Category: Community

Deportation order for 11-year-old draws attention to courts’ woes

The near-deportation of a solitary 11-year-old child earlier this year highlights, critics say, the backlogs and turmoil surrounding federal immigration courts. “A federal immigration judge in Houston signed a deportation order for Laura Maradiaga-Alvarado, originally from El Salvador,… Read More

Report: Bankruptcy legal costs reach $84 million for PG&E

Legal costs associated with Northern California wildfires and a natural gas explosion total $84 million, based on a January bankruptcy filing, according to court filings reviewed by The Recorder. “Four outside law firms have billed Pacific Gas and… Read More

California marijuana retailer sued by former chief financial officer

MedMen, a major marijuana industry operator in California with 1,243 employees, faces a lawsuit by its former chief financial officer, the L.A. Times reports. “As California’s marijuana industry works to project an image of mainstream respectability, one of… Read More