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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

Court Reinstates Lawsuit Against S.F. Tobacco Ban
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A state appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed by Walgreens drugstore chain that challenges a San Francisco ordinance prohibiting tobacco sales at drugstores. The First District Court of Appeal on Tuesday said the ban could... 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

Judge Dismisses Safeway Lawsuit Over San Francisco Tobacco Ban
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge on Friday found that the city of San Francisco has a right to ban tobacco sales in stores with pharmacies even if the pharmacy is not the store's main business. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken dismissed a suit... Read More

ACLU Sues Feds For Shackling Immigrant Detainees
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have filed a lawsuit i n San Francisco federal court seeking to stop a practice in which alleged illegal immigrants are shackled at the feet, waist and wrists while appearing in... Read More