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Government

The challengers disagree with the district attorney's policies, including his charging guidelines and curtailing of sentencing...


Attorney General Rob Bonta agreed the state will bide by a 2023 federal court order that leaves the tribes dealing directly wi...



Technology

The plaintiffs’ claims against Zuckerberg are based on personal statements, not his actions as a corporate officer, the plaint...


Disbarred plaintiffs’ attorney Thomas V. Girardi’s defense team is facing potential delays in his Los Angeles wire fraud trial...



Data Privacy

The plaintiff claims that NICE monitors, records, and analyzes communications between consumers and Mattress Firm agents witho...


9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case, filed by Grants Pass, Oregon, on April 22, challenging a 9th U.S. Circuit C...



Google’s attorney argued that the YouTube channel owners could not be found liable under the Children’s Online Privacy Protect...


In a vividly written dissent, 9th U.S. Circuit Judge Lawrence VanDyke criticized the Biden administration’s delay in ruling on...



9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Prosecutors lack the power to detain a defendant in such circumstances since the federal judge ordered his release forthwith, ...


Civil Rights

The lead plaintiffs, who use wheelchairs, claim that Hertz discriminated against them and other disabled renters by only offer...



Criminal, California Supreme Court

Supreme Court makes gang enhancements harder to apply

Feb. 23, 2024
By Malcolm Maclachlan

The court’s unanimous opinion reversed and remanded a case that stemmed from a 2015 crime in which a gang member unlawfully en...


Torts/Personal Injury

Law enforcement from throughout the state come to train at the Emergency Vehicle Operations Center in Devore in San Bernardino...



Government

“Our partnership will make it possible to further protect workers’ rights and tenants’ rights; prohibit predatory lending; sec...


In a vividly written dissent, 9th U.S. Circuit Judge Lawrence VanDyke criticizes the Biden administration's delay in ruling on...



Caroline Vincent: From transactions attorney to mediator, perfecting the art of finding solutions.


9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney ordered their release Wednesday on the grounds of unequal prosecution because far-left gr...



Real Estate

At least four projects in San Francisco have applied for increased density under AB 1287. No applications for increased densit...


Litigation & Arbitration

The complaint filed in federal court in Los Angeles accused GizPromo of false advertising, unfair competition, and false desig...



Contracts

Apple and Epic Games clash over $73M attorney fee

Feb. 22, 2024
By Craig Anderson

Apple’s attorneys argue that Epic breached its contract, known as a Developer Program License Agreement, that included an inde...


Law Practice

Sacramento County Superior Court Presiding Judge Bunmi O. Awoniyi warned that the state will face a $73 billion budget deficit...



Environmental & Energy

Bridgeland Resources, Matrix Oil Corp., Native Oil Producers, and The Termo Company opposed the motions, arguing that they had...


Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary

Amy M. Pellman spent most of her years in family court with a brief stint in children’s court.



Corporate

The complaint alleges that SVB Financial provided false and misleading statements in the offering materials given to Boston Pr...


Data Privacy

The consolidated complaint alleges that although Google promises users that their data will not be sold to third parties or us...



Law Practice, Intellectual Property

Chris de Mauny will lead the San Francisco office, which Bird & Bird opened in 2018, with Pattie Walsh, who recently moved...


"The government cannot prosecute RAM members such as defendants while ignoring the violence of members of Antifa and related f...



Intellectual Property

A former UC Davis professor is accused of using varieties without permission.


Appellate Practice

The decision denied review of decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that the two key patents, coverin...



Data Privacy

The lawsuit claimed that information from 523 clients of Zalkin Law Firm including Social Security numbers and sexual abuse ca...


Data Privacy

Roblox accused again of not protecting children

Feb. 21, 2024
By Sunidhi Sridhar

A statement from Roblox said: "Roblox is committed to providing a positive and safe experience for people of all ages."