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Stop Vexatious and Frivolous Litigation In California Courts

Stop Vexatious and Frivolous Litigation In California Courts It’s easy to stop vexatious litigation and relieve court congestion in California.  Simply amend California’s vexatious litigant statute (“VLS”) to delete the words “in propria persona” from Cal.Civ.Proc.Code, sec’s 391(b)1, 391(b)2, and … Continue reading

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Categories of So-Called “Vexatious Litigants”

In general usage the term, “vexatious” refers to someone who does something blameworthy – someone who deliberately harasses or annoys someone else. “. . . lacking justification and intended to harass . . .” (Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, 2002, … Continue reading

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Kozinski-itis: Hypocrisy in the Unpublished Opinions Controversy

Judges ought to be more learned than witty, . . Francis Bacon These two messages comprised an article in Citizens Law Journal (2004)] The 9th Circuit’s non-publication rule (Circuit Rule 36-3) undermines the Doctrine of Precedent – the very foundation … Continue reading

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About the Word “Vexatious”

[First published November 26, 2013 –  1393 views until now] About the word “Vexatious” In general usage, the word “vexatious” means blameworthy English language dictionaries define “vexatious” conduct as conduct that is blameworthy. “Vexatious”, in general usage, refers to someone … Continue reading

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Pierce v. Cantil-Sakauye class action Opening Brief filed 11-08-2013

[First published Nov.15, 2013 – 493 views until now] Pierce v. Cantil-Sakauye class action Opening Brief filed 11-08-2013 “Arch Cunningham, the attorney representing the class of parents who were stigmatized as vexatious, has filed his opening brief with the Ninth … Continue reading

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California Traffic Camera Tickets: Robotic Law Enforcement

[First published 29 Aug 2013] Below is part of a recent response to a California Camera Ticket. I thought this may be of interest to others.  Does anyone know if this issue of the Jackson case is the same issue as … Continue reading

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How Vague is “Frivolous”? – Part 2

[First published Mar 25, 2014 – republished Dec 8, 2014 after 466 views] Under sec. 391(b)(3) of California’s so-called “Vexatious Litigant” statute (California Civil Procedure Code Sec.391 et seq – “VLS”) a pro se litigant may be punished for engaging … Continue reading

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Prior Restraint Errors in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo – Part 2

[First published Oct. 31, 2013 – 233 views until now] Judge Morrison’s Error # 4 – A “Partial Restriction” is still a “prior restraint” Judge Morrison holds that what he describes as a “partial restriction” does not constitute a prior … Continue reading

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Prior Restraint Errors in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo – Part 1

[First published Oct. 31, 2013 – 293 views until now] Prior Restraint Errors in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo – Part 1 Wolfgram v Wells Fargo Bank (1997) 53 Cal.App.4th 43, is the opinion cited in case after case – often … Continue reading

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Wolfe v. George – Judge Kleinfeld’s Judicial Shortchange

[First published Oct. 23, 2013 – 216 views until now] California’s so-called “Vexatious Litigants” Statute” (“VLS” – California Civil Procedure Code Section 391 et seq) was passed by the California Legislature in 1963. The VLS permits a defendant to move … Continue reading

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