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O.C. Bar Rates Bench Candidates

Feb. 26, 2000
By Jason Armstrong & Sean Windle

SANTA ANA - Former Orange County District Attorney Mike Capizzi and Deputy District Attorney Stephanie George, whose heated ba...


Comics Son Seeks Conservatorship

Feb. 26, 2000
By Anne La Jeunesse

Comic's Son Seeks Conservatorship Comedian Richard Pryor's son filed a petition Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court asking ...



Changing Minds

Feb. 26, 2000
By Contributing Writer

Judges cannot reconsider motions for a new trial based on reconsideration of the evidence. Page 7 . Changing Minds Exception t...


Bill Would Make Faking Evidence By Cops a Crime

Feb. 26, 2000
By Lauren Bartlett.

Assembly member Gloria Romero is scheduled to announce today a bill that would make it a felony for any peace officer to knowi...



UCLA Law Students Rally Over Resegregation

Feb. 26, 2000
By Anne La Jeunesse

California Assembly speaker Antonio Villaraigosa joined about 300 UCLA law students, faculty and administrators Thursday at a ...


SACRAMENTO - The statute of limitations in rape cases would be effectively eliminated in cases where DNA evidence identifies t...



In early November, barely two weeks after he was named to the bench, Judge Richard E. Rico learned he would have to wage a cos...


TRIBAL

Feb. 26, 2000
By Columnist

By Fred Jones In the name of preserving Indian self-reliance and atoning for historic wrongs done to Native Americans, Proposi...



Sonoma Judge Loses Two Endorsements

Feb. 26, 2000
By John Roemer

SAN FRANCISCO - Sonoma County's contentious judicial election campaign between incumbent Superior Court Judge Patricia Gray an...


TRIBAL

Feb. 25, 2000
By Columnist

By Anthony R. Pico The future of Indians and Indian gaming is back in the hands of the voters. On March 7, Californians will v...



Disappearing Act

Feb. 25, 2000
By Columnist

Disappearing Act Defense Counsel Must Follow Section 1349 for Out-of-State Witnesses By making proper application to the court...


The biggest controversy in Los Angeles this week is not the Rampart police corruption scandal. It's the uproar over who in ang...



Reporter Shield Law Under Fire

Feb. 25, 2000
By David Kravets

SAN FRANCISCO - The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to block a five-day jail sentence for a reporter who has dec...


Jury Awards Fired Adjuster $10M

Feb. 25, 2000
By Denise Levin

A jury has awarded more than $10 million in damages to a former Farmers Insurance adjuster whom, it found, the company fired f...



Incumbent Gets Only Qualified Rating From Bar

Feb. 25, 2000
By Tessa Jarrett

Of the seven candidates seeking judicial office in San Bernardino County, only incumbent Judge Craig Kamansky earned a "quali...


Garcetti Names Head Deputies

Feb. 25, 2000
By Michael Harris

Garcetti Names Head Deputies Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti has announced four new head deputy promotions. ...



Accord OKs Escrow Earning Credits

Feb. 25, 2000
By Jason Armstrong & Sean Windle

SANTA ANA - An Orange County judge has signed a settlement agreement between the Escrow Institute of California and the state ...


By Pete Knight Prop. 22 is a pre-emptive measure designed only to protect California's legal definition of marriage against th...



Long Arm

Feb. 25, 2000
By Columnist

Employment Law: Some companies will provide computers to all their workers at home, blurring the line between work and home. P...


Sentence: Death Eight Times Over

Feb. 25, 2000
By Michael Harris

Sentence: Death, Eight Times Over A judge Wednesday imposed eight death sentences on a reputed gang member who murdered eight ...



FORUM Prop. 22, the Knight Initiative, is a socially divisive hate initiative. ...


Early Warning

Feb. 25, 2000
By Columnist

DICTA I was sitting quietly in my high-rise office when all of a sudden - flashing strobes, screaming sirens and every single ...



Two More Pelican Bay Prison Guards Indicted

Feb. 25, 2000
By Pamela Mac Lean

SAN FRANCISCO - Expanding the charges of civil rights violations against guards at troubled Pelican Bay state prison, two guar...


Masterson Will Leave Bench This Summer

Feb. 25, 2000
By Jean Guccione

LOS ANGELES - Justice William A. Masterson of the 2nd District Court of Appeal said Wednesday he will retire this summer, endi...



Memorial Planned for Attorney Stuart Herman

Feb. 25, 2000
By Liz Valsamis

A memorial service will be held March 6 for Stuart P. Herman, a Los Angeles attorney and JAMS mediator. Herman died of cancer...


Time Speeches to Audiences Attention Span

Feb. 25, 2000
By Columnist

DICTA Adjusting to listeners' attention span increases your ability to achieve a favorable determination for your client. ...



LAPD Division May Be Divided

Feb. 25, 2000
By Lauren Bartlett.

LAPD Division May Be Divided The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a motion Wednesday asking the Board of Police C...


Fenning Resigns, Joins JAMS

Feb. 25, 2000
By Martin Bergn

A veteran bankruptcy judge is resigning the post she has held for 15 years to become a mediator with the Judicial Arbitration...



Marcia Skolnik, Court Spokesperson, Dies

Feb. 25, 2000
By Denise Levin

The voice of the former Los Angeles Municipal Court was silenced Tuesday with the death of Public Information Officer Marcia ...


Niles Is Reassigned to Civil Court

Feb. 25, 2000
By Anne La Jeunesse

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alban I. Niles has been reassigned from family court to civil court in the wake of allegation...