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A Proposition 8 legal update…

FYI from the National Center for Lesbian Rights…Women’s Groups Warn Against Consequences of Putting Equality Up to a Public Vote1.14 ... . v. Horton et al. (#S168047)—will include Equal Rights Advocates, the California Women’s Law Center ... offensive to the rich history of equality in California and contrary to California law.“ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:02:00

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Date: 2008-11-18 08:01:58

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Date: 2008-11-04 08:03:23

Propositions 7 and 10 Offer Californians No Real Alternatives: Sierra Club California Opposes Both

By Jim Metropulos Senior Advocate Sierra Club California Sierra Club California stands firmly behind the idea that ... and the Governor’s office that would reform California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard Law and increase ... and end up digging the state further into debt. It also fails to help California meet its ambitious [more...]

Date: 2008-09-18 11:41:13

California Court Approves Class-Action Lawsuit Against Debt Collector Accused of Abusive Tactics

Here is a press release I received from Public Citizen. I am forwarding it to you in case you were a victim of ACCS. WASHINGTON, D.C ... and described ACCS’s practices as “debt collection rather than law enforcement.”  Members of the class ... . - A California court has ruled that almost a million consumers who were victims of an overly [more...]

Date: 2008-12-04 23:16:45

Does this include abridgement of 2nd Amendment rights as well?

The NYT reports: A federal judge in California said Wednesday that the wiretapping law established by Congress was the “exclusive” means for the president to eavesdrop on Americans, and he rejected the government’s claim that the president’s constitutional authority as commander in chief trumped that law. The judge, Vaughn R [more...]

Date: 2008-07-11 15:13:43

Z-mail: Myt responses to reader comments on Roland Burris

We may or may not need a change in the succession law but we absolutely must have a California-style recall option. -- Rita I'm not a fan of recall. It may sound like it puts power back in the hands of the people, but I see it as giving still more power to the monied insiders who have the funds and organizational abilities to launch a [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 18:39:06

Consumer Debt Collection Lawsuits: Are They Federal Or State Matters?

When you’ve been sued or harassed by a debt collection agency or a debt buyer, a company that purchases debt and generally uses illegal, ... federal or state court. *Federal vs. state* While the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA ... have adopted their own laws. We asked Steve Recordon, an attorney from San Diego, California whose firm [more...]

Date: 2008-06-26 13:40:47

RealtyTrac Foreclosure Activity Report Released: Laws and Programs to Prevent Foreclosures Ineffective

Irvine, California-based online real estate company, RealtyTrac, ... on "cramdown" legislation affecting bankruptcy judges' powers regarding mortgage loan modifications ... percent in 2008 Bankruptcy Cramdown Mortgage Loan Modification? Key Banks Approve Possible Legislation [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:24:28

Bush’s last-minute attempt to undermine reproductive rights

From California Attorney General Jerry Brown’s office: California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr ... undercuts state contraception laws and jeopardizes billions of dollars in federal public health money [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:18:18

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Date: 2008-12-08 08:00:33

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Date: 2008-12-21 08:00:13

More Names Emerge for Key DOJ Slots

We're getting a clearer picture of the new Justice Department’s top ranks, as Attorney General nominee Eric Holder Jr.’s confirmation hearings begin. The leading candidate to head the Justice Department's Criminal Division, Lanny Breuer ... Law), who met Barack Obama as a Kerry delegate in 2004, was a top official in Obama’s California [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 01:29:53

Anti-arbitration bills moving in the House

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law passed out three anti-mandatory arbitration bills, ... diligently on arbitration, yesterday released a new analysis of California debt collection arbitration [more...]

Date: 2008-07-16 14:15:31

California establishes nation’s first statewide carbon fee to fund emission-reduction program

| Sourced From Chicagotribune.com |SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite industry objections and threats of lawsuits, California air regulators on Friday approved the nation’s first statewide carbon fee on utilities, oil refineries and other polluting industries.The money raised by the California Air Resources Board, which voted 9-0, is intended to pay for the bureaucratic expenses of carrying out the state’s 2006 global warming law, which requires greenhouse gas emissions statewide to be reduced by [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 21:00:43

Pre-Foreclosure Walkaways

From AP Mortgage law experts say the incentive to walk away from a home loan is highest in states that have anti-deficiency statutes, ... collection on an unsecured debt that can be readily dismissed. The bottom line really amounts ... , California, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, Utah [more...]

Date: 2008-12-19 00:29:58

California to Go Bankrupt in February

Leave it to the Brits to properly report on US news ... the Governor will promise to exchange for cash as soon as he is able. The effective bankruptcy of an entire ... groups can enact laws by making them the subject of an electoral “proposition” or ballot measure [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 06:37:34

Judge Rejects Atheist Challenge to Inaugural Prayer

A U.S. District judge today denied a California atheist's request to halt references to God at President-elect Obama's swearing-in on Jan. 20 ... what he can do?" Walton asked Newdow. "The chief justice is not above the law," responded Newdow [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:06:37

Imprisoned Lerach fires John Keker

Cal Law’s Legal Pad speculates on some of the reasons why the felonious class-actioneer may have parted ways with his high-profile criminal defense lawyer (via California Civil Justice Blog). Tags [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:53:03

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