September 14, 2008
Regarding "Billionaire's plea deal rejected," Sept. 9: Kudos for your excellent article on Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry Samueli's contretemps and Judge Cormac J. Carney's well-reasoned decision. You got all the facts and nuances right in a cogent, well-conceived article with complex issues at work. Attention must be paid. Stuart Weiss Beverly Hills
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2007 |
Three lawsuits filed by current or former Los Angeles police officers will proceed to trial, a federal judge ordered Monday. The decision comes amid a breakdown in settlement talks with the city. The three officers, and a fourth in a separate suit, allege they were falsely arrested and maliciously prosecuted during the Rampart Division corruption scandal. Attorneys expect the trial to start next May. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney acted after officials failed to approve a $16.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 2003 |
A federal judge on Monday overruled a magistrate's order that would have allowed bail for a man accused of using a pipe bomb as a weapon of mass destruction outside an Orange County congresswoman's office. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney sided with prosecutors who argued that Hai Duc Le, 34, is a danger and should be held until his trial begins Sept. 16.
July 22, 2003 |
Walt Disney Co. can seek as much as $65 for each of the hundreds of thousands of videos it claims Blockbuster Inc. lost during a revenue-sharing agreement, a judge tentatively ruled. Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment in January filed a suit claiming that Dallas-based Blockbuster failed to account for "hundreds of thousands" of missing videos and sold videos prematurely under the agreement they signed in 1997.
April 11, 2006 |
An Orange County judge has declined to issue an order preventing Paul Frank Sunich from using his name while a legal battle is unfolding between the designer and the company he co-founded. Paul Frank Industries Inc. in Costa Mesa, best known for the monkey face that appears on many of its products, had objected to Sunich using the name "Paul Frank Design" on a website after the apparel and accessories maker fired him in November. But U.S. District Judge Cormac J.
October 15, 2008 |
Henry Samueli, the billionaire co-founder of Irvine-based Broadcom Corp., is gambling possible prison time that an appeals court will accept a plea deal that a lower-court judge rejected in one of the nation's largest cases of stock-option backdating. Samueli is leaving his guilty plea in place as he pursues the appeal, his attorney, Gordon Greenberg, said at a hearing in Santa Ana before U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney. In June, Samueli pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about backdating at Broadcom.