Woman put on 'no-fly' list due to clerical error

Woman put on 'no-fly' list due to clerical error

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Rahinah Ibrahim was removed from the FBI's no-fly list after seven years, since she was initially added due to a clerical error.
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No-fly list challenged; woman wrongly labeled a terrorist, judge says

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The federal government violated a woman's rights by putting her on its "no-fly" list targeting suspected terrorists in 2005, a San Francisco judge ruled.

Malaysian woman's suit to challenge U.S. government's no-fly list

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A Stanford-educated architect from Malaysia is challenging the U.S. government's no-fly list in federal court, saying she was incorrectly branded a terrorist.

Court blocks cellphone warnings

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A San Francisco law requiring cellphone retailers to warn customers of potential radiation risks was blocked by a U.S. appeals court.
Google to ask for mistrial in Oracle suit

Google to ask for mistrial in Oracle suit

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Google said it would request the judge declare a mistrial in a copyright lawsuit in which the jury could not decide one question.

Judge orders re-do of redwoods road plan

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ordered the California Department of Transportation to fix flaws in its environmental study for a road through a state park redwood grove.

Wells Fargo ordered to repay $203M

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California said Wells Fargo & Co. needed to repay $203 million to depositors for abusing bank overdraft fees.

Suit over alleged police beating proceeds

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ruled a California woman's lawsuit against Oakland police over the death of her son should go to trial.

Judge rules McCain a U.S. citizen

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A San Francisco judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging Republican candidate John McCain's inclusion on the California ballot due to citizenship questions.

Bonds trainer confined for contempt

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds' trainer was ordered to prison by a U.S. judge after the trainer refused to say whether he injected the baseball player with steroids.

Bonds' trainer faces another court date

SAN FRANCISCO, July 5 (UPI) -- A federal judge in San Francisco sent Barry Bonds' trainer to prison Wednesday for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating the Giants star.

Judges overrule feds on endangered species

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Federal judges in California and Vermont have ruled against the Bush administration on protections for two endangered species.

Ferdinand Marcos worker won't be deported

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A federal judge has temporarily prevented the deportation of a California nanny evacuated to the United States in 1986 with the entourage of Ferdinand Marcos.

Mediator plans longshore talks next week

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Union longshoremen and the shipping companies that locked them out of their jobs at West Coast seaports were scheduled to resume contract talks next week for the first time since the docks reopened earlier this month under the authority of the Taft-Hartle

Judge orders West Coast ports to stay open

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A back-to-work order covering the busy seaports on the West Coast was extended Wednesday to the full 80 days called for under the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act by a federal judge who agreed with the Bush administration that work stoppages were harmful to the Unit
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William Haskell Alsup (born 1945) is a United States federal judge.

Alsup was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He received a B.S. from Mississippi State University in 1967. He received a J.D. from Harvard University in 1971. He received a M.P.P. from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1971. He was a law clerk, Justice William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States from 1971 to 1972. He was in private practice of law in San Francisco, CA from 1972 to 1978. He was an Assistant to U.S. Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice from 1978 to 1980. He was in private practice of law in San Francisco, CA from 1980 to 1998. He was a Special counsel, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice in 1998. He was in private practice of law in San Francisco, CA from 1998 to 1999.

Alsup was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Alsup was nominated by President Bill Clinton on March 24, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thelton Eugene Henderson. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 30, 1999, and received his commission on August 17, 1999.

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