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Five judges volunteered this week to try to clear the six-month backlog of traffic cases at Los Angeles Count Metropolitan Courthouse by a month, the Daily News reported.. The judges plan to hear the 2,250 misdemeanor traffic arraignments that have...Five judges volunteered this week to try to...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts named five Philadelphia judges to handle the ethics investigation of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Justice Alex Kozinski. Kozinski requested that Roberts select a different circuit to investigate the complaint of judicial misconduct,...U.S. Supreme Court...
Six judges managed to hear 2,500 traffic cases last week, volunteering as part of an experiment to clear the backlog in traffic cases at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Courthouse. Presiding Judge Stephen Czuleger told the Metropolitan New-Enterprise that the program...Six judges managed to hear...
[Ginny LaRoe] Two days ago, the Ninth Circuit revealed its time allotments for oral arguments in the gay-marriage case. Today, Theodore Olson, told the court how he wanted things to go down. The Ninth Circuit said the court would hear...[Ginny LaRoe] Two days ago, the Ninth Circuit revealed its...
[Petra Pasternak] It’s champagne for everyone at Horner & Singer, a six-attorney commercial real estate boutique in Walnut Creek. Name partner Cliff Horner and senior associate Matt Urdan won a $2.7 million verdict (including punitive damages) for East Bay company...[Petra Pasternak] It’s...
[Amy Miller] Lawyers and executives for cleantech companies see China’s booming population, growing energy needs, and government support for renewable energy as both a threat and an opportunity for clean energy companies in the U.S. That’s according to a recent...[Amy Miller] Lawyers and executives...
[Ginny LaRoe] The Ninth Circuit has released the time allotments for oral arguments in the gay-marriage case. The Dec. 6 arguments will last two hours, with the first hour dedicated to standing and procedural matters. The second hour gets to...[Ginny LaRoe] The Ninth Circuit has released the time...
[Amy Miller] The legal battle between Facebook Inc. and the parody site Lamebook is heating up. Facebook Inc. has filed a trademark infringement suit against Lamebook, which mocks the funny and “lame” things people post on Facebook, in federal court...[Amy Miller] The legal battle between Facebook...
[Ginny LaRoe] A New York judge this week confirmed a $13 million fee award for Quinn Emanuel's work in securing a $65 million settlement for (former) client ConnectU in its suit against Facebook. "Winklevoss twins lose again: QE payday cometh,"...[Ginny LaRoe] A New York judge this week confirmed a...
[Amy Miller] Facebook Inc. is suing Phoenix Media/Communications Group Inc., owner of The Boston Phoenix, claiming its infringing two patents that manage online information. Facebook alleges that the Boston media company, its Tele-Publishing Inc./People2People Group, and WFNX are using...