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Judge orders Derick Almena, Max Harris to trial for Ghost Ship deaths

Two men will face trial on 36 counts each of involuntary manslaughter in the Ghost Ship fire after an Alameda County Superior Court judge determined Thursday that there was sufficient evidence in the case. Prosecutors say Max Harris and Derick Almena created a firetrap at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland’s Fruitvale district. Show More Summary

Massage Envy Therapist Pleads Guilty To Sex Crimes, Admits Rubbing Women the Wrong Way

A Silver Springs, Maryland massage therapist who performed oral sex on one female client and touched the genital areas of two others without permission, according to a WUSA report, pleaded guilty today in Superior Court for the District...Show More Summary

Judge Dismisses Felony Riot Charge Against Antifa Who Caused Chaos in DC on Inauguration Day

DC Superior Court Judge Lynn Leibovitz has dismissed the felony charges of inciting a riot against the first six protesters standing trial over the riots that took place across the city on Inauguration Day. There are still 188 people who are facing trial following this first group. Show More Summary

From the Archives: Mia Farrow joins cast of 'Peyton Place'

Mia Farrow, then a minor, went to the Santa Monica Courthouse to have her 20th Century Fox contract to appear on "Peyton Place" approved by the Los Angeles County Superior Court. “Peyton Place” premiered on ABC on Sept. 15, 1964, with Farrow portraying Allison MacKenzie. The role launched her career....

NFL Network Suspends Analysts After Sexual Harassment Accusations From Former Employee — Report

The NFL Network has suspended retired players and analysts after a former employee claimed that they sexually harassed her. In a lawsuit filed against NFL Enterprises in Los Angeles Superior Court, former wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor...Show More Summary

California isn't doing enough to teach kids how to read, lawsuit says

Too many California children can’t read, and the state doesn’t have an adequate plan to fix the problem, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The complaint, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court by the advocacy law firm Public Counsel, alleges that the state is not meeting its constitutional...

Museum files legal request seeking Superior Court trial to end delays that threaten museum's future

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Berkshire Museum is taking legal action today to end delays now blocking a trial that would allow a Superior Court judge to examine and resolve issues surrounding the proposed sale of artwork needed to secure the museum?s financial future. Show More Summary

Fired Port Employees Awarded $16 Million in Wrongful Termination Suit

But some still feel that the employees should have been fired... for racial animus. by Sydney Brownstone Oy. STEPHEN BRASHEAR/THE STRANGER A King County Superior Court jury ruled that the Port of Seattle must pay $16 million to two former...Show More Summary

Former 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Star Carlton Gebbia's Husband Files for Divorce

Former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Carlton Gebbia and husband David Gebbia are ending their 20-year marriage. According to The Blast, David filed documents in Los Angeles Superior Court on November 28.

Georgia woman gets 31-years for killing cyclist while drunk

A Clarke County Superior Court judge has sentenced a Georgia woman, who while driving drunk last year killed a University of Georgia student, to a 31-year sentence. The Athens Banner-Herald … Click to Continue »

'Rick and Morty' Star Spencer Grammer's Husband James Hesketh Files for Divorce

Spencer Grammer and James Hesketh are getting a divorce. The Rick and Morty star, who is also the daughter of Kelsey Grammer, and her husband were married for six years. James filed for divorce this week in L.A. Superior Court, according to a report. James cited irreconcilable differences in the filing. The couple has a [...]

'Rick and Morty' Star Spencer Grammer's Husband Files for Divorce

"Rick and Morty" star Spencer Grammer is headed for divorce court... her husband filed this week in L.A. Superior Court. Spencer, who also happens to be Kelsey's daughter, was married to James Hesketh for 6 years. James filed Wednesday...…

James O'Keefe's Credibility Is On Trial As DOJ Seeks Felony Convictions For Trump Protesters

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

WASHINGTON ? The background of conservative activist James O’Keefe came under scrutiny in D.C. Superior Court on Wednesday morning, as prosecutors continued to seek felony convictions for six individuals swept up in a mass arrest on the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Public can weigh in on Maricopa County judicial candidates

Public comment is being sought for 15 candidates vying for judicial vacancies in Maricopa County Superior Court. The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments says the applicants are competing … Click to Continue »

Interesting Superior Court Ruling on Permissible Use of Powerpoint During Closing Argument

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of W.C. v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2017 Pa. Super. 356 (Pa. Super. Nov. 13, 2017 Panella, Ransom, Fitzgerald, J.J.) (Op. by Panella, J.), the court ruled that allowing counsel to use powerpoint slides as a visual aid during closing argument was not an abuse of discretion by the trial court. Show More Summary

Meek Mill’s emergency bail request denied

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has said that Judge Genece Brinkley must make the decision.

Seattle Judge Strikes Down City-Wide Income Tax

Seattle’s graduated income tax failed its first legal challenge after King County Superior Court judge John R. Ruhl found it to be unconstitutional under state law. “Today’s ruling is a victory for all taxpayers in Seattle and throughout the state, and for everyone who values the rule of law,” said Brian T. Show More Summary

L.A. Kings Mascot Sued for Allegedly Grabbing Male Coworker’s Butt While in Costume

A Los Angeles man was sued in L.A. Superior Court Wednesday for allegedly grabbing a male dishwasher’s butt in the Staples Center elevator while dressed as the L.A. Kings’ mascot, Bailey, an anthropomorphized lion. In the lawsuit, Maso Griffin says Tim Smith, who appears as Bailey for the hockey franchise’s home games, groped him in 2016. Show More Summary

Judge rules against Seattle income tax on high earners

A judge has ruled against a new income tax on wealthy Seattle residents. King County Superior Court Judge John Ruhl said in a ruling Wednesday that that the tax is … Click to Continue »

Superior Court Judge Rules Against Seattle Income Tax, Appeal On the Way

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle plans to appeal. by Heidi Groover The scene at City Hall when the council passed the income tax in July. HG Seattle's income tax on people making more than $250,000 annually violates state law and is therefore invalid, a King...Show More Summary

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