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12 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 13, 2019 is:

gambit • \GAM-bit\  • noun

1 : a chess opening in which a player risks one or more pawns or a minor piece to gain an advantage in position

2 a (1) : a remark intended to start a conversation or make ...

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California Lawyers Endorse Chief Justice?s Civic Learning Initiative
by Cynthia Miranda
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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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Gavin Newsom on Friday toughened California's already strict gun control laws ... The measure res...

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A look back at highlights of the court's 2018-2019 year.

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Justices sounded ready to send Byron Allen's suits back to Los Angeles to allow them to proceed i...

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The Turkish president's meeting with Trump in the Oval Office drew sharp bipartisan criticism fro...

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College students flee Hong Kong as violence intensifies
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13 Nov 2019 at 2:55am

Protesters cause major train service disruptions, block streets and hunker down for expected clas...

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12 Nov 2019 at 8:09pm

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales lands in Mexico, which granted him political asylum. An opp...

DACA in doubt as Supreme Court conservatives question its legality
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12 Nov 2019 at 2:13pm

Supreme Court conservative justices sounded ready to agree with the Trump administration's positi...

Latinos and transgender people see big increases in hate crimes, FBI reports
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12 Nov 2019 at 8:22am

Hate crimes declined slightly in 2018, the FBI says in a new report. But crimes targeting people ...

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There are at least 1,688 high hazard dams in poor or unsatisfactory condition in 44 states and Pu...

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DACA timeline: The rise and resilience of the 'Dreamers' program
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12 Nov 2019 at 3:00am

Key dates in the legal fight over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

As Lebanon's unrest continues, fears grow for its currency
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12 Nov 2019 at 3:00am

The Lebanese pound, long a symbol of stability after civil war, is faltering.

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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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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.
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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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Declaration of Teresa Murray
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