SAN FRANCISCO – An appeals court has sided with the City of San Francisco in a dog park case filed by a city resident who claims the barking is a nuisance.
SAN FRANCISCO – A Montana Native American tribe has an appeal of a U.S. Department of Interior decision denied in court.
SAN FRANCISCO – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a district court decision that granted summary judgment to CBS Corp. in a copyright case brought by four record and entertainment companies.
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Diego salt company has lost an appeal in a California court in an antitrust claim against a Mexican salt producer owned partially by the Mexican government and a Japanese company.
Court says it doesn't have jurisdiction in suit between Mexican corporations over multimillion dollar brine deal
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal court has upheld a lower court's decision in a breach of contract suit between two Mexico-based corporations.
FRESNO – California's Fifth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a trial court ruling granting a safety consultant's motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death suit filed by the family of a dairy worker killed in a tractor accident.
An appeals court will not rehear a sales tax case against Costco involving the nutritional supplement Ensure. California's First District Court of Appeal, Division Three, modified a lower court's opinion but supported the ruling to dismiss the case.
In the underlying case, which began in 2016, Nutrition Distribution sued its rival under the Lanham Act and later added the claim the company was in the violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act.
A California court has reversed a ruling that dismissed a First Amendment case involving the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The matter, involving the public's right to take photographs at the U.S.-Mexico border, will now be heard in court.
Claim alleges that anti-obesity drug maker Contrave violated SEC rules, in releasing case study information early
Appellate court orders denial of summary judgment in suit over San Francisco marathon runner's death
SAN FRANCISCO – On Aug. 13, the Court of Appeal of the State of California, 1st Appellate District, Division Four reversed in part and affirmed in part a wrongful death case filed by the family of a man who died shortly after crossing the finish line of the San Francisco Half Marathon.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Court of Appeal of the State of California for the 1st Appellate District, Division Four reversed in part and affirmed in part a case that addressed whether the inside of a non-air-conditioned bus should be held to state regulations as an outdoor work environment on Aug. 13.
Court rules Center for Biological Diversity's motion does not entitle it to order stop of injections
SAN FRANCISCO – The Court of Appeal of the State of California in the 1st Appellate District, Division Five affirmed a lower court’s ruling that denied a biological center’s petition to order a state department to close oil and gas wells.
SAN FRANCISCO – The the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently denied a request for a rehearing from two photographers who lost their copyright infringement claim against a real estate listing service.
A group of concealed firearm permit holders and gun rights organizations lost an appeal on Aug. 3 over their opposition to a recent amendment of California’s 1994 Gun-Free School Zone Act.
SAN FRANCISCO – A California judge has dismissed claims that Gameloft acted negligently and infringed upon the copyrights of a Vietnamese video game company in relation to the development of a racing car game application.
Judge Carlos Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California wrote in his opinion that the act of placing a bet in the virtual casino while in the state of California was not protected under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
SAN FRANCISCO — A person's labor is not property that can be stolen, a California appeals court ruled earlier this month in the case of a pharmaceutical software company's former vice president who said he was recruited by false promises so the firm could use his industry contacts and then fire him.
FRESNO — A Berkeley environmental group that wants the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in northwestern Yosemite drained to restore the Sierra Canyon has vowed to take the case to the California Supreme Court after losing an appeal in July.
An August ruling declaring President Donald Trump's executive order withholding money from sanctuary cities unconstitutional was too hasty, a dissenting federal judge wrote in an opinion.