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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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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

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

MISSOURI: Federal Court Denies Motion To Lift Stay On Same-Sex Marriage

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (11 hours ago)

The stay expires on December 9th and no appeal has yet been filed. However Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster declared on the day of the ruling that he will appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court. Marriage licenses continue to be is... Read Post


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