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December 23, 1988 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
Although considered a tough-minded conservative, those who know U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson were not surprised Thursday by his ruling to throw out provisions of a 1952 immigration law used by the government to deport aliens if they advocate world communism. "He calls a spade a spade," said civil rights attorney Steven Yagman, who has had his share of run-ins with judges in the Los Angeles Federal Courthouse. "He never makes a decision with fear or favor."
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June 8, 1994 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court judge said he will rule Thursday on whether the U.S. Constitution protects a Los Angeles County fireman's right to read Playboy in the firehouse. * After a one-day trial--which included testimony that Playboy has female and blind readers who find the magazine worthwhile for its articles alone--U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson suggested Tuesday that he was leaning toward ruling in favor of county Fire Department Capt. Steven W. Johnson, 49.
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June 8, 1994 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court judge said he will rule Thursday on whether the U.S. Constitution protects a Los Angeles County fireman's right to read Playboy in the firehouse. * After a one-day trial--which included testimony that Playboy has female and blind readers who find the magazine worthwhile for its articles alone--U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson suggested Tuesday that he was leaning toward ruling in favor of county Fire Department Capt. Steven W. Johnson, 49.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1994 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court judge will declare Thursday whether the U. S. Constitution protects a Los Angeles County firefighter's right to read Playboy in the firehouse, even if county managers fear that such magazines create an unpleasant atmosphere for outnumbered women firefighters. Following a one-day trial in his courtroom on the subject--including testimony that Playboy has female and blind readers who find the magazine worthwhile for its articles alone--U. S. District Judge Stephen V.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1994 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court judge will declare Thursday whether the U. S. Constitution protects a Los Angeles County firefighter's right to read Playboy in the firehouse, even if county managers fear that such magazines create an unpleasant atmosphere for outnumbered women firefighters. Following a one-day trial in his courtroom on the subject--including testimony that Playboy has female and blind readers who find the magazine worthwhile for its articles alone--U. S. District Judge Stephen V.
BUSINESS
April 22, 1986
U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson dismissed a suit filed by Stater Bros. against ousted President Jack H. Brown charging that he manipulated earnings so he could buy stock at low prices. But a Stater lawyer said the legal battle isn't over, adding that the charges were dismissed on technical grounds and that Stater will amend its suit within 15 days.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 24, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
U.S. District Court Judge Stephen V. Wilson judge threw out Kelly LeBrock's $5-million lawsuit against Playboy magazine Wednesday, ruling that a photograph of the actress-model in the magazine's June, 1986, issue was tasteful and did not harm her professional image. Wilson termed the lawsuit "frivolous," saying: "Her forte is her God-given good looks, and it seems that all Playboy did was portray her God-given good looks."
NEWS
August 4, 1985
Beverly Hills attorney Stephen V. Wilson, 44, has been nominated by President Reagan to the U.S. District Court bench in Los Angeles, a spokesman for Sen. Pete Wilson (R.-Calif.) announced. Wilson was a U.S. Department of Justice attorney from 1968 to 1977 and served as chief of the fraud and special prosecutions section of the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
BUSINESS
July 4, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Keating Loses Motion: A federal judge rejected arguments that a restitution hearing against former Lincoln Savings & Loan owner Charles H. Keating Jr. and his top aide, Judy J. Wischer, infringed on their constitutional rights to a fair trial in a criminal case set to begin next month. U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson said there was "nothing to justify" a halt in the "important civil proceedings" brought by the Office of Thrift Supervision.
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December 23, 1988 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
Although considered a tough-minded conservative, those who know U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson were not surprised Thursday by his ruling to throw out provisions of a 1952 immigration law used by the government to deport aliens if they advocate world communism. "He calls a spade a spade," said civil rights attorney Steven Yagman, who has had his share of run-ins with judges in the Los Angeles Federal Courthouse. "He never makes a decision with fear or favor."
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