SAN FRANCISCO — Pedro Figueroa Zarceno, an immigrant residing in California, has sued the city of San Francisco, the San Francisco Police Department and the San Francisco Sheriff's Department over sanctuary-city laws.
SAN FRANCISCO – The state DMV, along with the state attorney general, forced Uber to take its robotic cars off the streets of California and cease current state testing for failure to provide current permits.
SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme Court ruled on Dec. 2 that employers using asbestos-containing products and premises containing asbestos have a legal duty to household members who are also exposed to the mineral through other persons.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Virginia heard arguments Dec. 6 from the University of California, Berkeley and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard regarding the ownership of the CRISPR gene editing method.
SAN FRANCISCO -- In October 2015, legal action was taken against the state of California by a rights group based in Washington, D.C., claiming the current fixed bail scheduled system is unconstitutional and does not provide equal opportunities for wealthy and poor incarcerated individuals.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Epistar Corp., an innovative LED global lighting company that took legal action in August against Adamax Inc. for alleged patent infringement of six of its LED lighting labels has reached an agreement with Adamax.
SAN FRANCISCO – A state audit in August confirmed that CalGang facial recognition has numerous errors and inaccuracies and could be a breach of individuals' privacy. CalGang, the gang database used by 58 California police agencies, logs individuals with alleged ties to criminal gang activities in hopes of decreasing the crime rate in the state.
SAN FRANCISCO – Arguments were heard on Nov. 1 in the California Supreme Court regarding the Association of California Insurance Companies (ACIC) versus Dave Jones, one of many California insurance commissioners, regarding regulations and possibly misleading issues around insurance costs.
SACRAMENTO – The United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria has filed an appeal in California's 3rd District Court of Appeal regarding the approval of the Enterprise Rancheria Fire Mountain Casino to continue construction outside of Sacramento.