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January 2, 1992 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Recall papers have been served on Joyce A. Karlin, the judge who sentenced a Korean-born grocer to five years probation for killing a black girl, and on the presiding judge of the court, who refused demands that Karlin be removed from the criminal bench.
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November 14, 1997 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
According to some, the race to replace Louis Caldera in the 46th Assembly District has been a frenzied, sometimes muddy sprint leading up to next Tuesday's special election. "I was a long-distance runner when I was a kid, but I've been sprinting since October," says Democratic candidate Gil Cedillo, acknowledging that the nine candidates had an unusually short time to campaign.
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August 19, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER
The last two causes of action in a Los Angeles Superior Court judge's suit against a small legal newspaper have been dismissed. Judge Ricardo A. Torres had sued the Metropolitan News for libel, among other allegations, after employees of the paper circulated a memo at the County Courthouse lampooning Torres, who was then presiding judge.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER
The last two causes of action in a Los Angeles Superior Court judge's suit against a small legal newspaper have been dismissed. Judge Ricardo A. Torres had sued the Metropolitan News for libel, among other allegations, after employees of the paper circulated a memo at the County Courthouse lampooning Torres, who was then presiding judge.
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October 30, 1992 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A longstanding battle between a small legal newspaper and the presiding judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court escalated Thursday when the judge filed a lawsuit in his own court that accuses the publisher of fraud, deceit and false impersonation. In his lawsuit, Presiding Judge Ricardo A. Torres accuses Metropolitan News-Enterprise publisher Roger M.
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January 23, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two months after he refused to move Judge Joyce A. Karlin off the criminal bench, the presiding judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court now says he may reassign the controversial jurist, who has been the target of protests since she granted probation to a Korean-born grocer who killed a black teen-ager. Presiding Judge Ricardo A. Torres made his remarks Wednesday during a luncheon of the Los Angeles County Bar Assn. He said he intends to shuffle judicial assignments when Gov.
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January 25, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Joyce A. Karlin, who has been at the center of a storm of protest since her controversial decision to give a Korean-born grocer probation in the killing of a black girl, has been transferred from the Compton courthouse to a new assignment with the Juvenile Court. The reassignment was announced Friday afternoon by Superior Court Presiding Judge Ricardo A. Torres, who just two months ago refused to move Karlin off the criminal bench.
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February 18, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The presiding judge was not amused. There, in a memo on Los Angeles Superior Court letterhead no less, he was pompously describing himself as "a judicial officer with august status" who was suspending "the election of my successor until such time as I determine it to be appropriate to hold such election."
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November 26, 1991 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Backing down from his hard-line stance, Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner announced Monday that he has abandoned his plan to disqualify from all criminal cases a Superior Court judge who gave probation to a Korean-born grocer convicted of killing a black teen-ager. Instead, Reiner said he has instructed his deputies to decide on a case-by-case basis whether to remove Judge Joyce A. Karlin, "with special attention to cases involving armed and violent offenders."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1997 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
According to some, the race to replace Louis Caldera in the 46th Assembly District has been a frenzied, sometimes muddy sprint leading up to next Tuesday's special election. "I was a long-distance runner when I was a kid, but I've been sprinting since October," says Democratic candidate Gil Cedillo, acknowledging that the nine candidates had an unusually short time to campaign.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 18, 1994 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The presiding judge was not amused. There, in a memo on Los Angeles Superior Court letterhead no less, he was pompously describing himself as "a judicial officer with august status" who was suspending "the election of my successor until such time as I determine it to be appropriate to hold such election."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1992 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A longstanding battle between a small legal newspaper and the presiding judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court escalated Thursday when the judge filed a lawsuit in his own court that accuses the publisher of fraud, deceit and false impersonation. In his lawsuit, Presiding Judge Ricardo A. Torres accuses Metropolitan News-Enterprise publisher Roger M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A small legal newspaper that has been engaged in a running feud with the presiding judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court has sued the judge in his own court, alleging that he abused his authority by ordering the detention of three newspaper employees who distributed a memo that lampooned him. The lawsuit, filed Friday, is the latest twist in a contentious yearlong battle between Presiding Judge Ricardo A.
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January 25, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Joyce A. Karlin, who has been at the center of a storm of protest since her controversial decision to give a Korean-born grocer probation in the killing of a black girl, has been transferred from the Compton courthouse to a new assignment with the Juvenile Court. The reassignment was announced Friday afternoon by Superior Court Presiding Judge Ricardo A. Torres, who just two months ago refused to move Karlin off the criminal bench.
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January 23, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two months after he refused to move Judge Joyce A. Karlin off the criminal bench, the presiding judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court now says he may reassign the controversial jurist, who has been the target of protests since she granted probation to a Korean-born grocer who killed a black teen-ager. Presiding Judge Ricardo A. Torres made his remarks Wednesday during a luncheon of the Los Angeles County Bar Assn. He said he intends to shuffle judicial assignments when Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 2, 1992 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Recall papers have been served on Joyce A. Karlin, the judge who sentenced a Korean-born grocer to five years probation for killing a black girl, and on the presiding judge of the court, who refused demands that Karlin be removed from the criminal bench.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A small legal newspaper that has been engaged in a running feud with the presiding judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court has sued the judge in his own court, alleging that he abused his authority by ordering the detention of three newspaper employees who distributed a memo that lampooned him. The lawsuit, filed Friday, is the latest twist in a contentious yearlong battle between Presiding Judge Ricardo A.
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April 9, 1987 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, Times Staff Writer
In a case that highlights a "gray area" of city regulations, a Los Angeles landlord was ordered Wednesday to restore utilities and stop eviction proceedings against tenants in a building that he is renovating pending a further court hearing. Superior Court Judge Ricardo A. Torres issued a temporary restraining order against Daniel Lerner of DL Investments, owner of an apartment building at 706 S. Normandie Ave.
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November 26, 1991 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Backing down from his hard-line stance, Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner announced Monday that he has abandoned his plan to disqualify from all criminal cases a Superior Court judge who gave probation to a Korean-born grocer convicted of killing a black teen-ager. Instead, Reiner said he has instructed his deputies to decide on a case-by-case basis whether to remove Judge Joyce A. Karlin, "with special attention to cases involving armed and violent offenders."
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