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Attorney General Harris conducting investigation of Wells Fargo

  Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined the growing pile-on against Wells Fargo’s improper business dealings. “California’s attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank stole customers’ identities in the sales practices

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Gov. Brown nominates Leondra Kruger to state Supreme Court

Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a U.S. Department of Justice official for a spot on the California Supreme Court. On Monday, Brown nominated Leondra R. Kruger, a Yale Law School graduate, to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of

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FBI eyes San Diego mayor; his biggest risk may be perjury rap 9

Happy 237th birthday, America. No, that is not a reference to “The Shining.” Now, onto the news: Well, that didn’t take long. Multiple news outlets are reporting that the FBI and/or the U.S. Justice Department is looking at a San Diego

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Obama administration taps AP phone lines 12

May 14, 2013 By Katy Grimes The Associated Press found itself in an interesting juxtaposition yesterday when it had to report that the Obama Justice Department secretly obtained two months of AP’s own employees’ phone records. In what can only be called

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Bill would protect cell phone privacy 0

July 13, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Is one of every 186 cell phone users a criminal suspect? One might think so in the wake of the revelation this week, in a congressional report,  that law enforcement requested data last year

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