Judge May Toss San Francisco’s Lawsuit Against Justice Department

A federal judge hinted Thursday he might toss San Francisco’s lawsuit challenging the Justice Department’s unexplained repeal of documents providing guidance to state and local governments for complying with federal civil rights laws because the city might not have standing to sue.

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En Banc 9th Circuit Grills San Francisco on Soda Warning-Label Law

An expanded panel of Ninth Circuit judges on Tuesday reconsidered whether a San Francisco law requiring warning labels on billboard ads for soda passes constitutional muster, with the soda industry arguing that singling out sodas and other sugary drinks as the main contributor to health problems sends a misleading message to consumers.

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