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Kona beer class action not proceeding as plaintiffs initially visualized

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Late last year, a California court, after dismissing some claims, allowed class action plaintiff Theodore Broomfield to move forward with an amended complaint regarding a line of beer and alleged false advertising.

Discrimination case against Stanford said to lack detail

SAN FRANCISCO -- A court record dated Feb. 22 addresses a discrimination lawsuit that seems somewhat normal but, on closer inspection, offers some interesting omissions.

NBA's Rose asks court for sanctions against accuser

SAN FRANCISCO -- Near the end of 2016, then New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose was found not guilty of rape in a case brought against him by an unnamed woman. The case was widely covered, including in Sports Illustrated, as a landmark example of sports-related litigation of its kind.

Microbead ban just one small step in Calif. lawyer's fight for the environment

LOS ANGELES – In 2015, President Obama signed into law the bipartisan Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, banning certain types of small plastic pellets used in some exfoliating and cosmetic products beginning in 2017.

Northern California ACLU aims to protects students' free speech rights

SAN FRANCISCO – The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has a message for local school districts: don’t censor the free expression of students.