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Michael Avenatti Not Charged With Domestic Violence for Now

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4:00pm 2/1/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office announced it will not file domestic violence charges against Michael Avenatti after Estonian actress Mareli Miniutti claimed he dragged her around her apartment.

However, the office left the door open to possibly file charges in the future.

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Freshman Applications Drop at University of California for First Time in 15 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8:00am 2/1/2019 at 8:00am

The University of California is certainly in no danger of closing, but this is another indication that the higher ed bubble is real.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

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Airbnb faces federal court discrimination suit over delisting Jewish homes in ‘West Bank’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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In November, Airbnb announced that it would delist Jewish homes, and only Jewish homes, in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

As I explained at the time, the delisting nominally referred to homes in Settlements, but in the West Bank that is the only place Jews can purchase or rent homes because...

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Feminism Seminar at UCLA Discourages Use of Fragrances, Including Deodorant

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 11:30am 1/27/2019 at 11:30am

Hopefully, the seminar will be held in a space with strong air conditioning.

Campus Reform reports:

Feminist seminar: ‘Please refrain’ from wearing fragrances…including DEODORANT!

Students hoping to attend a University of California, Los Angeles event focusing on America’s “gendered regimes of incarceration” may have to do so in a cloud of body odor.

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UCLA Student Paper Finds School’s Diversity Statement ‘Troublingly Bad’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/22/2019 at 12:00pm

Diversity is higher education’s unofficial new religion and those who don’t demonstrate enough faith will be punished.

The College Fix reports:

Student editorial: Faculty diversity statement is ‘troublingly bad’

The editors of a student newspaper have slammed one of their university’s attempts to address diversity on campus, calling it “troublingly bad” and insufficient to...

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UC Berkeley Hosting Prof to Discuss How Search Engines Promote Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 11:30am 1/20/2019 at 11:30am

For the left, everything promotes racism. We’ve been hearing this non-stop for over a decade.

Campus Reform reports:

Berkeley hosts prof to discuss how search engines are racist

The University of California-Berkeley plans to host a lecture that targets oppression and alleged discrimination on Internet search engines, and how algorithms reinforce racist activity online.

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#SchoolShutdown: Los Angeles teachers go on strike

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/15/2019 at 5:00pm
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Over 30,000 teacher are now on strike in Los Angeles County.
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Former Communist Leader Angela Davis to Give University’s Keynote on MLK Jr. Day

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 10:00am 1/15/2019 at 10:00am

Any time a conservative speaks on campus it’s somehow controversial, but no one says a word when Angela Davis is going to speak somewhere.

Campus Reform reports:

Former communist leader, FBI’s Most Wanted activist set to keynote MLK Day speech

The University of New England is set to host a former leader of the...

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Nearly 100 Percent of College Faculty and Admin in Maxine Waters’ District Donated to Dems

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 8:00am 1/10/2019 at 8:00am
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The left owns academia. We have seen example after example like this one. It never goes in the other direction.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: 100 percent of college admin, faculty in Maxine Waters’ district gave to Dems

A Campus Reform analysis has found that an overwhelm...

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French Ministry broken into as “Yellow Vest” protests continue

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/6/2019 at 12:00pm
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The “Yellow Vest” citizen demonstrations are continuing in Paris, a French ministry building was broken into, and a government spokesman was evacuated from his office.

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Democrat Representative Steve Cohen Proposes Amendment to End Electoral College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/5/2019 at 5:00pm
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As the first week of the new Congressional session began, the new Democrat majority in the House of Representatives immediately got to work. As reported by Daily Wire, Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced a bill on Thursday to Congress to effectively eliminate the Electoral College.

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It Begins: Leading House Dem to Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/3/2019 at 3:00pm
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The brand new 116th Congress convened today with the Democrats in control of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) will waste no time as he plans to introduce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

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“The cannabis industry is being choked by California’s penchant for over-regulation”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/29/2018 at 2:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will be shocked . . . shocked . . . to learn that over-taxation and over-regulation have impacted the amount of tax generated from marijuana sales in California.

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Legal Insurrection’s 10 most-viewed posts of 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/28/2018 at 8:30pm

It’s that time of year when we do “Best of” and “Top 10” style posts.

Here are some from recent years that I have done:

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UPDATE: Authorities Arrest Illegal Immigrant Wanted for Killing Cop

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:00am 12/28/2018 at 11:00am
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UPDATE: Authorities have arrested the illegal immigrant they suspect murdered California cop Ronil Singh. From Fox News:

The illegal immigrant fugitive wanted in the murder of a California police officer is in custody Friday after being on the run for more than two days, Fox News confirms.

Police arrested the man near Bakersfield,...

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Mattis To Leave Defense On January 1: Deputy Defense Secretary Shanahan To Serve As Acting Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 6:00pm 12/23/2018 at 6:00pm
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Earlier this week, Kemberlee blogged that Mattis was resigning at the end of February.  You can read his resignation letter here.

The timeline has been changed by President Trump, however, and now Mattis will be leaving his position as Defense Secretary as of January 1, 2019.  The current Deputy Secretary of Defense,...

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We Remember: Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, December 21, 1988

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/21/2018 at 1:30pm
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On December 21, 1988—30 years ago today—Pan Am Flight 103 dropped from the night sky killing 270 people, including all 259 of its passengers and crew and 11 people on the ground in the small town of Lockerbie, Scotland, which lies 120km southwest of Glasgow.

It was the deadliest terror attack ever...

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