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29 Dec 2011, 5:17 pm
MERCED COUNTY -- Two people were tragically killed in a Merced County multi-vehicle accident at about 4:19 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Fresno Bee, an 84-year-old man and a 76-year-old woman, were passengers in a 2006 Toyota Camry driven by Mikael Mikaelian, 70, of Clovis, when for unknown reasons he failed to negotiate a right turn and traveled directly into oncoming westbound traffic on Highway 152, east of the Santa Clara County border. Once veering onto the other side of the road, the… [read post]
13 Mar 2014, 10:49 am by Sean Hanover
They Took a Video of WHAT!? What do you do if someone is threatening to do something (say, post a video) against you unless you pay them money, or give them something? There are really three avenues here. The first is criminal law. You can swear a warrant out against the offending individual. The code section is VA Code 18.2-59 and reads in pertinent part: "Any person who (i) threatens injury to the character, person, or property of another person, (ii) accuses him of any offense...and thereby… [read post]
22 May 2009, 8:48 am by Av. Şamil DEMİR
Avukatlar görevlerini yapt?klar? s?rada birçok suça maruz kalabilirler.  Bunlar; Hakaret, Cebir, Tehdit, Hürriyetinden yoksun b?rakma, Mala zarar verme, Kasten yaralama, ??kence Kasten öldürme ?ftira, Suç uydurma, olabilmektedir. Avukatlar görevlerini yapt?klar? s?ras?nda veya ta??d?klar? “avukat” s?fat? nedeniyle bir suçun ma?duru olmalar? … Okumaya devam et ? [read post]
18 Nov 2013, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
Last week, I wrote about how a shareholder who owns 60% of the voting power could find herself in a deadlock situation under cumulative voting.  A former colleague on the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar, David Marion, wrote with a suggestion: the shareholder could simply vote to amend the Bylaws to change the number of directors to five.  Under Corporations Code Section 211, Bylaws may be amended by approval of the outstanding shares, as… [read post]
29 Jan 2013, 11:06 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Here. Our post with the bill text is here. The press release text: Bipartisan Disaster Relief Bill Approved  Tribes To Be Treated Like States, Navajo President Encouraged WASHINGTON—In a 62-36 vote, the Senate last night approved HR 152, a $50.5 billion package aimed at providing relief and assisting the recovery of communities that were devastated by last October’s Hurricane Sandy. Included in the measure are provisions that change federal disaster laws to treat tribes as state,… [read post]
4 Apr 2012, 12:20 pm
TULARE COUNTY - A female passenger was severely injured after she was involved in a three-car crash in Porterville Tuesday afternoon, Fresno Bee reported. The wreck occurred when the driver of a Ford, 46-year-old Martin Salazar of Porterville, was traveling east on Avenue 152 and attempted to make a left turn in front of a Dodge vehicle going westbound. The two vehicles collided causing the Dodge to hit a Toyota that was stopped southbound on Road 208. Following the devastating accident, Salazar… [read post]
10 Nov 2011, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
My posts this week have been dedicated to voting issues.  On Monday, I wrote about California’s default rule for shareholder action – California Corporations Code § 602(a).  This is a default rule because it is subject to a greater vote requirement imposed by the General Corporation Law or the Articles of Incorporation.  In numerous cases, the GCL requires what it calls ”approval by the outstanding shares”.  This phrase is defined in Section 152 as “approved by the affirmative… [read post]
18 Jul 2011, 2:41 pm
LOS BANOS - The Merced Sun-Star reported a 65-year-old Dos Palos man suffered moderate injuries Friday in an accident involving a suspected impaired driver of a 2000 Freightliner big rig truck. The alleged drunk driver, Stanislaw Tomczyk, 52, of Brooklyn, NY, was headed eastbound on Highway 152 at about 55 mph. At the same time, Antonion Hernandez, 65, of Dos Palos, was driving alongside Tomczyk's truck in a 1998 Ford F-150. Tomczyk made a left turn into the right side of Hernandez's pickup,… [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 9:13 am
A married Sunnyvale husband and wife were very tragically killed Saturday morning when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an out-of-control pickup truck, Mercury News reported. The fatal accident occurred on State Route 152 in Santa Clara County, close to the San Benito County Line, at about 9:50 am. According to news reports, Jonathan Page, 32, and his wife Yu Wang, 29, both of Sunnyvale, were travelling eastbound on Highway 152, east of Bell Station Road. At the same time, a 45-year-old… [read post]
31 Oct 2013, 3:10 pm by Jake Sahl
Jake Sahl, Water and Wildlife Program Assistant, San Francisco Last week I was fortunate enough to attend CitiesAlive, an annual green roof and wall conference put on by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. This was the 11th year of CitiesAlive and it was held in San Francisco, CA, just down the street from my office. In addition to meeting dozens of innovators and entrepreneurs in the green roof and wall industry, I got a firsthand glimpse at the state-of-the-art of green infrastructure… [read post]
3 Oct 2011, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
Nevada Secretary of State Announces Task Force Last month, Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller announced the formation of a task force to investigate registered Nevada business entities that are suspected of being involved in illegal activities including tax evasion, money laundering, securities violations, and the marketing of shell or shelf companies for fraudulent and/or deceptive purposes. Many people may think of Nevada as a sort of Great Basin Switzerland.  But as Secretary Miller points… [read post]
23 Jul 2012, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
Last Friday, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny ruled on demurrers to a petition for a writ of mandamus filed against the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees Retirement System, California Prison Healthcare Receivership Corporation, Judicial Council of California-Administrative Ofice of the Courts, and J. Clark Kelso.  I wrote about this case a year ago when Judge Allen Sumner was set to rule on a demurrer to the original petition.  As a result of Judge… [read post]
23 Jul 2012, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
Last Friday, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny ruled on demurrers to a petition for a writ of mandamus filed against the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees Retirement System, California Prison Healthcare Receivership Corporation, Judicial Council of California-Administrative Ofice of the Courts, and J. Clark Kelso.  I wrote about this case a year ago when Judge Allen Sumner was set to rule on a demurrer to the original petition.  As a result of Judge… [read post]
3 Feb 2014, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
The Council of Institutional Investors has adopted what it describes as ”a comprehensive body of corporate governance best practices”, including Policies on Corporate Governance.  I question, however, whether some of these policies really are “best practices” or even in conformity with applicable law. For example, the Section 3.7 of the CII’s Policies on Corporate Governance unequivocally, and without exception, states: “Uninstructed broker… [read post]
9 Jan 2014, 6:04 am by
In a January 6, 2014 ruling, Judge Shira A. Scheindlin declined to dismiss plaintiff Rates Technology Inc.’s patent infringement action against Broadvox Holding Company, LLC and others for lack of personal jurisdiction. In considering the jurisdictional issue, the Court applied Federal Circuit law which, like Second Circuit law, applies “the personal jurisdiction rules of the forum state.” Noting that “Broadvox Holding, through its subsidiaries, operates a VoIP [voice over… [read post]
7 Feb 2014, 7:31 am by
In a January 28, 2014 ruling, Judge Shira A. Scheindlin issued a claim construction ruling in plaintiff Rates Technology Inc.’s patent infringement action against defendant Broadvox Holding Company, LLC and others. While construing 14 claim terms in two patents-in-suit, the Court decided three general threshold issues. First, Judge Scheindlin declined to strike Broadvox’s experts declaration as “conclusory and contradict[ed] by the intrinsic record,” noting that if “I… [read post]
29 Jan 2013, 7:12 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Here is the bill (H.R. 152), and relevant text (Section 1110): SEC. 1110. TRIBAL REQUESTS FOR A MAJOR DISASTER OR EMERGENCY DECLARATION UNDER THE STAFFORD ACT. (a) Major Disaster Requests- Section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170) is amended–(1) by striking `All requests for a declaration’ and inserting `(a) In General- All requests for a declaration’; and(2) by adding at the end the following:`(b) Indian Tribal Government… [read post]