Category Archives: Legal

Greg Ginn Sues FLAG and Throws Henry into the Mix

We’ve got nothing better to do than sit around and find more people to sue… According to The Hollywood Reporter, ” [Ginn] claims he and his label, SST Records, exclusively own the rights to the Black Flag name (and “Flag” variation) … Continue reading

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The George Zimmerman Verdict – A View From the Jury Room.

In yet another example of the news media botching its legal analysis of another high profile Murder trial, there is outrage, rioting and possibly undue violence occurring on the streets of America as we speak as a result of another … Continue reading

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Beverly Hills Bar Association’s 25th Annual Vintage Bouquet Food and Wine Event Sunday 4/28

The young lawyers, aka The Barristers, of the Beverly Hills Bar Association along with the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation will be hosting their 25th Annual Vintage Bouquet Food and Wine event on Sunday, April 28, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 … Continue reading

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Putting Citizens United on the Ballot

If you have something to say about the controversial Supreme Court ruling known as Citizens United, here is a chance to be heard: Common Cause wants L.A. voters to use the May 2013 Mayoral Election to vote for a Constitutional … Continue reading

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Manson Follower Bruce Davis May Get Paroled

According to the AP, Manson henchman Bruce Davis won a recommendation of parole after appearing before the parole board 27 times over the years. The LA Times states Davis was also recommended for parole in 2010, but was blocked by then-governor Arnold Schwarzenneger. So who … Continue reading

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Why I support marriage equality when I don’t really believe in marriage.

I never wanted to walk down the aisle in a white dress. I never fantasized about what my wedding would look like or where my honeymoon would be. Perhaps I wasn’t a “normal” teenaged girl, or maybe because I am … Continue reading

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Prop 8: Not Quite There Yet

On Nov. 4, 2008, Americans held their heads up high knowing they elected the first black president. But also on that day 7,001,084 Californians voted to strip gay Californians of the right to marry, including 50.1% in Los Angeles County. … Continue reading

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The Art of Regulation: “Legal Walls”

What started as a legal battle over billboard advertising has drawn into question the regulation of public murals.  As stated by the court in World Wide Rush, LLC v. City of Los Angeles, 606 F. 3d 676 (9th Cir. 2010): Courts have … Continue reading

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Green Bike Lane comes to Downtown

Leaving work the other  night I shot up Main to circle around to Spring in order to see if anything was happening at the Occupy Los Angeles encampment.  Turning on the Spring I immediately noticed a big bright neon green … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: Texas Executes so Many People it Can’t Afford to Buy them a Burger

Texas is all over the news this week. First, the state prisons stopped serving lunch on weekends, saying, “If they don’t like the menu they shouldn’t come here.” Maybe I’m a bleeding heart liberal, but I don’t think those people … Continue reading

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