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July 14, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trial of the highest-ranking CIA official indicted in the Iran-Contra affair began with a bang Monday as an angry federal judge threatened to throw out all charges because the government has failed to supply the defense with necessary documents. If the government "can't cope" with the job of processing evidence for the trial of Clair E. George, the CIA's former No. 3 official, "I can put the government out of its misery," declared U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth. "I know how to end it."
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NEWS
July 14, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trial of the highest-ranking CIA official indicted in the Iran-Contra affair began with a bang Monday as an angry federal judge threatened to throw out all charges because the government has failed to supply the defense with necessary documents. If the government "can't cope" with the job of processing evidence for the trial of Clair E. George, the CIA's former No. 3 official, "I can put the government out of its misery," declared U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth. "I know how to end it."
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BUSINESS
March 22, 1990 | JAMES BATES and ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that federal regulators lack constitutional authority to seize an ailing Illinois savings and loan, throwing into disarray the nation's already troubled thrift bailout program. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth in Washington agreed with Olympic Federal Savings & Loan of Berwyn, Ill., that the 7-month-old U.S. Office of Thrift Supervision lacks authority to seize the thrift because its previous director, M. Danny Wall, and its current one, Salvatore R.
BUSINESS
March 22, 1990 | JAMES BATES and ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that federal regulators lack constitutional authority to seize an ailing Illinois savings and loan, throwing into disarray the nation's already troubled thrift bailout program. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth in Washington agreed with Olympic Federal Savings & Loan of Berwyn, Ill., that the 7-month-old U.S. Office of Thrift Supervision lacks authority to seize the thrift because its previous director, M. Danny Wall, and its current one, Salvatore R.
SPORTS
March 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The NFL is liable for damages for fixing the salaries of players on clubs' developmental squads in violation of antitrust law, U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ruled in Washington. He said a trial must be held to determine the amount of damages to be paid by the NFL.
NATIONAL
September 12, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
The Justice Department said it would not prosecute 10 Chiquita Brands International executives involved in the company's now-defunct payoff of Colombian paramilitary fighters protecting its most profitable banana-growing operation. The government's decision was part of a sentencing memo urging U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth to fine Chiquita $25 million and have the company serve five years' probation for its illegal deals. The sentencing hearing is set for Monday.
NEWS
July 18, 2000 | From Times wire services
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth accused the White House of keeping him in the dark about how long it would take to restore thousands of lost Clinton administration e-mails. Lamberth said the White House never told him that revised estimates for the project were vastly different from what administration lawyers had reported earlier.
NEWS
December 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jurors in the second Iran-Contra trial of former CIA official Clair E. George ended their 10th day of deliberations without a full verdict and recessed until today. The jurors said earlier that they had reached agreement on some of the seven counts but were deadlocked on the rest. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth told them to keep trying for a decision on all counts. George, 62, is charged with making false statements to Congress and a grand jury.
SPORTS
March 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The NFL is liable for damages for fixing the salaries of players on clubs' developmental squads, in violation of antitrust law, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in Washington. The 235 class-action members were "robbed . . . of any bargaining power" by the NFL's decision to pay them a flat $1,000 a week in 1989, U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth said. The judge said a trial must be held to determine the amount of damages to be paid by the NFL.
SPORTS
August 28, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge has approved a $201,900 settlement by the NFL to players who signed practice player contracts during the 1990 season. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth also gave tentative approval Friday to a proposed settlement for practice squad players during the current season. The matter involves a 1990 class-action lawsuit filed after the NFL in 1989 hired special developmental squad players and paid them $1,000 a week, with no opportunity to negotiate higher pay.
WORLD
May 31, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth blamed Iran for a 1983 suicide truck bombing that killed 241 Americans, mostly U.S. Marines, in Beirut. He said Tehran would have to pay damages in a lawsuit by 153 survivors and relatives. Lamberth said the attack was carried out by the terrorist group Hezbollah with approval and funding of senior Iranian officials. Iran never responded to the suit, and damages have yet to be decided. The U.S.
NATIONAL
March 8, 2000 | Associated Press
A federal judge ruled this week that the Pentagon should have turned over a letter that referred to confidential information about Linda Tripp. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth said "the court is mind-boggled" that the Pentagon maintains it was not required to surrender the letter for a lawsuit filed by a conservative group, Judicial Watch.
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