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Federal Appeals Court To Reconsider California Gun Ruling

A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider its decision to strike down a California law that requires applicants for a concealed-weapons permit to show “good cause” beyond self-defense.


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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Calif. School Gender-Equity Ruling

A federal appeals court says a San Diego County school district gave unequal treatment to female athletes.



Conviction For San Diego Triple Killing Overturned

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction and death penalty of a man for three San Diego murders, saying he was denied a chance to argue the trial was tainted by racial prejudice.


An Indonesian fisherman cuts the fin of a shark in Lampulo fish market in Banda Aceh in Aceh province on March 7, 2013. Humans kill about 100 million sharks each year, mostly for their fins, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and conservationists are warning that dozens of species are under threat. (credit: Chaideer Mahyuddin /AFP/Getty Images)

Court Refuses To Block Calif. Shark Fin Soup Ban

A federal appeals court refused to block California’s ban on the sale of shark fin soup.

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$3M Awarded To Parents Of Teen Killed By Federal Agent

A judge Wednesday awarded $3 million to the parents of an 18-year-old boy who was mistakenly shot by an undercover federal agent in June 2010.

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Court Refuses To Grant Appeal Hearing To Proposition 8 Supporters

A federal appeals court announced Tuesday that it will not grant an appeal hearing to supporters of Proposition 8.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2012

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Appeals Court Refuses To Unseal Prop 8 Trial Videos

A federal appeals court refused Thursday to unseal video recordings of a landmark trial on the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban but said it needed more time to decide if a lower court judge properly struck down the voter-approved ban.


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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over Proposition 8

The fight over California’s same-sex marriage ban reached the next legal level Monday when it went before a federal appeals court during a nationally televised hearing in San Francisco.