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From The Archive

The $2.8 billion settlement over college athlete pay could affect the operational costs and staffing of the schools and force ...


MCLE

None of our business: Recent anti-SLAPP cases on the distinctions between public and private issues

May 24, 2024

The anti-SLAPP regime requires that the statements or con...

By Ashfaq G. Chowdhury

Boating accidents and what you need to know before hitting the water

May 21, 2024

Boating accidents can lead to serious injuries or death, ...

By Reza Torkzadeh, Allen P. Wilkinson

Understanding violence and harassment in the workplace

May 10, 2024

Businesses and workers lose more than $50 billion each ye...

By Francisco Mundaca

Discipline Report

June 2024

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Technology, Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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Today's News Weekly Quiz

Civil Litigation

The targeting of publishers would "impose an unprecedented duty to verify the factual accuracy of every book" and would threaten First Amendment principles, ...


U.S. Supreme Court, Civil Rights, Administrative/Regulatory

Reports of the use of facial recognition data by police departments, in breach of local rules, could lead to a national reckoning on the technology, experts ...


Criminal

LA attorney secures acquittal in Honolulu bribery case

May 28, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

The case was prosecuted by a team from the U.S. attorney's office in San Diego.


Litigation & Arbitration

A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court seeks to skirt a federal law that shields online platforms from actions by their users.


Entertainment & Sports, Civil Litigation, Antitrust & Trade Reg.

The agreement, which is not yet approved by the court, could mark the end of the NCAA's lucrative amateur framework as thousands of former and current athlet...


U.S. Attorney E. Martin Estrada has issued a call for defense attorneys to help identify cases suitable for post-conviction review by the Conviction Integrit...


Civil Litigation, Antitrust & Trade Reg.

The U.S. Department of Justice and 30 attorneys general sought Thursday to break up Live Nation and Ticketmaster.


Judges and Judiciary, Discipline

Judge Daniel J. Healy's misconduct was made even more egregious because he was once before admonished for similar behavior in family court, the Commission on...


Antitrust & Trade Reg.

The allegations are contained in an amended countersuit filed as part of an ongoing copyright dispute between CREXi and Costar that has previously caught the...


Insurance, California Supreme Court, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

The ruling follows a pattern of all but one state court across the nation.


Columns

Immigration

The immigration issue is distorted by political wrangling, misinformation, and dehumanizing rhetoric, which prevents people fr...


Environmental & Energy, Administrative/Regulatory

The fixed charge’s effect on electric bills will depend on various factors, such as the customer’s consumption patterns, the u...


Government

To hell with debates, put them on Jeopardy!

May 23, 2024
By James Attridge

Jeopardy! would show the presidential candidates’ knowledge of history, geography, business, and other relevant topics, as wel...



Verdicts & Settlements

Product Liability In re: Kia Hyundai Vehicle ... $145,000,000
Misrepresentation Federal Trade Commission v.... $7,403,445
Wage and Hour Jenelle Olea, et al. v. The... $4,250,000
Wage and Hour Don Vasquez, individually a... $2,400,000
Wage and Hour Craig Kitnick, Roberto Frai... $1,700,000
Wage and Hour Marco Dimercurio, Charles G... $1,224,210
Whistleblower Retaliation Perry Davis v. Redlands Uni... $800,000
Breach of Implied Contract Ariana Deats, individually,... $285,000
Wage and Hour Raquel Espinoza, individual... $275,000
Auto v. Auto Gagik Gevorgyan and Satine ... $210,000

On the Move

Blank Rome LLP

May 24, 2024


Heewon Lee as Associate in Los Angeles from Larson LLP.

Lee concentrates her practice on a wide range of litigation matters. She has experience representing clients in federal, state, and administrative courts in matters involving business transactions, fraud, securities, tax, bankruptcy, government investigations, and labor and employment actions.


Featured Content


Community News

The San Fernando Valley Bar Association held its Annual Judges' Night on Thursday, May 16 at the Woodland Hills Country Club. Judge Otis D. Wright II received the Legacy of Justice Award, Judge Valerie Salkin received the Inspiration Award and Judge Mitchell Beckloff received the Special Recognition Award. Judge Stephen P. Pfahler was named Judge of the Year



Attorney Profiles


Special Reports

Top Intellectual Property Lawyers 2024

May 22, 2024

Our annual issue honors the top performing intellectual property attorneys working in patent litigation, trademark and copyright.


Daily Appellate Report

Civil Procedure

Simple Avo Paradise Ranch, LLC v. Southern Cal. Edison Co.

Current case law prevented appellate court from ceasing defendant's questionable tactic in brokering a stipulated judgment with one of hundreds of plaintiffs to facilitate appeal of unfav...


Criminal Law and Procedure

U.S. v. Groppo

Criminal defendant was not eligible for expungement because his request for relief was based solely on equitable grounds.


Torts, Criminal Law and Procedure

Jane Doe v. Fitzgerald

A mandatory stay for a civil action under the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act does not require the defendant be named in the corresponding criminal action.


Workers' Compensation

Modification: 3 Stonedeggs, Inc. et al. v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board et al.

Employee who was injured while driving into town from temporary work camp was covered under the Commercial Traveler rule despite employer expectation that employees avoid driving into town.


Arbitration

Cook v. University of Southern California et al.

Employment arbitration agreement's indefinite scope and duration rendered it unconscionable.