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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...


The Contract Clause analysis was interesting because such challenges have traditionally faced upstream battles. Here, however,...



Some 560 people gathered at the Beverly Wilshire to celebrate those who had worked for passage of AB35, signed by Gov. Gavin N...


An unsung hero

Sep. 28, 2022

Marshall’s most famous case arose in 1947 when a former babysitter for the Marshall family, Andrea Perez, and her fiancé Sylve...



Beverly Hills Bar honors 2 at litigation dinner

Sep. 28, 2022
By David Houston

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan and Mathew S. Rosengart, a partner at Greenberg Traurig LLP, were honored.


The lawsuit filed by the California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund takes aim at rezoning regulations that the plain...



Sanford Heisler Sharp opens Palo Alto office

Sep. 28, 2022
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

"Sanford Heisler Sharp is the first national plaintiff-side litigation firm that has a practice group specifically dedicated t...


The lawsuit, filed Monday in the Southern District of California, argues the statute, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, “singles ou...



“I invoke my rights under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution,” said Henrik M. Mosesi of Glendale. He reiter...


“The Affordable Care Act does not compel plans to cover everything that might fall under the broad rubric of rehabilitative or...



A statement from Meta denied the allegations and said, “We have carefully designed our in-app browser to respect users’ privac...


Both men denied they misused any of these funds. Brian S. Kabateck is a well-known plaintiffs' lawyer and former president of ...



The investigation stems from reports Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck misappropriated funds from a $17.5 million settlement rea...


For example, coverage for such claims under a CGL policy is unlikely because an insured’s false representation or false advert...



In The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles report, it was estimated that Black Americans in Los Angeles have a median wealth of $4,...


Erin and I made the decision to delay having children and then found it very difficult to conceive. Once we conceived, our wor...



The Supreme Court will again review prosecutors’ attempts to utilize the federal wire and honest services fraud statutes to ex...


Professor misconduct case remains in complex court

Sep. 27, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

Several women allege that professor David Iyam engaged in sexual misconduct throughout his 17-year tenure at Whittier College.



The claims stem from a case involving U.S. Private Vault, a Beverly Hills facility that provided safety deposit boxes to anony...


Angela Chuang — a federal public defender and counsel for the defendant, Ahmad Abouammo — argued that a whistleblower’s claims...



State Bar approves new client trust account rules

Sep. 27, 2022
By Christer Schmidt

The initial phase of the program, which is expected to be implemented for the 2023 license renewal cycle that begins Dec. 1, w...


“We anticipate that tens of thousands of Californians, more than the 7,000 to 12,000 estimated, will qualify for this court an...



California’s law was sponsored by Attorney General Rob Bonta when he was a state legislator and signed into law by Gov. Gavin ...


Defense attorney Steven F. Gruel has mainly tried to tarnish the credibility of the government’s chief witness, Edgar Sargsyan...



A Happy Sisyphus

Sep. 27, 2022

Orange County Judge Megan L. Wagner 'pushes the boulder up the hill every day'.


The case will serve as a test of whether California gun laws can survive under the new Supreme Court standard, which focuses o...



Republicans silent on Northern District nominee

Sep. 26, 2022
By Craig Anderson

The GOP members on the committee often focus less on district court nominees, and Democrats have decided to prioritize Araceli...


Los Angeles Judge Theresa A. Beaudet indicated that she would grant a preliminary injunction against Caruso Management Co., st...