News & Observer: A proposal to redraw North Carolina’s court districts has emerged in the final days of the General Assembly’s session. A state House judiciary committee considered proposed maps for Superior Court and District Court judges and district attorneys … Continue reading ?
LOS ANGELES ? A grand jury in California that investigated an Orange County jailhouse informant program, which a Superior Court judge and a state appeals court have agreed clearly exists, issued an unsettling report last week claiming...Show More Summary
This afternoon, the San Francisco Superior Court tossed out 14 of the 15 criminal charges that had been brought by the state against two journalists from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), after they released a series of undercover...Show More Summary
A hearing in Los Angeles County Superior Court next week could determine if USA Gymnastics officials will be compelled to answer whether they reached out-of-court settlements in child sexual abuse cases in California involving former U.S. women’s national team physician Larry Nassar and other coaches or officials. Attorneys for USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing […]
SANTA ANA — The fate of a lawsuit aimed at halting the slaughter of chickens in Orange County during a Jewish holiday ritual is in the hands of an Orange County Superior Court judge. A ruling by Judge Martha K. Gooding will decide if the lawsuit filed by the San Diego-based Animal Protection and Rescue League […]
Kenya Moore was granted a 1-year restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, Matt Jordan, a spokesperson for the Fulton County Superior Court confirmed to AllAboutTheTea.com. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star was previously granted a temporary restraining order against her ex but the order expired in April, when he did not appear in court. As exclusively reported, […]
My new Cato post applauds the Supreme Court for its 8-1 decision yesterday in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California correcting the Ninth Circuit on the permissible extent to which California can reach out to hear lawsuits arising from controversies and litigants in other states. Show More Summary
The longtime D.C. Superior Court judge says incumbent Brianne Nadeau is weak on constituent services.
SANTA ANA – A gang member who shot a bystander to death was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. An Orange County Superior Court jury earlier this year found Rene Mojarra, 25, guilty of special-circumstances murder and street terrorism in connection to the killing of 20-year-old Mario Hernandez Jr. Mojarra […]
In a "non-precedential" Memorandum decision in the case of Fernandez v. Erie Insurance Group, No. 1002 EDA 2016 (Pa. Super. 2017 Moulton, Ransom, Fitzgerald, J.J.)(mem. op. by Fitzgerald, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that...Show More Summary
A state judicial agency has opened disciplinary proceedings against a Napa County judge for swiping a couple of $50 card-holders from the San Francisco City Club during a “Judges’ Night” dinner last year. Superior Court Judge Michael...Show More Summary
Local groups that want Los Angeles to reopen a popular access point to a Hollywood sign trail were dealt a setback in court Tuesday. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge rejected their attempt to intervene in a court battle that led the city to close the Beachwood Drive gate to hikers earlier this...
Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed a top prosecutor for Pima County to fill a Superior Court vacancy. Ducey's office on Monday announced his appointment of Chief Criminal Deputy County Attorney … Click to Continue »
A District of Columbia judge has sentenced a man to 17 years and six months in prison for sexually assaulting an inmate in a courthouse holding cell. D.C. Superior Court … Click to Continue »
A King County Superior Court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by hotel-owner groups attempting to reverse hotel-worker protections approved by Seattle voters last year. The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/uUz1J5 … Click to Continue »
Samantha Geimer, the woman at the center of the sex-crime case that led to director Roman Polanski’s exile from the U.S., appeared before a judge in Los Angeles Superior Court today and asked him to end the case against Polanski, ABC News reports. Show More Summary
Samantha Geimer, who was 13 at the time of the crime, has long supported Polanski in his efforts to end his fugitive status. Friday will be the first time she's appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on his behalf, Braun said.
Danielle Renea Thompson, 14, was last seen at a hearing May 24 at Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens must come to court to explain her department’s role in the misuse of jailhouse informants and the shredding of potential evidence, a judge declared Thursday. Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals said Hutchens “needs to testify” at a special hearing underway to determine if informant-related evidence was destroyed or withheld. California […]
Former U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty II is in line to return to the state bench. Maine Gov. Paul LePage has nominated him to serve as a Superior Court justice, a … Click to Continue »