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LMU names new general counsel

Mar. 1, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

Lorreta P. Martinez will join LMU from the University of New Mexico where she was chief legal officer over the school's five c...


Lorreta P. Martinez will join LMU from the University of New Mexico where she was chief legal officer over the school's five c...



In her most recent bench assignment, Judge Patricia Garcia presided over complex family law trials and settlement conferences.



The complaint seeks an order for Dywidag Systems in Long Beach to pay up to $64,618 per day, per violation.


The nationwide damages could be as much as $2.7 billion.



Hindu group pauses religious bias claim against state

Mar. 1, 2024
By Malcolm Maclachlan

The decision came after the judge hearing a caste discrimination case against Cisco Systems agreed to remove mentions of Hindu...


Musk claims Center for Countering Digital Hate is scouring X (Twitter) for offensive posts to drive away advertisers.



The judge found that state negotiators repeatedly reinserted environmental and tort law provisions into a gaming agreement, wh...


Helpline set up for students facing anti-Semitism

Mar. 1, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

“The dramatic rise in antisemitism has hit California’s classrooms and playgrounds,” Dan Shallman, managing partner of Covingt...



The Department of Justice expects companies to disclose misconduct within a reasonably prompt time after becoming aware of it,...


Sexual orientation bias is a significant factor that affects the electoral outcomes and the representation of minority groups ...



Banks are more focused on using generative AI to combat security threats rather than integrating it into lending decision-maki...


There is no clear consensus on whether AI’s ingestion of data and authored works for learning is fair use. Some argue that it ...



The illegal Chinese immigrants are not spies or agents of the Chinese Communist Party, but rather economic migrants and seeker...


A plaintiff who suffers from cyber flashing can recover economic and noneconomic damages, including emotional distress, of not...



A 2022 report by the Australian non-profit Minderoo Foundation estimated corporate liabilities from plastics litigation to hit...


The settlement was reached after attorneys with Covington & Burling LLP rested their case on behalf of Getaround following...



Chinese chipmaker acquitted of economic espionage

Mar. 1, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

The indictment was part of the U.S. Justice Department’s “China Initiative” to combat corporate espionage that has since been ...


Purposed Approach

Mar. 1, 2024

COVID-era case backlogs gave Christopher White a new appreciation for ADR work.



A state appeals court recently instructed a San Diego trial judge to rehear the basis of a traffic stop, and to consider the p...


John H. Gomez, a prominent personal injury attorney in San Diego, accused the group of sullying his reputation and said he wil...



The California Supreme Court should approve a mass commutation of death sentences, based on the court’s criteria and the Gover...


Combining the “Six Degrees of Separation” concept with CRM systems and a comprehensive approach to relationship enhancement ca...



Despite potential challenges in determining bargaining units and addressing gender discrimination, the ruling signifies a sign...


The law has two roles: to constrain our behavior so that we do not harm others, and to promote peace and prosperity throughout...



The case concerned an application by Hilltop Group Inc. to develop a recycling facility on a parcel of land in San Diego Count...


The company said state officials gave preferential treatment to other businesses that missed deliveries of medical supplies fr...



The justices were curious about why the parties are fighting so hard – for three years now – about whether an arbitrator or co...


The plaintiff, a fashion designer, claims that Girardi and her assistants, as well as U.S. Secret Service agents and American ...