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September 23, 1993 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has recommended to President Clinton that he nominate state appeals court Justice Robert J. Timlin of Corona to be a federal District Court judge in Los Angeles. Timlin, 61, is expected to win confirmation and become the first federal judge from the Inland Empire in nearly a decade.
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September 23, 1993 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has recommended to President Clinton that he nominate state appeals court Justice Robert J. Timlin of Corona to be a federal District Court judge in Los Angeles. Timlin, 61, is expected to win confirmation and become the first federal judge from the Inland Empire in nearly a decade.
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January 12, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
A motion to remove a federal judge in Riverside from the trial of two former Rocketdyne employees charged with environmental crimes was rejected Friday by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Phillips. Defense attorneys made the motion after learning that U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Timlin once helped a key prosecution witness hire a lawyer to sue Rocketdyne. The witness is the widow of a scientist killed in a 1994 explosion at Rocketdyne's Santa Susana Field Laboratory near Chatsworth.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge has dismissed portions of a lawsuit that contends former Manson family member Susan Atkins is a political prisoner because of the governor's policy opposing parole for most murderers. U.S. District Judge Robert J. Timlin ruled Wednesday that Atkins cannot sue the state, some agencies and commissioners because of their official actions, the Associated Press reported.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1996
A Tustin man who pleaded guilty to bank fraud and filing false income tax returns has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison followed by three years of probation. Richard H. Bond, 59, owner of Boundless Enterprises Inc., which operates as Coast Landscape, also was ordered to pay more than $100,000 in back taxes, plus interest, penalties and a $250 fine.
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October 27, 1996 | From a Times Staff Writer
A Las Vegas businessman has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for dumping hazardous industrial waste in the Mojave Desert under cover of darkness. Gene LeFave, president and owner of Fluid Polymers Inc., had previously pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Robert J. Timlin. The company manufactured adhesives and rubber products.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Moorpark man was fined $5,000 and sentenced to one year of probation Monday in the 1994 blast that killed two scientists at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory near Chatsworth. James F. Weber, 52, the first former Rocketdyne employee to be sentenced in the case, pleaded guilty last August to one misdemeanor count of unlawfully storing explosive materials. U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Timlin imposed the sentence. Weber's co-defendants, Joseph E. Flanagan, 61, of Stanwood, Wash.
NEWS
April 20, 1996 | From Times staff and wire reports
A federal judge has ordered a Fullerton paint manufacturer to pay $1.11 million in civil penalties for violating antipollution laws with paint it sold in the 1980s. Federal regulators had charged Vista Paint Corp. with selling thousands of gallons of paint that released chemicals at levels violating the Clean Air Act. Vista countered during the long-running case that it believed it had complied with local rules. The penalty announced is one-third of the record-setting $3.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 2004 | Sandra Murillo, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge has ruled that the city of Riverside must allow a group of anti-abortion protesters to continue to display large signs on the sidewalk outside a clinic. City code enforcement officials had confiscated the signs twice, saying they violated the city's sign ordinance. District Judge Robert J. Timlin, ruling that the ordinance violated the protesters' constitutional rights, granted a preliminary injunction preventing the city from enforcing the ordinance.
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August 27, 2002 | JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Moorpark man was fined $5,000 and sentenced to one year of probation Monday in the 1994 blast that killed two scientists at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory near Simi Valley. James F. Weber, 52, the first former Rocketdyne employee to be sentenced in the case, pleaded guilty last August to one misdemeanor count of unlawfully storing explosive materials. As part of his plea, Weber agreed to testify against his two co-defendants, but prosecutors never called him as a witness. U.S.
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