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Supreme Court Tackles Partisan Redistricting Cases

The cases mark the second time in consecutive terms that justices will see if they can limit the drawing of districts for partisan gain
Tags: Uncategorized, Courts, Onetime, Overnight

Laguna Niguel man wins $5.3 million in suit alleging retaliation over workplace injury at FedEx

LOS ANGELES — FedEx Corp. was ordered Monday to pay $5.3 million to a Laguna Niguel man who said he was fired in 2016, after 25 years at the company, for complaining about how management treated him when he suffered a serious on-the-job injury. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for about 1 3/4 days before finding in favor of 51-year-old Harold Carter on his claims for retaliation, failure to accommodate and failure to engage in the interactive process. After the verdict was handed do...
Tags: Crime + Public Safety, News, Airlines, Business, Courts, Lawsuit, LAX, Top Stories OCR, Workplace

ASSLaw Adds Assprof

Brett Kavanaugh has a new job that's not so much a job as an "excuse to give him a paycheck to go on vacation."
Tags: Courts, ASSLaw, Brett Kavanaugh, George Mason University School of Law, Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court

Man Charged With Killing New York Mob Boss Influenced by Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories, Lawyer Says

The 24-year-old had pro-Donald Trump slogans on his hand in court last week
Tags: Uncategorized, Courts, Crime, New York, Onetime

R. Kelly’s Overseas Trip to Perform in Dubai Is in Legal Limbo

Kelly's entertainment attorney said any trip to the UAE was off for now
Tags: Uncategorized, Courts, Dubai, Onetime, R. Kelly, United Arab Emirates

Torrance herbalist surrenders to begin serving jail time after diabetic teen’s death

An on two misdemeanor counts stemming from the death of a 13- year-old diabetic boy in the Harbor Gateway area after he surrendered to authorities on Friday, March 22. Timothy Morrow, now 85, was convicted Feb. 20 of practicing medicine without a license, but jurors deadlocked two days later on a child abuse count stemming from Edgar Lopez’s August 2014 death. Morrow subsequently likely to produce great bodily injury or death following an agreement that his jail term on both counts would run...
Tags: Crime + Public Safety, News, Courts, Crime, Top Stories Breeze

Clarence Thomas Speaks For The First Time In 3 Years

It took a stunning racial discrimination case for the justice to ask a question from the bench.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Courts, Quote Of The Day, Clarence Thomas

LAPD arrests man in sex crimes dating to the 90s in Pacoima; 5 girls were victimized

SAN FERNANDO  — A 56-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to sex-related charges involving four girls in the 1990s and a fifth in 2012. Felipe Ceja Bautista was charged March 13 with two felony counts of continuous sexual abuse, along with one felony count of committing a lewd act on a child and three felony counts of lewd acts on a child 14 or 15. Felipe Ceja Bautista (Photo courtesy LAPD) The criminal complaint alleges that all but one the crimes occurred between January 1990 and Dece...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Lapd, San Fernando, Los Angeles Police Department, Pacoima, Bautista, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles Police Department Police, Sexual-abuse, Crime + Public Safety, Felipe Ceja Bautista, Mission Area Sex Assault Detective Kittle

Judge Blocks Oil and Gas Drilling on Wyoming Land, Citing Climate Change

It's the latest ruling that faults the U.S. for inadequate consideration of greenhouse gas emissions
Tags: News, Climate Change, Uncategorized, Wyoming, Courts, Onetime

The Trump Administration’s Legal Incompetence Is Statistically Provable, Borderline Hilarious

The stats on how bad Trump's legal work has been are just fascinating.
Tags: Law, Government, Courts, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration

Woman Sues Harvard for Allegedly Profiting From Photos of Her Enslaved Ancestors

A Connecticut woman claims the Ivy League school has 'shamelessly' profited from the images
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Harvard, Connecticut, Courts, Ivy League, Onetime

Jury Finds Roundup Weedkiller Was a Major Cause of a California Man’s Cancer

Edwin Hardeman's case is seen as a bellwether for thousands around the country who claim the weedkiller causes cance
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Courts, Overnight, Onetime, Edwin Hardeman

Man Charged With Setting Up Bogus Websites to Scam Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke Donors

Federal prosecutors have charged an 80-year-old California man named John Pierre Dupont with bilking donors out of more than $250,000 by setting up fake websites and political action committees (PACs) falsely purporting to raise money for Texas politician Beto O’Rourke, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Crime, California, Scams, Law Enforcement, Courts, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke, John Pierre Dupont, Beto Orourke, Scam Bernie Sanders Beto O Rourke Donors

I Think The Supreme Court Just Ruled Strunk And White Supersedes The Constitution

Just when you think textualism can't get any more morally bankrupt...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Immigration, Courts, Samuel Alito

California news agencies join forces to obtain previously secret records from hundreds of police agencies

One Los Angeles police officer had sex with a drug addict he met on foot patrol. A San Diego County sheriff’s deputy was linked to a Mexican drug cartel. That same deputy sold erectile dysfunction pills illegally to a colleague in a jail parking lot. A Brea police sergeant hawked official shoulder patches he took from the department for $95 apiece. Such misconduct, once secret under four decades of police confidentiality statutes, now must disclosed under a new transparency law targeting police ...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Government, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Orange County, Smith, Berkeley, San Diego County, Public Safety, Cruz, Anaheim

U.S. Representative Devin Nunes Is Suing Twitter for Defamation and Negligence

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and several users after two parody accounts surfaced
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Courts, Devin Nunes, Overnight, Onetime

The SEC Says Elon Musk's Rationale for Continuing to Send Out Bad Tweets 'Borders on the Ridiculous'

Last year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a baffling tweet saying that he had “funding secured” to take the company private at a share price of $420 (which some readers may recognize as the weed number). It turned out no such deal had been finalized, the Securities and Exchange Commission slapped Musk with fraud…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Social Media, Tesla, Courts, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, SEC Says Elon Musk

Woodland Hills teen sentenced to probation, community service following deadly Tarzana crash

In a Sylmar courtroom Monday, Pedram Shayesteh stood before a judge as well as a daughter still grieving from a terrible night two years ago. Dabbing his eyes and nose with a tissue, the 18-year-old Woodland Hills man stood up, ready to face his sentence. But first, he would voice his remorse “from the deepest part of my soul” for actions that caused the death of an Encino father. Shayesteh was 16 years old when he was involved in the high-speed crash on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana that left an...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Mercedes, Northridge, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, Ventura Boulevard, Reseda, Sylmar, Encino

A San Fernando Valley-based scam targeted buyers of high-end autos, DA says

SAN FERNANDO – Two Los Angeles men have been charged with 40 felony grand theft auto charges stemming from an alleged San Fernando Valley-centered scam targeting buyers of high-end cars like Bentleys and Maseratis that robbed victims of nearly $4 million, L.A. County prosecutors said Monday. Arman Mave Hazarian, also known as Dean Hazarian, of Tarzana, and Afshin Hashemi, also known as Al Hashemi, of Hollywood, also face six additional felony counts of grand theft. The charges include allegation...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Highway Patrol, Local News, Daily News, Tarzana, San Fernando Valley, Hashemi, Automobile Insurance Fraud, Top Stories LADN, Auto-theft, SAN FERNANDO Two Los Angeles, Arman Mave Hazarian

Man Charged With Killing Gambino Crime Boss Shows Pro-Trump Slogans on Hand in Court

The writing on his hand included 'MAGA Forever' and 'United We Stand MAGA'
Tags: Crime, News, Uncategorized, New Jersey, Courts, Onetime

Clarence Thomas Might Be The One To Spike Virginia’s Gerrymandering

If Clarence Thomas wants to be intellectually consistent, he'll hand the Virginia House to the Democrats.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Courts, Gerrymandering, Clarence Thomas, Virginia House, Spike Virginia

Ex-Pediatrician Gets at Least 79 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 31 Kids

Dr. Johnnie Barto's victims typically ranged in age from 8 to 12. One was an infant
Tags: News, Court, Uncategorized, Pennsylvania, Courts, Crimes, Onetime, Johnnie Barto

With Ethics Charges Dropped, Impeachment Remains The Only Way To Hold Brett Kavanaugh Accountable

The House now MUST take up this issue, if it is to be taken up.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, House, Courts, Tenth Circuit, Brett Kavanaugh

Judge Orders Release of Michael Cohen FBI Search Warrant Documents

Redacted versions of the documents should be released Tuesday
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Courts, Michael Cohen, Onetime

Supreme Court Agrees to Reconsider Sentence for D.C. Sniper Tried as a Juvenile

Lee Boyd Malvo was 17 when he and John Allen Muhammad fatally shot 10 people
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Uncategorized, Courts, Onetime, Lee Boyd Malvo, John Allen Muhammad

I Was Cited in a Court Decision

An article I co-wrote -- my first law journal article -- was cited by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court -- the state supreme court -- in a case on compelled decryption. Here's the first, in footnote 1: We understand the word "password" to be synonymous with other terms that cell phone users may be familiar with, such as Personal Identification Number or "passcode." Each term refers to the personalized combination of letters or digits that, when manually entered by the user, "unlocks" a ...
Tags: Passwords, Encryption, Courts, Bruce Schneier, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Academic Papers, Schneier news, Kerr Schneier