California litigation: Today’s top news on Westlaw News & Insight

October 21, 2010

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Here are today’s top stories from the California Litigation site.

Man in uniform with American flags (REUTERS) Judge tentatively upholds gays-in-military order
A federal judge has tentatively refused to let the Pentagon reinstate its ban on openly gay men and women in the U.S. military while the government appeals her decision declaring the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy unconstitutional.
Residents of Bell, CA (REUTERS) SEC probing Bell, California for securities fraud
Federal securities regulators are investigating bonds issued by Bell, Calif., a small city neighboring Los Angeles, caught up in a public pay and pensions scandal, a person familiar with the probe said.
Rodan (REUTERS) No trade dress infringement by Estee Lauder, court rules
A skin care company is not entitled to an injunction against cosmetics giant Estee Lauder for alleged infringement of the trade dress of the Proactiv Solution line of acne treatments, a California federal judge has ruled.

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