California’s district attorneys sue over jail good conduct guidelines that might grant early releases

California’s district attorneys sue over prison good conduct rules that could grant early releases

Three-quarters of California prosecutors sued the state Wednesday for blocking emergency rules that could expand good behavior credits and potentially bring earlier releases for tens of thousands of inmates. The lawsuit is being challenged on procedural grounds, arguing that Corrections Secretary Kathleen Allison used the emergency statement to bypass the usual regulatory and public comment … Read more

Lake County Information,California – Coalition of district attorneys recordsdata authorized problem to new state jail good conduct credit

Lake County News,California - Mendocino County district attorney seeks to disqualify coast judge from animal cruelty, firearm cases

LAKE COUNTY, California – A group of state attorneys from across California are working together to challenge new state emergency regulations that could provide the majority of state prison inmates with credits for good behavior. Forty-one elected district attorneys – including Lake County District Attorney Susan Krones – petitioned the California Department of Justice and … Read more

Lawyer for Andre’ Hill’s household calls Columbus police officer’s firing “good first step”

Attorney for Andre' Hill’s family calls Columbus police officer’s firing “good first step”

Adam Coy was also warned by his superiors that he initially did not activate his body-worn camera and did not provide any assistance to Hill after he was shot. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy was fired from his job with the Columbus Division of Police Monday afternoon – less than a week … Read more

Accused in Crimson Deer physician slaying to characterize himself: ‘No lawyer is nice for me’

Accused in Red Deer doctor slaying to represent himself: ‘No lawyer is good for me’

A man accused of killing a family doctor in a medical clinic in central Alberta pleaded not guilty and insisted on appearing before a court. Deng Mabiour, 54, is charged with first degree murder that summer when he met Dr. Walter Reynolds in the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic in Red Deer. Mabiour spoke by phone … Read more

Anxious About Tort Legal responsibility? Ohio Enacts Home Invoice 606, ‘Good Samaritan Enlargement Invoice,’ to Restrict Employer Legal responsibility for COVID-19 Publicity | BakerHostetler

Anxious About Tort Liability? Ohio Enacts House Bill 606, ‘Good Samaritan Expansion Bill,’ to Limit Employer Liability for COVID-19 Exposure | BakerHostetler

Ohio governor Mike DeWine signed Law HB 606 on Monday, September 16, 2020. Known as the Good Samaritan Expansion Bill, the law protects private and public employers from civil claims for damages for COVID-19 exposure, except in cases of reckless or wanton exposure. In the relevant part, the new law reads: SECTION 2. (A) No … Read more