Category: US District Court

Uber Must Face Consumer Fees Suit

Ride-share company Uber cannot force riders to arbitrate phony cancellation fees, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg called Uber’s process for notice to consumers of the waiver of their right to sue “deficient.” The class action…

Travel Ban Blocked Indefinitely

Implementation of the Trump Administration’s controversial travel ban has been blocked indefinitely by a federal judge in Hawaii. U.S. district Judge Derrick Watson ruled Wednesday that the travel ban violated the establishment clause of the U.S.Constitution by disfavoring Muslims. The…

Delta Water Quality Case Kept Alive

A federal judge kept alive an environmental lawsuit over California’s temporary lowering of water quality standards during the drought in 2014 in what the environmentalists say reduced state salmon and steelhead fish numbers. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar Tuesday denied…