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California’s “woman quota” targeted in new lawsuit | Fighting California’s discriminatory law

California’s “woman quota” targeted in new lawsuit | Fighting California’s discriminatory law

A lawsuit filed today challenges California’s first-in-the-nation requirement that publicly traded companies have a certain number of women on their boards of directors. “This law puts equal numbers above equal treatment,” said Anastasia Boden, a senior attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation. “This law is built on the condescending belief that women aren’t capable of getting […]

Truckers sue California, say new gig economy law would kill 70,000 jobs

Truckers sue California, say new gig economy law would kill 70,000 jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Trucking Association on Tuesday filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft. The legislation violates federal law and would deprive more […]

Clinton-Appointed Judge Rules Trump’s Emergency Funding For Border Wall Unlawful

Clinton-Appointed Judge Rules Trump’s Emergency Funding For Border Wall Unlawful

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   A Texas federal judge ruled President Donald Trump’s emergency funding for a southern border wall to be unlawful, the latest roadblock in the administration’s attempt to build hundreds of miles of barrier. Judge David Briones, who was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the U.S. District Court for […]

Local Residents, Conservation Organizations File Lawsuit Challenging Commercial Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest

Local Residents, Conservation Organizations File Lawsuit Challenging Commercial Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest

Los Angeles, CA— An association of local residents filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Forest Service, challenging its approval of a commercial logging project in the Los Padres National Forest. The suit alleges that the project—the first to be approved in the national forest in decades—will increase fire risk to rural communities nearby. The […]

Camarillo Jalapeño Farmer Wins $23.3M in Heated Dispute With Sriracha Maker

Camarillo Jalapeño Farmer Wins $23.3M in Heated Dispute With Sriracha Maker

BY LOS ANGELES TIMES After the collapse of a nearly 30-year partnership with the maker of the world-famous Sriracha sauce and a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with the company, Craig Underwood is still betting on his farm’s peppers. A jury recently awarded $23.3 million to Underwood Ranches after a bitter lawsuit with Huy Fong Foods Inc., the manufacturer […]

Attention Property Owners in Moorpark: Groundwater Lawsuit Explained

Attention Property Owners in Moorpark:  Groundwater Lawsuit Explained

You may have recently received a Notice in the mail with court papers sent by an entity called JND Legal Administration regarding the existence of a lawsuit entitled Las Posas Valley Water Rights Coalition (and others) versus Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (and others).  You received this Notice because you are a property owner in […]

Los Angeles Man Pleads Guilty in Real Estate Scam

Los Angeles Man Pleads Guilty in Real Estate Scam

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on April 29, 2019, Los Angeles County resident Andrew Levy (DOB 9/13/1958) pled guilty to two felony counts of Penal Code section 115, recording a false document. Levy also admitted a special allegation that his crimes caused a loss in excess of $200,000. The […]

Parkland Families File More Than 20 Lawsuits Against Police And School District

Parkland Families File More Than 20 Lawsuits Against Police And School District

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter Several Florida families and survivors filed more than 20 lawsuits against the Broward School District and the Broward Sheriff’s Office over alleged negligence during the 2018 Parkland shooting. Haggard Law Firm attorney Todd Michaels said 22 lawsuits would be filed by 13 law firms representing 26 families and survivors, […]

‘Barely Worth Comment’: Covington Student’s Lawyer Blasts WaPo Editor’s Note As Too Little Too Late

‘Barely Worth Comment’: Covington Student’s Lawyer Blasts WaPo Editor’s Note As Too Little Too Late

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    Nick Sandmann’s attorney fired back at the Washington Post Friday, saying that the outlet’s attempt at correction via an editor’s note was “barely worth comment.” When video of a confrontation between Native American elder Nathan Phillips and Covington Catholic High School junior Nick Sandmann went viral, many outlets — including […]

Trump Was Sued Over His National Emergency Declaration In Less Than Six Hours

Trump Was Sued Over His National Emergency Declaration In Less Than Six Hours

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . Public Citizen, a Washington-based consumer group, filed the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration concerning the southern border Friday night. The complaint, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, says the president’s declaration violates separation of powers principles because there is no […]

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