Month: August 2022

OC judge drops conviction against inmate who ordered ‘hit’ on sheriff’s investigator

A retired sheriff’s sergeant, one of the targets of the alleged attempted murder-for-hire, argues through...

In New Gun Law, a Quiet Breakthrough for Victims of Abuse

Nikiesha Thomas was on her way to work one day when she told her sister...

Attorney Agrees to Suspension for Failing to Finalize Estate Matters, Not Communicating With Beneficiary and State Bar

An estate planning attorney in Virginia has agreed to a three-year suspension for allegedly failing...

Jury Award in Kobe Crash Trial Corrected to $30M, Not $31M

The previously announced $31 million combined jury award against Los Angeles County for Vanessa Bryant...

Attorney: Vanessa Bryant to Donate Trial Win to Mamba and Mambacita Foundation

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa Bryant plans to donate proceeds from the $16 million...

Uvalde school board fires police chief after massacre

Uvalde school officials have been under mounting pressure from victims’ families and members of the...

LA City Attorney Not a Target of DWP Corruption Investigation, Feds Say

Federal prosecutors have notified Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer’s lawyer that Feuer is not...

Chief: Firefighter ‘Tarnished His Dignity’ Taking Grisly Picuture at Kobe Crash

Los Angeles County’s acting fire chief told a jury Monday that a retired firefighter “tarnished...

When Jumping Ship Gathers Momentum

More than a dozen attorneys have left the Securities and Exchange Commission over the last...

Registered Sex Offender Accused of Attempted Assault in Elementary School Restroom

A 32-year-old registered sex offender was arrested Friday after he allegedly attempted to sexually assault...

Independent Autopsy Shows Rob Adams Shot by San Bernardino Police 7 Times, Lawyer Says

An independent autopsy report involving the controversial police shooting of a Black man in the...

Breathing Room for Biden: Big Summer Wins Ease 2024 Doubts

President Joe Biden and his allies hope big recent wins on climate, health care and...