9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

SF federal appeals court leaves state death penalty in place

California's death penalty was left in place by a federal appeals court…

 

In this June 27, 1989 file photo, the original Batman, Adam West, left, stands beside the old Batmobile driven by owner Scott Chinery in Philadelphia. Batman won't have to worry about Batmobile knockoffs after a federal appeals court ruled the caped crusader's vehicle is entitled to copyright protection.  (AP Photo/Cristy Rickard, File)

Court rules Batmobile is entitled to copyright protection

Batman won't have to worry about Batmobile knockoffs after a federal appeals…

 

Federal court to revisit concealed weapon permits case

SAN FRANCISCO — A special 11-judge federal appeals court panel will consider…

 

AP Photo/Ben MargotChef Michele Massimo prepares a salad in the kitchen of his restaurant Botto Bistro Wednesday

Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

SAN FRANCISCO -- First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got…

AP Photo/Ben MargotChef Michele Massimo prepares a salad in the kitchen of his restaurant Botto Bistro Wednesday

Court: Gay juror was taken off panel improperly

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that potential jurors may not be…

Getty Images file photoDrakes Bay Oyster Co. lost its appeal to control an estuary near Drakes Bay.

Appellate court rejects Drakes Bay Oyster Co. bid for rehearing

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision that shutters…

Getty Images file photoDrakes Bay Oyster Co. lost its appeal to control an estuary near Drakes Bay.

Court ruling clears political ads on public television and radio

Public radio and TV stations can now air political and “public issue”…