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Apple, Google appeal judge’s rejection of $325M “no-poaching” settlement

GigaOM – 2014-09-05

When a federal judge rejected a wage-fixing settlement by Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel, she suggested that $380 million would be a reasonable number. The companies decided to appeal. Apple, Google...

James Herbert's daughter to co-judge inaugural horror award

The Bookseller – 2014-09-09

James Herbert’s daughter Kerry Herbert and fantasy writer Sarah Pinborough are among the...

Four Questions for...Amtrak Residency Judge Sam Nicholson

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-01

We talked to Random House editor and Amtrak Residency judge Sam Nicholson about picking the first class of writers for the unique program.

News UK dropped costs claim as judge sought to examine 2006 hacking

The Guardian – 2014-10-02

Former News of the World publisher had sought to recover defence costs for Rebekah Brooks trial Continue reading...

Green Party's Bennett to co-judge Bread and Roses Award

The Bookseller – 2014-11-06

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett will join writer Anna Minton and philosophy lecturer Nina Power as guest judges for the Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2015. The award, run by the...

Judge Lifts Order Barring News Story

Editor & Publisher – 2014-11-10

The Fulton County judge presiding over the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial lifted a ruling on Monday that prohibited the news media from publishing a story about a trial witness who said...

Judge Approves Apple Settlement, But Case is Far From Over

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-22

Judge Denise Cote granted final approval from the bench to a deal that would settle money damages arising from Apple’s e-book price-fixing case.

Mukherjee to judge Caine Prize

The Bookseller – 2014-11-23

Man Booker Prize shortlisted author Neel Mukherjee is among the judges for the 2015 Caine Prize, given to the best African short story written in English. Mukherjee joins a panel chaired by South...

Judge Lifts Order Barring Publication in Juvenile Case

Editor & Publisher – 2014-12-04

Superior Court Judge Stephen Frazzini Wednesday vacated an order he issued last week barring the Connecticut Law Tribune from publishing a story about a confidential juvenile court case, the Law...

Judge censures Channel 4 News over ‘misleading’ report on child abuser’s conviction

The Guardian – 2014-12-16

Practice of police prerecording media interviews described as ‘repugnant’ after prematurely launched ITN story nearly caused collapse of Simon Harris trialBritish former teacher convicted of...

Do Russian Readers Judge a Classic by its Cover?

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-01-19

An article at RBTH looks at how Russian publishers are using that new cover designs to help bring new readers to classic literature. The post Do Russian Readers Judge a Classic by its Cover? appeared...

Simon and Blackman to judge 500 Words competition

The Bookseller – 2015-01-20

Authors Francesca Simon, Malorie Blackman (pictured), Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce are among the judges of this year’s 500 Words children’s short story writing competition.

Doyle, Peake and Moore to judge Gordon Burn Prize

The Bookseller – 2015-01-22

Roddy Doyle will judge the Gordon Burn Prize 2015, along with actress Maxine Peake and journalist Suzanne Moore. They will be will be joined on the judging panel by novelist and journalist Doug...

Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover – and its font

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-01-30

A book's appearance may matter more than we realize.

Judge Denies Publishers' Bid for New Evidence in GSU Copyright Case

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-23

Judge Orinda Evans has denied publishers’ bid to gather new evidence in the closely-watched Georgia State University e-reserves case.

Judge rules Pandora has to increase royalty payouts to BMI

Engadget – 2015-05-16

Pandora's propensity for litigation is pretty storied by this point, but it seems like the internet-radio outfit's luck has run out. A New York judge has ruled that Pandora must raise its payout...

Newspaper Asks Judge To Unseal Court Documents For Ex-New England Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-12

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A media group on Friday asked a judge to unseal documents relating to an unspecified juror issue in ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's recent murder trial in...

Taraji P. Henson: 'I'm not a fur person ... but I don't judge my characters'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

You always hear about actors figuring out their character's motivation and back story before really jumping into a role. But once they've been in that role for a bit, sometimes all it takes to jump...

Judge in Charleston shooting case previously reprimanded for racial slur

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-21

The judge who raised some eyebrows when he asked for sympathy for the family of the white man charged with killing nine African Americans at a historic church in Charleston, S.C., was previously...

Judge dismisses suit against Dodgers' Yasiel Puig stemming from human trafficking charges

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that blamed Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig for the alleged imprisonment and torture of a Cuban man.

You be the judge: Nominate your top picks for the Digiday Awards’ Industry Choice

Digiday – 2015-06-23

Introducing the Industry Choice portion of the 2015 Digiday Awards, where you choose the most innovative brand, agency, publisher, and person of the year. Nominations close on October 2, 2015. The...

Judge strikes down proposed 'Sodomite Suppression Act' calling for killing of gays

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

Saying a proposed ballot measure calling for the killing of gay people is "patently unconstitutional on its face," a Sacramento County judge has ruled that the state attorney general can halt the...

Argentina will pursue judge order on Falklands drillers- minister

Reuters – 2015-06-29

BUENOS AIRES, June 28 (Reuters) - Argentina will pursue in Britain and the United States a local judge's order to seize assets of oil drillers operating in the disputed Falklands Islands, the foreign...

Judge denies 'Suge' Knight request to drop charges in murder case

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-08

A Los Angeles County judge denied a defense request Tuesday to dismiss charges in the murder case against former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.

David B. Finkel dies at 83; judge, Santa Monica City Council member

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-08

David B. Finkel, a retired judge, former Santa Monica City Council member, recent trustee of Santa Monica College and perennial activist, has died. He was 83.

Judge inclined to release videos of Gardena police killing unarmed man

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-14

A federal judge on Monday said he was inclined to unseal videos that show Gardena police officers fatally shooting an unarmed man, noting that taxpayers are footing the bill for a $4.7-million legal...

UC San Diego failed to give fair trial to student accused of sexual misconduct, judge says

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-14

UC San Diego failed to give a fair trial to a male student it found responsible for sexual misconduct last year by refusing to allow him to fully confront and cross-examine his accuser, a judge has...

Judge the BBC on the facts: nobody else does what we do

The Guardian – 2015-07-17

The music played by Radio 2 is not replicated anywhere else – and then there’s our drivetime book club, children’s writing contest and moreIt is true that in the next few months, many folk will...

Book Designers Judge Go Set a Watchman by Its Cover

Wired – 2015-07-17

Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee’s retro-facing sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, hit bookshelves this week. The story of its discovery—it was actually Lee’s first draft of...

Judge asks nuns to work out dispute over sale of convent to singer Katy Perry

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-21

A judge has asked attorneys for a group of nuns and attorneys for the L.A. Archdiocese to work out the terms of a restraining order regarding the proposed sale of their convent to pop star Katy Perry.

Irish Times to judge: stop Rupert Murdoch from using Ireland title

The Guardian – 2015-07-22

Newspaper argues that ‘The Times Ireland’ will blur and dilute its own valuesThe legal case taken by the Irish Times against Rupert Murdoch’s UK company over its intention to publish an online...

Judge says immigrant families should be released from detention: What happens now?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-27

A federal judge has ruled that hundreds of immigrant women and children held in U.S. detention facilities should be released because their detention violates conditions of a 1997 court settlement...

Will 'Happy Birthday' song be free to use soon? A judge is deciding

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-30

One of the most familiar songs to all Americans could soon be free to use if a federal judge rules against Warner Music Group's decades-old grip on the rights to "Happy Birthday to You."

Judge rejects two charges against deputy U.S. marshal in 2008 killing

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-30

A federal judge on Wednesday tossed out two charges against an off-duty deputy U.S. marshal accused of killing a man during a confrontation in a Fairfax-area alley.

U.S. judge halts release of secretly recorded videos of abortion providers

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-02

At the 2014 annual meeting of the National Abortion Federation, a network of abortion providers, officials from a company called Biomax Procurement Services checked in using their driver's licenses.

Justice Department asks judge to block enforcement of homeless camping ban

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-07

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday urged a judge to block enforcement of an anti-camping ordinance in Boise, Idaho, by employing the rationale from a seminal Los Angeles homeless-rights case.

Don't make us free detained immigrants, officials urge judge

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-08

Immigration officials urged a judge to reconsider her ruling to release hundreds of women and children from immigration detention facilities, warning that it would result in an uptick in border...

"Chopped" judge Chris Santos to open Hollywood restaurant

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-19

Chris Santos is opening a location of his New York City restaurant Beauty & Essex, known for its pawn shop entrance and four dining rooms, in Hollywood. The opening is slated for sometime in 2016.

Judge goes after the NFL hard at Tom Brady suspension hearing

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-19

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman continues to urge for a settlement in the Tom Brady suspension case.

Judge tells California to explain empty psychiatric beds while prisoners wait for care

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-22

A federal judge Friday ordered California to explain why it has hundreds of empty beds in its psychiatric hospitals but a backlog of mentally ill inmates in prisons waiting for care.

Judge orders prompt release of immigrant children from detention

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-22

A federal judge has once again dealt a blow to the Obama administration's immigration policies, ordering federal officials to promptly release children held at family detention facilities.

Judge Blasts Anderson News in Decision to Reject Antitrust Suit Against Publishers

Folio Magazine – 2015-08-26

‘If there were ever an antitrust case of the pot calling the kettle black, this is it.’ The post Judge Blasts Anderson News in Decision to Reject Antitrust Suit Against Publishers appeared first...

Judge halts counties' lawsuit against 5 narcotic drug manufacturers

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-28

A judge halted a government lawsuit Thursday against five of the world's largest narcotics manufacturers in spite of an impassioned plea by Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas that the...

'Django' actress gets community service after judge calls apology to LAPD 'insincere'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29

When an actress and her boyfriend pleaded no contest to charges stemming from an arrest last fall, there was a catch: They had to apologize to the Los Angeles police officers they accused of...

Chicken House seeks teen judge for Times competition

The Bookseller – 2015-09-22

Publisher Chicken House is asking teenagers to upload videos onto YouTube about the books they would like to persuade other people to read to win the chance to be a judge on the 2016 Times/Chicken...

All the 'Happy Birthday' song copyright claims are invalid, federal judge rules

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-23

None of the companies that have collected royalties on the "Happy Birthday" song for the past 80 years held a valid copyright claim to one of the most popular songs in history, a federal judge in...

Judge grants Caitlyn Jenner's request to legally change name, gender

Baltimore Sun – 2015-09-25

She proclaimed her new name on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine, but Caitlyn Jenner's transition from her old identity as Bruce Jenner is finally official.

Judge's ruling spares Karma the husky from O.C.'s doggie death row

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-01

An Orange County judge has saved the life of Karma the husky. Wednesday's ruling wrapped up an intense battle between animal-rights activists and OC Animal Care, which had impounded the dog after her...

Judge orders lawyer to jail for contempt of court in L.A. Unified case

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-01

A prominent civil rights attorney known for suing the Los Angeles Unified School District on behalf of students who allege they were sexually abused was found in contempt of court Wednesday and...

Bakewell, Sanghera, Hadley, Barr and Balkwill to judge Wellcome Prize

The Bookseller – 2015-10-02

Joan Bakewell, Sathnam Sanghera, Tessa Hadley, Damian Barr and Frances Balkwill will judge the Wellcome Book Prize 2016.

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-10-07

The book blurb is one of the longest-running conventions in publishing and is largely a favor passed among writers and friends. But do they sell books? The post Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover,...

U.S. judge says Apple e-books antitrust monitor's term to end

Reuters – 2015-10-14

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday agreed to not extend the term of a court-appointed monitor assigned to review Apple Inc's antitrust compliance program despite the difficult environment...

The Voice judge Blake Shelton sues gossip mag over rehab story

Stuff – 2015-10-20

Blake Shelton has sued the tabloid magazine In Touch Weekly over a cover story claiming the country music star was headed to rehab.

'Banned' Judge Dredd satire to be reprinted for first time

The Bookseller – 2015-11-05

Previously unpublished episodes of the comic book series Judge Dredd from the late 1970s, part of the 2000 AD anthology, are going to be reprinted for the first time by Rebellion...

Federal judge slaps Justice Department for limits on medical marijuana

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-05

A recent federal court ruling in San Francisco is a blow to Justice Department efforts to limit the sale of medical marijuana in California and 22 other states, according to legal experts and...

Judge uses Taylor Swift lyrics in cheeky dismissal of 'Shake It Off' lawsuit

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-13

In the latest tale of a pop star being accused of stealing music, a copyright infringement lawsuit against Taylor Swift was tossed out in the most spectacular fashion by a Los Angeles judge this...

Judge Rules Against Cox in Copyright Case

The Wall Street Journal – 2015-11-27

Copyright laws don’t shield a major Internet provider from liability for illegal music downloading by its subscribers, according to a ruling in a closely watched case between Cox Communications...

Judge rules San Francisco police can't be punished for bigoted texts

Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-23

The San Francisco police officers who exchanged racist and homophobic text messages in 2012 will be allowed to keep their jobs and will not face discipline, a judge ruled Monday. Superior Court judge...

Monkey cannot own copyright to 'selfie,' U.S. judge says

Yahoo! News – 2016-01-08

By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - A rare crested macaque that took a now internationally famous "selfie" cannot own the copyright to the photograph because he is not human, a U.S. judge...

Bloomberg News Is Fighting A Judge's Order That Could Reveal Its Sources

The Huffington Post – 2016-01-20

A bankruptcy judge in Delaware has ordered more than 120 people to reveal any contact with Bloomberg reporters in the last 60 days, prompting the news outlet to ask a state district court to overrule...

Judge Tosses Retailers’ Suit Against Apple, Publishers

Publishers Weekly – 2016-01-15

In a December ruling, Judge Denise tossed a case filed by three defunct e-book retailers that claimed that the 2010 conspiracy among Apple and five publishers to fix e-book prices forced them out of...

Judge These Books by Their Covers

Slate – 2016-01-26

The video above is a Kickstarter pitch for the 50x50 project, part of Recovering the Classics’ makeover campaign for classic books. When a literary classic ages into the public...

Relativity Media is approved to exit bankruptcy but must meet judge's conditions

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-03

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has signaled he will approve Relativity Media's plan to exit bankruptcy, but not before Ryan Kavanaugh’s embattled studio meets certain conditions to demonstrate that...

Complainant's bikini photo stays private, judge in Ghomeshi case rules

CBC – 2016-02-05

Media outlets do not have the right to publish the bikini-clad photo of one of the complainants in Jian Ghomeshi's sexual assault trial, even with the woman's face blurred, judge rules.

L.A. County judge killed while crossing the street in Pico-Robertson

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-17

A Los Angeles County judge who also was a recognized expert in communications law was killed Monday when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a West L.A. street, police said. The judge,...

Riddell and Ross to judge Klaus Flugge Prize

The Bookseller – 2016-02-19

Children’s laureate Chris Riddell and illustrator Tony Ross are amongst the judges for the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize, launched last month by Andersen Press.

Don't Judge Your Phobias By These Cool Vintage Book Covers

The Huffington Post – 2016-02-23

We all know that we mustn't judge books by their covers, but is that completely true? Surely book covers deserve some of that attention they seem to demand. Cover art -- whether minimalist or...

Police and prosecutors can try to keep their turf rebate details private, a judge says

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-27

After a seven-month legal battle, a judge cleared the way Thursday for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to release the names and addresses of Los Angeles residents who received...

Judge allows Sumner Redstone competency case to proceed

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-01

The contentious legal dispute over media mogul Sumner Redstone's mental competency will be allowed to proceed, a judge said Monday. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan denied a...

San Bernardino families ask a judge to force Apple to unlock a terrorist's iPhone

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-05

For years, the fight between Silicon Valley and law enforcement leaders over access to encrypted cellphone data has been largely philosophical, a struggle to balance privacy concerns against the...

Alabama judge seals Harper Lee's will from public

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-03-08

A Monroe County judge ruled last week to seal "To Kill a Mockingbird" author's will from the public eye. Lee died on Feb. 19. 

Prize Pivot: France’s ‘Judge it on Page 112’

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-03-10

Echoing a famous Woody Allen line, a French literary prize jumps right past the opening of the book and over to page 112 in a bid to find the best work. The post Prize Pivot: France’s...

A judge thinks 3-year-olds can defend themselves, so immigration lawyers tried it on their own kids

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-13

Can young children represent themselves in immigration court? One federal immigration judge thinks so. Judge Jack Weil is assistant chief immigration judge for the U.S. Department of Justice. Part of...

Riverside judge throws out rare murder charge against rehab center and employees

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-19

A murder charge against a drug and alcohol rehab corporation and its employees in the death of a client was thrown out Friday by a Riverside County judge, sharply limiting a criminal case that had...

Sumner Redstone's medical records will remain sealed, judge in competency case rules

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-19

A Los Angeles County judge on Friday denied a request by three media outlets, including the Los Angeles Times, to unseal documents in the contentious dispute over whether media mogul Sumner Redstone...

Judge grants restraining order blocking Tribune's purchase of the O.C. Register

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-19

A U.S. District Court judge has approved a temporary restraining order to block Tribune Publishing’s purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise, a decision that the owner...

Judge grants restraining order blocking Tribune Publishing purchase of O.C. Register

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-19

A U.S. District Court judge has approved a temporary restraining order to block Tribune Publishing’s purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise, a decision that the...

Digital First purchase of O.C. Register parent approved by bankruptcy judge

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-22

A drama-filled bankruptcy auction of leading Southern California newspapers ended Monday when a judge in Santa Ana approved the sale of the Orange County Register and the Riverside Press-Enterprise...

Holgate, Stibbe and McShane to judge British Book Industry Awards

The Bookseller – 2016-03-24

Sunday Times literary editor Andrew Holgate, author Nina Stibbe, and Rik McShane retail director at Waterstones will help judge the The British Book Industy Awards' inaugural Book of the Year

Judge shaves $2 million off sale price for Orange County Register owner

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-31

Newspaper publisher Digital First Media is getting a discount on its purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise. A federal bankruptcy court judge this morning approved a...

L.A. judge agrees to delay Bill Cosby deposition, citing Pennsylvania criminal case

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-31

Citing the criminal prosecution of Bill Cosby in Pennsylvania on charges of sexual abuse, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Wednesday ordered a delay in a civil molestation lawsuit filed against...

Judge's ruling keeps UFC's Jon Jones out of jail and in April 23 title fight

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-01

A judge in Albuquerque on Thursday spared former Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones from continued jail time that could have imperiled his scheduled main-event fight...

Shirley Hufstedler dies at 90; judge served as first secretary of Education

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-01

Shirley Hufstedler called herself a "bizarre creature" when she was first named Los Angeles Superior Court judge in 1961. She was the only woman of 120 judges on the court at the time. "They had no...

Hyperlinking to unlawfully published copyright images is still legal, says top European judge

PC World – 2016-04-08

Publishing hyperlinks to photos from, say, Playboy magazine is legal -- even if the website linked to doesn't have permission to publish the images, a top European Union judge has said.That's because...

Christian cross has no place on L.A. County seal, judge rules

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-08

In a long-awaited ruling, a federal judge has sided with plaintiffs who argued it was unconstitutional for Los Angeles County supervisors to place a Christian cross on the county seal. A divided...

Louisiana Judge Blocks Online Age-Verification Law

Publishers Weekly – 2016-05-01

In issuing a preliminary injunction, judge Brian Jackson ruled that the law “creates a chilling effect on free speech.”

Judge says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must testify on police code of silence

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-21

In an unprecedented move, city attorneys on Friday offered to admit to a federal jury that a code of silence exists in the Chicago Police Department if it meant Mayor Rahm Emanuel would not have to...

Judge Denies Motion for New Gawker-Hulk Hogan Trial Following Peter Thiel Bombshell

AdWeek – 2016-05-26

Gawker was just handed another loss in court this afternoon, when a Florida state court judge upheld the jury verdict rendered two months ago in the lawsuit from Hulk Hogan. During a court hearing...

Marcus Gordon, judge in the 'Mississippi Burning' trial, dies at 84

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-27

The unflappable state judge who presided over the “Mississippi Burning” trial – in which a defendant accused in the 1964 killing of three civil rights workers was convicted four decades later...

Judge reassigned in Todd McNair's lawsuit against NCAA

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-01

The NCAA won a legal skirmish in former USC assistant football coach Todd McNair’s lawsuit against the organization, with the case being reassigned from the Los Angeles Superior Court judge...

Republican critics line up against Trump for comments about Latino judge

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-07

Donald Trump says Newt Gingrich's rebuke over judge comments is 'inappropriate' June 6, 2016, 12:18 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders ramp up final plays in their campaigns for California ahead...

Donald Trump says Newt Gingrich's rebuke over judge comments is 'inappropriate'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-07

Donald Trump says Newt Gingrich's rebuke over judge comments is 'inappropriate' June 6, 2016, 12:18 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders ramp up final plays in their campaigns for California ahead...

Judge in Stanford rape case running unopposed in reelection bid despite petition

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-08

Outrage over six-month sentence handed to former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner following a sexual assault conviction last week has sparked an effort to recall Santa Clara County...

Paul Ryan calls Trump's attack on judge 'the textbook definition of a racist comment'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-08

Paul Ryan calls Trump's attack on judge 'the textbook definition of a racist comment' June 7, 2016, 11:51 a.m. California's primary Tuesday is the biggest delegate prize in the Democratic nominating...

Update on: Paul Ryan calls Trump's attack on judge 'the textbook definition of a racist comment'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-08

Paul Ryan calls Trump's attack on judge 'the textbook definition of a racist comment' June 7, 2016, 11:51 a.m. California's primary Tuesday is the biggest delegate prize in the Democratic nominating...

California political heavyweights join effort to oust Stanford rape case judge

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-11

What began as a grassroots protest over a six-month jail sentence for a Stanford University student for rape has quickly mushroomed into a political campaign with a single mission: Fire the...

Prosecutors 'lack confidence' in Stanford sex assault judge - and that could be a big problem for him

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-16

The judge who sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail in a sexual assault case is facing a recall effort as well as demands that he be disciplined. But he’s...

Recall of judge in Stanford rape case poses 'threat to judicial independence,' lawyers say

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-17

Although more than 1.2 million people have signed an online petition to oust a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge, an election official says no effort has been made to launch an official...

Citing Kirtsaeng, Publishers Ask Judge to Deny Legal Fees in GSU Case

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-01

Attorneys for the publishers argue that a recent Supreme Court decision in another high profile copyright case—Kirtsaeng v. Wiley—should take them off the hook for paying GSU's legal fees.

Judge blocks Mississippi law on objections to same-sex marriage

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-02

 A contentious Mississippi “religious freedom” law that would allow government workers and businesses to deny services to same-sex couples has been blocked by a federal judge. Less than an hour...

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