Judge Reduces $2B Award In Monsanto Roundup Case To $87MA judge has cut a jury award in a lawsuit that found that Monsanto's Roundup herbicide caused cancer in a California couple from $2.055 billion to $87 million, the third time a judge has reduced an award in a lawsuit over the disputed chemical.
Trump Administration Appeals Judge's Ruling On Asylum PolicyThe Trump administration appealed a judge's ruling Wednesday that would block it from returning asylum seekers to Mexico to await court hearings.
SCOTUS Makes It Easier For Patent Holders To Collect From ViolatorsThe Supreme Court has made it easier for patent holders to collect additional money when someone copies their invention without getting permission or paying for it.
The Face Of Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Case Not Losing Sleep As He Awaits DecisionJim Obergefell of Cincinnati is the plaintiff in Obergefell v Hodges and said he is very hopeful of getting good news from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Court Rules Gay, Single Man Can Adopt His Son After Mother Steps In As SurrogateA gay man whose mother stepped in to act as surrogate for his child has won the right to adopt the eight-month-old child after a court ruling in the U.K.
NTSB Ruling Rattles America's Fledgling Drone IndustryWhile the FAA is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent...
SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation PaymentsSan Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.
Surfers, Beachgoers Celebrate Reopening Of Martin’s Beach Near Half Moon BayThis comes a day after a ruling that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla can’t close off access to the beach near Half Moon Bay.
CA Attorney General Kamala Harris To Appeal Ruling That Declared Death Penalty UnconstitutionalHarris calls the decision a "flawed ruling" and said she will ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney.
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To California Ban On Gay Conversion TherapyThe justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that said the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.
California Teacher Tenure Policy Ruled Unconstitutional By LA Judge California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.
Marin City Man To Stand Trial On Charges Of Killing Mom, Stabbing DogMarin City man was ordered to stand trial Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his mother to death, assaulting a peace officer and stabbing a pit bull.
Larry Magid: Google Complies With European ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Ruling Google is taking the first step in complying with a European court ruling that gives people the right to be forgotten online.
Federal Judge Strikes Down Oregon Gay Marriage Ban State officials have said they’d be prepared to carry out same-sex marriages almost immediately, and couples lined up outside the county clerk’s office in Portland in anticipation of the decision.
Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.