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[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
[First published Nov. 10, 2013 – 231 views] What’s wrong with Taliaferro? Taliaferro v. Hoogs (1965) 236 Cal.App.2d 521 is an appellate court opinion widely cited for upholding the constitutionality (of the original version) of California’s so-called “Vexatious Litigants” statute … Continue reading
[First published Feb 20, 2014 – republished Dec 8, 2014 after 629 views] How vague is “frivolous”? – Part 1 In 1995 – in the Los Angeles County probate court – in the course of a proceeding for petition for … Continue reading
[First published Dec 12, 2013 – republished Dec 7, 2014 after 593 views] Equal Protection Error in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo Wolfgram v Wells Fargo Bank (1997) 53 Cal.App.4th 43, is often cited as authority for upholding the constitutionality of … Continue reading
[First published Dec 10, 2013 – republished Dec 8, 2014 after 261 views] Equal Protection Error in Wolfe v. George Under our Constitutional Equal Protection doctrine, all persons, or classes of persons, shall be treated equally “in the same place … Continue reading
“Not proven is a verdict available to a court in Scotland. . . .. Under Scots law, a criminal trial may end in one of three verdicts: one of conviction (“guilty”) and two of acquittal (“not proven” and “not guilty”). … Continue reading
Video Description Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi on his new article on California’s three-strike rule. http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2276178587001/life-in-prison-for-stealing-tube-socks/?intcmp=sem_outloud#sp=show-clips
The following copies of email messages are self explanatory: Thank you for responding to my email message. Although I am not a lawyer (or rather I should say BECAUSE I am not a lawyer) I have a strong personal interest … Continue reading
Solomonic Procedure: A Suggestion for Reform of Litigation Procedure Suggestion: Judges should be required to repeat each litigant’s facts and arguments before giving a decision.
The following sources regarding pro se litigation are from the librarian at LA Co Law Library as of Feb. 28, 2013….