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California bill would protect our medical data from Big

2 hours ago · The federal law, known as HIPAA, is embarrassingly out of date. Amazon was still just a startup bookseller when the law was enacted in 1996. Apple was on the ropes, its sales plummeting.

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Don't exempt religious objectors from vaccination mandates

(2 days ago) 5 hours ago · This is simply wrong as a matter of law. No law requires such a religious exemption. In terms of free exercise of religion under the 1st Amendment, the …

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Study: California 'upzoning' bill won't spur mass

(1 days ago) Under existing ADU law, most owners can now build a backyard home of at least 800 square feet and convert a portion of their house to a third unit, as long as it isn’t larger than 500 square feet.

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Editorial: Garland acts to protect journalists; Congress

(7 days ago) 1 day ago · Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland has made good on his promise not to seek telephone and other records of reporters through “compulsory process” — including subpoenas and warrants — with a few

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9th Circuit revives suit against California law requiring

(5 days ago) The law already has raised the number of women on corporate boards in California. Companies have filled vacant seats with women or expanded their …

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Newsom signs into law extension of California eviction

(Just Now) Tenant rights activists gathered last year at El Monte City Hall to demand an eviction moratorium. Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law protecting tenants from eviction through Sept. 30.

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Skelton: California red flag gun law can save lives if

(Just Now) California's "red flag" law hasn't lived up to its promise, George Skelton writes, because people are reluctant to report dangerous gun owners and police often don't want to confiscate guns.

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California panel calls for overhaul of sentencing laws

(6 days ago) The committee heard from major law enforcement groups during eight public hearings. San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe, who …

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California sees record number of guns confiscated

(2 days ago) California’s law takes a slightly different approach and is the model for many of the 15 other states that have since adopted such measures, according to Dr. Garen J. Wintemute, a …

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Ex-DEA agent from California charged in U.S. Capitol

(2 days ago) A former DEA agent from Orange County has been charged with taking part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the latest law enforcement member …

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Mississippi urges Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade

(6 days ago) 15 hours ago · The high court could uphold the Mississippi law by ruling that a 15-week cutoff is reasonable, without going further to overturn the right to abortion. Politics. Newsletter.

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California banned private prisons, immigrant detention

(Just Now) But the law does not fully rid California of private prison companies. Private companies manage federal prisons and city jails, as well as substance abuse treatment centers, transitional housing

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Attacked by recall backers, Newsom defends record on crime

(4 days ago) Newsom on Wednesday signed legislation to reestablish a law enforcement unit coordinated by the California Highway Patrol that is focused on combatting organized shoplifting rings in California

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Biden targets law-breaking gun dealers in anti-crime plan

(7 days ago) The steps he outlined are aimed at going hard after gun dealers who break federal law and establishing strike forces in several cities to help stop weapons trafficking.

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California law on racist 911 calls will do more harm than

(3 days ago) Editorial: California law on racist 911 calls sends a good message — but will do more harm than good. Assembly member Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), shown in 2018, authored a new state law

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California Supreme Court ends cash bail for some

(8 days ago) The law made some defendants — those accused of capital crimes or domestic violence and others with recent serious felonies — ineligible for pretrial release.

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Reparations bill for descendants of slaves moves to House

(Just Now) Addressing systemic economic inequity is a crucial part of a reparations program, Mehrsa Baradaran, a UC Irvine law professor who studies inequality, banking and housing, has said.

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Nebraska patrol officials defend mission to Mexican border

(2 days ago) 16 hours ago · Nebraska State Patrol officials have defended their state-funded mission to the U.S.-Mexican border in Texas, arguing that they answered a call for help from fellow law

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Measure to overturn ban on flavored tobacco sales

(4 days ago) The law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom bans the retail sale of flavored tobacco products including menthol and fruit flavors, as well as those used in electronic cigarettes. The measure exempts

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California lawmakers have tried for 50 years to fix the

(8 days ago) The law, passed in 1967, is the state’s primary tool to encourage housing development and address a statewide shortage of homes that drives California’s affordability problems.

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State bar files discipline charges against attorney Tom

(5 days ago) The State Bar of California filed discipline charges Tuesday against legendary attorney Tom Girardi, formally accusing him of misappropriating …

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California lawmakers pass bills to address racism in court

(1 days ago) Current state law prohibits peremptory challenges based solely on an assumption that a prospective juror was biased due to the person’s race, religion, gender or …

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Deputy's murder charge could test California use-of-force

(8 days ago) The law now says deadly force can be used in that situation only to stop a person suspected of committing a felony that “threatened or resulted in …

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More airline passengers refuse masks; FAA levies big fines

(3 days ago) The rise comes despite a new federal law that makes wearing a mask on commercial flights mandatory, punishable by a fine of $250 for the first offense and up to $1,500 for repeat offenses.

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Larry Elder was right to protest California punitive tax

(Just Now) The law clearly states that if a candidate bungles redaction in the tax return documents intended for public consumption, the solution is for elections officials to consult the unredacted version

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California bill would allow duplexes on single family lots

(2 days ago) The bill would be different from current ADU law in several ways. Accessory units can’t be sold, except in rare instances. And SB 1120 opens up the possibility of larger homes than ADU laws

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California voters approve Prop. 24, rewriting privacy

(1 days ago) The new law’s true effect will be difficult to measure before it goes into effect in 2023, but even the measure’s opponents see its success as an indicator that California’s voters have an

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California task force to study paying reparations for

(Just Now) The law was interpreted to allow slaveowners to bring enslaved people to California to work and eventually return with them to the South, according …

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Several L.A. City Council members back law to ban homeless

(3 days ago) Several L.A. City Council members back law to ban homeless camps near city shelters. City leaders are considering an ordinance that would allow …

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L.A. City Council reimposes bans on living in vehicles

(2 days ago) In a report last year, the Los Angeles Police Department said that 185 citations had been issued under the law between Feb. 6, 2017, and June 30, 2018 — approximately 10 citations a month.

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When the Nazis wrote the Nuremberg laws, they looked to

(7 days ago) James Q. Whitman is a professor of comparative and foreign law at Yale Law School. He is the author of “ Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law .”

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22 women win $13 million in suit against GirlsDoPorn

(8 days ago) SAN DIEGO —. Nearly two dozen women won $12.7 million in a fraud lawsuit against the owners and operators of a San Diego-based pornographic website, GirlsDoPorn, a …

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California preps to 'transform' its youth prisons

(8 days ago) California plans to close the facilities — twin lockups in Stockton and another in Ventura — in July 2023, under a state law passed last year and a budget directive issued in January by Gov

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Law School Reverts to Original Name

(1 days ago) The San Fernando Valley College of Law will celebrate a return to the use of its original name at a ribbon-cutting ceremony tonight. The Valley’s only law school, founded in 1962, merged with

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Mandatory Car Insurance Law Upheld : State Supreme Court

(Just Now) An older law, which remained in effect, requires such proof when filing an accident report. The new law was passed amid concern that an estimated 2 million motorists in the state, about 15% of …

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China's new 'rule of law' in Hong Kong sets stage for new

(1 days ago) Law should be used to turn party ideas into “national will,” Xi said, and should avoid Western ideas such as constitutionalism, balance of powers or judicial independence.

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For Tom Girardi victims, 'Real Housewives' riches add to

(Just Now) Girardi owes tens of millions of dollars to scores of former clients, fellow attorneys, and vendors of his once prominent law firm, Girardi Keese. But the swindling of the Lion Air orphans and

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California rent relief unspent, eviction protection to

(9 days ago) Under that law, if landlords waive 20% of back rent owed, the state would reimburse them for 80% of an eligible tenant’s unpaid rent going back to April 1, 2020.

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Newsom rebuked by court for use of executive power amid

(8 days ago) The law also allows the governor to commandeer private property, redirect state funds and suspend any regulatory statutes, orders, rules or regulations that …

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Reagan's Veto Kills Fairness Doctrine Bill

(9 days ago) President Reagan, intensifying the debate over whether the nation's broadcasters must present opposing views of controversial issues, has vetoed legislation to turn into law the 38-year-old

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L.A. halts storage-unit evictions during the coronavirus

(3 days ago) The new law affords storage renters coronavirus protections similar to those that have been given to residential and commercial renters.Although storage renters represent a …

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California police are destroying files and charging high

(7 days ago) The law, authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), covers records of shootings by officers, severe uses of force and confirmed cases of sexual assault and dishonesty by officers.

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Airbnb sues Anaheim over law that makes the rental site

(8 days ago) The law imposes fines of up to $2,500 on the property owners for violations of such rules and notes that “a hosting platform shall not otherwise facilitate the occupancy of a short-term rental

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Paradise fire: California lawmakers hope to keep history

(5 days ago) A new law introduced by state Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Napa) requires the state fire marshal to develop a model defensible-space program for communities, an …

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AB5: California legislator Lorena Gonzalez likes a good

(9 days ago) A single mother while in law school, she soon after married, then divorced. She remarried twice more, the final time to Nathan Fletcher, a San Diego County supervisor. Their blended family

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A battle over California charter schools ends — for now

(4 days ago) The law would build on legislation passed this year to ensure charters reflect the demographics of special education students, English language learners and other groups in the communities in

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California renting during coronavirus: Everything to know

(7 days ago) Every renter who lives in federally subsidized low-income housing also is automatically covered, said Shamus Roller, executive director of the National Housing Law Project. Advertisement

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