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The awards were handed out Thursday night at a gala in downtown Los Angeles.



Judges and Judiciary

Superior Court Judge Gregory J. Kreis lost his bid for reelection in the March 5 primary.


Community News

The awards were handed out Thursday night at a gala in downtown Los Angeles.



Judges and Judiciary, Discipline

The judge in question was presiding over a murder trial when she improperly initiated an ex parte communication with a prosecu...


Civil Litigation

The targeting of publishers would "impose an unprecedented duty to verify the factual accuracy of every book" and would threat...



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 reckon...


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 b...


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 thousan...



U.S. Attorney E. Martin Estrada has issued a call for defense attorneys to help identify cases suitable for post-conviction re...


Civil Litigation

The firm is accused of sharing a draft complaint with opposing counsel and making inappropriate attacks on the plaintiff.



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 ...


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.



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

The case is an unusual one because it involves two different agreements between consumers.


Antitrust & Trade Reg.

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



Civil Litigation, Antitrust & Trade Reg.

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


Civil Litigation

Defendants did not "truthfully, properly, adequately, and timely" inform the government of problems involving the V-22 Osprey,...



The agency faces a similar lawsuit that was filed in March.


Immigration, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

The states had sought to intervene in the case to participate in the settlement discussions and to object, if necessary, to an...



Judges and Judiciary, Government

Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee quizzed three of President Joe Biden's nominees to the Central District of Californi...


Immigration, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

The states had sought to intervene in the case to participate in the settlement discussions and to object, if necessary, to an...



A housing group backed by a pro bono team at Farella Braun + Martel alleges that the city inaccurately estimated the number of...


Intellectual Property

The plaintiff "did not even attempt" to satisfy a key prong of the test applied in copyright claims, defense attorneys argued,...



Environmental & Energy

One of Greenpower's attorneys, Christopher T. Johnson of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP, criticized the state's investigati...


Government, Criminal

The Senate is in talks to remove an initiative to overhaul Proposition 47



Civil Litigation

The husband of the now-former Los Angeles County DA was sued after he brandished a gun at Black Lives Matter protesters who sh...


Environmental & Energy

"It's a novel case for the entire country," said Jad T. Davis of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP.



Torts/Personal Injury

Railyard worker awarded $58M for injured foot

May 22, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

Alexander R. Wheeler of Parris Law firm represented the worker. He said the defendants rejected a $3 million pre-trial settlem...


Labor/Employment, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

The public has until July 18 to comment on the new rules, which would make it a violation of California employment regulations...



Labor/Employment, California Supreme Court

The plaintiffs argue that the state Constitution grants the Legislature unlimited power to enforce a workers compensation syst...


Leilei Shan, a former senior manager of Corporate Engineering at Google, claims that he was fired in retaliation for reporting...