| August 15, 2019
Judge Percy Anderson removed four of the five cities being sued in the closely-watched case, and rejected the existing legal arguments against the fifth. He left open the possibility of the case being re-filed as a series of separate lawsuits against cities.
| July 23, 2019
“This is a game-changer,” Judge David O. Carter told the courtroom Tuesday before signing off on the settlement, which the court can enforce for the next three years.
| July 9, 2019
It was U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson’s first ruling in a closely-watched civil rights lawsuit against south OC cities.
| June 14, 2019
South county cities are entitled to litigate before a judge “whose impartiality neither the parties nor the public have a reasonable basis to question,” the ruling states.
| November 21, 2013
The company at the forefront of a county privatization push allegedly provided kickbacks, manipulated rates and made unnecessary trips.
| May 8, 2013
Officials say they need clarification before they can implement a federal receiver’s order to move some inmates from the threat of the disease.
| September 25, 2012
Local school districts rack up large legal bills in efforts to avoid paying for services sought by families, sometimes paying more for lawyers than the services would have cost.