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ADR Profile

No Pressure

Glenda Sanders


Reflecting on spontaneous statements

Apr. 24, 2024

The welter of exceptions to the Rule against Hearsay—besi...

By Ashfaq G. Chowdhury

Criminal history shouldn’t stand in the way of employment

Apr. 22, 2024

Employers should review their application forms and inter...

By JJ Johnston

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

Discipline Report

April 2024

Apr. 1, 2024

March 2024

Mar. 1, 2024

February 2024

Feb. 1, 2024

January 2024

Jan. 1, 2024

December 2023

Nov. 30, 2023

November 2023

Oct. 27, 2023


Technology, Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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Today's News Weekly Quiz

U.S. Supreme Court, Labor/Employment

Supreme Court hears baristas' reinstatement case

Apr. 23, 2024
By Craig Anderson

Eric S. Beane, an attorney with the Foundation Law Group in Los Angeles who represents employers, said he believed Starbucks would prevail when the court rel...


Tesla faces class action over global layoffs

Apr. 23, 2024
By Wisdom Howell

The group of employees suing the electric automaker may have difficulty meeting the notification requirements under California's WARN Act, one attorney says.

Intellectual Property

WheelImage Corp. claimed two of its former employees violated a nondisclosure agreement and shared confidential manufacturing techniques and technology to de...

Criminal, Civil Rights

Jury selection notes released by District Attorney Pamela Price indicate prior administrations systematically excluded Black and Jewish jurors.


Appellate Practice

The Judicial Council’s Appellate Advisory Committee is proposing fillable briefs, in a standard format, for appeals to the App...

U.S. Supreme Court, Administrative/Regulatory

The fourth time is a charm

Apr. 24, 2024
By Michael M. Berger

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Takings Clause does not distinguish between legislative and administrative ...

Entertainment & Sports, Criminal, Books

America’s best-selling author was a California lawyer

Apr. 23, 2024
By John S. Caragozian

Erle Stanley Gardner was a California lawyer and a best-selling author of mystery novels, most notably featuring the character...

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.

Featured Content

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

Environmental Law

Flathead-Lolo-Bitterroot v. State of Montana

Preliminary injunction was appropriate in Endangered Species Act lawsuit because claims raised a serious question on the merits and finding regarding threat of imminent harm was not wholl...


Norman v. Ross

Trial court erroneously denied defendants' Anti-SLAPP motion, where plaintiff's claims about allegedly stolen TV idea arose from defendants' protected activity.

Arbitration, Employment Law

Mondragon v. Sunrun Inc.

Former employee may continue his individual PAGA claims in court when circumstances surrounding arbitration agreement did not evidence parties' clear intent for arbitrator to decide arbit...

Real Property

Sam v. Kwan

Summary judgment based on bona fide purchaser doctrine was improperly granted when there were obvious factual disputes as to whether purchaser was adequately diligent.


Dubac v. Itkoff

Homeowners' statements to their HOA were not made in connection with a public issue of public interest because they were private name-calling made to a handful of people.