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California Law Schools Post Disappointing Bar Exam Passage Rates

California Law Schools Post Disappointing Bar Exam Passage Rates

Summary: Another year has gone by with overall disappointing bar passage rates from most of California’s law schools. The California Bar Examiners have notified the state’s schools of their passage rates and the numbers don’t look pretty. The state average is sitting at a mere 62 percent. The passage rate in New York rests at […]

IMDb Files Lawsuit Against State of California for Free Speech Suppression

IMDb Files Lawsuit Against State of California for Free Speech Suppression

Summary: IMDb claims that using celebrities ages falls under free speech plus it helps them keep information accurate and with the right person. The state of California enacted legislation that will allow actors to have their age removed from database sites. IMDb has filed a lawsuit against the new legislation, claiming it goes against First […]

California Legalizes Marijuana for Recreational Use

California Legalizes Marijuana for Recreational Use

Summary: California joins four other states and the District of Columbia to legalize recreational marijuana use. Proposition 64 was approved by voters Tuesday. The measure makes California the most populated state in the country to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Just six years ago California narrowly rejected a similar measure. Executive director of the California […]

$70 Million Awarded in Baby Powder Lawsuit

$70 Million Awarded in Baby Powder Lawsuit

Summary: A California woman claiming she developed ovarian cancer from years of using Johnson & Johnson baby powder was awarded over $70 million by a jury. A California woman was awarded over $70 million by a St. Louis jury in the latest Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit. There is a growing concern regarding the […]

Convicted Rapist Slits His Own Throat Inside California Courtroom

Convicted Rapist Slits His Own Throat Inside California Courtroom

Summary: A former teacher slit his own throat in court after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a child. A former teacher convicted of raping a 13-year-old relative got even more disgusting when he cut his own throat inside the Southern California courthouse. To read: Gym Teacher Faces 30 Counts of Statutory Rape  According […]

Man Uses Crucifix as Assault Weapon

Man Uses Crucifix as Assault Weapon

Summary: Several people in Ventura, California were assaulted by a man wielding a pair of crucifixes as his weapon. One California man stole crucifixes and then used them to assault several victims during an early morning rampage. Venture Police Department arrested 35-year-old Forrest Brantley on charges of burglary, robbery, and assault with a deadly weapon. […]

Postal Worker Keeps 50,000 Pieces of Undelivered Mail

Postal Worker Keeps 50,000 Pieces of Undelivered Mail

Summary: Instead of delivering the mail, one California postal carrier kept almost 50,000 pieces of mail in her apartment. Have you ever wondered were all your missing mail goes? I’m sure you never thought a postal worker was stashing it in their home but that may be the case. One U.S. Postal Service employee had […]

Do You Want a Big VW Bug?

Do You Want a Big VW Bug?

Summary: One California man decided a normal 1959 VW bug wasn’t big enough for him and took on a three year project to increase the size of the car by 40 percent. What happens when you mix a Dodge Ram pickup truck and a Volkswagen Bug? You get an extra-large bug worthy of the best […]

Uber’s $100 Million Settlement Rejected

Uber’s $100 Million Settlement Rejected

Summary: A judge rejected a settlement between Uber and roughly 400,000 of its drivers in California and Massachusetts over a small issue with part of the money payout. Uber and a group of drivers suing the company over damages and their employee status reached a $100 million settlement only to have it rejected by a […]

New Homeowner Finds Dead Body Inside House

New Homeowner Finds Dead Body Inside House

Summary: Most people would prefer to find a rare piece of artwork hanging in the attic than a dead body in the bedroom but one homeowner found the latter. Imagine this: You just paid a ton of money for a house in a great location but when you go to move into the house, you […]

California, 7 Other States to Vote on Legalization of Marijuana

California, 7 Other States to Vote on Legalization of Marijuana

Summary: California and seven other states will decide on November 8 whether or not to legalize marijuana– recreationally, medicinally, or both. California will once again vote to legalize recreational marijuana. On Nov. 8, the Golden State will join Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, Missouri, and Arkansas in the list of states deciding to either legalize […]

Volkswagen Will Pay $15 Billion for Emissions Cheating

Volkswagen Will Pay $15 Billion for Emissions Cheating

Summary: Volkswagen has settled the emissions-cheating scandal by agreeing to pay out almost $15 billion. After allegations of consumer deception and destroying our air, Volkswagen has agreed to pay $14.7 billion. The German carmaker stated on Tuesday that they will buy back and terminate the leases of almost half a million cars in the United […]

Starbucks Sued for Allegedly Underfilling Lattes

Starbucks Sued for Allegedly Underfilling Lattes

Summary: Two Starbucks customers want damages for their alleged short-changed lattes. Don’t mess with customers and their latte addiction. A couple of California customers were so upset that Starbucks allegedly stiffed them that they filed a lawsuit against the coffee chain. On Friday, a judge allowed the hot case to move forward. Related: 7 Craziest Fast Food […]

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