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Justice Alito could have argued that protecting fetal life is a compelling governmental interest that justifies banning aborti...


The LA Superior Court is rolling out a new product – the Model Class Action Agreement – that standardizes the format of clas...



Panel debates if public members improve judical oversite

Jul. 13, 2022
By Malcolm Maclachlan

“This committee was poised to be stacked with more lawyers and judges and CJP employees than public members,” said Kathleen Ru...


"The scope and extent of this matter is critical," Kathryn A. Eidmann of Public Counsel said in a phone call Tuesday. "The con...



The plaintiffs say DNA testing showed many other things in the sandwhich but rarely tuna.



“The public and the victim have the right to know and scrutinize the transcript as it related to the conduct of judicial offic...


Senior U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of Santa Ana, who has consistently ruled for the city’s attempts to regulate and lim...



They are part of an ongoing changes in Volta’s leadership following former chief executive officer Scott Mercer and former pre...


The city has now negotiated $120 million in cash payments and aid from companies who settled out of the case. The others are P...



Happily, an “irrevocable” trust can be revoked, and there are ways to make it responsive when parents change their minds in th...


By ruling in favor of Viking, the Court held that employers may enforce arbitration agreements in California to the extent the...



In September 2019 - about the same time that the Covid epidemic began in China, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) publishe...


Of course, just as Democrats can pass a national law protecting abortion rights, so when there is a Republican President and a...



At first blush, a combination of design patent and trademark might appear implausible and counter intuitive as these IP rights...


Knobbe Martens partner is president of Federal Circuit bar

Jul. 12, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

Joseph M. Reisman, a partner in San Diego, says “The association has served as a pivotal voice in supporting and strengthening...



IP boutique aims to offer customized legal services

Jul. 12, 2022
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

KXT Law was opened in Silicon Valley Monday by lawyers formerly with Rimon PC.


Greenspoon Marder absorbs bankruptcy boutique

Jul. 12, 2022
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

“This move will enable our clients to benefit from not only our existing bankruptcy experience, but from the capabilities of a...



Ellin Davtyan will oversee the bar’s response to a data breach and scrutiny over how and when it disciplines attorneys


Insurer says it won’t pay $8.3M judgment Heard owes Depp

Jul. 12, 2022
By Federico Lo Giudice

New York Marine and General Insurance Company says in lawsuit that policy doesn’t include ‘willful” conduct.



The commission has pressed forward with the plan over the objection of many lawyers, including those who work in legal nonprof...


California judicial discipline is model, experts say

Jul. 12, 2022
By Malcolm Maclachlan

That was the message from two outside experts speaking at the second meeting of the Committee to Review the Operations and Str...



“Given the high profile of this case, I would expect the Court to maintain their focus as much as possible on the narrow issue...


Volta maintains one of the most utilized EV charging networks in the nation. Company founders resigned in March, after a corre...



Prepared & Tough

Jul. 11, 2022

Attorneys at boutique Riley Ersoff fight for children exposed to toxic lead


Dependency court Commissioner Ashley Price is mindful of the far-reaching impact of her decisions



In enacting legislation like PAGA, the legislature can override courts’ inherent authority to manage their dockets and require...


Litigation is not a solution to address the broadest public policy challenges, and in the end, it is the lawyers who end up wi...



After West Virginia v. EPA, the Biden Administration’s plans to tackle the climate crisis will likely (and necessarily) extend...


None of the eight justices voted to grant the petition despite the conflict between the 9th and 1st Circuits decisions on the ...