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September 23, 1995 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) announced Friday that she has recommended to President Clinton that he appoint Los Angeles lawyers Dean Pregerson and Margaret Morrow for two upcoming vacancies as federal district judges. Boxer praised Pregerson, the son of Federal Appeals Court Judge Harry Pregerson, and Morrow, former president of the State Bar of California, as outstanding individuals.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1996
The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed the nomination of Los Angeles attorney Dean Pregerson to be a federal trial judge for the Central District of California. Based in Los Angeles, the Central District covers seven Southern California counties from San Bernardino to San Luis Obispo. A graduate of UCLA and UC Davis Law School, Pregerson, 45, worked as a parole hearing officer and as a public defender before starting private practice in 1979.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1996
The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed the nomination of Los Angeles attorney Dean Pregerson to be a federal trial judge for the Central District of California. Based in Los Angeles, the Central District covers seven Southern California counties from San Bernardino to San Luis Obispo. A graduate of UCLA and UC Davis Law School, Pregerson, 45, worked as a parole hearing officer and as a public defender before starting private practice in 1979.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1996
The son a federal appeals court judge on Monday was nominated by President Clinton to be a federal district judge. Dean D. Pregerson, 44, of Pacific Palisades, is a partner in the firm of Pregerson, Richman & Luna. His father, Harry Pregerson, is a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. A graduate of UCLA and the UC Davis Law School, Dean Pregerson worked briefly as a parole officer for the California Department of Corrections and as an assistant public defender in Guam.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1996
The son a federal appeals court judge on Monday was nominated by President Clinton to be a federal district judge. Dean D. Pregerson, 44, of Pacific Palisades, is a partner in the firm of Pregerson, Richman & Luna. His father, Harry Pregerson, is a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. A graduate of UCLA and the UC Davis Law School, Dean Pregerson worked briefly as a parole officer for the California Department of Corrections and as an assistant public defender in Guam.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 2000
U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson denied a request this week from South Pasadena to put its lawsuit over the Long Beach Freeway extension on hold while the city and other opponents focus on fighting the project in the political arena. The city's attorney in the matter, Antonio Rossmann, told the judge that two bills in the Legislature could make the litigation moot by killing the 710 project, which has been disputed for more than 40 years. The 6.
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March 10, 2004 | From Associated Press
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says it will appeal a federal court ruling that clears the way for Orson Welles' daughter to sell the Oscar he won for co-writing "Citizen Kane." In a ruling made public this week, U.S. District Court Judge Dean Pregerson said the statuette belonged to Beatrice Welles and "she may dispose of [it] however she sees fit."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 1997 | COLL METCALFE
Tong Yuon Joe, a Simi Valley restaurateur who pleaded guilty to employing four undocumented workers, was sentenced Monday to two years' probation and a $3,000 fine by U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson. The 44-year-old Korean immigrant, who owns the Simi 4 Deli on Tapo Street, pleaded guilty earlier this month to hiring four illegal Mexican workers. He had employed some of them for as long as five years.
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November 18, 1991 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Bootlegging: An administrator of Los Angeles' Armand Hammer Foundation is scheduled to stand trial in Minneapolis next month on charges alleging he smuggled $60,000 into the country--much of it in his cowboy boots. Scott R. Deitrick was arrested Oct. 11 and released five days later on a $250,000 cash bond posted by Michael Armand Hammer, grandson of the late Armand Hammer. Authorities allege Deitrick flew into the Minneapolis-St.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 2007 | From City News Service
A federal judge tossed out a lawsuit that entertainer Carol Burnett brought against Fox over use of her well-known Charwoman character in an episode of the animated TV series "Family Guy." Burnett alleged in her copyright infringement lawsuit, filed in March, that the show's creators did not have her consent to include the cleaning woman character she created in the late 1950s, while a repertoire player on "The Garry Moore Show," in an April 2006 episode.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1995 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) announced Friday that she has recommended to President Clinton that he appoint Los Angeles lawyers Dean Pregerson and Margaret Morrow for two upcoming vacancies as federal district judges. Boxer praised Pregerson, the son of Federal Appeals Court Judge Harry Pregerson, and Morrow, former president of the State Bar of California, as outstanding individuals.
BUSINESS
July 18, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Walt Disney Co. must pay $1.5 million to a former senior vice president whose heirs claimed he was pressured to sign away stock options and life insurance benefits while dying of AIDS, a federal judge ruled. A Los Angeles jury in April 2000 found the world's second-largest media company had no right to deny Robert Jahn his benefits while he was on his deathbed. The jury specified no money award to Jahn's estate, which was left to U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson to determine later.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge who expressed disgust over conditions in the Men's Central Jail has ordered the creation of an expert panel to supervise reforms at the facility. The order released Monday by U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson gives the panel 60 days to develop a comprehensive plan including "immediate measures for improvement" for the nation's largest county jail. He called overcrowding there "not consistent with basic human values" after touring the jail in May.
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