and California Constitutions in federal civil rights lawsuits, and had challengedthe judges presiding over cases where LA County was a party.
Jurisdiction, Venue and Standing
Jurisdiction exists under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violation of the rights protected under the First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments, and for theextrinsic fraud of an officer of the Court upon the Court resulting in an adversestate court decision. (See
Kougasian v. TSML, Inc
., 359 F.3d 1136 (9
Venue exists in the Central District, Western Division, in that Fineresides there, the defendants maintain offices there and all events occurred there.6.
Standing exists in that the State Bar has obtained an Order of Disbarment and a Judgment against Fine for costs as part of the disbarment, andseeks to enforce the disbarment through civil and criminal court action if Fineattempts to “practice law” or “hold himself out to practice law” in California, andhas contacted other states and judicial forums seeking to have them disbar Fine,including but not limited to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Court of Appeals for theDistrict of Columbia.