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Tony West of The United States Department of Justice Under Scrutiny (Part 1)

Tony West
Mr. Derek Anthony West (AKA Tony West) Acting Associate Attorney General, the third highest official at the United States Department of Justice.
He joined Morrison & Foerster in 2001. While at MoFo, West represented "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh alongside partners James Brosnahan and Raj Chatterjee. His sister-in-law, Kamala Harris, is the California attorney general.

Ming Chin -- California Supreme Court Associate Justice -- Abruptly Quits Controversial Entity Amid Probe

Supreme Court of California Associate Justice Ming W. Chin abruptly quit his position with the Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment. The resignation took place amidst an ongoing investigation by the California Commission on Judicial Performance.

Hon. Ming W. Chin

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Lu Parker, and Lucy Armendariz

Maria Lucy Armendariz -- who goes by the name of Lucy Armendariz -- is a 41 years old single mother. Armendariz was born in East Los Angeles. She attended UCLA and later graduated with a law degree from Hastings College of the Law in 1997. After a short stint in private practice, she assumed a government position in Sacramento.

Girardi & Keese's Thomas Girardi Viva Voce Propaganda for Convicted Felon Barry Bonds

Kamala Harris - - Ex-Mistress of Willie Brown - - New Attorney General for the State of California

Kamala Devi Harris, a democrat, has been elected Attorney General following the 2010 California state elections.

Harris, the daughter of a Jamaican born father and a Tamil Indian mother, presently serves as San Francisco's district attorney. She graduated from Hastings College of the Law in 1989.

The Chosen Dunn

Judicial Council

Friday August 26, 2006 8:45 a.m., San Francisco, California.

The Judicial Council of the State of California held a meeting at the Administration Office of the Courts(AOC).

A partial list of members present include Chief Justice Ronald George, Justice Marvin Baxter, Rex Heinke, and Thomas Girardi. Absent was member Joseph Dunn.

During a similar meeting held on Friday April 27, 2007; Judicial Council members Thomas Girardi and Joseph Dunn were both absent.

The Voice of OC

California Court of Appeal Casts Doubt on Ability of Howard Rice's Sean SeLegue to Be Impartial Based on His Failure to Disclose

*TLR urges the readers to exercise caution and not jump to conclusions regarding misconduct by Sean SeLegue. The Court of Appeal decision is predicated on how circumstances "appear" rather than real and actual bias on the part of Howard Rice's Sean SeLegue.

California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno to Step Down as He Urges the Governor to Replace him with a "Latino"

California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno has announded today that he will step down from the bench at the end of Febrauary, 2011.

In a statment to the press, Moreno, 62, stated that "the time was ripe" for him to "seek a new direction."

Additionaly, Moreno, in a written statment stated:

"It has been a truly unique honor and privilege to have served the people of California as a judge for over 24 years and, together with my great colleagues on the court, to have played a modest role in shaping California jurisprudence."

Daily Mail: California told to Prepare for Biblical ‘ARkStorm’

According to the front page of today's Daily Mail, a biblical "Arkstorm" is about to hit California --walls of water 10ft high, rain falling in feet instead of inches, and nine million people’s homes flooded during a hurricane-like megastorm that could last more than month.


Disabled U.S. Marine Veteran Newest Victim of California State Bar Court Judge Patrice McElroy as Century City Law Firm Comes to

Just as Californians manage to put behind them the embarrassing mistreatment of quadriplegic Sarah Granda by the State Bar of California, Gayle Murphy, Judy Johnson and Dean Barbieri – which necessitated direct intervention of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, now comes a new scandal to stir up the firestorm again.

William G. Wells, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, was admitted to the practice of law in California in 1959. He practiced for approximately 35 years without discipline. Unfortunately, Wells's career has recently come to a screeching halt.

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