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There were two prior rounds of settlements in cases involving Heaps, a $243.6 million settlement of more than 200 lawsuits and...


Stanislaus County judge says good listening skills help on the bench



What about all those statutes defining may as permissive and only shall as mandatory? What makes may something other than may,...


Bench officers have the ability to, among other things, lock someone up for life, tear families apart, and turn off life suppo...



EPA has granted waivers to California nearly continuously since the Clean Air Act was enacted in 1970. If the waiver provision...


U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer denied a restraining order request on Friday. She said the plaintiff had not established i...



The change is meant to increase the efficiency of conflict case processing.


The Ninth Circuit majority opinion said: “The IRS wants the ability to direct taxpayers to submit delinquent returns to its au...



Trial lawyer Nicholas C. Rowley said the law opens the door to collaborations between plaintiffs’ attorneys and medical profes...


In 2018, U.S. District Judge John F. Walter ruled that CashCall was charging illegally high interest but, in a victory for the...



“I found the jury pool to be very educated and engaged, which was good for both sides. Based on my experience, I’ve never seen...


Second anti-SLAAP motion denied to LA archdiocese

May 24, 2022
By Ricardo Pineda

“The Archdiocese focused on a handful of allegations from plaintiff’s complaint which could be characterized as speech — or, m...



The class’ attorney, Eugene G. Iredale of Iredale and Yoo APC, called the defendant’s product “snake oil” in his opening state...


Avenatti, facing sentencing, apologizes to Stormy Daniels

May 24, 2022
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

“Some may view his remorse as too little too late, and that the Court may look skeptically on his contrition given the way in ...



West Coast Trial Lawyers apply prosecutorial approach to plaintiffs’ work


The Court of Appeal concluded that the trial court’s denial of the right to jury trial was reversible error per se, so there w...



The EPA and Army Corps have not solidified a definition of WOTUS and have left the field filled with uncertainty.


The emotional, highly charged atmosphere regarding the third branch of our government, previously insulated by public deferenc...



Businesses that are heavily reliant on automated decision-making technologies may want to consider adjusting their processes t...



At issue is Apple’s use of a program that allows a user to unlock their iPhone or iPad by storing information related to its f...


While the current case appears unlikely to succeed, it comes amid growing calls for transparency by the state judicial watchdo...



The alert system adopted by the Wells Fargo subsidiary in January 2019, designed to monitor and alert suspicious transactions ...


‘The agency is trying again – for the sixth time – to derail this proceeding and prevent eligible workers from receiving the b...



“The court finds persuasive class counsel’s arguments and evidence concerning the excellent value of the results achieved thro...


The bill, AB 35, was introduced to the legislature late last month and swiftly made its way to the governor’s desk. If he sign...



"We're done. Seriously, we are done. I am no longer able to dispassionately play this game anymore, because this is like fun a...


The franchise industry has been a particular target of state administrative actions and employee lawsuits because of franchise...



But let’s face it, most of the time the question from the civilian is about, yep, family law. And you don’t have a clue.