Category: US District Court

Redwoods Trump Road Widening

A federal judge has blocked the state from widening a one-mile stretch of Highway 101 that winds through Richardson Grove State Park in order to protect old grown redwoods along the narrow stretch in Humboldt County.  The state asked to…

Equador, Chevron Battle Over Amazon Witness

UPDATED:  A federal judge gave Chevron and a private investigator a reprieve for a few days in the investigator’s effort to keep from being questioned by Eucuador about alleged judicial corruption in an $18 billion judgment against Chevron.  This long-running case includes the makings of a…

Estonian Investment Fraud

 For conspiring to defraud a federal overseas investment program of millions of dollars purportedly to fund a bakery and mill in Estonia, four men were sentenced to prison and ordered to pay more than $2 million in restitution. In a…