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The attorneys say the state should instead rely on a 2018 1st District Court of Appeal ruling that held judges must consider ...


The parts are pieces of metal that are forged for the purpose of assembling a firearm quickly and easily. They can be sold by ...



Prosecutors will also now have to prove bias was not part of their reasoning when using a peremptory challenge to strike a pot...


9th Circuit questions detention of minors

Oct. 1, 2020
By Craig Anderson

The government was following a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention order aimed at keeping unaccompanied minors away fro...



Open to ACC members and the larger legal community, the event began with an educational program on the history of Black voting...


Approval by Chief Judge Linda M. Bell for the 8th Judicial District Court of Clark County, closes out 4,069 claims in the year...



A bill aimed at streamlining civil litigation by allowing an attorney to sign a settlement for a client, will go into effect J...


San Francisco associates Ben Seelig and Alexander Duran alongside Washington, D.C. partner Laurel Loomis Rimon worked on Nguye...



A split 9th Circuit Court of Appeal panel affirmed a U.S. magistrate judge's decision denying DIRECTV's motion to compel arbit...


Opponents say the bill is unconstitutional and racist. Others say it is necessary to ensure diversity.



Defining “medical necessity” in the context of medical and surgical benefits has already been a challenge for health care, and...


As summer turns to fall, movie and TV production is just beginning to gear up in the face of a pandemic that is showing little...



For more than two decades, California courts have recognized that one of the three ways an insurance agent broadens the genera...


Is a party’s loss of use of a leasehold or other interest in real property considered “property damage” within the meaning of ...



Kathrine James has written a book on preparing witnesses, “Harvesting Witnesses’ Stories: How to Get Your Client the Second-Be...


The headline to the Sept. 30 story, “Judge accuses lawyer of ‘gender incivility’,” inaccurately states that the judge in MJJ P...



The donations, filed late last week, illuminate a bitter race between two Democratic candidates who have largely criticized on...


After more than a week of deliberations, an Alameda County Superior Court jury found an insulation company liable for a retire...



Bills on jury pools, new crimes signed by governor

Sep. 30, 2020
By Malcolm Maclachlan

While California has taken many steps in recent years to incarcerate fewer people, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills crea...


Admitted law students will receive 50% tuition scholarships, plus five will get full tuition.



The passage of Assembly Bill 2043, authored by Assemblymember Robert Rivas, D-Hollister, was viewed as a significant victory b...


The complaints alleged the tech giants have "one of the oldest and most egregious 'Old Boy's Club[s]" in Silicon Valley and fa...



he couriers who filed the arbitration claims were required to sign the company's Fleet Agreement in order to work for the comp...


Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark A. Young said this week plaintiff’s counsel Vince W. Finaldi of Manly Stewart & Fina...



Until recently, Amazon had a unified, and largely successful, approach to avoiding lawsuits over defective products sold on it...


Press reports suggest that the United States and nearly every state are in the midst of putting the finishing touches on their...



The governor approved a historic expansion of the California Family Right Act earlier this month when he signed into law Senat...


Neither the courts nor federal agencies have addressed whether an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirement is lawful...



I was dumbfounded by the “Daddy’s Gill” headline in the Daily Journal’s Sept. 28 profile of Kern County Superior Court Judge S...


The bill increased thresholds for “small estates” to avoid formal probate proceedings.