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spoonerism
22 Oct 2019 at 10:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 23, 2019 is:

spoonerism • \SPOO-nuh-riz-um\  • noun

: a transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words (as in tons of soil for sons of toil)

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"The girlfriend is part of the o...


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California Published News


Chief Justice Receives Sandra Day O'Connor Award
by Cynthia Miranda
23 Oct 2019 at 11:08am
Chief is recognized for her leadership on advancing civics education for all California students.

Court of Appeal Invites Fresno Students to Oral Argument Session
21 Oct 2019 at 8:02am
Hundreds of Fresno high school students will attend an outreach event held by the Court of Appeal...

Groundbreaking Held for New Tuolumne County Courthouse
by Correctional News
16 Oct 2019 at 9:19am
With golden shovels in hand, the Lionakis architect design team, along with general contractor Tu...

After mass shootings, California sets new limits on gun buyers, expands firea...
by Los Angeles Times
11 Oct 2019 at 11:02am
Gavin Newsom on Friday toughened California's already strict gun control laws ... The measure res...

Judicial Council Announces 2019 Distinguished Service Awards
by Merrill Balassone
10 Oct 2019 at 3:22pm
The Judicial Council of California today announced this year?s recipients of its Distinguished Se...

A Year in Review: the California Supreme Court
by Merrill Balassone
7 Oct 2019 at 8:00am
A look back at highlights of the court's 2018-2019 year.

In this Fresno Courtroom, A Safe Haven
by Merrill Balassone
30 Sep 2019 at 12:00am
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Supreme Court Appoints Members to Committee of Bar Examiners
by Merrill Balassone
6 Sep 2019 at 1:30pm
The Supreme Court of California on Friday announced three appointments to the State Bar of Califo...

California Supreme Court Hires Retired Appellate Justice to Lead Bar Exam Inv...
by Merrill Balassone
28 Aug 2019 at 12:00am
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday announced it has hiredretired Presiding JusticeArt...

Preliminary Report Updates Priority List for New Courthouse Construction Proj...
26 Aug 2019 at 8:37am
At its meeting this week, a council advisory committee will receive a draft report with an update...

Supreme Court Committee Issues Advice About Serving as a Rotary Officer
15 Aug 2019 at 9:01am
A state Supreme Court committee today posted a summary of oral advice given to a retired judge as...

Video: Justice Judith McConnell Among Recipients of the 2019 Margaret Brent W...
13 Aug 2019 at 3:08pm
The ABA Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, established in 1991, honors outstandin...

National Legal News


'My parents are from a frightened generation, but there is another generation...
by Jorge Poblete
23 Oct 2019 at 4:15pm

Since protests in Chile's capital began last week, they have spread to most of the country, resul...



This Alaska mine could generate $1 billion a year. Is it worth the risk to sa...
by Richard Read, Carolyn Cole
23 Oct 2019 at 2:19pm

A giant open-pit copper and gold dig above Alaska's Bristol Bay could yield sales of more than $2...



Trump lifts Turkey sanctions, declaring success in Syria as Turkey and Russia...
by Noah Bierman
23 Oct 2019 at 12:00pm

President Trump declares success in Syria despite a global perception that the U.S. withdrawal fr...



As Trump seeks reelection, immigrant voters stand in his path
by Matt Pearce
23 Oct 2019 at 5:00am

Trump's rhetoric has created a backlash among immigrants, many of whom are applying to gain citiz...



Newsletter: 'Weird,' 'alarming,' 'confusing' and 'crazy'
23 Oct 2019 at 5:00am

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'Weird,' 'Alarming,' 'Confusing' and '...



Gray wolves are protected in Washington. So why does the state keep killing t...
by Richard Read
23 Oct 2019 at 3:00am

Numbers of endangered gray wolves are increasing in Washington state, but after some have attacke...



'This is our land': How a tiny Alaskan village stymied Pebble Mine
by Richard Read
23 Oct 2019 at 3:00am

Pedro Bay, an Alaska Native community, is standing up to Pebble Mine developers, who wanted to pu...



Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau loses his sheen ? and his majority
by David Shribman
22 Oct 2019 at 6:08pm

The election was much more than a referendum on Trudeau. The results made it clear that Canada is...



Russia and Turkey to divvy up large parts of Syria as U.S. clears out
by Patrick J. McDonnell, Tracy Wilkinson
22 Oct 2019 at 4:50pm

The talks between Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin apparently determined...



Newsletter: 'This phony Emoluments Clause'
22 Oct 2019 at 5:00am

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'This Phony Emoluments Clause' Trying ...



'We don't just study': Inside Asia's bloody history of student-led protests
by Victoria Kim
22 Oct 2019 at 3:00am

In the quest for democracy throughout Asia, students often lead the way.



Behind the story: Trying to explain how one man's faith sustained him during ...
by Thomas Curwen
22 Oct 2019 at 3:00am

I wanted to know if he had come to accept the terrible loss of that day and how would he explain ...


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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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Excerpts of Record Volume 2
Excerpts of Record Volume 1
3 Sep 2017 at 10:37am
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Receivership order Darren Chaker
18 Sep 2016 at 10:52am
Ruling against David Hunter aka Darren Chaker Assault Weapon charge
La Mesa attorney Scott McMillan defeated Darren Chaker in the landmark decision of Chaker v. Mateo (2012) 209 Cal. App. 4th 1138; 147 Cal. Rptr. 3d 496; 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 1049; 40 Media L. Rep. 2703
Darren Chaker was prosecuted for peeping on a female in a tanning booth.
Darren Chaker was convicted of bankruptcy fraud.
Attempting to curry favor with the court..
091102 Email from Gonzales re Insurance Endorsements
Dondi Properties Corp.
4 Jun 2009 at 6:01pm
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.
Declaration of Desmond Donohue
1 Jun 2009 at 12:32am
Declaration of Teresa Murray
1 Jun 2009 at 12:31am
Ms. Murray completely ignores that Verizon sold off its yellow page division within this declaration, terming it a mere name change.
Declaration of Rosemary Foreman
1 Jun 2009 at 12:29am
Declaration of Anthony Plec
1 Jun 2009 at 12:24am

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California Law News


For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized
by Mitchell A. Port
30 Aug 2013 at 6:18am
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled yesterday that s...

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8 Aug 2013 at 3:56pm

Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Er...



CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
by The Recorder
12 Jul 2013 at 5:10pm

[Cheryl Miller]

In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage...



Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
by The Recorder
13 May 2013 at 5:23pm

[Vanessa Blum]

The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern Distric...



Technology Revolution a Challenge Even for Larry Sonsini
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19 Apr 2013 at 5:36pm

[Scott Graham]

The lawyer most responsible for developing Silicon Valley's culture of entrepreneu...



DA Regrets Misconduct, Supreme Court Says Not So Fast
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[Scott Graham]

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Budget Chair Slams Courts for 'Irresponsible' Spending
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[Cheryl Miller]

Wednesday?s hearing of the subcommittee overseeing California courts started off ...



Meet Tigar, Hear Him Purr
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Lucasfilm Pregnancy Case Heading Back to Trial Court
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[Scott Graham]

The California Supreme Court may be feeling some pregancy discrimination fatigue....



Is New Funding Formula Key to Governor's Judicial Happiness?
by The Recorder
26 Mar 2013 at 7:51pm

[Cheryl Miller]

In the quest to answer Governor Jerry Brown's call to make trial court funding m...



High Court Weighs Domestic Violence Case That Helped Unseat Hallinan
by The Recorder
5 Mar 2013 at 7:37pm

[Scott Graham]

Ten years ago, the domestic violence murder of Claire Joyce Tempongko helped brin...



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23 Oct 2019 at 1:31pm
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Republicans Invade SCIF Deposition, Bringing in Electronics
by tonyroma
23 Oct 2019 at 12:31pm
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Erdogan's Ambitions Go Beyond Syria
by LampLighter
23 Oct 2019 at 11:33am
He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons. A month before invading Kurdish areas in Syria, Turkey's presid...

Lawyer Argues Trump Cannot be Prosecuted for Murder
by retort
23 Oct 2019 at 10:59am
President Trump's lawyer argued in court on Wednesday that he should, as president, be immune fro...

Trump tries to Claim a 'Great Outcome' in Syria
by retort
23 Oct 2019 at 10:32am
The president is attempting to spin the Syrian furor into a political win despite widespread back...

Traffic lights Worldwide set to Change after Swedish Engineer saw red over ge...
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23 Oct 2019 at 9:30am
A Swedish engineer's umbrage at a traffic ticket has led to a six-year legal fight and now a glob...

Trump Makes 20 False Claims in Cabinet Meeting
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23 Oct 2019 at 8:32am
President Donald Trump delivered a blistering and rambling monologue to the journalists he allowe...

Brexit: PM to Push for Election If EU Offers Longer Delay
by REDIAL
23 Oct 2019 at 7:32am
Redial: The PM will push for a general election if the EU proposes to delay Brexit until January,...

In London, Hundreds of Thousands Demand Another Brexit Vote
by rcade
23 Oct 2019 at 7:02am
As Parliament met in London Saturday morning and voted to force a Brexit delay, hundreds of thous...

Here's the Proof of Quid Pro Quo, Senator Graham
by Rstybeach11
23 Oct 2019 at 5:31am
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Best Cheese in the World: Made in Oregon
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23 Oct 2019 at 4:31am
Three days after Rogue River Blue cheese, made by Rogue Creamery in Southern Oregon, was named th...

U.S. Ambassador Ties Ukraine Aid Holdup Directly to Trump
by americanunity
22 Oct 2019 at 8:33pm
William B. Taylor, the senior U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testified before impeachment investigator...

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