San Francisco Public Defender Mano Raju announced that a lawsuit has been filed against San Francisco Superior Court seeking an injunction to require the court to prioritize criminal cases.(Courtesy Daniel Montes/Bay City News)

S.F. public defender demands Superior Court clear backlog of criminal trials

“It is a humanitarian crisis that we have over 100 people waiting in jail for months’


A court case involving a defective hoverboard maintains that Amazon sells products, and is more than a platform for buyers and sellers. (Shutterstock)

Amazon should be liable for product-related damages

Online giant should purchase insurance so innocent consumers aren’t left devastated


(Jeff Chiu/2014 AP file photo)

SF law requiring health warning labels on sodas delayed

A San Francisco law that requires a health warning label on advertisements…

(Jeff Chiu/2014 AP file photo)

Man accused of German student's death faces court

The man accused of running down the German student Nils Linke while…