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August 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
A jury has awarded more than $1 million in damages to a Santa Clara County prosecutor who was suspended just before an election in which he ran against the then-district attorney's choice of successor. The prosecutor, Julius Finkelstein, was suspended after being accused of leaking a confidential memo to a newspaper about a past reprimand of his opponent. A six-member jury found Thursday that the accusation had been false and had damaged Finkelstein. The county and former Dist. Atty.
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August 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
A jury has awarded more than $1 million in damages to a Santa Clara County prosecutor who was suspended just before an election in which he ran against the then-district attorney's choice of successor. The prosecutor, Julius Finkelstein, was suspended after being accused of leaking a confidential memo to a newspaper about a past reprimand of his opponent. A six-member jury found Thursday that the accusation had been false and had damaged Finkelstein. The county and former Dist. Atty.
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August 28, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
A veteran prosecutor who heads a special operations staff of 30 lawyers in the Santa Clara County district attorney's office has been arrested on suspicion of buying antiques from a burglary ring specializing in stealing collector's items. Over the weekend, undercover investigators videotaped Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Nudelman, 46, allegedly paying $100 for an antique porcelain pedestal-type sink and an oak dropfront desk in the parking lot of a Los Gatos market, police said.
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August 28, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
A veteran prosecutor who heads a special operations staff of 30 lawyers in the Santa Clara County district attorney's office has been arrested on suspicion of buying antiques from a burglary ring specializing in stealing collector's items. Over the weekend, undercover investigators videotaped Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Nudelman, 46, allegedly paying $100 for an antique porcelain pedestal-type sink and an oak dropfront desk in the parking lot of a Los Gatos market, police said.
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February 8, 1987
The entire five-member Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors was sentenced to five days in jail for disobeying a San Jose judge's orders to ease jail overcrowding. However, Superior Court Judge Spurgeon Avakian, who had ordered the supervisors to provide additional individual cells for male prisoners, said the five could purge themselves if, by March 13, they can show him a plan to build a new jail that would provide 96 additional cells by Dec. 1.
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June 4, 1988 | Associated Press
Santa Clara County Supervisor Tom Legan, who is seeking reelection, was found innocent Friday of three counts of molesting his elder daughter in 1982. A jury of seven men and five women deliberated for six days before reaching their verdict, and advised Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Daniel Creed earlier this week that they were deadlocked 7 to 5. He told them to continue mulling over evidence in the monthlong trial in an effort to reach agreement.
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March 17, 1987 | Associated Press
All five of Santa Clara County's supervisors were sentenced to jail terms Monday for violating a judge's order to provide more jail cells for male inmates. But retired Alameda County Superior Court Judge Spurgeon Avakian, the fourth judge to handle the 6-year-old suit against the county, dropped his threat to fine the county $9.3 million for failing to come up with a plan to provide 96 one-man cells for violent inmates.
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June 4, 1988 | Associated Press
Santa Clara County Supervisor Tom Legan, who is seeking reelection, was found innocent Friday of three counts of molesting his elder daughter in 1982. A jury of seven men and five women deliberated for six days before reaching their verdict, and advised Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Daniel Creed earlier this week that they were deadlocked 7 to 5. He told them to continue mulling over evidence in the monthlong trial in an effort to reach agreement.
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December 4, 1987
Santa Clara County Supervisor Thomas L. Legan surrendered to San Jose police on a felony charge that he molested his oldest daughter when she was 12, nearly six years ago. Legan was released after he posted $15,000 bail. Legan, 44, a West Point graduate and supervisor since 1982, said, ". . . I am innocent and for me to back off from a vicious character assassination such as this would be a grave mistake. I expect to be completely vindicated."
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March 17, 1987 | Associated Press
All five of Santa Clara County's supervisors were sentenced to jail terms Monday for violating a judge's order to provide more jail cells for male inmates. But retired Alameda County Superior Court Judge Spurgeon Avakian, the fourth judge to handle the 6-year-old suit against the county, dropped his threat to fine the county $9.3 million for failing to come up with a plan to provide 96 one-man cells for violent inmates.
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