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September 19, 1991 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Beverly Hills lawyer who is representing Rodney G. King in a civil suit is being accused of using unethical tactics to get hired in another high-profile case of alleged misconduct by law officers. In a complaint filed last week with the State Bar of California, lawyer Geraldine Green alleged that Steven Lerman used "outrageous" and "reprehensible" means to lure away a client who was expected to file a lawsuit in the death of Keith Hamilton, a mentally ill man killed Aug.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1991 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Beverly Hills lawyer who is representing Rodney G. King in a civil suit is being accused of using unethical tactics to get hired in another high-profile case of alleged misconduct by law officers. In a complaint filed last week with the State Bar of California, lawyer Geraldine Green alleged that Steven Lerman used "outrageous" and "reprehensible" means to lure away a client who was expected to file a lawsuit in the death of Keith Hamilton, a mentally ill man killed Aug.
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NEWS
October 10, 1985
The City Council split 2 to 2 last week over whether to grant an entertainment license to a controversial Sunset Boulevard nightclub. The club, Glitter, in the 9000 block of the boulevard, has been trying to obtain entertainment, dancing and public eating licenses. At a hearing last Thursday, Capt. James I.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 16, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
A Superior Court judge has dismissed one of two $10-million defamation lawsuits against comedian Arsenio Hall, citing both the entertainer's right to free speech and a case backlog, an attorney said today. Hall was sued for calling Willis Edwards, a former NAACP official, an "extortionist" and "tennis-shoe pimp." But Judge Ernest G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1991
The father of a 15-year-old African-American girl, shot to death by a Korean grocer, filed a $10-million lawsuit Friday against the store owner and her husband. Filed in Los Angeles Superior Court by attorney Geraldine D. Green, the civil complaint alleges that Soon Ja Du, 49, intentionally shot Latasha Harlins in the back of the head shortly after the girl entered Du's South-Central Los Angeles liquor store last month.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1986 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Judge Maxine Thomas agreed Thursday to withdraw a controversial sample ballot statement describing her as presiding judge of the Municipal Court, a position from which she was ousted two months ago. The agreement came after Burbank Municipal Judge Bernard Kaufman, Thomas' opponent for a seat on the Superior Court, filed suit this week seeking to have the description deleted from the statement scheduled to be mailed to voters Sept. 25.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1986 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Despite her controversial ouster as presiding judge of the Los Angeles Municipal Court, Maxine Thomas still claims to hold the job in a statement of qualifications scheduled to be mailed to voters with their sample ballots. The candidate statement submitted only hours before last Friday's printing deadline refers to Thomas as "Presiding Judge--Los Angeles Municipal Court (largest in America)," a claim that Thomas' lawyer said Wednesday was "clearly an error."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 1990 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday that it has directed the FBI to investigate the fatal shooting two months ago of an innocent bystander by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy. Amy Casner, a Washington-based department spokeswoman, said the FBI was ordered last week to investigate the May 15 death of Gianna Marie Blue inside E&W Liquor store in South Los Angeles. Casner would not say why the department decided to look into the matter or comment further on the case.
OPINION
May 19, 1985
The City of Los Angeles Board of Civil Service Commissioners wholeheartedly agrees with the opinions expressed in your editorial (May 1), "Good Faith Is Not Shared". The U.S. Justice Department's recent attempts to void the affirmative action provisions of court-approved consent decrees runs contrary to the goals and interests of the City of Los Angeles. Affirmative action programs in the Police Department and Fire Department have resulted in the appointment of significant numbers of women and minorities and have brought this city closer to its goal of employing a workforce that is reflective of the diverse citizenry it serves.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Wednesday dismissed fraud and conspiracy allegations in a lawsuit against Juanda Chauncie, but let stand a claim that she may have used undue influence to gain the late Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert Lindsay's money and property. Judge F. Ray Bennett ruled after lawyers representing Lindsay's stepson and estate rested their case and Chauncie's attorney, Geraldine Green, argued that the other side had not fulfilled the legal requirements of the case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1990 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A lawyer for the family of an innocent bystander killed by a sheriff's deputy three months ago filed $1.3 billion in claims against Los Angeles County on Monday, saying she hopes the large request will force authorities to end excessive police force in poor communities. In a separate development, the Los Angeles FBI office said it opened an investigation Monday into the May 15 shooting death of Gianna Blue, who was killed as she shopped at a liquor store on Central Avenue at Century Blvd.
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