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Tag: Kamala Harris

State to Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

August 22, 2014 | 9:24 am

State to Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

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Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to challenge finding that execution delays violate Eighth Amendment.

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Child Immigration Wave Swamps Bay Area Legal Teams

August 21, 2014 | 2:01 pm

Child Immigration Wave Swamps Bay Area Legal Teams

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Attorney general calls on pro bono lawyers to help hundreds of young Central American arrivals.

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Attorney General Kamala Harris Declares Bid for Re-Election

February 13, 2014 | 7:45 am

Attorney General Kamala Harris Declares Bid for Re-Election

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At this point, she is running unopposed but Republicans have until March 7th to put up a candidate.

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Six Charged in Alleged California Home-Stealing Scheme

January 15, 2014 | 2:19 pm

Six Charged in Alleged California Home-Stealing Scheme

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Attorney general says family members and lawyer conspired to gain fraudulent title to at least 23 homes.

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‘Revenge Porn’ Site Operator Arrested: YouGotPosted, and HeGotBusted

December 10, 2013 | 1:38 pm

‘Revenge Porn’ Site Operator Arrested: YouGotPosted, and HeGotBusted

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Attorney General Kamala Harris announces arrest of San Diego man on extortion and other charges.

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Attorney General Kamala Harris Sues For-Profit College Company

October 10, 2013 | 4:59 pm

Attorney General Kamala Harris Sues For-Profit College Company

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Suit alleges that some of the college’s programs guaranteeing jobs lead to no jobs whatsoever.

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Calif. Joins Lawsuits Against Standard & Poor’s Over Mortgage Crisis

February 5, 2013 | 11:47 am

Calif. Joins Lawsuits Against Standard & Poor’s Over Mortgage Crisis

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Tuesday joined the U.S. Justice Department and 12 other states in suing Standard & Poor’s credit rating agency for allegedly inflating its ratings of mortgage-backed securities. The suit claims that S&P’s inaccurate ratings caused California’s public pension funds and other investors to lose billions of dollars. “They misrepresented their […]

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May 10, 2012 | 11:57 pm

How Did the Democrats Manage Not to Pass Foreclosure Reform?; Watch Thursday’s Legislative Hearing

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On Feb 29, with much fanfare, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, along with Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. PĂ©rez, unveiled a “California Homeowner Bill of Rights,” a package of six bills designed to ease the pain of homeowners caught in the state’s foreclosure crisis. The six bills would require […]

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March 19, 2012 | 2:08 pm

Video: Kamala Harris on Mortgage Settlement, Privacy and Phone Apps, Prop 8, and Her Political Future

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KQED’s Belva Davis talked to California Attorney General Kamala Harris on “This Week in Northern California” on Friday. The interview covered her appointment of a monitor to oversee the national mortgage settlement in California, a “homeowners bill of rights” she is trying to get passed, criminal justice, the upcoming Supreme Court review of the national […]

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FAQ For California Homeowners On Mortgage Relief Deal

February 9, 2012 | 3:50 pm

FAQ For California Homeowners On Mortgage Relief Deal

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California has joined the national settlement that will provide mortgage relief to struggling homeowners. Report from NPR’s Two-Way blog: According to (NPR reporter) Yuki Noguchi, California was the last state to sign on to the deal. Now, she tells our Newscast Desk, “in exchange for a kind of immunity from many types of mortgage-related lawsuits, […]

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