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After Homeless Removed From Echo Park, So Are 35.7 Tons of Their Solid Waste; Gun-Control California May Soften Gun Crime Laws and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Depp to get drafts of article at center of defamation case against Heard--WHAS Johnny Depp's lawsuit accusing his ex-wife Amber Heard of defamation enters its third year in court with a ruling that...

 

San Diego DA Frees Street Gangs to Roam; California State Bar Fails in its Job; Federal Judge Bans a New California Gun Control Law and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Suit over disclosing officer’s personnel file not a SLAPP An anti-SLAPP motion does not lie where a suit was brought based on conduct in prior litigation, the Court of Appeal for...

 

Woman Killed the Wrong Man in Revenge Murder; Men Charged with Theft for Recycling Casino Trash; Los Feliz Homeless Encampment is Alleged Drug Marketplace and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Reasonable jury could find officer liable for breaking woman's arm during arrest A District Court judge erred in granting summary judgment to a police officer who was sued by a...

 

Murderer Kills Again One Week After Parole Lifted; People Injured by Police Eligible for Victim Compensation; County Homicide Rate up 200% and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

You're Invited Crime Survivors Resource Center is proud to partner with organizations and individuals united together for National Crime Victims' Rights Week for the Los Angeles County Crime Victims'...

 

Fake Vaccination Cards for Sale; Gascon helps SF DA Boudin Against his Recall; Uber to Pay $1.1 Million in Guide Dog Case and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Recording calls without consent still illegal, California Supreme Court rules California's prohibition on secretly recording phone calls applies to both parties on the call and...

 

Garcetti Votes to Refund Police $36 million; LA County Wants Out of Homelessness Lawsuit; Youtubers Charged in Fake Bank Robberies and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings New trial required in action over death of tased suspect The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, in a 2-1 decision, reversed a judgment pursuant to a jury verdict in...

 

Suspect Used Drone to Deliver Drugs; Roscoe Chicken Robber Arrested; Couple Kidnapped During Zoom Call, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Commissioner Campos says DA's policy doesn't override CA's remand order Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Benjamin Campos on Friday reconsidered his March 3 order that...

 

Retired Policeman Using Racial Slur Prompts Review of 370 of His Cases; Gascon Wants to Abolish Hard Core Gang Unit; No More Forced Work for Prison Inmates? and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Grieving family shocked as getaway driver freed in bloody murder of USC grad student from China: 'Reluctant' judge has 'no discretion' Saying he had no choice under a new...

 

Murder Suspect Released and At Large Due to Data Entry Error; Gascon Turns Down Sheriff's Offer to Probe Government Corruption (Sheriff Supports his Recall); AG Becerra Witholds Gun Violence Statistics and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Court narrows law used to target white supremacists A federal appeals court on Thursday struck down portions of an anti-riot law used to target white supremacists. Still, the ruli...

 

30-days for Involuntary Hospitalization for Mental Illness Mulled In Ventura County; Palm Springs Machete Killer Released Early; Fire and Vandalism at Japanese Buddhist Temple, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge rules victims lack standing to seek recusal of District Attorney's office Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Christopher Smith has rebuffed the plea by family members of two...

 

Judge Judy Loses her Own Court Case; Drunk Driving Charge Dropped Against Bruce Springsteen; Black Lives Matter Targets Police Unions, Wanting Them Out of Organized Labor Coalition and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings U.S. Supreme Court weighs scope of police power to enter homes without a warrant U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared reluctant to give police unlimited power to...

 

Gascon Asks Only for Probation for Man Who Hired Hitman to Torture and Kill Ex-wife; Psychedlic Drugs May be Decriminalized; State Wants to Sue Cities with High Homelessness and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Association of Deputy District Attorneys on LA DA Gascón's reforms (Audio) Last month, we spoke with Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón about his various criminal...

 

Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Attempting to Kidnap Joe Montana's Granddaughter; 2 Court Interpreters Get Covid and Die Because Traffic and Eviction Court Held in Person; and other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Judge blocks some of LA district attorney's reform policies A judge has decided some of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon's justice reform policies aimed at reducing...

 

Gascon Cannot Ignore the Law, says Judge today: County District Attorney Will be Forced to Follow Current Law Rather Than Imposing His Own "Justice Reform" Version

2/8/21: Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant ruled in favor of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys for Los Angeles County (ADDA) in a lawsuit against District Attorney...

 

Gascon Won't Oppose Parole for Manson Murder Family Member; Murder Charges Dropped Against Long Beach Man with Corpse Buried in His Yard; and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Judge mulls DA union request to stop Gascón from enforcing directives The union representing Los Angeles County prosecutors urged a judge Tuesday to issue a preliminary injunction...

 

Winner on 1970s TV Dating Game Show was a Serial Killer, Rodney Alcala Connected to Murder of 8 Women - and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

'Dating Game' serial killer connected to victims decades after their deaths Rodney Alcala was at the height of his murderous spree in the 1970s when he put himself in the spotlight of primetime...

 

California Inmates Already Received Vaccine - Before Our Elderly Population, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Sex offenders can qualify for early parole, California court rules The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that inmates who have been convicted of nonviolent sex crimes may be...

 

LA District Attorney Gascon's Prosecutors File Lawsuit to Stop Him from Breaking the Law

Los Angeles, December 30, 2020 – This morning the Association of Deputy District Attorneys for Los Angeles County (ADDA) filed a civil lawsuit seeking a writ of mandate, as well as declaratory and i...

 

Borderline Bar and Grill Shooter Used Bar's Surveillance System to Ambush Police as They Arrived to Help, and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

New L.A. County D.A. George Gascón's reforms are hitting courtrooms, and at least one judge wasn't happy The sweeping directives Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón issued on his...

 

LAPD Captain humiliated by nude photo can sue; FBI owes money to Muslims put on no-fly lists and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courthouse News Service: Judge OKs trial for LAPD captain humiliated by photo distribution A veteran Los Angeles police captain who says she was subjected to a hostile work environment after a nude...

 

No Parole for Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten and other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Juvenile justice reform's legal challenge impacts Santa Cruz child murder case Adrian "A.J." Gonzalez, now 21, was arrested and charged with murder as a 15 year old. The...

 

5X More Mask Use in Crimes and other stories: Calif. Supreme Court says February bar exam will be online

Alleged cop killer whose 1988 conviction was overturned sent to state hospital for psychological evaluation A San Bernardino Superior Court judge on Thursday, Nov. 19, remanded Dennis Mayfield to...

 

Child-killer released from prison early due to COVID-19 edict and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Governor Newsom appoints 10 to Los Angeles Superior Court Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday made 10 appointments to the Los Angeles Superior Court, among 19 selections for judgeships...

 

Los Angeles DA-elect George Gascón meets with Black Lives Matter and other Criminal Procedure News Stories

In an appearance on FoxNews, newly elected George Gascón laid out initiatives for his first term as Los Angeles County District Attorney Los Angeles District Attorney-elect George Gascón outlined...

 

UC Barred from Using Standardized Tests in Admissions and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge rules that passage of SB 394 violated state Constitution Instead of having the opportunity to present his case before the parole board next summer, convicted murderer...

 

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