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In observation of the Juneteenth holiday, the Court will be closed Friday, June 18, 2021, with the exception of Magistrate Judge Criminal Duty Calendar.

COURT OPERATIONS AND COURTHOUSE SAFETY PROTOCOLS

Until further notice, the intake counters and public terminals at each divisional courthouse will be open Monday – Friday, from 9:00AM – 1:00PM.  Drop boxes will remain available while public counters are open; the SF dropbox has been relocated to the 16th Floor.  Attorneys: see information on attending in-court criminal proceedings.
See notice regarding general orders, court operations, Santa Rita Jail, paper filings, and suspension of courtesy copy requirements.

Cases of Interest

Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc.

Plaintiff Epic Games, Inc. brings this action against defendant Apple Inc., alleging violations of antitrust laws through its Apple App Store policies on iOS devices. Apple counterclaims that Epic Games has breached its developer agreements and App Store guidelines by introducing a direct pay option on iOS devices in Epic Games’ videogame Fortnite.

USA v. Funez Osorto, 19-cr-00381-CRB-4

(Compassionate Release Waiver)
Court rejects a plea agreement containing a modified waiver of compassionate release, holding that the waiver is contrary to Congressional intent.

Zepeda Rivas, et al. v. Jennings, et al.

Plaintiffs, civil immigration detainees, filed a Class Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Class Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief against Defendant, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), challenging plaintiffs' conditions of confinement in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant et al v. Donald J. Trump et al

Plaintiffs seek to prevent enforcement of an interim final rule providing that all persons who enter the country in violation of the "Presidential Proclamation Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of the United States" are ineligible for asylum.