Articles Tagged With ‘Federal Court’




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Former LA County sheriff convicted of obstructing justice

A jury has found former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca guilty of three felonies pertaining to a scheme to impede a federal investigation into corruption and civil rights abuses at county jail facilities. Baca... (Continue reading)

Family of man killed by police sues Santa Maria

The family of a man who was shot and killed last year by Santa Maria police officers has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, as well as its police department and five officers. Javier... (Continue reading)

California can’t censor lawmaker’s addresses, judge rules

The state of California did not have the right to censor a gun owners’ rights advocate who published the home addresses of state lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions, a federal judge ruled. [KRON4] On... (Continue reading)

Judges rule that lying in court is bad

For 16 years, attorneys for Orange County have argued that social workers who lied to a judge in order to remove children from their mother, were unaware that perjury and providing false evidence was wrong.... (Continue reading)

Family of slain Cal Poly grad can sue BLM, but not San Francisco

A federal judge has ruled the family of slain Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle can sue the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), but not the city of San Francisco. The judge also removed Immigration... (Continue reading)

Gun rights group sues California over censored blog post

A Second Amendment rights group claims to be defending First Amendment rights in a lawsuit it has filed against the California Legislature’s legal counsel. The dispute surrounds a censored blog post that contained the home... (Continue reading)

California lawsuit alleges Google, Facebook, Twitter support ISIS

A California family has sued social media giants Google, Facebook and Twitter, claiming they provide material support to ISIS.The family lost their daughter in last November’s Paris terror attacks. Nohemi Gonzalez was a California State... (Continue reading)

Federal court upholds California’s restrictions on concealed carry

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled that California counties may impose restrictions on the issuance of concealed carry permits. The court ruling states that the 2nd Amendment does not include the right to... (Continue reading)

Former CalPERS CEO gets prison time for bribery

The former CEO of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has received a 4.5-year prison sentence. Federico Buenrostro accepted more than $200,000 in bribes and tried to direct investments to an associate, who later... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County Man accused of producing child porn

A Carpinteria man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly producing, receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography – crimes he allegedly committed soon after completing a state prison term as a result of other child pornography offenses.... (Continue reading)



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