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April 25, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
A lawsuit filed against three people who sought to oust Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist from the anti-illegal immigrant organization has been dismissed. Gilchrist has founded a new group and is no longer affiliated with the original Minuteman Project. Gilchrist petitioned the court to drop the lawsuit because it could have led to a judge appointing an independent party to control the finances of the citizen border control group.
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May 14, 2011 | By Lauren Williams, Los Angeles Times
An Orange County judge issued a gag order Friday in the misdemeanor criminal trial of 11 college students accused of disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. Superior Court Judge Peter J. Wilson said he did not want potential jurors to have preconceived ideas about the case involving the so-called Irvine 11. His order applies to both the prosecution and to the defense. Defense attorneys filed a motion on May 3 that aimed to silence prosecutors, claiming that Orange County Deputy Dist.
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October 6, 2006 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Jim Gilchrist, the Aliso Viejo accountant who co-founded the Minuteman Project, was forced offstage seconds into his speech at Columbia University on Wednesday night by students who said his anti-illegal immigration message was not welcome in New York. Gilchrist, who was invited by the Columbia University College Republicans, was unharmed but was unable to continue speaking as planned and was forced to leave the stage after an altercation with students.
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April 25, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
A lawsuit filed against three people who sought to oust Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist from the anti-illegal immigrant organization has been dismissed. Gilchrist has founded a new group and is no longer affiliated with the original Minuteman Project. Gilchrist petitioned the court to drop the lawsuit because it could have led to a judge appointing an independent party to control the finances of the citizen border control group.
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March 11, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist was confronted by three associates who had been his closest allies when he arrived at his group's headquarters in Lake Forest in late January. "Jim," said Marvin Stewart, "the board has terminated you as president." Gilchrist recalled that it felt like his heart sank to his stomach, prompting him to instinctively yell, "You're all fired." "No, Jim, you are fired," Stewart said.
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December 6, 2005 | Jean O. Pasco, Times Staff Writer
The final day of campaigning in an Orange County congressional race that has received national attention because of its focus on immigration played out on the airwaves Monday as the front-running Republican and aggressive third-party challenger sniped at each other. State Sen.
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March 24, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist and his opponents within the anti-illegal-immigration group both claimed victory Friday after an Orange County Superior Court judge put Gilchrist back in charge of the organization's funds but indicated that those assets might soon be put into receivership. Judge Randell L.
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September 3, 2005 | David Haldane, Times Staff Writer
If American Independent Party congressional candidate and anti-illegal immigration activist Jim Gilchrist can't be listed as director of the Minuteman project on next month's special election ballot, the space next to his name will be left blank, his campaign manager said Friday.
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May 14, 2011 | By Lauren Williams, Los Angeles Times
An Orange County judge issued a gag order Friday in the misdemeanor criminal trial of 11 college students accused of disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. Superior Court Judge Peter J. Wilson said he did not want potential jurors to have preconceived ideas about the case involving the so-called Irvine 11. His order applies to both the prosecution and to the defense. Defense attorneys filed a motion on May 3 that aimed to silence prosecutors, claiming that Orange County Deputy Dist.
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February 27, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
A behind-the-scenes power struggle over control of the Minuteman Project spilled into an Orange County courtroom Monday with ousted co-founder Jim Gilchrist asking a judge to give him back control of the citizen border patrol group. Superior Court Judge Randell L. Wilkinson said he would issue a ruling within a few days.
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March 24, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist and his opponents within the anti-illegal-immigration group both claimed victory Friday after an Orange County Superior Court judge put Gilchrist back in charge of the organization's funds but indicated that those assets might soon be put into receivership. Judge Randell L.
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March 11, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist was confronted by three associates who had been his closest allies when he arrived at his group's headquarters in Lake Forest in late January. "Jim," said Marvin Stewart, "the board has terminated you as president." Gilchrist recalled that it felt like his heart sank to his stomach, prompting him to instinctively yell, "You're all fired." "No, Jim, you are fired," Stewart said.
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February 28, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
An Orange County judge on Tuesday said he would rule next month on whether to allow anti-illegal immigration activist Jim Gilchrist to retain control of his Minuteman Project border patrol organization. Gilchrist, co-founder of the group, had sought an immediate restraining order Monday against the three members of the group's seven-member board who took a 3-0 vote to oust him as president. Superior Court Judge Randell L.
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February 27, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
A behind-the-scenes power struggle over control of the Minuteman Project spilled into an Orange County courtroom Monday with ousted co-founder Jim Gilchrist asking a judge to give him back control of the citizen border patrol group. Superior Court Judge Randell L. Wilkinson said he would issue a ruling within a few days.
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October 6, 2006 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Jim Gilchrist, the Aliso Viejo accountant who co-founded the Minuteman Project, was forced offstage seconds into his speech at Columbia University on Wednesday night by students who said his anti-illegal immigration message was not welcome in New York. Gilchrist, who was invited by the Columbia University College Republicans, was unharmed but was unable to continue speaking as planned and was forced to leave the stage after an altercation with students.
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December 6, 2005 | Jean O. Pasco, Times Staff Writer
The final day of campaigning in an Orange County congressional race that has received national attention because of its focus on immigration played out on the airwaves Monday as the front-running Republican and aggressive third-party challenger sniped at each other. State Sen.
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February 28, 2007 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
An Orange County judge on Tuesday said he would rule next month on whether to allow anti-illegal immigration activist Jim Gilchrist to retain control of his Minuteman Project border patrol organization. Gilchrist, co-founder of the group, had sought an immediate restraining order Monday against the three members of the group's seven-member board who took a 3-0 vote to oust him as president. Superior Court Judge Randell L.
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December 4, 2005 | Jean O. Pasco and Dan Weikel, Times Staff Writers
Tuesday's special election to fill Rep. Christopher Cox's seat might have been a bland affair with the Republican primary winner preordained -- year after year, congressional elections in coastal Orange County usually are. This year, the politics of immigration have changed that. Jim Gilchrist, cofounder of the border security group called the Minuteman Project and candidate of the American Independent Party, has run an energetic and increasingly wellfunded campaign against state Sen.
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December 4, 2005 | Jean O. Pasco and Dan Weikel, Times Staff Writers
Tuesday's special election to fill Rep. Christopher Cox's seat might have been a bland affair with the Republican primary winner preordained -- year after year, congressional elections in coastal Orange County usually are. This year, the politics of immigration have changed that. Jim Gilchrist, cofounder of the border security group called the Minuteman Project and candidate of the American Independent Party, has run an energetic and increasingly wellfunded campaign against state Sen.
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September 3, 2005 | David Haldane, Times Staff Writer
If American Independent Party congressional candidate and anti-illegal immigration activist Jim Gilchrist can't be listed as director of the Minuteman project on next month's special election ballot, the space next to his name will be left blank, his campaign manager said Friday.
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