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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1999
A Superior Court judge on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction that in essence bans a Culver City gang from associating in what police describe as the gang's Mar Vista drug trafficking turf. Judge Patricia Collins granted the request as part of a civil suit filed against the gang by Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti and Los Angeles City Atty. James K. Hahn. A trial will be set for the lawsuit within 60 days, Deputy City Atty. Brooke White said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1999
Some members of the Venice Shoreline Crips have renounced their gang membership, and with the help of the Nation of Islam have pledged to build legitimate businesses rather than selling drugs. Despite that pledge, a temporary injunction against 38 members of the gang is expected to be issued today in Santa Monica Superior Court. The injunction would set a curfew of 10 p.m. to sunrise and ban the gang members from publicly gathering in the Oakwood section of Venice.
BUSINESS
November 2, 1999 | Bloomberg News
A judge declined to bar tobacco companies from selling cigarettes in California, saying they cannot be required to launch a "warning campaign" on the dangers of secondhand smoke. San Diego Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Prager denied the request for a preliminary injunction that attorneys for California sought as part of three consolidated suits scheduled to go to trial in February.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 24, 2006 | From City News Service
A judge granted a preliminary injunction Friday preventing Hollywood financier Bob Yari from stripping fellow "Crash" producer Cathy Schulman of credits for the movie "The Illusionist." The ruling by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Dunn means Schulman and a second plaintiff, Tom Nunan, will continue to have their producer credits on the upcoming film, pending the outcome of a trial on whether Dunn should issue a permanent injunction.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1994
The Securities and Exchange Commission has won a permanent injunction against 10 defendants who allegedly ran a $1.6-million penny-stock fraud during the mid-1980s. Ramon D'Onofrio of Anaheim Hills and the others were accused by the SEC of running up the price of Kinesis Inc., a Kirkland, Wash., company that makes athletic shoes. The injunction prohibits the defendants from violating SEC laws. It also orders D'Onofrio to pay a $700,000 judgment.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1997 | From Associated Press
American Honda Motor Co. on Monday sought a federal court injunction to halt an alleged buying spree of its dealerships by Republic Industries Inc., the nation's largest dealership group. Republic's aim is to be a one-stop auto sales, rental and service chain. Torrance-based American Honda filed suit May 7 in U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1991
A Superior Court judge Friday issued a permanent injunction that prevents the parents of a high school senior from trying to coerce the girl into having an abortion. The girl, a 17-year-old cheerleader from the Whittier area, was minutes away from undergoing an abortion Jan. 11 when her boyfriend and two lawyers rushed into the clinic and stopped the procedure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 1998
A Superior Court judge has granted an injunction restricting the activities of a Compton street gang allegedly at the center of a recent bloody gang war, authorities said Friday. Judge Richard L. Fruin Jr. on Thursday approved the injunction against the Compton Varrio Tortilla Flats gang, which has had recent gunfights with rival gangs that have left at least one dead and four wounded, including two bystanders, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Jacqueline Jackson.
BUSINESS
November 15, 2005 | From Associated Press
Dissident seat owners of the New York Stock Exchange said in court Monday that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cheated them out of a better deal by advising both sides of the NYSE's planned $6-billion acquisition of Archipelago Holdings Inc. In the first day of what could be a weeklong hearing, plaintiffs led by seat owner William Higgins alleged in New York state Supreme Court that Goldman Sachs pulled the two sides together for its own interest.
BUSINESS
November 29, 2005 | From Reuters
The Supreme Court said Monday that it would consider an appeal by online auctioneer EBay Inc. in a case that could determine when it is appropriate to grant an injunction against a patent infringer. EBay, found to have infringed an e-commerce patent held by MercExchange for fixed-price sales, is asking whether an appeals court erred in deciding a permanent injunction must generally be issued once infringement of a valid patent has been determined.
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