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Sep. 30, 2022

Stephen McAvoy allows attorneys to conduct mini-directs to make their case in mediations


California’s current inadequate limits disproportionately impact low-income consumers who may either purchase a minimum-limits...



Surely many witnesses have second thoughts when their testimony results in harsh sentences, and some jurors may make up their ...


Assembly Bill 2449 allows members of a legislative body to participate via teleconferenced meetings outside of a state of emer...



Assembly Bill 156, signed by Governor Newsom on Sept. 27, will help attorneys and consumers recognize whether they have a lice...


The plots and sequence of the two works — one being the 1986 investigative report by the late Ehud Yonay and the other the Tom...



PGA accuses LIV of ‘inducing contract breaches’

Sep. 30, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

The counterclaim is a response to a lawsuit by players Talor Gooch, Hudson Swafford and Matt Jones, who had enough points on t...


Arthur Raffy Aslanian didn’t want to pay his lawyer’s fee, according to a federal indictment. Aslanian and one of his employee...



“I concluded that there could not be a breach of fiduciary duty between the plaintiff attorneys and Girardi Keese because ther...


Lupe Rodriguez Jr. has practiced criminal defense and civil law.



Robert E. Johnson, senior attorney for the Institute for Justice and the class of plaintiffs, announced Thursday their intenti...


On Monday, the justices will review a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that determined that wetlands in Idaho should...



“There are pretty strict policies about FBI agents getting involved with prostitutes, isn’t that right?” Assistant U.S. Attorn...


Matthew Henley worked for defendant Joseph Sullivan for 20 years. Sullivan is accused of concealing a 2016 breach from federal...



FBI agent accused of taking monthly bribes to search DOJ database for mentions of false attorney testifies that he was just ga...


The question presented, as formulated by the Court is: "Did the Ninth Circuit set forth the proper test for determining whethe...



Although running or capping can be criminal activity subject to fines and imprisonment, they also carry other potential conseq...


While it may not be obvious at first glance, the Texas Two-Step cuteness and other similar bankruptcy ploys that scream bad fa...



A lawyer like Rich Hutton comes along once in a lifetime. All we can do to pay tribute to him is to practice law like he did –...


Pasadena Video game maker conducted Ponzi scheme, SEC says

Sep. 29, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

“When raising that money, defendants represented that proceeds from the sale of Pebblekick’s notes would be used to finance th...



The platform owner, Amplify Energy Corp., and the U.S. Coast Guard have blamed the spill on ships that allegedly tore the ocea...


Meeting with reporters last fall, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye warned of a coming "wave of retirements in 2022." That ...



"I have no problem with website accessibility lawsuits. . . . I just think it has to be brought forth by a suitable plaintiff,...


Public Policy Institute of California began in 1994 with a $70 million endowment from Hewlett-Packard Co. The San Francisco-ba...



The trade secrets case has been embroiled in discovery disputes with each side filing several motions and replies to conceal a...


Joseph W. Cotchett, a founding partner of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP who represents the class, downplayed the signific...



Sacramento environmental boutique will join Downey Brand

Sep. 29, 2022
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

Thomas Law Group is well-known across the state for its expertise in representing clients in matters of land use law, entitlem...


Achieving the long-sought jurisprudential objective of eliminating the dormant Commerce Clause would enable California, with i...



At its simplest formulation, the duty of loyalty is focused predominantly on conflicts of interest.


The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one in six people aged 60 years and older experiences some form of abuse in...