Jeff Smith 4 p.m., Dec. 20
Lawyer Stocker disbarred over child pornography
He met probation requirements and his conviction was expunged.
San Diego lawyer Frederick John Stocker was disbarred Dec. 19, 2012, according to the February California Bar Journal. He had been convicted of misdemeanor child pornography after his law firm discovered he had downloaded a large number of pornographic images on his work computer, according to the journal. He was placed on probation and classified as a registered sex offender. He met the conditions of his probation and the conviction was expunged in 2011.