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The Case of a Shattered Windshield, a Dead Fish and a Rose Moves Forward… Sorta

From DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com:
Imprisoned former celebrity P.I. Anthony Pellicano and a man he allegedly hired to threaten former entertainment business journalist Anita Busch (then working as a…

Paul Kiesel

Online Travel Companies (OTCs): Ready to Pay Some Taxes?

*The law firm of Kiesel Boucher Larson is involved in multiple class-action cases against the online travel companies.
From the New York Times:
FOR years, online travel companies like Expedia,…

Paul Kiesel

Catholic Church "Repentant" Over Irish Abuse Scandal, Past and Present Actions Contradict Its Rhetoric

From Reuters:
DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish bishops said they were ashamed, humbled and repentant about widespread abuse of children at Catholic-run schools after victims marched silently to the Irish…

Paul Kiesel

Ignorance meets Incompetence: The Criminal Trial of Ernest Nelson, UCLA Body Broker

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Lax Oversight Forces Metrolink to Hire Own Crews

From the Los Angeles Times:
In the latest fallout from last year’s Metrolink disaster, the Southern California commuter rail agency could begin directly hiring and managing its engineers and…

Paul Kiesel

Sexual Abuse of Children was 'Endemic' and Covered Up by the Clergy in Ireland

From Bloomberg:
May 20 (Bloomberg) — Sexual abuse of children in Irish state and church-run institutions for boys was “endemic” and covered up by the clergy, according to a…

Paul Kiesel

Hundreds of Children Beaten, Sexually Abused and "Terrorized" for Decades at Catholic-run Schools in Ireland

From the Los Angeles Times:
Reporting from London — Boys and girls were beaten, sexually abused and emotionally terrorized for decades in workhouse-style schools run by Ireland’s Catholic Church,…

Paul Kiesel

Ernest Nelson Found Guilty in UCLA Body-Parts Program Scandal

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From the Los Angeles Times:
A businessman accused of selling body parts from corpses donated to UCLA medical school in a scandal that tarnished the reputation…

Paul Kiesel

Message to Notre Dame Response Group: President Obama's the Least of Your Worries

A group of students — a very small group of students — from Notre Dame University made a short movie trailer (a la Hollywood-summer-blockbuster trailers) in an attempt to rally support around…

Paul Kiesel

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's Proposed Budget Cuts Include Skimping on Ethics

From the Los Angeles Times:
There’s more to public safety than police and fire protection. A safe city also is one that makes an effort to shield its people from the corrosive influences of sleazy…