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Guest Editorial: Seattle’s Lack of Jury Diversity Is an Urgent Problem. We Must Do Something About It Now.

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle's jury diversity problem isn't one that can wait. by Anita Khandelwal From left: Anita Khandelwal, policy director at the King County Department of Public Defense, and King County Superior Court Judge Cathy Moore. Jury service...Show More Summary

Tincher Decision Revisited by Pennsylvania Superior Court

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

The courts of Pennsylvania continue attempt to move forward in the post-Tincher world of products liability cases, including in the actual Tincher case. On remand from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the trial judge in the actual Tinchercase denied any relief to the defense. Show More Summary

Does recalling the judge who gave Brock Turner a light sentence for sexual assault imperil judicial independence?

Last month, I dismissed as “hogwash” concerns that the recall of Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky could impair judicial independence. This did not endear me to many attorneys, law professors and retired judges who reached out to accuse me of flippantly dismissing their sincerely held beliefs....

California must consider earlier parole for sex offenders, judge rules

California must consider earlier parole for potentially thousands of sex offenders, maybe even those convicted of pimping children, a state judge said Friday. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Allen Sumner preliminarily ordered prison officials to rewrite part of the regulations for Proposition...

4 SF public defender’s lawyers to run against GOP-appointed judges

In an unusual effort to redirect judicial politics in San Francisco, four lawyers from the city public defender’s office announced their candidacies for Superior Court judge on Wednesday, all seeking to unseat appointees of Republican governors. “Conservative judges are out of touch. Show More Summary

CALIFORNIA: Court Rules For Anti-Gay Baker

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Bakersfield Californian reports: Kern County Superior Court Judge David Lampe has ruled that owner Cathy Miller can continue to refuse to make wedding cakes for same sex couples. “The State cannot succeed on the facts presented as a matter of law. Show More Summary

Judge Persky needs to answer for more than just his lenient treatment of Brock Turner

To the editor: One letter writer suggests that Stanford law professor Michele Dauber, who is leading a recall campaign against Judge Aaron Persky of the Santa Clara County Superior Court, is unqualified to have so much as an opinion on the jurist. (“We need more jurists like Judge Aaron Persky...

Suge Knight’s Former Lawyers Arrested For Bribing Witnesses; TMZ Paid $55k For Evidence Video

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

A Superior Court judge issued a protective order stating that only Suge Knight’s attorney of record could possess a copy of the video. The post Suge Knight’s Former Lawyers Arrested For Bribing Witnesses; TMZ Paid $55k For Evidence Video appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Judge Who Gave A Light Sexual Assault Sentence To A Stanford Swimmer Now Faces A Reckoning

Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky opted to sentence Turner to six months in jail and three years of probation, setting off outrage in the community and beyond.

Judge orders David and Louise Turpin not to contact their children

A Riverside County Superior Court judge on Wednesday barred the parents of 13 siblings found last week living captive in their Perris home from contacting their children. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, whose children were discovered last week after one of them escaped and called 911,...

Judge set to rule in Washington legislative records case

A judge is expected to issue a ruling in a public records lawsuit brought against the Washington Legislature by a coalition of news organizations. Thurston County Superior Court Judge Chris … Click to Continue »

Man who killed 5 at a Long Beach homeless encampment gets life in prison

A gang member convicted of murdering five people at a Long Beach homeless encampment nearly a decade ago was sentenced Thursday to five consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Charlaine Olmedo called the circumstances of the crime “particularly...

High court says state's education funding is constitutional

Connecticut's Supreme Court has rejected a claim that the state's educational funding formula is unconstitutional. A divided court overturned a Superior Court judge who had ordered state officials to develop … Click to Continue »

‘It’s a trap’: Fox News legal analyst begs Trump to ‘NEVER, NEVER, NEVER’ take interview with Mueller

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano appeared on Fox News this week with a simple message for President Donald Trump: Don’t even think of doing an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Responding to news that Mueller’s team has requested an interview with...

Judge: Leading candidate winner despite improper balloting

A North Carolina judge says a town council candidate leading by one vote is an election winner although several people living outside town were allowed to cast ballots. Superior Court … Click to Continue »

Ducey appoints 5 new Maricopa County Superior Court judges

Three Maricopa County Superior Court commissioners have been appointed along with two other attorneys as new Superior Court judges to fill vacancies created by retirements. The appointees announced Wednesday by … Click to Continue »

Judge to decide if man can plead insane based on genetics

A judge will decide next month if the Selah man accused of shooting two MoneyTree employees can plead insanity based on genetics. Yakima County Superior Court Judge Michael McCarthy heard … Click to Continue »

Sean Smith will stand trial on assault, battery charges

Raiders cornerback Sean Smith will be heading from the field to the courtroom once the regular season comes to an end. After a hearing this week, a judge in Los Angeles County Superior Court ruled that there is enough evidence for Smith to stand trial on assault and battery charges stemming from a July 4 [more]

State high court will let commission consider judge’s discipline

The California Supreme Court refused to intervene Wednesday in a state commission’s disciplinary proceedings against veteran Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Bruce Mills, whose lawyer claims the commission has a conflict of interest. The...Show More Summary

Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith to stand trial in Pasadena assault case

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday there is sufficient evidence for Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith to stand trial for allegedly assaulting his sister’s then-boyfriend on July 4 in Old Town Pasadena. During the preliminary hearing at the Pasadena Courthouse, two witnesses...

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