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Overscheduled Attorney's 5-Day Jail Sentence Stayed by Appeals Court

What would you do if you had one murder trial scheduled and then a second one suddenly came up? What if this first trial date was flexible, but the second one was practically set in stone? Attorney Tim Pori of California was in this very situation last week when he......
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California Lawyers Sanctioned for 9/11 Truther Lawsuit

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary (3 years ago)

Two California attorneys were slapped with sanctions last month for filing a frivolous appeal in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. The attorneys, William Veale of Walnut Creek and Dennis Cunningham of San Francisco, along with Mu... Read Post

Bad Day For Prenda Continues: Judge Rejects Stay, Adds $1k Per Day For Each Day They Don't Pay Up

Industries / Law : Techdirt (2 years ago)

Prenda's not having a very good day (or month, for that matter). We noted yesterday that Paul Hansmeier had asked the appeals court to put a stay on the attorney's fees awarded by Judge Otis Wright in California. The court rejected ... Read Post

Oksana Grigorieva Denied Appeal by California Court

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary (3 years ago)

Here's some Mel Gibson drama in the California Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals in the Second Judicial District of California (i.e., Los Angeles) has rejected a bid by Oksana Grigorieva to remove Mel Gibson's attorneys from a ... Read Post


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