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The company is being sued by several current and former employees and by the California Department of Fair Employment and Hous...


Lancaster, in northern LA County, sought to charge Netflix Inc. and Hulu LLC 5% of their gross income derived from providing v...



Google reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that defendant Luke Wilson had uploaded four images ...


Judges told how not to see what they shouldn’t

Sep. 22, 2021
By Craig Anderson

To avoid ethical quandaries, a state Supreme Court advisory committee released guidance Tuesday to judges who routinely search...



During jury selection, the defendants filed Batson/Wheeler motions against the prosecutor’s exercise of a peremptory strike ag...


Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis said she has noticed the “pendulum swing” in academic settings, an...



Discover some effective terms for seeking and obtaining indemnification that protect both parties and reduce the likelihood of...


A recent court case focused on the meaning of the word “typically” and the word “normally” as a crucial underpinning of a lega...



With the court’s permission, I am sharing some of the direct feedback we received so you can read what the jury’s attitude is,...


Arbitration agreements with employees are created to ensure that employment disputes are resolved outside of court. So it’s ir...



What does it take to be considered a joint employer? Does it require direct control? Is the ability to dictate wages, even if ...


Tanya Forsheit moved from Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, where she was supervising partner of the Los Angeles office an...



Writing for the court, Judge William A. Fletcher sent the case back to a district court to decide if Grubhub misclassified a d...


McGuireWoods partners Matthew C. Kane and Sylvia J. Kim, senior associate Amy Beverlin and associate Kerri H. Sakaue made the ...



Animal law specialties edge into mainstream

Sep. 21, 2021
By Malcolm Maclachlan

"When I started, I could count the number of animal lawyers I knew of on two hands, and half of them were academics," said Bru...


Los Angeles attorney Kevin McBride of McBride Law PC, who represents a newly formed organization called the Firefighters 4 Fre...



Dick Esbenshade, 1929-2021

Sep. 21, 2021
By Gina Kim

Cofounder of Munger, Tolles & Olson ‘brought out the best in people’


The complaint, filed by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP along with Motley Rice LLC, alleged the San Francisco company con...



But just as mantle and core underlie the earth’s crust, there is much more going on beneath the surface of the U.S. Supreme Co...


The Daily Journal’s recent Top 100 list includes only one government lawyer -- the governor’s appointments secretary, who does...



The U. S. Supreme Court’s refusal to stay implementation of Texas’ fetal heartbeat abortion law has generated a lot of comment...


The newly constituted National Labor Relations Board, which is now at full capacity with two new Biden appointees, along with ...



We assume that we have “equal protection under the law” but this is not true. We assume that the California Legislature will p...


When people think of bias, they tend to associate it with unfairness and injustice. While unchecked biases can and do often ha...



Surgical Focus

Sep. 20, 2021

RMO LLP does just one thing: probate litigation, and that’s a powerful space to be in.


Banning commissioner balances efficiency with hearing defendants



Senate Bill 9, one of four Newsom signed Thursday, will allow as many as two duplexes — two houses with attached units for a t...


Judge gives Capitol Annex saviors another chance

Sep. 20, 2021
By Malcolm Maclachlan

Sacramento County Judge Laurie M. Earl said she was seeking additional briefs because neither side had cited the case on which...



Lawyers for the Department of Fair Employment and Housing objected to the plaintiffs and the gaming giant proceeding with a ma...


“Bittersweet is a perfect word for it. It’s heartbreaking and at the same time, incredibly exciting,” said Leslie Brueckner, w...