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sublimate
25 Jan 2020 at 9:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 26, 2020 is:

sublimate • \SUB-luh-mayt\  • verb

1 : to pass or cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state

2 : to divert the expression of (an instinctual desire or impulse) from its unacceptable form...


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California Published News


Chief Justice Releases Statement on Governor's Budget Proposal for 2020-21
10 Jan 2020 at 10:20am
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today issued a statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom's b...

Supreme Court Attorneys Give Back
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23 Dec 2019 at 9:00am
Forty attorneys from the California Supreme Court and First Appellate District in San Francisco j...

Courts Help Put New Laws into Effect
by Merrill Balassone
20 Dec 2019 at 10:00am
Keeping guns from dangerous people, restricting courthouse immigration arrests, and limiting "dee...

Supreme Court Reappoints Members to Ethics Committee
12 Dec 2019 at 8:00am
The California Supreme Court today announced the reappointment of three current members of the Su...

Jan. 21: Commission to Consider Appointment to First Appellate District
by Merrill Balassone
5 Dec 2019 at 9:00am
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will consider the appointment of Judge Teri L. Jackson to...

Chief Justice Appoints New Members to Power of Democracy Steering Committee
by Blaine Corren
25 Nov 2019 at 10:05am
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Supreme Court Releases Report on Leak of Bar Exam Topics
13 Nov 2019 at 8:30am
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Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students
by Lynne Mayo
13 Nov 2019 at 7:33am
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2019 Educators Day At The Court: Court and Community Working Together
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7 Nov 2019 at 11:01am
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by Cynthia Miranda
29 Oct 2019 at 3:57pm
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Court of Appeal Invites Fresno Students to Oral Argument Session
21 Oct 2019 at 8:02am
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A Year in Review: the California Supreme Court
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National Legal News


American journalist Philip Jacobson released from prison in Indonesia, may be...
by Shashank Bengali
26 Jan 2020 at 7:05am

Jacobson, an editor for a nonprofit environmental news website, was jailed for a visa violation a...



Australia's fires are burning through a key part of its economy ? tourism
by Joseph Serna
26 Jan 2020 at 5:00am

Many small towns untouched by Australia's flames are nonetheless paying a steep price. Australia ...



Bernie Sanders shaped this small city, and it gave him a moonshot to the nati...
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75 years after being freed from Auschwitz, he can't stop going back
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26 Jan 2020 at 3:00am

Fewer than 2,000 Auschwitz survivors are still alive. One is returning to Poland from Southern Ca...



Chinese President Xi Jinping calls situation serious as China scrambles to co...
by Cindy Chang
25 Jan 2020 at 7:39pm

Cities from central China to Hong Kong are scrambling to stop the spread of an illness that has i...



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Pompeo lashes out at reporter, but doesn't dispute all of her claims
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25 Jan 2020 at 11:31am

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25 Jan 2020 at 7:00am

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In a small field, men reenact an oft-overlooked war that remade the U.S., Mex...
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25 Jan 2020 at 5:00am

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Vietnamese flock to this park to 'catch' a tourist ? and learn English for free
by Ralph Jennings
25 Jan 2020 at 5:00am

Vietnam's hard-charging economy has boosted demand for English speakers. Many can't afford classe...



In New York City's Chinatown, residents and doctors brace for coronavirus' ar...
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25 Jan 2020 at 5:00am

Residents of New York City's Chinatown expect the coronavirus to arrive from China as people trav...



How the paths of Saudi Arabia's crown prince and the world's richest man crossed
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25 Jan 2020 at 4:00am

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4th Circuit rules against Virginia elected official who blocked constituent on Facebook
Set of initial filing for TRO
Complaint in Karras v. Gore
7 Dec 2019 at 4:20am
Dimitri Karras, owner of Ares Armor in Oceanside, sued San Diego County in October 2015. Sheriff’s officials deleted his combative comments and then banned him from posting anything further. Karras claimed it was a violation of his First Amendment rights because the Facebook page was run by a government entity. Because it was a government agency, the Facebook page was a public forum for all taxpayers. The county argued that commenters must follow rules — such as staying respectful and on topic — to post to the site, and that Karras’s posts were neither. The backlash over the lawsuit, as well as a flood of negative and sometimes obscene comments Karras’ supporters posted onto the Facebook page, prompted the Sheriff’s Department to remove the page permanently.
$25,000 Contribution from the spouse of bad man Leonard John Ialeggio to daughter Michelle Ialeggio
During public speaking engagements candidate Michelle Ialeggio touts the education received from her father Leonard John Ialeggio, without disclosing the circumstances of him being disciplined by trade and Federal authorities for requesting, receiving and and retaining reimbursement for expenses he did not incur from his employer and inducing that company to pay club initiation fees when he was not entitled to such payment.
Public records act request seeking information regarding candidate's touted volunteer activities taking place during work hours.
. . . As to what we consider the far more serious allegation of cause one, it is clear that Ialeggio, lacking corporate agreement to reimburse him for about $ 148,000 in pre-existing branch office expenses, undertook by means of self-help to even the score. . .. These credits (totalling $ 148,000) were never authorized by Home Life, and Ialeggio has not produced a scintilla of evidence apart from his own testimony that they were. . . . We thus believe that by directing the entry of the unauthorized credits, Ialeggio wrongfully increased his potential personal compensation by $ 148,000.The National Committee went on to find that the evidence suggested that "in causing the unauthorized credits to the contingency account to be made and in submitting the misleading [Black Hawk] invoices, Ialeggio was consciously operating to benefit. . .
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"
Excerpts of Record Volume 2
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Excerpts of Record Volume 2
Excerpts of Record Volume 1
3 Sep 2017 at 10:37am
Edited and annotated excerpts of record volume 1
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.

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California Law News


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26 Jan 2020 at 12:32pm
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26 Jan 2020 at 11:30am
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Boeing 777X: Largest Twin-engine Jet Completes First Flight
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26 Jan 2020 at 8:33am
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PBS Video Shows Trump Calling for Yovanavitch's Ouster
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26 Jan 2020 at 7:31am
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Ugandan Climate Activist Was Cropped Out of a Photo
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Yale Art Course 'Will Seek to Question the Idea of Western Art'
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26 Jan 2020 at 5:32am
Yale will stop teaching a storied introductory survey course in art history, citing the impossibi...

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26 Jan 2020 at 4:34am
2020 is the Year of the Rat, inaugurating a new 12-year cycle in the Chinese zodiac, beginning on...

The Borg Are Back: Jeri Ryan Returns as Seven of Nine
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25 Jan 2020 at 8:32pm
Is resistance still futile? The infamous "Star Trek" alien species, which assimilates all beings ...

At Least 22 Dead, 1,200 Injured in Turkey Earthquake
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At least 22 people died and hundreds injured in eastern Turkey after an earthquake rattled the re...

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25 Jan 2020 at 4:30pm
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California Supreme Court


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(CA Supreme Court) - S239510

OTO v. Kho
(CA Supreme Court) - S244630

People v. Fontenot
(CA Supreme Court) - S247044

Assn. for L.A. Deputy Sheriffs v. Superior Court
(CA Supreme Court) - S243855

People v. Aledamat
(CA Supreme Court) - S248105

People v. Foster
(CA Supreme Court) - S248046

Union of Medical Marijuana Patients v. City of San Diego
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City of Oroville v. Superior Court
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Voris v. Lampert
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