fix articles 263599, kern
LAWSUIT ALLEGING FEDERAL VOTING RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN KERN COUNTY (tags)
After 11 days of testimony, trial ended this week in a landmark lawsuit filed by MALDEF alleging that Kern County unlawfully denies Latinos the right to elect candidates of their choice, in violation of Section 2 of the federal Voting Rights Act. It was the first federal voting rights case in California in more than a decade.
Do the Laws Apply to Government? Landmark Trial Against Kern County Animal Shelter (tags)
California animal shelters are obligated to follow the Hayden Law since 1998 when it was signed into law. Kern County has been snubbing their nose at these laws since they were signed into law, but a citizen finally had enough and sued them. Trial set for Monday, July 31, 2006 at 9 a.m. in Bakersfield for a one day trial in this precedent setting uncharted lawsuit.
Kern County Animal Shelters: Above the Law and Below the Radar (tags)
After extensive negotiations broke down for various violations of Kern County Animal Shelters violating the Tom Hayden Laws, a trial has been set for this watershed lawsuit in July, 2006.