Judiciary (Page 13)

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement in response to a district court ruling striking down the Trump Administration’s unlawful repeal of a rule that ensures taxpayers and states receive fair value for oil, gas, and coal extracted from public and tribal lands: “Today we protected a commonsense …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s reversal of school meal nutrition standards that protect the health and well-being of students around the country. In the complaint, the coalition argues the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision failed to rely on any analysis of …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit in the district court for the District of Columbia seeking to block President Trump’s unlawful “Two for One” Executive Order (Order). The Order, issued on January 30, 2017, requires agencies to …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement after U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by the Western States Trucking Association (WSTA) seeking to undermine state regulations that protect the welfare of workers. The ruling in Western States Trucking Association v. Schoorl …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that, as a result of the court order secured by California, more than 373,000 Dreamers have had their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal requests granted since January 2018, despite the federal government’s efforts to rescind the policy. With these renewals, these individuals …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court supporting New York and other states in their victorious lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The federal government is asking the Supreme Court to reverse a U.S. District …continue reading

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A federal grand jury issued a four-count indictment against a Long Beach man for his role in the May 15, 2018 bombing of the Magyar Kozmetica spa in Aliso Viejo that killed the man’s ex-girlfriend and seriously injured two other people. Stephen William Beal, 59, who was arrested earlier this …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement on the U.S. District Court’s refusal to dismiss California’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to discharge the loans of former students from for-profit and now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (Corinthian). Attorney General Becerra sued the Department of …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for February 24 through March 2 include murder in Long Beach and Cypress, industrial pollution in Anaheim, and a new way to pitch movie scripts. The Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for February 24 through March 2 stories at Orange County …continue reading

Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s advancement of Neomi Rao’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit: “Neomi Rao’s past is her prologue. Her writings have demonstrated …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the California Labor Commissioner’s Office announced the filing of criminal charges against Jong Min Ju (Ju) and his co-conspirators, as well as the arrest and arraignment of Irene Park (Park) for an alleged illegal garment shop licensing scheme. In the criminal complaints, Attorney General …continue reading