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Oregon lawmaker ousted for abetting armed intruders

By Julie Harte | Reuters WASHINGTON – The Oregon House of Representatives on Thursday night voted to expel one of its own members accused of coordinating with protesters to allow them into the state Capitol. Security footage cited by lawmakers showed Mike Nearman, a Republican, opening a locked side door to the Capitol while the House was in session on Dec. 21 and allowing in a group of protesters, some of whom were armed. The intruders damaged property and clashed with law enforcement while cal...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Republicans, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, United States, House, Courts, Donald Trump, Capitol Police

The US Landscape For Qualified Immunity Decisions

A look at 200 cases from the past year where qualified immunity was identified as a defense.
Tags: Law, US, Courts, Adam Feldman, Juris Lab, The Juris Lab

Suspected drug traffickers organized cocaine-stuffed shipments of tuna cans, pineapples, and bananas over a messaging app secretly run by the FBI

Suspected drug traffickers hid cocaine in tuna cans while shipping it internationally, the FBI learned through Operation Trojan Shield. Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI and its partners duped international criminal organizations with a fake encrypted messaging app. The FBI reviewed more than 20 million messages from suspected criminals using the app. The messages show accused drug traffickers stuffing shipments of tuna cans, bananas, and pineapples with cocaine. Visit Insider's...
Tags: Google, Hong Kong, Europe, Crime, News, Australia, Drugs, US, Trends, Spain, Fbi, Colombia, Belgium, Courts, Motherboard, Brussels

Bosnian Serb war criminal Mladic loses genocide appeal

By Mike Corder | Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic, the military chief known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” for orchestrating genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Balkan nation’s 1992-95 war, lost his final legal battle Tuesday when U.N. judges rejected his appeals and affirmed his life sentence. The ruling involving his 2017 convictions and sentence closed a grim chapter in European history that included the continent’s first genocide since World War II — the...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Crime, News, Russia, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Soccer, Serbia, Amnesty International, Courts, Zambia, Associated Press, Norway, Biden

The Supreme Court Narrowed the CFAA

In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court just narrowed the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: In a ruling delivered today, the court sided with Van Buren and overturned his 18-month conviction. In a 37-page opinion written and delivered by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the court explained that the “exceeds authorized access” language was, indeed, too broad. Justice Barrett said the clause was effectively making criminals of most US citizens who ever used a work resource to perform unauthorized ac...
Tags: Supreme Court, Uncategorized, US, Fraud, Courts, Machine Learning, Van Buren, Barrett, Bruce Schneier, CFAA, Amy Coney Barrett

Artist Suing Capcom Over Stealing Her Photos For Their 2 Decades Old Games

Capcom is being sued by an artist who alleges the developer has been using their photos unlicensed for in-game textures from as far back as Devil May Cry (2001), Resident Evil 4 (2005), and the Resident Evil 1 remake (2002), certain to have many wondering how it took so long for this to come to […]
Tags: Photography, Games, Theft, Copyright, Courts, Anime, Comparison, Capcom, Devil May Cry, Resident Evil

Capitol Police officer: ‘When will I be free and whole again?’

By Hannah Rabinowitz and Katelyn Polantz | CNN A US Capitol Police officer knocked unconscious on January 6 has condemned Capitol rioters for injuring police and robbing her of the ability to do her job. “When will I be free … of my brain injury? When will I be free and whole again?” the officer said in a written statement read by prosecutors at a federal court hearing Friday. The unnamed police officer’s statement adds to a growing chorus of law enforcement victims and their families calling fo...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, US, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, New Jersey, Courts, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Russo

Uma Musume Phoenix Wright Parody Dashes Into View

A dedicated individual who admires both smartphone phenomenon Uma Musume and over-the-top lawyer series Phoenix Wright (Ace Attorney) has combined both franchises together for a video parody, thrusting the cute horsegirls into the court room as an incident has taken place, and sure to be highly praised even by those unfamiliar with either series. The […]
Tags: Games, Law, Parody, Smartphones, Courts, Anime, Image Gallery, Phoenix Wright, Uma Musume, Casuals, Uma Musume Phoenix Wright

Amicus Briefs On The Merits For The 2020 Supreme Court Term

This term alone, groups filed almost 940 amicus briefs on the merits in the 58 argued cases.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Courts, Adam Feldman, Supreme Court Term, Juris Lab, The Juris Lab

F. Lee Bailey, attorney who represented O.J. Simpson, dies at 87

By Mark Pratt | Associated Press WALTHAM, Mass. — F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler, but whose legal career halted when he was disbarred in two states, has died, a former colleague said Thursday. He was 87. The death was confirmed Thursday by Peter Horstmann, who worked with Bailey as an associate in the same law office for seven years. In a legal career that lasted more than four decades, Bailey was seen as arrogant...
Tags: Florida, News, Boston, Massachusetts, California News, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Harvard University, Maine, Obituaries, New Jersey, Jimmy Carter, Courts, Obituary

Ex-LA Councilman Englander reports to federal prison

By FRED SHUSTER | City News Service Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has reported to a federal penitentiary to begin serving a sentence of a year and two months for trying to obstruct an investigation into bribery allegations in City Hall politics, it was confirmed this morning. Englander — who represented Council District 12 in the San Fernando Valley from July 2011 until he abruptly resigned three years ago after investigators began asking questions about his activities — ...
Tags: News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Courts, Las Vegas, Walter, City Hall, Santa Monica, Tucson Arizona, Los Angeles Police Department, LA County, San Fernando Valley

9th Circuit Judge Tries To Be Funny, Fails

But, I mean, he's right about the Star Wars movies.
Tags: Law, Courts, 9th Circuit, John Owens, Kenneth Lee

Deep Sigh: No, Amy Coney Barrett Has Not Been Arrested

There's an insidious reason this 'satire' is making the rounds.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Abortion, Courts, Satire, Reproductive Freedom, The Jabot, Amy Coney Barrett, Real Raw News

Judge poised to award Daily Mail more than $100,000 in attorneys’ fees in Katie Hill suit

LOS ANGELES >> A judge who previously cited First Amendment grounds in dismissing the Daily Mail as a defendant in former Rep. Katie Hill’s revenge porn suit indicated on Tuesday, June 1, that she is poised to award the publication its entire demand for more than $100,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs. The Daily Mail’s website in October 2019 published nude photos of Hill taken by her former spouse, Kenneth Heslep, according to the former congresswoman’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit, which ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Senate, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Daily Mail, Soccer, Courts, SEC, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County, Garcia

Suspect in Norco BB gun shootings pleads not guilty, bail now $1 million

The Orange County man suspected of shooting at a car with three occupants in Norco and who is under suspicion for several freeway BB gun shootings pleaded not guilty to six felony charges on Tuesday, June 1. Also Tuesday, bail was raised for Jesse Leal Rodriguez from $750,000 to $1 million Riverside County Superior Court records show. He remains jailed at Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. Rodriguez, 34, appeared in Banning Justice Center via video. He pleaded not guilty to three coun...
Tags: News, Shooting, California, Office, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Orange County, Riverside County, Public Safety, Southern California, Anaheim, Rodriguez, Norco

Judge reinstates enhancements for Baldwin Park gang member accused of double murder

In a reversal of some of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s most controversial policies, a judge this week reinstated a special circumstance allegation and a gang enhancement for a Baldwin Park gang member accused of double murder. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rob B. Villeza said in an order issued Monday, May 24, that Gascón’s policy preferences alone are not sufficient to warrant dismissal of the enhancements against Raymond “Danger” Gonzalez. With removal of the sentenci...
Tags: News, Prison, Office, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Homicide, Bobby Ryan, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, Gonzalez, Michele Hanisee, Baldwin Park, George Gascon, Gascon, Top Stories LADN

A majority of Republicans believe the 2020 election was stolen

By Ariel Edwards-Levy | CNN Most Americans reject QAnon-linked conspiracy theories and believe that Donald Trump lost legitimately in 2020, a set of new polling finds. But a substantial minority within the Republican party endorses some of those theories, and most continue to baselessly question the outcome of last year’s election. About one-quarter of Republicans, 23%, agree with a set of conspiratorial beliefs linked to the QAnon movement, according to a PRRI report released Thursday. These be...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, US, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Gop, United States, Courts, Fox News, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, NewsMax

Yorba Linda man gets 2 years for laundering millions in Bitcoin and cash

A Yorba Linda man was sentenced to two years in federal prison after he admitted to operating an unlicensed virtual currency business and laundering millions in Bitcoin and cash, federal authorities said. Kais Mohammad, 37, pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, money laundering and failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program in September 2020, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. He was handed the sentence Friday by Judge Josephine Staton. Mohammad...
Tags: Crime, News, Office, Sport, Bitcoin, Soccer, Korea, Courts, Southern California, Mohammad, U S Attorney 's Office, Norco, VILLANUEVA, Yorba Linda, McEvoy, Top Stories LADN

OC man charged with 3 counts of attempted murder in shooting at vehicle in Norco

An Orange County man was charged Friday, May 28, with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of assault with a deadly weapon likely to cause great bodily injury after a window of a car with three occupants in it was shot out in Norco this week. Jesse Leal Rodriguez, 34, is due to be arraigned via video on Tuesday. He remains jailed at Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside in lieu of $750,000 bail. Rodriguez lives in Orange County with a last-reported address near Anaheim. Rodri...
Tags: News, Shooting, Los Angeles, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Courts, San Jose, Pasadena, CHP, Orange County, Orange, Riverside County, Southern California, Anaheim, Riverside

The Trajectory Of Civil Cases In Federal Court

How long will a case take to reach resolution?
Tags: Law, Courts, Juris Lab, The Juris Lab, Trajectory Of Civil Cases In Federal Court

Officers who kill often catch break at sentencing

By Don Babwin | Associated Press CHICAGO — Throughout the murder trial, prosecutors showed jurors the video seen countless times around the world of the white police officer killing a Black male. And when it was over, the jurors found the officer guilty of murder. That was in 2018. Now, as former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin waits to be sentenced for killing George Floyd, it’s worth remembering what happened in Chicago after a jury convicted a white police officer in the shooting dea...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Crime, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, California, Sport, Cnn, Chicago, Soccer, United States, Courts, Associated Press, Spike Lee

Trying Out My Trial Skills In A New Virtual Reality Courtroom

It did not feel real. But it felt much closer to real than if I had been simply standing in my office, trying to imagine it all.
Tags: Technology, Law, Courts

Judge Says Juvenile Arrest OBVIOUS Outcome Of Liking The Rap Music

Judge reaches into bag of stereotypes for cringey hearing.
Tags: Law, Racism, Courts, Legal Ethics

L.A. County D.A. Gascón, Sheriff Villanueva supporters trade barbs as recall campaign kicks off

The political battle between the two top law enforcement officials in Los Angeles County is heating up as District Attorney George Gascón fends off a potential recall challenge that Sheriff Alex Villanueva — himself beset by investigations into his handling of deputy misconduct and now a lawsuit by the city of Compton — is helping lead. Villanueva, clad in a collared shirt and green slacks, appeared outside the Hall of Justice in Downtown L.A. on Wednesday with proponents of the recall as they s...
Tags: News, La, Police, America, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local Politics, Compton, Los Angeles County, Abdullah, Azusa, Julian, Sheriff s Department, VILLANUEVA, Andrade

Pennsylvania Legislators Draft Draconian Abortion Law, Urge Ladies To Think Of Men’s Feelings

Pretty sure men's feelings are the cause of most pregnancies, but OK.
Tags: Law, Government, Pennsylvania, Abortion, Courts