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Morning Docket: 08.26.14

Congratulations to California Attorney General Kamala Harris who just got married last week to Venable’s Douglas Emhoff. [KCRA] Wishing a speedy recovery to former FBI Director Louis Freeh who suffered serious injuries in a car accident last night. Show More Summary

PAGA: A Decade of Victories

This summer marks the ten-year anniversary of California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, an essential weapon in an employee rights advocate’s arsenal. Under PAGA an aggrieved employee can recover civil penalties on behalf of the State’s Labor Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) for all current and former employees for Labor Code violations. Show More Summary

GOP Rep. Calls on Mexico AG to Support Dismissal for Sgt. Tahmooressi

After being detained in Mexico for more than four months, it is time for Mexico’s attorney general to dismiss the charges against Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said Monday. Tahmooressi has been held in Mexico since this spring when he entered the country with three firearms he owned legally in the U.S. Show More Summary

The 2 Attorneys that Won $16 million Jury Verdict Against PHH Mortgage for Loan-Mod Mistreatment -- A Mandelman Matters Podcast

``Here's Part 2 of the Mandelman Matters Podcast that's all about the money... $16 Million, to be precise... because that's the amount a Yuba, California jury awarded to Mr. Phillip Linza, after he sued PHH Mortgage for, in general, treating him like he was a ball they could kick around at will. Show More Summary

CA Atty General Convenes Group to Provide Lawyers for Illegals

California's Attorney General Kamala Harris is looking to provide illegal immigrants who are flooding across the border with lawyers, which will ensure they get better treatment than Americans who are not guaranteed representation in civil cases. Show More Summary

Maddow: Koch-backed AG Helps Hide Chemical Plant Dangers

I really like the California law that requires disclosures of fertilizer chemicals being sprayed on the fields directly adjacent to where I live and where my children go to school. But in Texas, the Attorney General who also happens to be running for Governor really doesn't like it. Show More Summary

O.C. district attorney's office files consumer suit against GM

The Orange County District Attorney’s office has filed a lawsuit against General Motors, alleging the company engaged in unfair competition and false advertising in violation of California law when it failed to disclose defects.

Polls open and balloting begins for federal, state and local offices

Polls open at 7 a.m. for voters to cast ballots in the primary election to select candidates for California governor, secretary of state, attorney general and a number of other state and local offices.

California Urges Websites to Disclose Online Tracking

4 months agoTechnology : Bits

The state's attorney general is publishing guidelines meant to help companies comply with a new privacy law that went into effect Jan. 1.

California attorney general to audit San Diego Opera

4 months agoArts : Culture Monster

The office of the California attorney general is launching an audit of San Diego Opera, the company said on Tuesday, a day after the company announced it has reversed its decision to close and will have a 2015 season. Opera officials said they received word about the audit this week and...

Orly Taitz: As California AG I'll Prosecute Officials Who Claim Obama Is American

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Batshit crazy birther queen Orly Taitz has filed to run for California Attorney General. If elected she promises to "prosecute state officials who ignored all evidence brought by law enforcement and experts, showing Obama to possessShow More Summary

eBay To Settle Antitrust Suit Regarding Its Hiring Practices For $3.75M

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

This week eBay announced that it has agreed to a settlement with the United States Department of Justice, and the Attorney General of California, regarding a non-hire agreement with Intuit. The settlement will include the company paying out $3.75 million to cover compensation to impacted employees, along with various fees and costs. Show More Summary

Kamala Harris Picked the Worst Week Ever for a Fundraiser at Airbnb HQ

5 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Last night, California Attorney General Kamala Harris spoke "truth to power" at a fundraiser hosted at Airbnb's new crisp and airy Soma headquarters. But the only fat cats in the room were the Silicon Valley millionaires and billionaires who are helping to finance her reelection, including Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky and Airbnb investor Ron Conway. Read more...

GM Sales Unaffected By Recall, Reveals China Expansion Plans

Reuters reports a lawsuit related to the 2014 General Motors recall crisis filed in federal court in California has placed airbag supplier Continental Automotive Systems U.S. at-fault for its role in the recall. Attorney Adam Levitt of Grant & Eisenhoffer proclaimed the supplier knew about the out-of-spec ignition switch at the heart of the recall […]

WSJ: Harris's Malpractice 'Reform' Would Raise Medical Costs $1,000 per Family

The Wall Street Journal has published a scathing editorial in Thursday's edition, castigating California Attorney General Kamala Harris and her proposed ballot initiative to raise damage caps on medical malpractice suits. Calling the...Show More Summary

California major target for cyber-criminals, attorney general says

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California has become a major U.S. target of cyber crimes committed by outlaw groups with ties to Eastern Europe, China and Africa, according to a report by state Attorney General Kamala Harris released on Thursday.

Report: Calif. Is Prime Target For Global Cybercrime

(Credit: marsmet481) California suffers more instances of cybercrime than any other state, according to a 181-page report published March 20 by the office of California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Three Democrats seek audience with Eric Holder over FBI's making mortgage fraud a low priority

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Working for us. Again Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Rep. Maxine Waters of California, all Democrats, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder Monday expressing their "deep concern"Show More Summary

Suit against California’s high-speed rail advances in court

By Kathy Hamilton | Cal Watchdog Monday marks the next critical date in legal action surrounding California’s high-speed rail project. By that date, the office of California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, which represents the High-Speed Rail Authority, is expected to file a new appeal. At issue before the Court of Appeal will be a March...

Rising star among California Democrats takes stage at convention

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris sought to engage and energize fellow Democrats on Saturday and warned them not to become complacent with their domination of state politics.

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