Judge refuses to move ship pilot's trial

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A federal judge says the pilot of the Cosco Busan is to be tried in San Francisco for the container ship's oil spill on the bay in 2007.
Bonds pleads innocent to 14 perjury counts

Bonds pleads innocent to 14 perjury counts

SAN FRANCISCO, June 6 (UPI) -- Baseball star Barry Bonds was in a San Francisco courtroom Friday where he pleaded innocent to 15 charges stemming from a federal steroids investigation.

Trevor Graham guilty of one perjury count

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 (UPI) -- Trevor Graham, who won an Olympic silver medal in 1988, was found guilty Thursday of lying to U.S. investigators about his dealings with a steroids distributor.

Feds file new indictment against Bonds

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 (UPI) -- U.S. prosecutors have filed a new indictment against home run king Barry Bonds.

Ex-San Fran supervisor's trial date set

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22 (UPI) -- Former San Francisco supervisor Ed Jew will go on trial in federal court in July on corruption charges following a judge's ruling this week.
Judge orders Bonds testimony made public

Judge orders Bonds testimony made public

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- A federal judge in San Francisco ruled Friday that the grand jury testimony of Barry Bonds should be made public.

Prosecutors detail Barry Bonds drug test

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds tested positive for steroids in 2000, a year before he set baseball's home run record for a single season, government-released documents showed.

Report: Stubblefield lied about steroids

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Former NFL player Dana Stubblefield pleaded guilty to lying to a federal agent about using steroids, it was reported Friday.

Barry Bonds pleads not guilty to perjury

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Baseball home run king Barry Bonds pleaded not guilty to charges he lied to a federal grand jury when he told the panel he never knowingly took steroids.

Judge blocks sex offender initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California has blocked enforcement of an initiative approved by the state's voters this week imposing new restrictions on sex offenders.

BALCO founder enters guilty steroid plea

SAN FRANCISCO, July 15 (UPI) -- A central figure in a steroids scandal involving big-name athletes pleaded guilty Friday to a single count of distributing steroids and laundering money.

Vehicles banned on SoCal tortoise habitat

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ordered off-road vehicles to stay out of a sprawling area of California desert that is home to a rare tortoise.

Judge orders DVD copying software banned

SAN FRANCISO, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A U.S. federal judge in San Francisco has ordered a Missouri software company to stop making programs to copy DVD movies, but the company wants to appeal.
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Susan Yvonne Illston (born 1948) is a San Francisco, California-based judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in the Ninth Judicial Circuit.

Judge Illston was born in Tokyo, Japan. She is a graduate of Duke University (B.A., 1970) and Stanford Law School (J.D., 1973). Prior to her appointment, Illston served in private practice first as an associate, then as a partner at Cotchett, Illston & Pitre in Burlingame, California from 1973 to 1995.

On the unanimous recommendations of Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Illston was nominated by President Bill Clinton on January 23, 1995 and confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1995 by majority voice vote.

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