Day: April 21, 2020

Covina Man Arrested on Federal Charge Alleging He Cyberstalked and Threatened Violence Against Teenage Girls via Social Media

            Special agents with the FBI this morning arrested Carl Bennington, 33, of Covina, a San Gabriel Valley man and online promoter of the involuntary celibate (incel) subculture on a federal cyberstalking charge that he conducted an internet harassment campaign against two teenage girls who rejected his sexual advances.The complaint alleges that, from at least February 2016 …

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Agrees to Pay $25 Million Fine to Resolve Charges Stemming from More Than 1,100 Cases of Foodborne Illness

Southern California-Based Company Agrees to Pay Largest-Ever Fine in a Food Safety Case and Implement a Comprehensive Food Safety Compliance Program            Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. has agreed to pay a $25 million criminal fine and institute a comprehensive food-safety program to resolve criminal charges that it adulterated food that sickened more than 1,100 people across …

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Opinion analysis: With debate over adherence to precedent, justices scrap nonunanimous jury rule

In 1972, the Supreme Court ruled that the Sixth Amendment guarantees a right to a unanimous jury – but that defendants in state trials do not have such a right. Today, by a vote of 6-3, the justices reversed course, holding that the Sixth Amendment establishes a right to a unanimous jury that applies in both …

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