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Judges deny attempt to legalize sex work in CA

Judges deny attempt to legalize sex work in CA

  • by Seth Hemmelgarn
  • Jan 24, 2018

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has rejected a sex worker group's bid to legalize prostitution in California.

Pot Club Sues City Over Sunset District Vote

Pot Club Sues City Over Sunset District Vote

  • by Sari Staver
  • Jan 17, 2018

The Apothecarium has sued the city of San Francisco, arguing that the Board of Supervisors shouldn't have sustained an appeal of its pot dispensary in the Sunset district.

Lesbian Judge Joins SF Bench

Lesbian Judge Joins SF Bench

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jan 17, 2018

A former chief attorney at the public defender's office in San Francisco recently joined the local superior court bench, maintaining the number of out LGBT judges serving on it at eight.