SFBay Archives: California Attorney General

Oakland judge orders EPA to release ozone data

A federal judge in Oakland ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to designate by April 30 whether the smoggiest areas of the nation are meeting the current ozone standard for public health. Those designations will in turn require states…

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…

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…