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Berman Swarttz, the 84-year-old Los Angeles lawyer who skipped to Brazil with his prospective fifth wife last year after admit...


Feds Leave Council Out Of Planning

May 19, 2000
By Chris Ford

As four city leaders met Wednesday behind closed doors with representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss how t...



Sunshine Solution

May 18, 2000
By Columnist

Forum: First Light By Terry Francke With every passing day, it seems we are met with headlines chronicling the inceasing depth...


Friends Hold Party to Remember Henrikson

May 18, 2000
By Martin Kruming

San Diego Watch: Leo 'Rik' Henrikson didn't want a memorial service. He wanted "to have a party so all my friends can have one...



Former Consultant Sues Pixelon

May 18, 2000
By Michael Jonathan Grinfeld

SANTA ANA - Was it Pixelon or was it Microsoft technology that broadcast live segments of presentations by the Republican Nati...


Report Calls for Reform of States Family Courts

May 18, 2000
By Contributing Writer

SACRAMENTO - Angry veterans of child-custody battles packed a Capitol news conference Monday and called for closer scrutiny of...



Santa Clara's Halfway-House Plan Proceeds

May 18, 2000
By Craig Anderson

SAN JOSE - With a key legal question cleared up, the Santa Clara County district attorney's office is moving forward with a fi...


Pen and Paper

May 18, 2000
By Columnist

In Estate of Brenner, 76 Cal.App.4th 1298 (1999), the 2nd District Court of Appeal found that a photocopy of a holographic ins...



By Bob Deans Tapping the riches of the China trade has been a dream of Western merchants for centuries. The allure has grown s...


Couple Convinces Judge to Slash Bail

May 18, 2000
By Jason Armstrong & Sean Windle

SANTA ANA - Steven and Denise Oleesky, accused along with a Glendora lawyer and several private investigators of obstruction o...



Erin Brockovich to Speak at Meeting

May 18, 2000
By Staff Reports

Attorney Ed Masry and legal researcher Erin Brockovich, made famous by the hit movie "Erin Brockovich," will speak at a meetin...


Nonpolluters May Skirt Meter Fees

May 18, 2000
By Chris Ford

In an effort to provide a financial incentive to help improve Los Angeles' air quality, the City Council has given conceptual ...



In what will bring to 75 the number of felony cases that will have been thrown out of court due to the Rampart police corrupti...


Feinstein Proposes Law for Women

May 18, 2000
By Anne La Jeunesse

Private legislation proposed Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., would grant citizenship to a severely disabled E...



The Access Road Not Taken

May 18, 2000
By Matthew Heller

RIVERSIDE - If Riverside County officials had wanted only to take some of Dr. Robin Oxman's land, they probably would no longe...


Paranoid? Good!

May 17, 2000
By Columnist

Dicta: By Erik Gunderson In the legal profession, cynicism pays. The practice of law is fraught with perils. These cynical ass...



Longtime homeless activist Ted Hayes laughed Monday when I asked him how many out-of-towners might ride the rails and the Grey...


Not-Guilty Plea Follows Initial O.C. Extradition

May 17, 2000
By Jason Armstrong & Sean Windle

FULLERTON - A murder defendant who is Orange County's first successful extradition from Mexico in a dozen years pleaded not gu...



Loyola to Offer Tax Master's Program

May 17, 2000
By Staff Reports

Loyola Law School will inaugurate a program in August leading to a master of laws in taxation. ...


Review Riddle

May 17, 2000
By Columnist

The Practitioner: Administrative Law By Stuart Miller Before a court can evaluate a hearing decision by an administrative agen...



Taxing Opportunities of E-Commerce

May 17, 2000
By Columnist

Forum: By Michael McNulty Now that e-commerce has become a marketing juggernaut, various taxing authorities, and especially th...


SAN FRANCISCO - The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that a plaintiff who claims to have contracted two different disease...



O.C. Attracts Diverse Grand Jury Pool

May 17, 2000
By Jason Armstrong & Sean Windle

SANTA ANA - In a contrast with the battle over a perceived lack of diversity in Los Angeles County's grand jury pool, Orange C...


Businessman to Address Graduates

May 17, 2000
By Staff Reports

Eli Broad, chairman and chief executive officer of SunAmerica Inc., will deliver the commencement address at Southwestern Univ...



Family Law Judge Retires From Bench

May 17, 2000
By Claude Walbert

SAN DIEGO - Superior Court Judge Gerald L. Barry, 56, has retired from the bench after serving seven years, the past two of wh...


SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco has not seen so many pinstripes in one place since the New York Yankees were in town. An extraor...



Ex-DA Handles Police Liability For Irvine Firm

May 17, 2000
By Jason Armstrong & Sean Windle

IRVINE - Devallis Rutledge, former chief assistant district attorney of Orange County, has joined the firm of Manning, Marder,...


Reback Leaves Wilson Sonsini for Tech Firm

May 17, 2000
By Meredith Alexander

SAN FRANCISCO - Gary L. Reback, a high-profile partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati who led one of the first legal ...



By Steven A. Silver In her editorial "Mothers Targeting Gun Violence," (Forum, May 8), Sen. Dianne Feinstein gushed about the ...


Family Targets Manufacturers Of Disinfectant

May 17, 2000
By Anne La Jeunesse

The family of a 55-year-old United Airlines flight attendant who died of "metastatic lung disease" a year ago has filed a wron...