A recent ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California granted a motion to dismiss a case involving soil and groundwater contamination allegedly resulting from the release of hazardous substances at a property once occupied by a metal plating facility.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently sided with citizen groups who filed a motion to complete the administrative record regarding the decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to suspend Waste Prevention Rule protections for one year.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling that the plaintiffs in an environmental case lack standing to challenge a bank's authorization of funding for a project in Australia.
A three-judge panel for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a district court’s ruling that a Volkswagen owner had no right to intervene in U.S. government’s Clean Air Act enforcement action against the carmaker regarding the installation of “defeat devices” in some diesel vehicles that allowed Volkswagen to cheat on emissions tests.
SAN FRANCISCO – The 1st District Court of Appeal in California has granted AT&T's petition for a writ of review and remanded the matter for further proceedings in a matter regarding compensation awards.
Following a court ruling based on a voter proposition requiring cancer warnings on coffee, a senior fellow for Constitutional Studies at Cato Institute’s Robert A. Levy Center has said California voter initiatives should come with better warnings.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The NFL says a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader's multimillion-dollar antitrust lawsuit should stay dismissed, while the attorney for the woman says he should be allowed to review each team's payroll instead of trolling bars outside arenas for potential witnesses.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered an almost 200-page response to a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against Greenpeace International to be condensed before he will consider the cause.