John Eastman’s article in Newsweek, claiming that Kamala Harris was not a citizen, received a swift response. In this piece, Robert Slayton, a colleague of Eastman’s at Chapman University and a Professor of History, argues why Eastman’s interpretation is flawed, and explains why criticisms are not the same as restrictions on free speech. He feels that he, and not Eastman, is upholding the school’s traditions.
Trial Lawyer and Chairman of.the Chapman University Board of Trustees Wylie Aitken, writing as an individual, takes issue with a controversial Newsweek Oped written by Chapman University Law School Prof. John Eastman saying it has appropriately sparked discussion amongst faculty, students, and alumni regarding the limits of free speech and the appropriate response to odious and racist free speech.
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, former state attorney general, defended her refusal to launch a large investigation into the Orange County District Attorney for the jailhouse informant program and said the county could handle it, reported the New York Times.
Questions about the residency of newly elected Councilwoman Kimberly Ho have led to a policy requiring a screening process to ensure that applicants who want to serve on a commission or committee live in the city.
Advocates want state Attorney General Kamala Harris to block federal access to the controversial CalGang database out of fears that the Trump administration will use it to deport unauthorized immigrants who’ve been erroneously labeled as gang members.
The 4th District Court of Appeal unanimously supported the 2015 ruling by Superior Court Judge Thomas M. Goethals that removed District Attorney Tony Rackauckas’ team from the case after evidence violations involving jailhouse informants.
The county grand jury is investigating alleged illegal conduct by prosecutors and sheriff’s deputies relating to an informants network inside county jails. Grand jurors are being aided by a former United States attorney.