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Posted on January 22 at 5:37 p.m.
Prosecute this idiot to the full extent of the law.
On Police Identify Isla Vista Threat Suspect
Posted on December 29 at 5:34 p.m.
On Dies Family Awarded $2.5 Million Settlement
Posted on November 6 at 11:33 a.m.
"I do not think there is a current or former Deputy DA, or DA employee, who would comment in a negative way about Tom."
I have to respectfully disagree with this statement, Mr. McKinley.
On Thomas W. Sneddon, Jr.: 1941 – 2014
Posted on September 18 at 3:41 p.m.
I'm very sorry to hear of this. He was a great teacher, one of my favorites from my days at DPHS in the early 1970's. My condolences to his family.
On Obituary for Robert E. Lee Bates
Posted on September 18 at 12:39 p.m.
Dario Pini, the gift that keeps on giving...
On Pini Sues Carpinteria
Posted on September 15 at 10:45 a.m.
So despite your misgivings about not taking the cases to trial, you'll still collect your 40% of each settlement then, Darryl?
On City Settles Excessive Force Cases for $170,000
Posted on September 14 at 1:25 p.m.
No, Darryl, I definitely did not think you worked for free. You're entitled to earn a living just like the rest of us. But touting the $50,000 gross figure and patting yourself on the back for your good lawyering while ignoring the fact that the amount the client actually nets is a lot lower than $50,000 strikes me as disingenuous, and it tarnishes your crusader sword and shield.
Posted on September 13 at 8:56 p.m.
'Good lawyering' or not, if Cotledge has to pay her lawyers out of that $50,000 then I still think that's a pretty modest settlement, especially for a broken arm. Just my opinion.
As for Denunzio, I imagine we'll see him making news again in the future, as I imagine he's going to continue to do nothing about his problem with alcohol.
Posted on September 13 at 3:37 p.m.
The amounts the parties agreed to in order to settle the cases strike me as pretty modest when compared to what was alleged in the early rhetoric. How much of that $30,000 and $140,000 actually get to the plaintiffs, and how much do their attorneys get for their "good lawyering?" Just wondering.
Posted on September 1 at 1:49 p.m.
intellectualwhore, it is illegal to possess metal knuckles in California - see CA Penal Code Section 12020 (a)(1).
On Loaded Gun Seized from Suicidal UCSB Student