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Archer Norris to dissolve in October

Aug. 20, 2018
By Erin Lee

Archer Norris announced it will dissolve by October, citing economic difficulties.


Starring ace trial lawyer Flash Feinberg and his trusty sidekick Professor Plato



Attorneys R. Rex Parris and Marcellus McRae have met before, facing off in the Santa Monica voter discrimination case, faced o...


As UCI’s law school celebrates its 10th anniversary, ranked 21st among all the nation’s law schools, reviewing those early com...



A lawsuit seeking an injunction to prevent the state from carrying out any executions until all aspects of the process are mad...


Even if Monsanto were to pay the verdict, new tax rules will be as effective as Roundup in swallowing up most of the big verd...



After two days of closing arguments, jurors will finally decide if Texas based oil company, Plains All American Pipeline, was ...


All or Nothing

Aug. 20, 2018

San Diego’s Shustak Reynolds & Partners insists on offering each client their best work.



Calm Effect

Aug. 20, 2018

Soft-spoken Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Joseph Brandolino uses his voice to quiet his felony courtroom.


One of the most important but frequently misunderstood issues in contract drafting is whether the material terms are sufficien...



The school welcomes its largest ever first-year class to campus this fall


Consider a common dilemma arising in divorce cases, particularly in places like Silicon Valley or Silicon Beach that are laden...



Claiming litigation has forced her to live on a “pauper’s income,” the widow of John Steinbeck’s son indicated Thursday she’s ...


The headline the Daily Journal chose for a recent story feeds into the hysteria being generated and exploited by the Trump adm...



A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Friday revived a lawsuit by a woman who was wrongly convicted and served 17 years...


I was disappointed to see the group of human beings discussed in this article referred to in the headline as “Cambodian crimin...



Several bills of importance to the #MeToo movement survived a legislative deadline in Sacramento last week. But potentially tr...


A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge denied a preliminary injunction Friday to a group of petitioners who allege the City...



Not long into closing arguments in the trial of a pipeline company charged with criminal negligence in a 142,000-gallon oil sp...


Why were three companies singled out to pay an enormous “public nuisance” bill? Because in the first half of the 20th century,...



Court eases immigration of minors claiming abuse

Aug. 17, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

The state Supreme Court set limits Wednesday as to how far state courts must go in consulting parents of abused alien minors ...


Lawyers should have professional relationships that minimize the risk that nonlawyers will interfere with their independent ju...



A bill aimed at increasing the transparency of peace officer personnel files passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee Thur...


The traveling chair

Aug. 17, 2018

Elizabeth Winthrop’s “The Mercy Seat” gives us a glimpse into the early days of the electric chair.



The state Supreme Court rejected a challenge by Monsanto Co. to review California’s decision to list the main chemical in its ...


Different Paths

Aug. 17, 2018

Mediator Mark Loeterman does more than look for the middle ground.



Here are a few updated rules lawyers and clients should know about the taxation of settlements.


Sessions curtails continuances in immigration court

Aug. 17, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

Immigration judges must take into account if a case also proceeding outside of immigration courts is likely to succeed before ...



While the LSAT is dominant among law schools, the GRE is gaining ground as a more accessible alternative.


Little by little, defense attorney Marcellus McRae has sought to reveal the information a plaintiff’s historian didn’t present.