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The IRS Scandal, Day 585

San Diego Union-Tribune: Is AG Ignoring Lessons From IRS Scandal?: A Virginia-based conservative group filed a federal First Amendment lawsuit this week accusing California Attorney General Kamala Harris of engaging in the kind of activity that was the subject of the recent scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service. Are state...

California Attorney General Sued to Stop Disclosure of Conservative Group's Donor Addresses

Conservative think tank Americans for Prosperity (AFP), co-founded by principals of Koch Industries, sued in federal court to prevent ultra-liberal California Attorney General Kamala Harris from using her office to disclose the names and addresses of their 90,000 donors. Show More Summary

Why nanny statists hate the Fourth Amendment

California Attorney General Kamala Harris weighed in on the wrong side in this year’s unanimous Supreme Court decision on the Fourth Amendment.

CA: Bakersfield's Lawsuit to Stop Bullet Train Could Be Resolved

Talks between the California Attorney General's office and city officials could resolve Bakersfield's nearly six-month-old lawsuit to stop the bullet train, the city attorney said Wednesday.

Calif. Concealed Carry Case Gets Sua Sponte En Banc Call

The parties to the case didn't want en banc review. Other non-parties (California Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Brady Campaign) wanted en banc but were denied leave to intervene, because they were non-parties who waited years to jump on board to the case when they could've been part of......

California AG Asks: Concealed Carry a Right, or a Privilege?

On November 26, California Attorney General Kamala Harris's office said that it will ask that the judgment against California's "good cause" requirement for concealed carry permits be referred to an "en banc" [full] panel of the Ninth U.S. Show More Summary

Attorney general appeals decision loosening concealed weapons rules

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The California attorney general Wednesday asked a full federal appeals court to review a controversial gun case in hopes the court will overturn a ruling by a three-judge panel that would make it easier for someone to legally carry a concealed weapon in public.

Jerry Brown Nominates Obama Admin Lawyer to Serve on CA Supreme Court

Governor Jerry Brown has named Leondra Kruger, a former deputy assistant attorney general with the Obama administration, to replace California's longest-serving Supreme Court justice, Joyce L. Kennard. Kruger is a Los Angeles native and a Democrat like Brown. Show More Summary

AT&T Agrees To Pay $23.8M, Invest $28M To Settle Claims Of Dumping Hazardous Materials In California

AT&T agreed to pay $23.8 million to settle charges brought by the California Attorney General’s office that it unlawfully dumped old electronic devices and other hazardous materials in the state. California Attorney General Kamala Harris...Show More Summary

The Inevitability of Democratic Dry-Doperism

“It would be irresponsible for me as the chief law enforcement officer to take a position based on its popularity without thinking it would actually work” – Kamala Harris, candidate for California Attorney General, 2014 “I am not opposed to the legalization of marijuana, there’s a certain inevitability about it.” – Kamala Harris, newly re-elected [...]

California Attorney General Says Her Office’s Defense Of Prison Labor ‘Evokes Chain Gangs’

"The idea that we incarcerate people to have indentured servitude is one of the worst possible...perceptions," Attorney General Kamala Harris told ThinkProgress. "It evokes images of chain gangs." The post California Attorney General Says Her Office’s Defense Of Prison Labor ‘Evokes Chain Gangs’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Prison Labor Complex

The California Attorney General’s office opposed the release of inmates because the state wanted to use them as cheap firefighter labor. Last week, the Los Angeles Times reported that attorneys in Harris’ office had unsuccessfully argued in court that the state could not release the prisoners it had agreed to release because “if forced to […]

California A.G. Hints It’s Time for a New Generation of State Leaders

California's attorney general, Kamala Harris, has let slip her frustration with the political longevity of Gov. Jerry Brown.

California's Top Cop Says Weed Legalization "Inevitable"

last monthHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Attorney General and rising Democratic star Kamala Harris said she was "not opposed" to legalization.

Attorney General of California Calls Legalization Inevitable

In another positive sign of how quickly the debate around marijuana reform is shifting, California, Attorney General Kamala Harris now thinks marijuana legalization in her state is inevitable.

WGA West PAC Is A Big Winner In Midterm Elections

It was a bad midterm Election Night for Democrats overall but a good one for Democrats supported by the WGA West's political action committee. California Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris both won re-election, as did Sens. Show More Summary

California Attorney General Reports Data Breaches Up 600% in 2013

Attorney General Kamala Harris released her second annual California Data Breach Report on October 28, which revealed hacking penetration is up 600% since 2012. This year, the Attorney General issued 12 recommendations to companies in...Show More Summary

Baylen Linnekin on Cracking California's Egg Law

2 months agoNews : Reason

Last week a federal court in California threw out a multi-state lawsuit challenging California's looming egg production rules. Earlier this year, attorneys general in six states challenged the California rules, which apply to farmers...Show More Summary

California attorney general investigating PG&E and PUC

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

— The California attorney general has opened an investigation into reported improper contacts between Pacific Gas & Electric Co. executives and the state Public Utilities Commission — already the focus of a probe by federal prosecut...

Hens win: Out-of-state egg farmers must comply with California law

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It’s fair to say that the Missouri attorney general just laid an egg.

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