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February 5, 1988 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles sought Thursday to have a local immigration judge barred from hearing cases brought by the public-interest law firm because of what officials alleged is a pattern of harassment of attorneys and bias against Central American immigrants. In a letter to Chief Immigration Judge William R. Robie in Falls Church, Va., the foundation alleged that Immigration Judge Roy Daniel "has demonstrated prejudice against (Legal Aid) staff which is virulent to the extreme."
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February 5, 1988 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles sought Thursday to have a local immigration judge barred from hearing cases brought by the public-interest law firm because of what officials alleged is a pattern of harassment of attorneys and bias against Central American immigrants. In a letter to Chief Immigration Judge William R. Robie in Falls Church, Va., the foundation alleged that Immigration Judge Roy Daniel "has demonstrated prejudice against (Legal Aid) staff which is virulent to the extreme."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1992 | ANNA CEKOLA
Citing a lack of campaign funds, longtime resident Jay Durkin, a strong proponent of term limits and pay cuts for top-level City Hall managers, has announced that he is dropping out of the City Council race. "I just can't fight this huge, special-interest campaign," Durkin, 56, said Friday. "It's David and Goliath."
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June 6, 1989 | From United Press International
A special California Highway Patrol accident team Monday sought the cause of a truck-station wagon collision that killed a youth baseball coach, his two sons and three other players on rain-slick U.S. 101. The CHP said the truck towing two empty trailers was southbound Sunday at 9:15 a.m. and traveling at about 50 m.p.h. when it suddenly veered into the northbound lane and struck the station wagon. Officers said the speed of the station wagon was unknown. The victims, all from Santa Rosa, were identified as Roy A. Daniel Jr., 44; his sons, Roy III, 16, and Shane, 10; Nick Mataya, 16; Brent Towers, 17, and Nate Bartholomew, 16. The Daniels and the other youngsters were headed toward Ft. Bragg for a season-opening game.
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November 6, 1986 | Alma Cook
FRESNO Municipal Court Office 2 R.L. Putnam 55,876 Gary Huss 44,919 Huron City Council (3 Elected) Tony E. Silva, i. 188 Olivia D. Cano, i. 172 Ramon R. Dominguez, i. 146 Janet Payne Hill 118 Lana L. Cooper 96 La Metta Gore 91 George Willett 30 Mendota City Council (3 Elected) S. Leo Capuchino, i. 333 Victor Lozano, i. 316 William L. Smith 271 John R. Robledo, i. 267 Orange Cove Mayor Victor P. Lopez 762 Eugene E. Pinedo, i. 588 City Council (2 Elected) Hector E.
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October 19, 2013 | By Todd Martin
UFC 166 takes place Saturday night from Houston, Texas. The 12 fight card is headlined by a legacy defining UFC heavyweight title bout pitting champion Cain Velasquez against challenger Junior Dos Santos. Velasquez-Dos Santos is the rubber match in a trilogy of fights between the two dominant heavyweights of this era. Dos Santos won the first fight via first round knockout, with Velasquez taking the rematch via dominant unanimous decision. Dos Santos is 11-1 in the UFC and Velasquez is 10-1 in the UFC, with their only losses coming to the other man. UFC heavyweight title: Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos There's a good chance this will be the defining moment of each fighter's career.
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October 15, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In an incident reminiscent of the movie "Speed," a bus driver had to control his swerving vehicle on the Golden State Freeway as he grappled with a knife-wielding passenger, authorities said Friday. Benjamin Espinosa, 31, of Whittier was driving a 40-foot touring coach from Bakersfield to Pasadena Thursday when a passenger walked up to Espinosa and pressed a five-inch-long razor knife against his throat, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said.
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September 14, 1991 | IRENE CHANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal immigration judge on Friday ordered the deportation of a suspected Asian organized crime member who has been indicted on murder and robbery charges in Taiwan. U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Judge Roy J. Daniel also set bail at $85,000 for Kuei-chun Tung, 35, who was arrested Monday in his Alhambra home on a charge of holding a false Filipino passport.
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July 9, 1998 | From Associated Press
A federal jury convicted the four top leaders of the anti-government Montana "freemen" Wednesday of engaging in a gigantic conspiracy against the nation's banking system. The panel said it was hopelessly deadlocked, however, on the remaining eight defendants and other counts in the indictment. LeRoy Schweitzer, Daniel Petersen, Dale Jacobi and Russell Landers were convicted of a conspiracy to defraud four banks in what prosecutors said was a massive assault on the U.S. banking system.
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February 18, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Seven Palestinians and a Kenyan woman previously held without bail and accused of disseminating communist literature were ordered released Tuesday, some on their own recognizance and others on bond. Immigration Judge Roy Daniel ruled that the eight all appeared to have substantial "equities" in the United States and should be released. U.S.
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April 15, 2001 | LISA GETTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly every day, in courtrooms across the country, immigrants appear before special judges who are entrusted to render "fair and proper" decisions. In 9 out of 10 cases, the judges order the immigrants deported. A Los Angeles Times examination of the nation's immigration courts reveals a system in which judges are overburdened, immigrants are intimidated and justice often seems arbitrary. "The system, I think, frankly, is overwhelmed," said Bryan Scott Hicks, a Cincinnati immigration lawyer.
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