Articles Tagged With ‘jury duty’




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Two LA County Sheriff’s deputies sentenced to prison

Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies who were found guilty after a two-week trial earlier this year of falsifying reports with the intent to obstruct justice related to their assault of a waist-chained inmate were sentenced to prison terms today. Former... (Continue reading)

California may fine jurors for Internet use

A bill in the California Legislature proposes giving judges the power to fine jurors up to $1,500 for social media and Internet use violations. Currently, judges only have the authority to hold jurors in contempt of court if they violate... (Continue reading)

SLO jury convicts man who stabbed pregnant girlfriend

A man who stabbed his pregnant girlfriend at a home in Cambria has been convicted of 25 charges related to domestic violence. Brian Michael Rodriguez, 26, stabbed his pregnant girlfriend multiple times on July 2014 while the couple was visiting... (Continue reading)

SLO jury awards Chuck Liddell nearly $2 million

A San Luis Obispo jury awarded mixed martial arts champion Chuck Liddell approximately $2 million in his lawsuit against Cuesta Title, the company that worked closely with convicted North County developer Kelly Gearhart. Liddell alleged that Cuesta Title helped Gearhart... (Continue reading)

Chuck Liddell lawsuit goes to jury

Following a five-week trial, a San Luis Obispo County jury is now deliberating as to whether Cuesta Title Company aided and abetted former North County developer Kelly Gearhart in defrauding mixed martial arts champion Chuck Liddell. [Tribune] Liddell claims he... (Continue reading)

Oceano man found guilty of child molestation

A San Luis Obispo County jury found a 76-year-old Oceano man guilty of nine felony counts of child molestation on Tuesday. The abusive conduct spanned from 1995 to 2011. Elias Ramirez Sosa was found guilty of sexually molested children while... (Continue reading)

Jury finds feces eating bank robber, sane

A San Luis Obispo County jury found a 40-year-old man who said the Virgin Mary ordered him to rob a bank and eat his own feces, sane and guilty of bank robbery. In July 2013, Andrew Gilbertson disguised himself by... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man found guilty of murder

A San Luis Obispo County jury found an Atascadero man guilty of first degree murder on Friday. Mark Andrews, 51, murdered Colleen Marie Barga-Millbury, 52, in May 2013. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. On March 2, Andrews’... (Continue reading)

Are potential jurors afraid of reprisal?

Santa Barbara County Superior Court has summoned 1,400 potential jurors for a Santa Maria torture-murder trial, but approximately 1,000 of those summoned did not show up to court. [KSBY] Jury selection began Monday in the trial of six defendants charged... (Continue reading)

Sierra Vista Hospital loses $4 million lawsuit

A San Luis Obispo County jury awarded the family of a 42-year-old man who died from surgical complications at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center $4 million. The jury agreed that the hospital attempted to hide the cause of death of... (Continue reading)



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