Category: US District Court

Show Me the Money


The federal judiciary is not very good at keeping track of its money.  So says a Government Accountability Office report released in November. The judiciary “does not fully know how much it has saved because it has not developed a…

Judge Rejects No-Bail Releases


A federal judge has refused to order release from San Francisco County Jail those criminal suspects who cannot afford to post bail. The class action lawsuit alleged the city practice of bail unconstitutionally detains the poor because they cannot afford…

Monkey Business by PETA


Animal rights activists at PETA want to give a whole new meaning to the phrase monkey business – as in, suing for a monkey’s copyrights to his own selfie. PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, went to federal…