Judge in Mass-Murder Case Claws at SoCal Sheriff

Nearly 5½ years after Scott E. DeKraai massacred eight people at an Orange County beauty parlor and four years after DeKraai’s public defender began exposing the jailhouse informant scandal that rocked the county’s criminal justice system, the judge in the case says important information is still being kept from him.

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Judge in Philando Castile Trial Denies Defense Motions

Jurors hearing the manslaughter case against the Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last summer will not be able to see Castile’s car in person, a state judge ruled two weeks before the closely watched case goes to trial.

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