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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

Identifying and screening conflicted non-attorney staff

Apr. 5, 2024

Hiring due diligence and effective screening measures, su...

By Alanna G. Clair, Shari L. Klevens

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Technology, Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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Today's News Weekly Quiz

Intellectual Property

The complaint, first filed in December 2018, accuses Google of misappropriating and/or misusing ReactX's confidential information, its platform and/or its pr...

State Bar & Bar Associations

Mark Geragos, the lawyer for Joe Dunn, tried to show the bar was biased against its former leader.

Environmental & Energy

The proposed law appears to be a response a November ballot initiative backed by the petroleum industry.

Class Action

Lawyers for the U.S. government say that the National Veterans Foundation’s proposed plaintiff class in a case accusing the government of neglecting their du...


Antitrust & Trade Reg.

Don’t get caught behind the Section 8 ball

Apr. 17, 2024
By Steven Cernak , Luis Blanquez

Section 8 of the Clayton Act, a key US antitrust law, prohibits interlocking directorates between competing corporations, but ...


What does the EU Digital Markets Act mean for the tech sector?

Apr. 17, 2024
By Nicholas Banasevic , Robert Spano

The EU’s Digital Markets Act, which designates some large online companies and their services as gatekeepers, recently went in...

Real Estate

Real estate development on ground-leased property has been growing, with municipalities, private parties, and institutional en...

Verdicts & Settlements

Wage and Hour Verna Maxwell Clarke and La... $59,990,000
Miriam Green, on behalf of ... $17,337,111
Dischargeability David Berger v. Leslie Klein $7,401,370
Breach of Contract Wiseman Park LLC, a cancell... $5,500,000
Wage and Hour Gelin Turcios Toledo, indiv... $2,300,000
Elder Abuse Jane Doe 1; Jane Doe 2; Joh... $2,223,500
Rent Control The People of the State of ... $2,040,000
Wage and Hour Anthony Sikes, on behalf of... $2,000,000
Assault and Battery Leticia Sanchez v. County o... $1,750,000
Wage and Hour Courtney Haynes, on behalf ... $1,660,000

Attorney Profiles

On the Move

Venable LLP

Apr. 12, 2024

Joo Cha Webb as Partner in Los Angeles from Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

Webb is a complex civil litigator who focuses her practice on defending and advising companies in matters involving environmental and toxic tort claims, product liability law, and compliance issues. Joo represents energy and oil companies, as well as those that manufacture, distribute, and use a variety of chemicals. Joo has extensive experience defending companies of all sizes against claims related to per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), benzene, organic solvents, silica, aluminum, lead, formaldehyde, and other substances.

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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

Constitutional Law

DeVillier v. Texas

State law, rather than the Fifth Amendment, provided the proper procedural vehicle for petitioner to allege his takings claim against Texas.

Veterans Affairs

Rudisill v. McDonough

Servicemembers who, because of separate periods of qualifying military service, are eligible for two educational GI Bills, may use either Bill, in any order, up to the benefits cap.


People v. Flores

Outdated "fresh complaint" doctrine was updated such that a child victim's delay in disclosing sexual assault generally goes to the weight of the disclosure, not its admissibility.


U.S. v. Mirabal

In federal criminal proceedings, the federal government is a party-opponent of the defendant, so government attorney statements in plea agreements and sentencing memoranda are party-oppon...