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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 16, 1999
In the five weeks since a Superior Court judge granted an injunction that essentially banned the gang known as "Culver City" from gathering on their home turf between Culver City and Marina del Rey, police have been on guard for retaliation from gang members. And it has come in the crude language of graffiti and gunfire. At about 1:30 a.m. on July 5, a Los Angeles police cruiser was fired upon in the 4900 block of Slauson Avenue.
October 23, 1999
Amid widening fallout from the Los Angeles Police Department's corruption scandal, a Superior Court judge Friday postponed enforcement of an injunction against 18th Street gang members in the Pico-Union District. Judge Rodney E. Nelson put the injunction on hold for an additional 60 days at the request of city and county prosecutors, who are assessing the damage to the court order caused by LAPD officers being investigated for a wide range of misconduct.
June 29, 1996
Redondo Beach on Friday got a preliminary injunction against 20 of the 28 members in the Northside Redondo 13 Gang. The order prohibits gang members from hanging out in Perry Park, consuming alcohol in public places and possessing dangerous weapons in a north Redondo Beach area bounded by Artesia Boulevard, Grant Avenue, Rindge Lane and Inglewood Avenue.
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