Attorney Scott Johnson, Accused Of Tax Fraud, Appears In CourtA Sacramento attorney who has filed thousands of lawsuits against local businesses for ADA non-compliance was formally charged by federal prosecutors today for making false tax returns.
Local Businesses React To Man Who Sued Them Being Indicted For Tax FraudHe's a disabled man who makes a living off of suing businesses, often for minor violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act, known as ADA.
Teen With Autism Dies After Being Restrained At School: Family's Attorney Questions 'Inaccuracies' In Initial Reports New details have surfaced in the death of a local teen with autism. 13-year-old Max Benson of Davis died after being restrained at the Guiding Hands school in El Dorado Hills.
Former Western NY Attorney Convicted In Ponzi SchemeA federal grand jury has convicted a 46-year-old former western New York attorney of mail fraud in connection with a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
Sacramento Attorney Urges Prospective Attorneys To Remain Curious"Get a good education with an emphasis in reading and writing and be curious about the world around you," encourages Mark Wasser.
Sacramento Attorney Promotes Critical Thinking For Budding Law Careers"A person seeking a career as a lawyer should get the best education they can. Learning how to think critically is an essential requirement for the job," said attorney Clyde Blackmon.
Sacramento Attorney's Education Didn't End At GraduationDavid Mastagni makes the justice system accessible to working class people in an affordable way while providing top-level representation.
Sacramento Attorney Discovers Passion After Serving As Police OfficerIt is my belief that anyone who has the time, discipline and drive can graduate from law school and pass the California State Bar exam.
Sacramento Criminal Justice Lawyer Looks For The Good In People"Feeling like I make a difference in the lives of my clients and looking for the good in people every day are my favorite parts of my job," said criminal justice lawyer, Christopher Parkhurst.
Undocumented Immigrant Sworn In As Attorney In CaliforniaHe's living in California illegally, but now he can legally practice law. California has allowed an undocumented immigrant into the state bar.
Education Key For Sacramento Reading SpecialistVicki Oberg says her master's program gave her many more "tools" for her "toolbox” as a teacher.
AP: Calif. Paid $182M Over Last 15 Years For Inmates' LawsuitsGov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California's prison system by highlighting what he says is a costly conflict of interest: The private law firms representing inmates and the judges' own hand-picked authorities benefit financially by keeping the cases alive.
Bio: Richard S. Costigan IIIRichard S. Costigan III is the Senior Director of State and Government Affairs at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. He was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California State Personnel Board (SPB), which is responsible for the state’s Civil Service System.
Nancy Garrido Makes Plea From PrisonThe woman who is now paying the price for the 18 years of hell Jaycee Dugard endured is asking for help.