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  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Erwin Chemerinsky and Rick Hasen of UCI Law Weigh in Far and Wide on Voting Rights Act

    Something more supremely has overshadowed the news that UC Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky has been named a new endowed chair in First Amendment Law through a $1.5 million gift from Raymond Pryke, owner and publisher of the Valleywide Newspapers chain based in Hesperia. Chemerinsky and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    A&E Response Sounds Like Network Wants to Mothball Dave Hester's Storage Wars Lawsuit

    As we pointed out a month and a half ago, former Costa Mesa thrift store king and early Storage Wars cast member Dave "YUUUP!" Hester is suing the A&E cable network and the reality show's production company for $750,000, alleging he was fired after complaining the reality show is fake. A&E h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Billionaire Henry T. Nicholas Bombs in Court Secrecy Attempt

    Jeanne Rice/OC WeeklyCourt to Nicholas: Nope‚ÄčThe California appellate justices in Orange County this afternoon rejected the proposal by a local billionaire that he, and those with immense wealth, deserve special rights to use the public court system in near top secret fashion.The winner in the bat ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2010

    Henry Nicholas' Divorce Is More Secret Than Yours

    [Moxley Confidential] That's what the billionaire's lawyers are still arguing, three years after the split became final

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    Another Case of Pathetic OC Judge Work

    In addition to subscription drops, ridiculously wasteful advertising schemes, constant management blunders and savage cuts to the newsroom budget, The Orange County Register is battling a wage-and-hour class-action lawsuit filed by the good folks who deliver the newspaper to homes and businesses eac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2007

    California Police Secrecy Takes a Hit

    Is the public entitled to know who has been granted police powers in California? Or are cops entitled to, as they claim, near-national-security-level secrecy about such basic information as their names and what department employs them? These were the type of questions the California Supreme Court ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Stonewall Rackauckas

    Judge orders DA to end secrecy over $5 million consulting deal