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 »
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
The word you're trying to recall is "Brazen." One of the legislative proposals is a bill that changes the configuration of superior court, district court and prosecutorial districts across the state. At last week’s meeting, Asheboro attorney Jon Megerian said the changes were designed to get more Republican judges elected. Show More Summary
Lawyers representing more than 450 victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre filed multiple lawsuits Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, arguing that hotel and concert officials did not do enough to prevent a shooting that left 58 people dead. More than 15 additional lawsuits have already...
Earlier today, King County Superior Court judge John Rhule announced he would make a decision before Thanksgiving regarding the constitutionality of a progressive income tax in Seattle, after hearing the first round of oral arguments in Kunath vs. Show More Summary
A couple of days ago we noted a lawsuit filed against Tesla in the Superior Court in Alameda County which, among other things, alleged that his Fremont manufacturing facility was a "hotbed for racist behavior" in which employees andShow More Summary
A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury has convicted a man of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's 8-year-old son. The jury also found Wednesday that 37-year-old Isauro … Click to Continue »
A Republican district attorney from central Pennsylvania on Wednesday conceded last week's close election for the fourth and final open seat on the statewide Superior Court. Lancaster County District Attorney … Click to Continue »
After an Appeals Court Judge granted the state Attorney General?s request for a preliminary injunction, lawyers for the Berkshire Museum are asking the Superior Court for an expedited trial to reach a final judgment on the merits ofShow More Summary
Kelly Dodd is moving full steam ahead in her divorce to estranged husband, Michael Dodd. On November 13, The Real Housewives of Orange County star, filed for “attorney substitution” papers with Orange County Superior Court — according to legal documents. The paperwork was added as part of Kelly and Michael’s divorce case from 2012, which […]
An Alameda County Superior Court judge has ruled that Oakland officials had a mandatory duty to act when they came across unsafe conditions in buildings such as the Ghost Ship warehouse, which burned a year ago, allowing a lawsuit against...Show More Summary
In the non-precedential decision by the Pennsylvania Superior Court in the case of DeCrosta v. Erie Insurance Group, No. 2982 E.D.A. 2016 (Pa. Super. Oct. 18, 2017) (Bender, P.J.E., Dubow and Musmanno, J.J.) (Mem. Op. by Musmanno, J.),...Show More Summary
Chief Judge Robert Morin of the D.C. Superior Court ruled that the warrants could intrude on innocent Facebook users' Fourth and First amendment rights.
After a Superior Court gave the Berkshire Museum the go-ahead to sell off the treasures of its public collection, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has issued an injunction to temporarily halt the sale. Thanks, Attorney General Maura Healey for honoring Norman Rockwell's wishes. ----- Read more at the New York Times Previously: Berkshire Museum to Dump Norman Rockwells
In the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision in the case of Lomas v. Kravitz, No. 87 MAP 2016 (Pa. Sept. 28, 2017)(Maj. Op. by Baer, J.)(Dissenting Op. by Saylor, C.J.), the Court affirmed the Superior Court's decision that a recusal motion...Show More Summary
Today, Berkshire Superior Court Judge John Agostini ruled that the museum could auction off many of the most valuable works in its collection. The post Judge Green-Lights Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Most Valuable Works in Collection appeared first on Hyperallergic.
SANTA ANA — Two men were sentenced this week in Orange County Superior Court to lengthy prison sentences for pimping-related convictions, according to prosecutors. Antonio Chavez Moses III, 39, of Los Angeles, was sentenced Monday to 24 years in prison after being found guilty of human trafficking, pandering and attempted pimping. Moses also received a […]
A judge has upheld Seattle's first-in-the-nation voucher system for publicly financing political campaigns as constitutional. In a decision late Thursday, King County Superior Court Judge Beth Andrus rejected a challenge … Click to Continue »
She says public campaign financing doesn't violate the First Amendment. by Heidi Groover Not a violation of your First Amendment rights. SEEC In a loss for our libertarian neighbors, a King County Superior Court judge has dismissed a...Show More Summary
On October 31, the Pennsylvania Superior Court gave Daniel Dougherty what he has coveted: a new trial. For the third time. The defense and appellate courts agreed: Daniel Dougherty had two unfair trials. The three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that Dougherty should get a new trial. Show More Summary