Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Whistleblowers Charge Northern District Bench Complicit in Cover-Up of Contra Costa County Judge Misconduct

California 1st District Court of Appeal Justice J. Anthony Kline, Justice James A. Richman, Justice Therese M. Stewart, Justice Marla J. Miller, Justice Jim Humes, Justice Ignazio Ruvolo, Justice Peter Siggins, Justice William McGuiness,  Justice Sandra Marguilies, Justice Robert Dondero, Justice Kathleen Banke, Justice Stuart Pollak, Justice Martin Jenkins, Justice Timothy Reardon, Justice Maria Rivera, Justice Jon Streeter, Justice Barbara Jones, Justice Mark Simons, Justice Henry Needham, Justice Terrence Bruiniers,  First District Court of Appeal California - US District Court Northern District of California Judge Phyllis Hamilton, Judge Joseph Spero, Judge William Alsup, Judge Charles Breyer, Judge Edward Chen, Judge Maxine Chesney, Judge Vince Chhabria, Judge Susan Illston, Judge William Orrick, Judge Richard Seeborg, Judge Jon Tiger, Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong, Judge Haywood Gilliam, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Judge Phyllis Hamilton, Judge Jeffrey White, Judge Claudia Wilken, Judge Edward J. Davila, Judge Jeremy Fogel, Judge Beth Labson Freeman, Judge Lucy Koh, United States District Court - Judge Bruce Mills Contra Costa County Superior Court
Judge Bruce Mills has been shielded from accountability for serial misconduct spanning 17 years by 1st District Court of Appeal Justices Jim Humes, Anthony Kline, William McGuiness, Ignazio Ruvolo, and Barbara Jones, according to whistleblowers. Federal judges Phyllis Hamilton, Joseph Spero, William Alsup, and Beth Labson Freeman protected Mills at the federal level.  

East Bay Times editorial board calls on controversial Contra Costa County Judge Bruce Mills to resign:

Monday, March 13, 2017

Six Years Later: California Federal District Courts Continue To Abdicate Duty To Protect Civil and Constitutional Rights of State Court Litigants

United States District Court California Central District Judge Virginia Phillips, Judge Patrick Walsh, Southern District Judge Barry Moskowitz, Judge Jan Alder, Eastern District Judge Lawrence O’Neill, Judge Edmund Brennan, Judge William Shubb, Judge Garland Burrell, Judge Anthony Ishii, Northern District Judge Phyllis Hamilton, Judge Joseph Spero, Judge William Alsup, Judge Edward Davila, Judge Beth Labson Freeman, Judge Lucy Koh United States District Court  United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit, Chief Judge Sidney Thomas, Judge Stephen Reinhardt, Judge Alex Kozinski, Judge Susan Graber, Judge Margaret McKeown, Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw, Judge William Fletcher, Judge Ronald Gould, Judge Richard Paez, Judge Marsha Berzon, Judge Richard Tallman, Judge Johnnie Rawlinson, Judge Jay Bybee, Judge Consuelo Maria Callahan, Judge Carlos Bea, Judge Alfred Goodwin, Judge Clifford Wallace, Judge Procter Ralph Hug, Judge Mary Schroeder, Judge Joseph Farris, Judge Harry Pregerson, Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson, Judge William Canby, Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain, Judge Edward Levy, Judge Stephen Trott, Judge Ferdinand Fernandez, Judge Andrew Kleinfeld, Judge Michael Daly Hawkins, Judge Wallace Tashima, Judge Barry Silverman, Judge Raymond Fisher, Judge Richard Clifton,  United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
California federal district court presiding judges Virginia Phillips, Barry Moskowitz, Lawrence O'Neill and Phyllis Hamilton have shut the courthouse door on financially disadvantaged state court litigants making civil rights claims, according to court reform advocates. 

Federal district courts in California continue to use a variety of bad faith tactics to avoid hearing cases involving serious misconduct by trial courts.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Federal Courts Abdicating Duty to Protect Civil and Constitutional Rights of Socioeconomically Disadvantaged, Watchdogs Charge

Judge Bruce Mills Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Thomas Maddock - Judge Ignazio Ruvolo 1st District Court of Appeal Judge Anthony Kline - Judge James Richmond - California Commission on Judicial Performance Victoria B. Henley Director - Judge Kevin Culhane Sacramento County Superior Court -California Supreme Court Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye - Ming Chin - Goodwin Liu - Kathryn Werdegar - Carol Corrigan - Leondra Kruger - Mariano Cuellar - Supreme Court of California - California Judicial Council - Vance Raye 3rd District Court of Appeal Judge Cole Blease -
An anonymous California court reform organization has released a 50-page catalog documenting what they allege is institutionalized socioeconomic bias in state courts. 

The compilation includes little-known state laws that require judges to perform judicial and administrative duties free of bias based on the socioeconomic status of court users. 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Eastern District Sacramento Controversy: Chief Judge Morrison England Issues Full-Bench Disqualification Order


Sacramento Federal Court Eastern District of California – United States Courts, US District Court Sacramento, Judge William B. Shubb, Judge Edmund F. Brennan, Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr, Judge Carolyn K. Delaney, Judge Morrison C. England Jr, Judge Gregory G. Hollows, Judge John A. Mendez, Judge Kendall J. Newman, Judge Troy L. Nunley, Judge Allison Claire, Judge Dale A. Drozd, Judge Lawrence K. Karlton, Judge Kimberly J. Mueller, United States Attorney Benjamin Wagner,
Judge Morrison England has issued an unprecedented order disqualifying all judges of the US District Court for the Eastern District of California. 

United States District Court Chief Judge Morrison C. England yesterday issued an order banning every judge of the Eastern District court from hearing a startling motion seeking to undo a 2012 judgment due to elaborate fraud on the court and other egregious misconduct by the government.