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Judge: Yorba Linda residents can't use a referendum to void rate hikes

An Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Monday in a closely watched case that customers of a water district cannot void rate increases using a referendum. The ruling comes in the protracted fight between a group of Yorba Linda residents and their water provider over a $25-a-month rate increase....

Courtroom smackdown! Judge and defendant get nasty

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Dramatis personae: Denver Fenton Allen, a murder defendant. Bryan Durham, a Superior Court judge. And everyone watching in the peanut gallery-cum-courthouse in Rome, Ga., when things when fiery in Floyd County. (more…)

Uber is accused of negligence in a lawsuit by a woman who was raped by her driver

A West Hollywood woman sued Uber Technologies on Thursday, alleging that the ride-hailing company’s negligence led to her being raped by an Uber driver. The lawsuit, which was filed in the Superior Court of Los Angeles on behalf of the 27-year-old plaintiff, said the San Francisco company “aggressively...

Superior Court Finds Landlords May Be Liable For Failure to Install Smoke Detectors in Leased Premises

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of Echeverria v. Holley, 2016 Pa. Super. 119, No. 1342 WDA 2014 (Pa. Super. June 14, 2016 Olson, Gantman, Fitzgerald, J.J.) (Op. by Olson, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that a landlord may be held liable forShow More Summary

Social workers arraigned in case of tortured, fatally beaten 8-year-old boy

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge denied a motion to drop charges of felony child abuse and falsifying public records against four social workers related to the torture and death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez. Stefanie Rodriguez, 31, Patricia Clement, 65, Kevin Bom, 37, and Gregory Merritt,...

Conductor claims she was fired for getting pregnant

The Irish conductor and games composer Eimear Noone is suing Jason Michael Paul Productions Inc. in the Los Angeles Superior Court  for firing her from the production of “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses.” Eimar is claiming pregnancy discrimination and is seeking damages for the depression she suffered after dismissal. Report here.

Woman accused of killing one dog with speaker cord, torturing others

A woman charged with felony animal torture is set to stand trial later this month. The Sacramento Bee reports Friday that 23-year-old Kayla Wright will go on trial on July 28 in Sacramento Superior Court. Authorities claim Wright was responsible for wrapping a speaker cord around a dog's neck,...

Vincent Gray 2010 campaign chauffeur scheduled to be sentenced Friday

Prosecutors ask D.C. Superior Court judge to sentence Mark Long to six months in prison.

Former L.A. Unified teacher Rafe Esquith can continue with his lawsuit, judge rules

A popular former Los Angeles Unified teacher who was investigated and fired after allegations of inappropriate behavior will be allowed to continue his defamation lawsuit against the school district, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday. Rafe Esquith, a longtime teacher at Hobart...

Virginia Court Boosts Anti-Trump Delegates -- Holds that Party Rules Are Superior to State Laws

Earlier today federal district court judge Robert Payne permanently enjoined enforcement of a Virginia statute mandating that all Virginia delegates vote for the candidate who received the most votes in the Virginia primary. The Virginia...Show More Summary

Judge denies new trial for Sumner Redstone's ex-companion

Sumner Redstone’s former companion, Manuela Herzer, lost her bid for a new trial in her continued legal effort to have the 93-year-old media mogul declared mentally incompetent. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan issued the tentative ruling on Monday, delivering another blow to Herzer’s...

Recall effort of judge in Stanford rape case gains steam and political allies

In the hallway of a San Jose courthouse, a group of attorneys gathered recently to chat after a civil lawsuit hearing. Soon, their talk turned to the Stanford rape case and the recall effort against Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, who sentenced Brock Turner, an elite swimmer...

Attorneys sue Donald Sterling over legal fees from Clippers trial

Two law firms sued Donald Sterling in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, alleging that the former Clippers owner owes them more than $271,000 for representing him during the legal fight over the franchise in 2014. “Plaintiffs attempted to resolve this fee dispute with Defendant outside of...

Christian Dating Site Ordered to Allow LGBT Singles Access

A Superior Court in California has just penned off on a settlement that requires Christian Mingle to accommodate LGBT singles who use the site. Now, people visiting aren't restricted to searching for a partner of the opposite sex; they can now search for same-sex matches. This will surely not......

Former Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Says Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson claims that for years she endured sexual advances and harassment from top network executive Roger Ailes, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in New Jersey Superior Court. In the complaint, Carlson,...Show More Summary

Fired anchor Gretchen Carlson hits Fox News chief Roger Ailes with sexual harassment suit

Gretchen Carlson, who quietly disappeared from her afternoon shift on Fox News Channel last month, has filed a sexual harassment suit against her former boss Roger Ailes. Carlson’s complaint filed Tuesday in Superior Court in New Jersey said Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News, “sabotaged” the...

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Sued For Sexual Harassment By Former Host Gretchen Carlson

Longtime Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit in New Jersey Superior Court against Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, following her termination on June 23 after 11 years at the network.

Here Are the 7 Most Shocking Claims in Gretchen Carlson’s Complaint Against Fox’s Roger Ailes

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Gretchen Carlson filed suit in New Jersey Superior Court against Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes alleging a pattern of sexual harassment over the course of several years.

Brickbat: Georgia Justice

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

A Georgia newspaper publisher and the newspaper's attorney were arrested after filing an open records request. The open records request sought three years worth of canceled checks from Pickens County to two Superior Court judges. The indictment accuses the publisher and the attorney of trying to "unlawfully appropriate" one of the judge's banking information.

Davone Bess Pleads Not Guilty to Unlawful Flight Charge: Details and Reaction

Former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess pleaded not guilty to an unlawful flight charge on Tuesday. The Associated Press reported on Bess' case in Maricopa County Superior Court, which stems from a June 19 incident in Gilbert, Arizona. Bess...Show More Summary

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