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Glendale Adventist Medical Center Looks To Settle Skid Row Patient Discharge Suit

via: Courthouse News Service: 8/22/14

Glendale Adventist Medical Center dumps homeless, mentally ill, disabled patients on Skid Row, the Los Angeles City Attorney claims in court. 366 more words

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Signal Hill Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murders

via: LADA: 8/22/14

A 49-year-old man was sentenced to life in state prison without the possibility of parole after he was convicted of killing two men, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. 177 more words

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E-Discovery: 4 things on predictive coding after keyword screening

via: BakerHostetler: 8/22/14

Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown’s recent order permitting predictive coding in Bridgestone Americas v. International Business Machines Corporation has received a lot of attention because it allowed the use of predictive coding on a population of documents that had already been screened using keywords pursuant to a case management order that did not provide for the use of predictive coding. 498 more words

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The Springfield Monorail: 4 things on how not to build infrastructure

via: Mowat Centre: 8/22/14

PUBLIC POLICY LESSONS FROM THE SIMPSONS

In a recent Mowat Note, we laid out a framework to get infrastructure investment decisions right. 1,091 more words

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LA City Council To Pay $5M In Death Of Veteran Shot By Police After Televised Corvette Pursuit

via: CBS: 8/22/14

The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a disabled veteran who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police after a pursuit. 326 more words

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California Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Throat-Slashing Killer

via: Metropolitan News-Enterprise: 8/22/14

Limitations on Evidence Implicating Original Suspect Not Prejudicial, Justices Rule

The California Supreme Court yesterday upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of three murders in a case in which it took five months to seat a jury, 56 days of testimony before the jury got to deliberate, and seven days of deliberation to reach a partial verdict. 827 more words

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#Throwback: District Attorney Kennes Ma: Man Sentenced for USC Student’s Murder

via: LADA: 10/29/09

A 25-year-old man convicted of second-degree murder in a 2008 attack on a USC student was sentenced today to 16 years to life in prison. 109 more words

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