San Francisco health care ordinance ruling [9th Circuit]

San Francisco health care ordinance ruling [9th Circuit]

Golden Gate Restaurant Association v. City and County of San Francisco, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, September 30, 2008 [upholding that a San Francisco city ordinance, passed in July 2006 that assist in the health care of nearly 73,000 uninsured workers and residents, is not preempted by federal law]. Read the full text of the decision [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.