Reversing S.F. Appeals Court RulingThe Supreme Court on Thursday upheld voting restrictions in Arizona in a decision that could make it harder to challenge other voting limits put in place by Republican lawmakers following last year’s elections.
9th Circuit Court of Appeals Eyes California Ban on High-Capacity Ammo MagazinesA federal appeals court said Thursday that it will reconsider a three-judge court’s split ruling last year throwing out California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, a decision with potential impact in other states.
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.
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.
Looming Ruling By 9th Circuit Court In SF Could Bar Feds From Prosecuting Medical Pot CasesThe federal court in San Francisco is expected to issue a ruling that could limit future prosecutions of medical marijuana users and dispensaries in eight Western states.
San Francisco Court To Offer Live Audio Streaming Of All ProceedingsMerging technology and the judicial system, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals began offering video streaming of certain proceedings.
SF Braces For Possible Supreme Court Decision On Prop. 8 HearingThe Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday whether it will consider Proposition 8's constitutionality, but they could also postpone the decision to a later date, or deny the appeal altogether.
Same Sex Marriage Supporters Cheer Choice Of Prop. 8 Appeal Judges The random selection of three judges to hear next week's appeal in the Proposition 8 federal case could not have gone much better for supporters of same-sex marriage.