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    • Louisiana teen's climate change lawsuit cleared for trial: report - NOLA.com July 21, 2018
      NOLA.comLouisiana teen's climate change lawsuit cleared for trial: reportNOLA.comThe latest ruling for the plaintiffs came from 9th Circuit judges Sidney Thomas of Billings, Mont., and Marsha Berzon of San Francisco, both appointed to the court by President Bill Clinton, and Michelle Friedland of San Francisco, whom Obama put on ...and more »
    • Thousands Received DACA Relief After Lawsuits Filed - Santa Barbara Independent July 21, 2018
      Thousands Received DACA Relief After Lawsuits FiledSanta Barbara IndependentThe UC suit was soon joined by lawsuits filed in New York and Washington, D.C.; the judges in those cases agreed to uphold District Judge William Alsup of San Francisco's preliminary injunction. The DACA program, which began in 2012 under President ...and more »
    • US loses bid to end children's climate change lawsuit - Reuters.com July 21, 2018
      Reuters.comUS loses bid to end children's climate change lawsuitReuters.com(Reuters) - A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President ...and more »
    • Lawsuit filed to stop reopening of historic Julius' Castle in San ... - KRON4 July 20, 2018
      KRON4Lawsuit filed to stop reopening of historic Julius' Castle in San ...KRON4A group of Telegraph Hill neighbors has filed a lawsuit trying to stop the reopening of historic Julius' Castle.NIMBY lawsuit keeps Telegraph Hill's Julius' Castle besieged ...Curbed SFall 5 news articles »
    • Judge tosses out another lawsuit against oil companies but Imperial Beach won't withdraw - The San Diego Union-Tribune July 20, 2018
      The San Diego Union-TribuneJudge tosses out another lawsuit against oil companies but Imperial Beach won't withdrawThe San Diego Union-Tribune“Like the San Francisco and Oakland lawsuits, the New York City case is quite different from ours,” Dedina said. “We believe the decisions dismissing those cases were wrongly decided — but either way, they should not have […]
    • Lawsuit heard in SF calls for Trump Administration to rescind guidelines on sexual harassment - San Francisco Examiner July 20, 2018
      Lawsuit heard in SF calls for Trump Administration to rescind guidelines on sexual harassmentSan Francisco ExaminerA national lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration's rollback of guidelines governing sexual harassment cases on college and school campuses was heard by a U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco on Thursday. While the Obama-era policy ...and more »
    • Judge Throws Out New York Climate Lawsuit - New York Times July 19, 2018
      New York TimesJudge Throws Out New York Climate LawsuitNew York TimesThe cases brought by New York, San Francisco and other governments around the country have taken a different route, pursuing nuisance doctrine at the state level. The cases argue that state common law has not been similarly displaced. In Thursday's New ...Turns Out Cities Can't Sue […]
    • Santa Rosa Sues PG&E Over Loss, Damage From Wildfires - CBS San Francisco July 19, 2018
      CBS San FranciscoSanta Rosa Sues PG&E Over Loss, Damage From WildfiresCBS San FranciscoSANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — The city of Santa Rosa has sued PG&E for damages resulting from the Tubbs and Nuns fires in October. The suit was filed in Sonoma County Superior Court on July 11. The city announced the filing on Tuesday. […]
    • Lawsuits alleging weed killer Roundup caused cancer given green light by San Francisco judge - USA TODAY July 11, 2018
      USA TODAYLawsuits alleging weed killer Roundup caused cancer given green light by San Francisco judgeUSA TODAYHundreds of lawsuits claiming Monsanto's weed killer Roundup caused cancer were given the green light to proceed to trial, a San Francisco judge ruled Tuesday. The chemical glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup, is at the center of the debate.Opening […]