31, Mar 2015 - Injunction Granted Against LA Star Seafood Company
WASHINGTON – The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against L.A. Star Seafood Company Inc. of Los Angeles and its corporate officers Sima Goldring and Sam Goldring to prevent the distribution of adulterated seafood products, the Department of Justice announced today.
30, Mar 2015 - Los Angeles, CA California's death row faces no-vacancy situation
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's death row, the largest in the nation with newly condemned inmates added to the system every month but no one executed in almost a decade, has filled virtually to capacity as the state seeks money to build more cells for them. As of last week, a total of 708 male inmates were confined to death row at San Quentin State Prison north of San ...
29, Mar 2015 - California taxi companies sue Uber for false advertising
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Four Southern California taxi companies have sued Uber in federal court, alleging the smartphone-based transportation network uses is deceptive advertising by claiming it is "safer than a taxi." Los Angeles-based City News reports Yellow Taxi in Gardena, Bell Cab in Hawthorne, Cabco Yellow in Santa Ana ...
27, Mar 2015 - L.A. judge allows deported Mexicans to return for court hearings
Hundreds, if not thousands, of non-citizens who signed so-called “voluntary return” forms in Southern California and were expelled to Mexico will be given the chance to apply to return to the United States and seek legal status, a Los Angeles federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt approved provisions of the settlement […]
27, Mar 2015 - California court rules San Diego sex offender law unconstitutional
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The California Supreme Court ruled on Monday that San Diego County's "blanket" enforcement of the state's sex offender residency laws was unconstitutional, a decision that could open the door to wider challenges of the statute. California's top court issued the ruling in a legal challenge to "Jessica's Law" by four registered sex offenders from San Diego ...
11, Oct 2014 - Riverside, CA Hilary Potashner appointed federal public defender for L.A. region
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has appointed a career public defender to the post of federal public defender for the Central District of California, which is based in Los Angeles.
11, Oct 2014 - Riverside, CA Two convicted in California of conspiring to join al Qaeda
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two men accused of seeking to join al Qaeda and training to carry out attacks on U.S. military bases and personnel in the Middle East were convicted on federal charges in California Thursday after a trial of more than six weeks, prosecutors said. A U.S. District Court jury in Riverside, California, found Sohiel Omar Kabir, 36, guilty of conspiring to ...
09, Oct 2014 - Sirius, VirnetX, Hershey, Sauce: Intellectual Property
In a ruling against Sirius XM Holdings Inc., a federal judge in Los Angeles said that a California law covering ownership of the copyrights to pre-1972 sound recordings didn’t limit the owners’ rights to control public performances of the works.
05, Apr 2014 - Court clears way for Newhall Ranch project to proceed
A panel of a California appellate court finds that an environmental impact report adequately analyzed the project's potential effect on flora and fauna. A state appellate court on Thursday cleared away a legal obstacle standing in the way of plans to build a community of 60,000 residents about 35 miles north of Los Angeles.
04, Apr 2014 - Los Angeles, CA L.A.'s top federal prosecutor nominated to serve as U.S. district judge
President Obama nominates U.S. Atty. Andre Birotte, who oversaw investigation of L.A. County jails, to federal bench. Andre Birotte Jr., the chief federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the White House announced Thursday.
03, Apr 2014 - Obama taps L.A.'s top federal prosecutor for district court bench
André Birotte Jr., the chief federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the White House announced Thursday.
03, Apr 2014 - US Attorney In Los Angeles Nominated For Judgeship
President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a U.S. attorney from Southern California to become a federal District Court judge.
02, Apr 2014 - Riverside, CA San Bernardino, Calpers, cite progress in bankruptcy talks
RIVERSIDE, CA, March 13 (Reuters) - Bankrupt San Bernardino and its biggest creditor, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers), said on Thursday they had made substantial progress in recent negotiations over how much the city will pay the pension fund as part of any bankruptcy package. The California city, 75 miles east of Los Angeles, has been in court-ordered mediation ...