SACRAMENTO —Thanks to a former U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, immigrant and undocumented students now can get legal assistance through the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center at the University of California (UC) Davis School of Law.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal agency has filed a suit against a car manufacturer alleging that it knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a "defeat device" in its cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.
SAN FRANCISCO – A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a food manufacturer alleging it wrongfully advertised its products as containing 100 percent Parmesan cheese, but was found out that it also contains other additives.
MALIBU – The U.S. Justice Department may have backed out of its legal showdown with Apple this week, but the question of how far law enforcement can go to get private companies to compromise their encryption technology remains an open question.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge recently entered a ruling on how a crypto currency will be viewed in bankruptcy court, but at least one journalist covering the digital financial world said the non-tangible nature of bitcoins continues to challenge legal definition.
SAN JOSE – A Texas company doing business in California is suing a former employee, alleging that the individual wrongfully breached his contract with it by keeping files that may contain proprietary information about the company.