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9 Dec 2018 at 9:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 10, 2018 is:

repartee • \rep-er-TEE\  • noun

1 a : a quick and witty reply

b : a succession or interchange of clever retorts : amusing and usually light sparring with words

2 : adroitness and cleverness in repl...

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2 Dec 2018 at 3:36pm
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Former Stanislaus County Public Defender takes oath as new Superior Court judge
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30 Nov 2018 at 4:56pm
Sandhu was one of 33 new judges throughout California appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Oct. 11. T...

California Judicial Council Unveils New Tech Plan for Courts
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30 Nov 2018 at 3:26pm
In unveiling an updated technology plan for the courts, the California Judicial Council said Frid...

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 on Judicial Appointments to Consider Six Appointments to Courts of...
by Merrill Balassone
27 Nov 2018 at 12:00pm
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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...
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26 Nov 2018 at 8:00am
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20 Nov 2018 at 4:00am
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Edison and PG&E Are About to Face Lawsuits Over California Wildfires
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12 Nov 2018 at 4:00pm
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UC Berkeley law school confronts the racist legacy behind its famed Boalt Hall
by Herald-Mail Media
12 Nov 2018 at 12:22pm
The revelation that John Henry Boalt, a 19th-century San Francisco attorney, was virulently anti-...

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Immigrant asylum claims increase at U.S. southern border
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10 Dec 2018 at 8:15pm

Pressing its case for restrictions to limit asylum claims, the Trump administration reported Mond...

Troubles past and future hinder Trump's search for a new White House chief of...
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10 Dec 2018 at 4:05pm

President Trump?s troubled search for his third chief of staff reflects the sharp decline in powe...

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10 Dec 2018 at 3:55pm

The Trump administration is poised to roll back Clean Water Act protections on millions of acres ...

Can Trump cut budget deal with 'Chuck and Nancy' to fund his border wall?
by Jennifer Haberkorn
10 Dec 2018 at 3:55pm

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) will me...

Kavanaugh and Roberts join liberals to reject Planned Parenthood case
by David G. Savage
10 Dec 2018 at 1:25pm

The Supreme Court signaled Monday it is not anxious to revisit the abortion controversy in the ye...

Rohrabacher's exit closes the door on O.C.?s particular brand of hard-right p...
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10 Dec 2018 at 4:00am

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by Laura King
9 Dec 2018 at 1:55pm

While President Trump continues to assert his innocence despite investigations moving closer to h...

More than 1,000 pages of documents reveal Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's dar...
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9 Dec 2018 at 1:25pm

The extent of Adam Lanza?s abject loneliness, the intensity of his scorn for the world, his inter...

Seven arrested and charged with voting fraud in Mississippi town known for el...
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8 Dec 2018 at 5:20pm

In a town that calls itself the Hollywood of Mississippi, people say for years they've been heari...

Department of Energy to shut down Idaho nuclear waste treatment project, deem...
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8 Dec 2018 at 3:00pm

Federal officials will shut down an Idaho nuclear waste treatment project after determining it wo...

John F. Kelly, hired to bring order to White House, to leave as Trump's chief...
by Noah Bierman
8 Dec 2018 at 11:45am

John F. Kelly, the retired four-star Marine general who became President Trump?s second chief of ...

Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails and Justice Department's alleged...
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7 Dec 2018 at 7:40pm

Former FBI Director James B. Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost se...

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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
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Darren Chaker was prosecuted for peeping on a female in a tanning booth.
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Dondi Properties Corp.
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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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Accused Spy Maria Butina Takes Plea Deal
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Accused Russian spy Maria Butina appears to have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

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