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Oil companies again urge judge to reject Calif. global warming lawsuits

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SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Chevron, in a renewed motion to dismiss climate change litigation against it filed by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, described the case as a futile attempt to get around numerous prior court decisions preventing similar lawsuits over the sale of legal products.

Federal judge says cell phone tax challenge case belongs in state court

Judge Morrison England Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued a memorandum and order on March 20 in the matter of Bekkerman v. Calif. Board of Equalization et al, remanding the case back to a state trial court.

Yahoo seeks non-infringement declaration

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Yahoo is suing a Swiss company and a subsidiary in a complaint and is seeking declaration of non-infringement for seven patents.