In dismissing the latest iteration of the complaint, U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson found that the plaintiffs had failed to plead factual details proving that the company knowingly misled shareholders about sexual discrimination allegations and investigations in SEC filings.
Ms. Gutierrez-Reed maintains that she doesn't know how the weapon had live rounds in it and that she is not to blame for the death of Hayla Hutchins. If that were true, then where is the witness to testify that they saw Mr. Baldwin or someone else put bullets in the weapon?
The persuasive attorney and wise jurist recognize that the historical underpinnings of a law, decision, or custom is critical to its proper application, whether in making an argument or in supporting a judicial ruling. In short, in the field of law, the past guides the future.
A phalanx of left-leaning legislators, led by Assemblyman Alex Lee, a San Jose Democrat, introduced the new measures – a bill and a constitutional amendment – as part of a nationwide drive by progressives for wealth taxes in California and other blue states. They hope that imposing wealth taxes at the state level would spur a national tax.
While that particular policy changed last year and now children with Medi-Cal who are system-involved or have experienced trauma theoretically have access to benefits, the ability to actually receive care has not materially improved.
The only practical solution is for Congress to promptly act to increase the debt ceiling, which it recently did with bipartisan support on three occasions during the Trump Administration, to protect the full faith and credit of the United States.
The issue arose as a result of two standing orders issued by Judge Connolly. The first standing order requires non-governmental companies and corporations to disclose the name of every person all the way up the chain of ownership who has "a direct or indirect interest in the party."
Companies engaging in a collaboration with another company may consider steps to protect their trade secrets and insulate themselves from improperly obtaining or using their counterparty's confidential information.
Despite a fairly wet winter – so far – California is still coping with a multi-year drought that's devastating the nation's most productive agricultural industry, the electrical grid struggles to meet demand, public school students are struggling with learning losses from COVID-19 school shutdowns, and the state's chronic housing shortage underlies the nation's highest rates of poverty and homelessness.