The parties involved in approving (and accepting) the $5k gift to San Diego Pride Board Chair Philip Princetta could be charged with misappropriation of public funds, conspiracy, fraud, and even grand theft.
This year, 2010, brings a startling change to people arrested for DUI in San Diego County. Gone are the days where an arrest merely placed you in a holding cell for six to eight hours and released thereafter without more.
With so many people eager to be home with family, I wondered how I could distinguish between those jurors who dislike the prosecution for prosecuting a DUI during the holidays, versus those wanting to convict simply because my client is exercising her constitutional rights during their much needed vacation time.
When an openly gay woman Houston's mayoral election, this marked the latest in a string of victories by gay candidates across the country, a trend that seems to contradict the bans on same-sex marriage that have been passed in most states in recent years.