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S.F. school board member Alison Collins' lawsuit draws skepticism from legal experts

S.F. school board member Alison Collins' lawsuit draws skepticism from legal experts

Former San Francisco school board Vice President Alison Collins’ multimillion-dollar lawsuit, claiming colleagues violated her freedom of speech by demoting her for tweets she posted in 2016 attacking Asian Americans, is drawing a skeptical response from legal commentators.“If she was saying this as a private citizen and they were trying to punish her, that would be a violation of the First Amendment. But she was a member of a governmental body,” Margaret Russell, a constitutional law professor at Santa Clara University, said Thursday. “They have a right to that point of view,” and as a...

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S.F. judge rejects employers' challenge to California's coronavirus workplace protection rules

S.F. judge rejects employers' challenge to California's coronavirus workplace protection rules

A legal challenge by retailers and farmers to the state’s emergency workplace regulations for COVID-19 — requiring employers to have prevention programs, provide protective equipment, test anyone who may have been exposed and provide paid leave to ailing employees — was emphatically rejected Thursday by a San Francisco judge.In seeking to block regulations issued Nov. 30 by the state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board under Gov. Gavin Newsom, the groups provided only claims that the rules were unnecessary and financially burdensome, along with a far-fetched argument that no...

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Supreme Court OKs review of Trump rules on abortion referrals

Supreme Court OKs review of Trump rules on abortion referrals

The Supreme Court granted requests by abortion-rights advocates Monday to review Trump administration rules that have barred recipients of U.S. family-planning funds from referring any of their 4 million low-income patients for abortions.The rules, in effect since June 2019, also require federally funded family-planning providers to place their abortion clinics in separate facilities, a mandate that has already driven Planned Parenthood out of the program. The Biden administration, however, could repeal its predecessor’s rules before the court decides their legality.The federal program,...

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Stanford researcher charged with destroying evidence of her affiliation with China's military

Stanford researcher charged with destroying evidence of her affiliation with China's military

A Chinese woman who is a visiting medical researcher at Stanford University has been charged with destroying evidence to conceal her affiliation with China’s armed forces.Song Chen was with visa fraud for allegedly lying to U.S. immigration officials in 2018 about her ongoing employment with hospitals controlled by the Chinese military. A new indictment Thursday accused her of destroying records, including two online photos of her in military uniform, and of deleting potentially incriminating emails after the first charge was filed.Three more researchers of lying in their visa applications...

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