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Separated families want to form class

Sep. 21, 2018
By Sean Kagan

Immigrants' lawyers told US judge clients suffered 'severe harm'


Qualified immunity, for decades the bane of civil rights lawyers associated with liberal causes, is facing a new enemy: the le...



In the latest of a series of settlements between retailers and public sector attorneys in California over waste disposal that ...


After a disappointing showing at the Chinese box office, the makers of the Orlando Bloom film “S.M.A.R.T. Chase” say they’re v...



National Collegiate Athletic Association Vice President of Governance Kevin Lennon echoed prior testimony Thursday from defens...


Voice of Reason

Sep. 21, 2018

Attorneys say neutral Frederick Aguirre’s experience helps to settle disputes.



Immigration Roundup

Sep. 21, 2018

An en banc 9th Circuit will reconsider whether due process in removal proceedings guarantees undocumented minors government-sp...


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The Civics Center promotes civics education among youth and voter preregistration.



UC Berkeley School of Law postdoctoral fellow Alexandra Havrylyshyn won this year’s Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Com...


The Beverly Hills Bar Association will elevate tax attorney LaVonne D. Lawson as its new president at its annual Installation ...



Founding partners Drew Koning and Blake Zollar left their jobs at Cooley on Aug. 17 and opened their new firm on Aug. 20. They...


The Highest Peak

Sep. 21, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko



The Western Justice Center will host a talk on the increasingly common hybridization of arbitration and mediation Sept. 27.


With the explosion of mediation over the last 20 years, lawyers increasingly are leveraging ADR as their exit strategy or next...



The International Criminal Court is designed to foster accountability to hold individuals responsible for their actions, and t...


Legislation recently signed by the governor will affect the appointment of a pro tempore court reporter and how courts handle ...



This is even for the most well-prepared or seasoned attorneys. When they do happen, the key is to avoid compounding the error ...


California’s new Rules of Professional Conduct, effective Nov. 1, will implement a new ethical rule imposing duties of confide...



Purists who view bail exclusively as a tool to insure a defendant’s presence in court determined by the traditional balancing ...


The Commission on Judicial Performance and the state auditor have reached a stipulated settlement in their nearly two-year leg...



Sessions makes another move to rein in immigration judges

Sep. 20, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

Judges and experts said the decision was not as impactful as others Sessions has come out with in recent months on immigration...


The Commission on Judicial Performance has alleged a Contra Costa County judge sexually harassed multiple women and committed ...



Opening statements began in a negligence trial alleging property owners have allowed homes to sink into the ground while the d...


Jurors in the fraud trial against Buchalter APC will no longer consider punitive damages when they deliberate next week, an Or...



The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has announced it will rehear an immigration case en banc testing whether minors who cros...


Victor Torres was sworn in Tuesday as San Diego County Superior Court’s newest commissioner following his election by local ju...



The briefness of Ashley Judd’s shared work history with Harvey Weinstein strengthened the case for her defamation claim agains...


USC’s new Office of Professionalism and Ethics will oversee all complaints and investigations at the university.



A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled in favor of an immigrant who it said faced deportation because of his race. Ex...


Monsanto Co. has requested that a $289 million jury verdict be thrown out in two post-trial motions claiming that the plaintif...