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AB2961 will allow judges to compel parties to accept electronic service of documents that would otherwise have been deliverabl...


Cybersecurity lawyers say they will be closely watching the trial to see if it lays out a roadmap for prosecuting other securi...



David Allan Lacey, 1954 – 2022

Sep. 7, 2022
By David Houston

A longtime forensic auditor in the DA's office and husband of former DA Jackie Lacey, David Lacey was charged with brandishing...


Legal experts are divided over whether the court could interpret the law differently than before, without changing it.



'Peeling an onion'

Sep. 6, 2022

Judge Roberto Longoria gets defendants to tell what's going on in their lives and ensures attorneys behave.


If signed into law by Gov. Newsom, SB 1162 would expand the state’s pay data reporting and pay transparency requirements by re...



In California, stare decisis extends only to the ratio decidendi of a decision, not to supplementary or explanatory comments i...


Predictably, the widespread use of AI has led to numerous complex legal issues.



Why is it so important to allow these people to pray on government property while on the government payroll? Is there a shorta...


It seems that Congress and various state legislatures are looking at curtailing this expansion of arbitrability, specifically ...



Idaho counties join McKinsey opioid promotion MDL

Sep. 6, 2022
By Sunidhi Sridhar

Representing Gooding County and Camas County in Idaho, Salvatore C. Badala, partner at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC in New York, claim...


“How can a city attorney act adequately and fairly represent the interest of the city while defending council members who are ...



“When I jumped on the Zoom call, and I saw the California Supreme Court Chief Justice along with several other esteemed member...


‘Forget it, Jake, it’s LADWP v CARB’

Sep. 6, 2022
By Malcolm Maclachlan

The case began a decade ago when the city challenged the agency’s findings on what the city should be required to do to clean...



Avenatti argued in the application filed Thursday that because of COVID-19 restrictions at the federal detention center where ...


The three attorneys — Curtis L. Briggs of San Francisco, Robert Canny of Burlingame and Matthew Murrillo of Redlands — allege ...



The formal opinion, now part of the Code of Judicial Ethics and the California Code of Civil Procedure, says judges “are encou...


Altshuler Berzon LLP partner P. Casey Pitts, who represents workers, labor unions and public interest groups, to fill a vacan...



Diligent and Eager

Sep. 2, 2022

Mediator Barry Appell follows up right away and repeatedly to resolve disputes.


Diligent and Eager

Sep. 2, 2022

Mediator Barry Appell follows up right away and repeatedly to resolve disputes.



While extremist activity and white supremacy is banned, there are limits on the military’s ability to surveil the activities o...


There are several ways to reduce, defer or eliminate the tax on the sale of your valuable personal residence. The more time yo...



Woman In Gold (2015)

Sep. 2, 2022

You’ll love the inspiring story of lawyer Randol Schoenberg, the grandson of the great modernist composer Arnold Schoenberg an...


The more you learn about the underlying technology and begin to see the scale for its deployment across industries, the easier...



Earthjustice had contended the wells were idle and nonproductive and emit fumes harmful to nearby residents. It sought to forc...



“The widespread distribution of Leire’s false statements has tarnished Enochian’s reputation and caused Enochian to suffer sub...


McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs opens office in Las Vegas

Sep. 2, 2022
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

“Strategic growth into different jurisdictions is important in the firm’s expansion,” firm director Rodney S. Diggs stated.



The complaint alleges that Cisco’s board “deceived stockholders and the market by repeatedly lying about the company’s commitm...


“To recuse the district attorney and the entire district attorney’s office without clear evidence of an actual conflict that r...