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2019
Los Angeles Times-Tuesday, August 20, 2019-A judge on Monday overturned Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s controversial decision to reinstate a deputy who had been fired for violating department policies on domestic violence and lying — a dispute that sparked a rare legal battle among some of L.A. County’s most powerful elected officials. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...
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Los Angeles Times–Friday, July 19, 2019–A top official in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said she left the agency after 34 years rather than carry out what she said was a “highly unethical” and “unheard of” directive from Sheriff Alex Villanueva to reinstate a fired deputy and alter his disciplinary record, court papers reviewed...
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By Greg Moran, The San Diego Union-Tribune – July 11, 2019 – A federal appeals court on Thursday revived a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a man killed by a San Diego police officer in a controversial 2015 shooting incident in the Midway District — a sweeping ruling that sets the stage...
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J. MIRA HASHMALL By Nicolas Sonnenburg, The Daily Journal – July 10, 2019 – Earlier this year, Hashmall urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to apply 11th Amendment immunity to Los Angeles County, a unique theory that would extend a legal protection reserved for states to a local government. “It’s a very challenging,...
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By Anne Cullen, Law360 – June 10, 2019 – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear part of Comcast’s appeal of a ruling that revived a $20 billion racial bias lawsuit over its refusal to carry an African American-owned production company’s channels. The justices said in a brief order that they’ll take up one...
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Los Angeles Business Journal–Wednesday, May 20, 2019 Miller Barondess is proud to announce Skip Miller is honored in Los Angeles Business Journal’s LA 500 2019 Most Influential People in Los Angeles THE LATEST: Miller and his firm represent Inglewood and its mayor in lawsuits filed by MSG Forum, the owner of The Forum in Inglewood....
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By John Petrick, Law360 Staff Writer — Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — Toyota must face drivers’ claims the company sold hybrid cars that it knew were prone to stalling, a California federal judge ruled, finding the proposed class of drivers raised valid questions about whether the automaker knew about the problem but said nothing. The...
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Los Angeles Business Journal Special Report – April 8, 2019: Most Influential Women Lawyers We are proud to announce that Miller Barondess partner Mira Hashmall has been honored by Los Angeles Business Journal on its list of 2019 Most Influential Women Lawyers. This exclusive list recognizes the exceptional legal skill, exemplary leadership, and the highest professional...
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By Maya Lau and Jaclyn Cosgrove, LA Times staff writers–Thursday, April 4, 2019–The Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy whose reinstatement triggered a battle between the sheriff and the Board of Supervisors has filed a lawsuit against law enforcement officials and county leaders alleging they withheld his pay and are unfairly trying to push him out...
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As reported in the Daily Journal, on March 7, 2019, Miller Barondess, LLP prevailed on a summary judgment motion on behalf of Applied Merchant Systems West Coast LLC (AMS), an employer in a wrongful termination case brought by a former vice president of the company. Per the ruling by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge...
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