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News, Sucka Free City Knock, Knock: It Might Soon Get Even Harder to Find Out Who's Sponsoring Ballot Initiatives

Knock, Knock: It Might Soon Get Even Harder to Find Out Who's Sponsoring Ballot Initiatives

By the time San Francisco voters cast their ballots on election day, they've been bombarded with a variety of campaign materials: glossy mailers, newspaper squibs, Op-Eds, evangelizing YouTube videos, clipboard-toting college students, and impassioned volunteers banging on their doors. Theoretically,…
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News, Chem Tales No Day in Court: Drug Reform Victory Won't Come from the Courts

No Day in Court: Drug Reform Victory Won't Come from the Courts

Rare is the court hearing that generates a media hoopla, but an argument scheduled for earlier this week at the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals — that pack of activist judges widely derided as liberal agitators by the American…
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News, The Snitch Kamala Harris Argues Federal Health Care Reform is Constitutional

Kamala Harris Argues Federal Health Care Reform is Constitutional

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has filed a brief supporting the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's landmark 2010 health-care reform law, arguing along with nine other state attorneys general that the legislation does not infringe on states' rights.The fate of…
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News, The Snitch Eddy Zheng's Deportation Case Will Not Die

Eddy Zheng's Deportation Case Will Not Die

In 2005, the East Bay Express published a story called "The Last Stand of Eddy Zheng."  Well, it's been six years and Zheng is still standing -- in more or less the same spot. But now the man who was…
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News, Sucka Free City

Frankovich: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Disables Wheelchair Access Attorney

Tom Frankovich, the flamboyant San Francisco disabilities lawyer whose clients are known for filing serial lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act, has suffered a key setback before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Affirming sanctions meted out against…
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Most Taunted

Any murder case involving an exploding robot dog was bound to get weird. Add the hunt for a fugitive — who reportedly rigged the pup to blow when its battery was inserted — an alleged accomplice, America's Most Wanted, and…
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Split Decision

Buried in the complex House of Representatives budget bill, which is under consideration as the congressional session concludes its pre-holiday business, is a provision that would split the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. It's a longtime dream…
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Riff Raff

The Check -- and the Fragile Master Tape -- Is in the Mail On Nov. 9, the Kingsmen, authors of the mush-mouthed party classic "Louie, Louie," scored a victory for composers' rights. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld an earlier decision…
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Letters

Press Pariahs I am writing in response to George Cothran's Dec. 3 article "Poisoned Probe." Having just finished Isabel Fonseca's brilliant, excellently researched book Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey, I wanted to share a quote from Gypsy…
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Splendor in the Court

At the core of the renovated federal Court of Appeals building in San Francisco is a new library. The room is furnished in a rich, butterscotch-colored maple that stretches from custom-built bookcases to carefully framed ceiling panels. Natural light filters…
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