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SFBay Archives: Attorney General

California educators applaud upheld DACA protections

In a case that began in San Francisco, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday left in place protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented young people who arrived in the United States as children. The high court turned down a Justice Department appeal…

Feds warn Bay Area sanctuary communities

The cities of San Francisco, Berkeley, Fremont and Watsonville and Contra Costa, Monterey, Santa Clara and Sonoma counties received sanctuary warning letters from the Department of Justice.

Sex workers argue in court for legal prostitution

A lawyer for a sex workers’ advocacy group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to overturn a 145-year-old California law that criminalizes prostitution. Attorney Louis Sirkin told a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of…

 

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