Category Archives: Crime & courts

LGBT group tries the law

As it appears that the organizers of this year’s Tet parade is not going to listen to voices of reason, fairness, morality, and human rights, the LGBT contingent – which has not received either a “yes” or “no” from the … Continue reading

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Viet killed in car, allegedly running at police

A Vietnamese-American driver was shot and killed by police in Santa Ana in the early hours of Friday, after he allegedly ran his car at the officers, the Register reported here. Binh Van Nguyen, 39, of Westminster, had been spotted … Continue reading

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Bolsavik implements ‘Facebook only’ commenting

Gentle readers may have noticed that now has the option of commenting using Facebook account. That’s just the first step. In a few days, all comments will have to use Facebook. All comments using the usual WordPress comment box … Continue reading

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Viet in high-speed chase didn’t get very far

Perhaps the Bolsavik should choose a more meaningful item for the grand re-opening of this blog, but he can’t help it. In this news from the OC Register, one Tony Vu, 34, was arrested in the wee hours today after leading the police … Continue reading

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Ly Tong guilty of assault on Vietnamese singer, starts and ends hunger strike

The “freedom fighter” who dressed in a woman’s clothing and pepper-sprayed a singer visiting from Vietnam was found guilty of assault by a Santa Clara county jury Thursday. The jury acquitted him of a more serious, three-strikes charge of felony … Continue reading

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Jacqueline Nguyen confirmed, first Asian female circuit judge

Judge Jacqueline Nguyen was confirmed Monday by the full Senate to the Ninth Circuit, becoming the first female Asian judge on the federal appellate bench. The vote to confirm Nguyen, 46, was 91 for and 3 against, The Hill reports. … Continue reading

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BP accused of open anti-Viet racism

BP allegedly sent an email telling its contractors in the Gulf oil cleanup not to hire vessels owned by Vietnamese- and Cambodian-Americans, Courthouse News quoted a class action lawsuit filed in New Orleans as claiming The complaint involves BP’s Vessels … Continue reading

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Du confirmed, becomes 2nd Viet federal judge

Almost eight months after her nomination, Vietnamese-American civil litigator Miranda Du from Nevada was confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week to be U.S. district judge for that state, the second Viet federal judge in the country and the first Asian-American federal … Continue reading

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