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8 Dec 2019 at 9:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 9, 2019 is:

oxymoron • \ahk-sih-MOR-ahn\  • noun

: a combination of contradictory or incongruous words (such as cruel kindness); broadly : something (such as a concept) that is made up of contradictory or incongru...

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Operation Mobile Justice
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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
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Supreme Court Releases Report on Leak of Bar Exam Topics
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Court of Appeal to Hold Education Program for High School Students
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13 Nov 2019 at 7:33am
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7 Nov 2019 at 1:33pm
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2019 Educators Day At The Court: Court and Community Working Together
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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.

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16 Oct 2019 at 9:19am
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Russia banned from Olympics and other global sports for 4 years over doping
by David Wharton
9 Dec 2019 at 1:15pm

Russian athletes will be allowed to compete in major events only if they are not implicated in po...

Newsletter: Articles of impeachment looming
9 Dec 2019 at 5:00am

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Kamala Harris quit the presidential race just in time. Here's what it means f...
by Mark Z. Barabak
9 Dec 2019 at 5:00am

Dropping out early, she helped her vice presidential prospects and reelection chances

Game of Shows: In the Middle East, TV programs launched as weapons of war
by Nabih Bulos
9 Dec 2019 at 3:00am

Television programming is yet another battleground in the Middle East involving Turkey, Saudi Ara...

Column: Trump gets little credit for foreign policy ? for good reason
by Doyle McManus
8 Dec 2019 at 4:00am

Trump gets little credit for foreign policy successes ? for good reason. There are almost none.

Opinion: Is Netanyahu all-powerful or a victim? Either way, this Israeli has ...
by Etgar Keret
8 Dec 2019 at 3:00am

The newly indicted prime minister should resign and break his chokehold on the state of Israel.

Zelensky, dragged into Trump impeachment drama, faces a tougher challenge: Putin
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7 Dec 2019 at 10:08am

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Trump suspends plan to classify Mexican cartels as terrorist groups
by Patrick J. McDonnell
6 Dec 2019 at 7:53pm

The U.S. won't designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups, at least for now.

They grew up in the K-pop limelight. Is it to blame for their deaths?
by Victoria Kim
6 Dec 2019 at 12:20pm

Did K-Pop cause the death of Sulli and Goo Hara?

Newsletter: 'No choice but to act'
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A corporation won't let Pete Buttigieg talk about three years of his life
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6 Dec 2019 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"
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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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