On November 15, 2019 Trump advisor Roger Stone was convicted by a jury for obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements. The trial lasted a week and there were two days of jury deliberations. Prosecutors argued that Stone deserved a longer sentence because of his threats of violence against against witnesses, and Judge Amy […]
Two years after allegations of rape and sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein were published in the New Yorker and The New York Times, opening statements in his trial are about to begin. Hundreds of women have come forward to accuse Weinstein of many types of inappropriate sexual behavior, but the trial will focus on two of his accusers, with four others testifying to show the pattern in his behavior.
Radio Law Talk Segment Katy Perry and L.A. Archdiocese awarded $5 million in suit over convent INTRO: On Nov. 17, a jury found that two nuns that resided at a Los Feliz convent did not have the authority to circumvent the Archdiocese and Vatican in selling that property to Dana Hollister. The jury […]
Radio Law Talk Segment CarMax to Face Jury for Allegedly Not Disclosing Pickup Defect INTRO: First American Specialty Insurance Company is suing Carmax and Ford for a vehicle that was sold to its client, Anthony Santos, which burst into flames while in park allegedly due to a cruise-control part. Carmax California’s MSJ was denied […]
Radio Law Talk Segment Pothole Law Bottoms-Out Bus Rider’s Tort Case INTRO: On November 14, a woman who fell into a pothole after stepping off a bus in Philadelphia, lost her suit, where she argued that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation was negligent, however, the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment was successful. […]
Radio Law Talk Segment California Farmworker union wins battle to ensure contracts INTRO: On Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, the high court in California unanimously ruled to allow the state to impose labor contracts for farmworkers whose unions and employers do not agree on wages or other working conditions. FACTS: The United Farm […]