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State Net Capitol Journal: California Lead Paint Ruling May Spur More Lawsuits
Posted on 26 Dec 2013 by State Net

Over the last 25 years, public agencies across the country have failed at least 50 times to convince courts that paint manufacturers should have to foot the bill for removing lead-based paint from homes built before the federal government banned that... Read More

Closing Arguments Set In California Gay Marriage Trial
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday in a landmark lawsuit that challenges California's ban on gay marriage. Two same-sex couples are suing to overturn Proposition 8, which voters passed in 2008. Chief U.S. District Judge... Read More

Lawsuit Seeks To Block San Francisco Vote On Circumcision Ban
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) An unlikely coalition of Jews and Muslims on Wednesday filed a lawsuit to block a San Francisco ballot measure that would ban the circumcision of male children, a procedure widely practiced by members of both faiths. The case filed... Read More