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You undoubtedly know the famous saying is that we must remember the past to ensure a suitable future. Along those lines, a key...


On March 19, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard JAssessment, known as OEHH...



On Tuesday, Senate Bill 467 failed by one vote to advance out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water.


The veteran community has unique needs as a client base which differ from civilian clientele. Consider some examples: A vetera...



In our last installment, we talked about the appropriate mindset and attitude advocates should have in mediation. In this inst...


Clearing Roadblocks

Apr. 15, 2021

Judge James Otto keeps criminal trials moving, attorneys say.



Churches’ attorneys say more battles still ahead

Apr. 15, 2021
By Blaise Scemama

Three days after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding California’s limits on...


The potential glitch is the trustee handling the Girardi Keese bankruptcy is in ongoing litigation with the same firm the pers...



The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar’s finding that the arbitration ag...


Under Halgren’s leadership, the firm has grown from 292 attorneys to 984, opened 11 offices globally and experienced 20 consec...



“There was a proposal that basically the state hire private arbitration-mediation services to help with this backlog,” Senate ...


Despite Altria and former Juul executives maintaining they were merely operating in the ordinary course of business, U.S. Dist...



A woman identified as the sole suspect in the murder of her three children in Los Angeles County was arrested in Tulare County...


U.S. District Judge David O. Carter lifted his stay after business owners and residents demanded in a preliminary injunction m...



U.S. District Judge John W. Holcomb of the Central District of California ruled Tuesday the growers’ arguments that the Coache...


Family of man shot and killed by Redwood City Police during mental illness episode files lawsuit.



US sues Maidu Indians for forest fire

Apr. 15, 2021
By Malcolm Maclachlan

The case comes with a certain irony. In recent years, state and federal officials have praised traditional native fire suppres...


In Cameron v. EMW Medical Center, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether Kentucky’s attorney general may intervene to defe...



The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it dramatic changes to the world of collegiate athletics, but the NCAA has fallen far behin...


Virtually the same?

Apr. 15, 2021

3 myths about videoconference arbitration



A Great Dissenter

Apr. 14, 2021

Justice Henry E. Needham is often vindicated by the state Supreme Court.


Attorneys for the defendant companies noted in their filings that the passengers signed waivers promising not to join a class ...



Judges Cynthia Valenzuela and Phong Wang recused themselves earlier this month, citing court rules that a State Bar Court judg...


Ventura County sued over jail inmate’s suicide

Apr. 14, 2021
By Tyler Pialet

The complaint, filed in the Central District of California by Edward M. Lyman of the Cochran Firm, accuses the sheriff and med...



Denying Apple’s bid to bar the third-party witnesses from taking the stand, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers found o...


Robinhood class action lead counsel appointed

Apr. 14, 2021
By Winston Cho

While she approved the lead plaintiff’s motion to group the lawsuits and appoint her favored counsel, U.S. District Judge Yvon...



The former law enforcement officer faced a maximum sentence of life in prison on charges including conspiracy to distribute ma...


Kenneth Herzinger leaves Orrick for Paul Hastings

Apr. 14, 2021
By Kamila Knaudt

Specializing in Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations and securit...



The position has not been filled since former federal OSHA Chief David Michaels resigned at the end of President Barack Obama’...


On Monday, the state high court transferred two dozen cases out of the 6th District, a court that has not suffered from the sa...