California Superior Court Judge Finds Prop 22 UnconstitutionalA California Superior Court judge on Friday found that Proposition 22 -- a measure backed by ride-hailing companies that classified drivers as independent contractors which voters passed last November -- is unconstitutional and unenforceable.
California Regulators Fine Uber Over $59 Million For Not Providing Info On Sexual AssaultsThe ride-hailing app company Uber has been fined more than $59 million by California regulators for failing to provide information regarding sexual assaults and harassment incidents detailed in an internal report last year.
Supreme Court Rejects Texas Bid To Overturn Election Results In Four StatesThe Supreme Court on Friday rebuffed a last-ditch attempt by Texas to block electors from four battleground states — all of which backed President-elect Joe Biden — from voting in the Electoral College.
Judge Ruling Eliminates SAT, ACT Standardized Tests From UC Admissions ProcessA judge in Alameda County has found that, because of coronavirus, the SAT standardized test discriminates against people with disabilities. That means the test is out the University of California.
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.