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Judge Allows Stockton to Enter Bankruptcy

April 1, 2013 | 12:32 pm

Judge Allows Stockton to Enter Bankruptcy

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge accepted Stockton’s bankruptcy application on Monday, making it the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein said the bankruptcy declaration was needed to allow the city to continue to provide basic services. “It’s apparent to me the city would not be able […]

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California Chief Justice Urges Lawmakers to Reinvest in Courts

March 11, 2013 | 4:06 pm

California Chief Justice Urges Lawmakers to Reinvest in Courts

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By Judy Lin, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—California’s top judge urged lawmakers on Monday to ensure equal access to justice by reinvesting in a court system that has been hit with years of budget cuts. While California has the distinction of having the largest judiciary of any state, it has cut more out of its […]

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Federal Judge’s Rulings Favored Companies in Which He Owned Stock

November 20, 2012 | 4:11 pm

Federal Judge’s Rulings Favored Companies in Which He Owned Stock

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by Jennifer Gollan and Shane Shifflett, California Watch A federal judge has issued three key rulings over a four-year period that favored companies in which he owned stock, a California Watch analysis has found. Measures are in place to prevent judges from violating federal conflict-of-interest laws. But Judge Manuel Real, a 46-year veteran of the […]

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Judge Asks Hostess and Union to Enter Mediation

November 19, 2012 | 1:44 pm

Judge Asks Hostess and Union to Enter Mediation

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(AP) Twinkies won’t die that easily after all. Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the company won’t go out of business just yet. The news came Monday after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell off its assets in bankruptcy court citing a […]

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September 27, 2010 | 6:41 pm

Breaking news: Judge refuses execution stay

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KTVU reports that Marin County Superior Court judge has refused a stay of Albert G. Brown’s execution stemming from a lawsuit challenging the state’s new lethal injection regulations. Video report explaining the legal issues is embedded…

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