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Glenda Sanders


How do criminal domestic violence cases affect family law and DVPA actions?

Apr. 17, 2024

A parallel criminal domestic violence case can have a sig...

By Anthony J. Ferrentino

Best practices for counsel in domestic violence restraining order cases under Family Code section 6309

Apr. 12, 2024

Family Code section 6309, which became effective on Jan. ...

By Lawrence P. Riff

The fall of the Privette doctrine in landlord-tenant relationships

Apr. 8, 2024

In Ramirez v. PK, the 1st District Court of Appeal...

By Garret D. Murai

Discipline Report

April 2024

Apr. 1, 2024

March 2024

Mar. 1, 2024

February 2024

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Jan. 1, 2024

December 2023

Nov. 30, 2023

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Technology, Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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Civil Litigation

Trial dates set in clergy abuse cases

Apr. 19, 2024
By Skyler Romero

The proceedings cover lawsuits filed against the Catholic Church in California since the 2019 approval of AB 218, which extended the statute of limitations f...

Civil Litigation

Lawyers representing consumer plaintiffs in the case accusing the manufacturers of selling cars with substandard anti-theft features moved to finalize a $145...

Civil Rights

Proponents of the measure claim Attorney General Rob Bonta’s title for the measure is prejudicing prospective signatories against it.

U.S. Supreme Court, Litigation & Arbitration, Administrative/Regulatory

Judge shopping battle rages in SpaceX's NLRB case

Apr. 19, 2024
By Craig Anderson

The case has been the subject of an increasingly common struggle over venue and is not done even after Wednesday's 5th Circuit decision not to take the case ...


California Supreme Court

The court's decision in Huerta v. CSI Electrical Contractors provides helpful guidance to employers and employees on th...

Environmental & Energy

The U.S. EPA announced the first-ever national standards for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “foreve...

Labor/Employment, Criminal

Employers should review their application forms and interview questions to remove any inquiries about criminal history. They s...

Verdicts & Settlements

Premises Liability Ismael Soto Luna v. City of... $22,596,875
Wage and Hour In re: United Airlines Wage... $12,000,000
Race Discrimination Glenn Harper v. The Regents... $7,200,000
Misrepresentation United States of America v.... $7,000,000
Wage and Hour Alfonso Moreno, individuall... $2,200,000
Wage and Hour Candon Lovett, Kennith Booz... $1,100,000
Breach of Contract Milos Product Tanker Corpor... $1,054,456
Wage and Hour Roxanne Welcker, as an indi... $302,652
Wage and Hour Rafael Guevara Sanchez, ind... $275,000
Wage and Hour Hector Chavez, an individua... $200,000

Attorney Profiles

On the Move

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Apr. 19, 2024

Will Wagner as Shareholder in Sacramento from Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.

Wagner focuses his practice in the areas of consumer product defense and regulatory compliance in California. His practice centers on the defense of consumer claims involving California's unique Proposition 65 and consumer false advertising class actions. He defends companies such as personal care product brands, food and beverage producers, and textile companies in lawsuits relating to chemicals of concern including heavy metals, PFAS, titanium dioxide, hexavalent chromium, and phthalates.

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Community News

Community News

The program aimed to introduce students to the Seventh Amendment and the right to a civil jury trial, while also exposing them...

Special Reports

Top Family Lawyers 2024

Mar. 20, 2024

The annual list of the best California attorneys handling divorce and custody matters.

Daily Appellate Report


Semprini v. Wedbush Securities Inc.

Employer waived its right to arbitrate claims by delaying its motion to compel until nine months after *Viking River* purportedly gave it a new right to compel.

Employment Law

Balderas v. Fresh Start Harvesting, Inc.

Aggrieved employee had standing to bring a Private Attorneys General Act claim despite not having filed an individual action against employer.


U.S. v. Blackshire

Domestic violence criminal defendant forfeited confrontation rights where evidence showed he intentionally took affirmative steps to dissuade the witness from testifying.

Qualified Immunity

Hart v. City of Redwood City

Officers' use of deadly force was objectively reasonable where the deceased was not responding to commands and quickly approaching with a raised knife.


Espy v. J2 Global Inc.

Plaintiff failed to plead scienter based merely on general criticisms from two former company employees.