Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

los angeles

Jan 6, 2020

Harvey Weinstein indicted on new sex crimes charges in LA

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angeles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to get underway, prosecutors announced Monday. The Hollywood mogul has been charged with raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents […]

Oct 1, 2018

Police podcast creates constitutional concern

Kavanaugh, immigration, sentencing round out roundup.

Apr 17, 2017

City provides counsel for immigrants, but which ones?

Representing immigrants leads news items including travel ban, praising a convict and getting to the point when filing motions.

Aug 1, 2016

Older women leaving large law firms, report shows

Older women leaving law firms leads news summary including alleged anti-male bias, a former sheriff with a big decision and China's crackdown on legal activism.

Supreme Court
Jun 22, 2015

Supreme Court voids routine police check of hotel registries

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down a Los Angeles ordinance Monday that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand. The justices voted 5-4 to reject the city’s argument that the measure was needed to help fight prostitution, drug trafficking and illegal gambling at budget hotels and motels. Los Angeles said that people […]

Oct 14, 2014

L.A. extends developer’s deal to get NFL

(AP) The Los Angeles City Council has given developer AEG another six months to bring pro football back to the nation’s second-largest city. The council on Tuesday extended an agreement with Anschutz Entertainment Group to build a downtown stadium and lure an NFL team. The developer’s had no luck under a 2012 deal that was […]

Motor home
Jun 20, 2014

Court overturns LA ban on living in cars

A federal appeals court on Thursday struck down a 31-year-old Los Angeles law that bars people from living in parked vehicles, saying the vaguely written statute discriminates against the homeless and poor.

Feb 20, 2014

Dodger Stadium attackers plead guilty, immediately sentenced

One of the greatest tragedies played out at Dodger Stadium in recent years was recalled in a courtroom just miles away as two men pleaded guilty Thursday to a 2011 beating that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow brain-damaged and disabled.

Sep 9, 2013

AEG execs dismissed from Jackson suit

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Monday dismissed two executives from a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother and allowed the case to proceed against AEG Live LLC, the promoter of his planned comeback concerts. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos said lawyers for Katherine Jackson hadn’t shown enough evidence that Randy Phillips, CEO of […]

Aug 30, 2013

Apple offers iPhone trade-in ahead of unveiling

LOS ANGELES — Excited about the new iPhone expected to be unveiled Sept. 10? Apple will now join others in allowing you to trade in your old model. The company said starting Friday that it would give customers credit for functioning older models at Apple Stores. The credit can be used toward the purchase of […]

Nov 12, 2012

Law blog roundup

Welcome to a Monday on which we continue to give thanks to those who fought to protect the freedom we hold so dear.

Oct 19, 2012

Member of ‘Bling Ring’ pleads no contest

LOS ANGELES — A 22-year-old woman pleaded no contest Friday to a burglary charge for stealing from the home of Lindsay Lohan as part of a group known as the “Bling Ring.” Diana Tamayo was sentenced to three years of probation by Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler. She could have faced six years in […]

Networking Calendar

Submit an entry for the business calendar