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Travelin’ Man

Jun. 5, 2020

From bicycling to state government to bench assignments, judge Peter Williams gets around.


While some prosecutors announced similar proposals this week aimed at holding officers accountable, others have recently estab...



Each of the new motions claims the suits brought by Republicans are a direct attempt to limit Democrats’ participation in elec...


he deal announced late Wednesday contains few changes from the Democratic proposals presented in late May and run through budg...



Family law expert taught young lawyers throughout US


Podcast host Howard Miller interviews Daniel Garrie on the greater cybersecurity risk to everyone with the dramatic increase o...


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Relentless

Jun. 5, 2020

Mediator Frank Burke is described by attorneys as “relentless” in pursuing settlements even in tough cases.


The cruise line also warned of dire consequences for years to come if a precedent is set that it must face liability for expos...



A recent Court of Appeal decision demonstrates once again that an unusual statute prohibiting judicial reformations of power o...


There is no question that the first year of practicing law is meant to be challenging, but nothing could have warned the class...



The COVID-19 global pandemic is something of a perfect storm for those with a history of mental health and substance abuse pro...


Change is coming

Jun. 5, 2020

Twenty-eight years ago, I was a new attorney practicing criminal defense law. I took court appointed cases. In the wake of the...



The Pentagon has already issued COVID-19 guidance, and then reversed itself. Before further COVID-19 policies are formulated, ...


In creating a drawing, the artist needs to consider whether she wants it to be obscure and abstract or crisp, marked by fine, ...



This is the first in a two-part series of articles addressing how today’s work-from-home world has changed how data is created...


The House has passed a bill to expand Payment Protection Program, or PPP, loans in key ways. The Senate has its own version un...



Straight shooter

Jun. 4, 2020

Commissioner Glenn Holley brings the discipline of archery to his work on the bench.


The case follows years of controversy over a 2007 program known as Public Loan Service Forgiveness. It is open to a wide varie...



Superior courts throughout California should install more physical barriers, stagger juror arrival times, and consider online ...


DAs vow to prosecute vandals and looters

Jun. 4, 2020
By Tyler Pialet

Prosecutors in the counties hit hardest by violent protests are facing tough decisions on who to charge in light of the state’...



Failure to comply with the increases could leave employers liable for serious wage and hour penalties that would bring even mo...


Google is tracking internet use even when browsers are set to private mode, a proposed class action alleges.



Jayson Penn and former company vice president Roger Austin were indicted in Colorado federal court as part of an ongoing crimi...


We are all engaged in a great struggle. Pandemic or not, this is the nature of our journey. Throughout our negotiations, we se...



Politicians from both political parties have floated various proposals for limiting or eliminating CDA immunity. If those effo...


California Assembly Bill 2501 would provide needed relief to consumers with mortgage and automobile debt. AB 2501 would halt a...



We have a choice

Jun. 4, 2020

We have a choice. To stay silent. To yell. To destroy. To blame. To not see. To not hear. Or — like Gandhi, King, Mandela, Ken...


So-called “environmental, social and governance,” or ESG, disclosures may soon become a topic for an increasing number of comp...



The COVID-19 pandemic finally reached the U.S. Supreme Court last week. Unfortunately, it got there with a case, South Bay Uni...


Follow-through

Jun. 3, 2020

LA Judge Patricia Hunter cares what happens when the case is finished, attorneys say.