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19 Jan 2019 at 9:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 20, 2019 is:

wherewithal • \WAIR-wih-thawl\  • noun

: means or resources for purchasing or doing something; specifically : financial resources : money


If I had the wherewithal, I'd buy th...

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Chief Justice's Statement on Governor's Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2019-20
by Merrill Balassone
10 Jan 2019 at 11:00am
TheChief Justice on Thursday released a statement on the Governor's budget proposal for the judi...

Council to Get Update on Improvements to Language Services for Court Users
8 Jan 2019 at 2:38pm
The Judicial Council at its January 14?15 business meeting will hear how California courts are in...

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by Merrill Balassone
18 Dec 2018 at 10:00am
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Supreme Court Committee Seeks Public Comment on Draft Judicial Ethics Advisor...
by Merrill Balassone
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Neil Gupta Appointed Principal Attorney to the Chief Justice
by Merrill Balassone
28 Nov 2018 at 10:00am
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye announced the appointment of Neil Gupta as principal attorne...

Commission Confirms Five Appointments to Courts of Appeal
by Merrill Balassone
26 Nov 2018 at 1:00pm
Appointments were confirmed to the First, Third and Fourth Appellate Districts.

Fourth Appellate District Holds Special Session for San Diego High School Stu...
by Lynne Mayo
26 Nov 2018 at 8:00am
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Committee Issues Campaigning Advice to Presiding Justices
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5 Nov 2018 at 11:00am
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Committee Issues Disqualification and Disclosure Advice to Pro Tempore Appell...
1 Nov 2018 at 10:00am
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San Bernardino Takes Court to Patients at Local Hospital
by Cynthia Miranda
31 Oct 2018 at 12:59pm
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Chief Justice Names Group to Review Workplace Conduct in the Judicial Branch
by Merrill Balassone
11 Oct 2018 at 11:00am
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Thursday created a new working group to study and make re...

Supreme Court Amends Code of Judicial Ethics
by Merrill Balassone
10 Oct 2018 at 9:00am
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National Legal News

On the Texas-Mexico border: Crisis? What crisis?
by Molly Hennessy-Fiske
19 Jan 2019 at 6:05pm

As the nation waited to hear President Trump?s latest warnings about a crisis on the border Satur...

Trump offers to temporarily protect ?Dreamers? if Democrats fund his wall
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19 Jan 2019 at 4:40pm

President Trump on Saturday suggested a compromise for fully reopening the government that would ...

Chicago cop who shot Laquan McDonald got nearly 7 years. Black teen's family ...
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19 Jan 2019 at 4:20pm

The explosive video of a white Chicago officer shooting a black teenager 16 times shocked conscie...

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18 Jan 2019 at 5:40pm

Democrats vowed Friday to investigate allegations that President Trump instructed his former lawy...

After a casino boom, a Mississippi county deals with a reversal of fortune
by Jenny Jarvie
18 Jan 2019 at 11:10am

Growing up in Tunica at the height of its casino boom, Roosevelt Hall felt his community had been...

Trump begins Year 3 in a deep hole
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18 Jan 2019 at 7:45am

President Trump begins his third year in office in a deep hole.

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18 Jan 2019 at 3:00am

Sen. Mitch McConnell was jolted with a fresh reminder of President Trump?s capriciousness last mo...

?El Chapo? Guzman?s former mistress tells of drug lord?s naked tunnel escape
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17 Jan 2019 at 8:30pm

The former mistress of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman testified about his naked run through a secret t...

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by Maura Dolan
17 Jan 2019 at 5:00pm

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by Jennifer Haberkorn, Noah Bierman
17 Jan 2019 at 4:40pm

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by David S. Cloud
17 Jan 2019 at 3:25pm

President Trump called Thursday for dramatically broadening U.S. defenses against missile attacks...

House Intelligence Committee prepares to reopen Russia inquiry without GOP su...
by Chris Megerian
17 Jan 2019 at 3:15pm

Newly empowered Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are preparing to reopen the panel?s...

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STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 63, "PRIVATE DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF STATES’ MOTION FOR A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 64, "FEDERAL DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 58-2, "[PROPOSED] BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS"
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The case Dondi Properties Corp. v. Commerce Sav. & Loan Asso., 121 F.R.D. 284 (1988) imposes an affirmative requirement on litigants to "play nice" with one another and timely file papers. Judge Houser expexts compliance with the order.
Mr. Slye's request for waiver of his obligation to participate in jury duty, as submitted on January 26, 2009, poignantly demonstrates the poisonous effect that Black-Robed Hooligans and their attorney friends have on the system of justice as whole. Although the officers of the court may take pleasure in breaking from their oaths, their conduct ultimately results in statements such as that posted by Mr. Slye.
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