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The 2nd District Court of Appeal recently weighed in on the split among the courts of appeal as to whether a lender owes a tor...


“To be fair, this wasn’t something that we wanted to do; this is what we had to do,” said lead defense attorney Paul Murphy of...



The Jagged Shore

Aug. 20, 2019

The shore defining the boundary of indigent defendants' constitutional right to forestall or forego liability for certain asse...


By the end of August 2019, more than 10,000 taxpayers will receive letters related to their virtual or cryptocurrency transact...



Jeffrey W. Johnson was a loving father, trustworthy mentor, good friend and reliable career advocate according to his daughter...


LA judge starts at Signature Resolution

Aug. 20, 2019
By Justin Kloczko

After over 40 years working in the public sector, retired Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon started as a neutra...



Clean Slate

Aug. 20, 2019

Katy Caouette is Flagship’s first general counsel, and it’s her first venture into the facilities industry.


President Donald Trump’s recent musings about a U.S. purchase of Greenland have provoked mockery from Denmark to El Centro. I...



The “ART” industry is a new arena that allows women, in countries such as India, to obtain financial wealth while helping a fa...


A federal judge has stuck by his decision to remand one of the Woolsey Fire lawsuits to state court after rejecting the Boeing...



A bankruptcy judge’s decision to allow a San Francisco jury to decide if the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should be held lia...


Law on new police use of force standards signed

Aug. 20, 2019
By Malcolm Maclachlan

Flanked by family members of individuals killed by police officers, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law Monday changing the sta...



A jury Monday awarded former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers more than $15 million in damages stemming from a 2...


Baker McKenzie, which has been trying to grow in Northern and Southern California, plans to build 30 partners and associates a...



The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday pared back an injunction that had blocked, nationwide, a Trump administration ...


Appellate Justice Jeffrey W. Johnson sobbed for about five minutes as a woman he mentored testified how he had inspired her du...



“I’m attempting in my own way to determine the progress of the case, and in particular the allocation of resources to prosecut...


Relief Pitcher

Aug. 19, 2019



A State Bar task force’s nonlawyers suggestions generated overwhelming opposition during the early stages of the public-commen...



Milbank adds IP partners in Los Angeles

Aug. 19, 2019
By Meghann Cuniff

Milbank LLP is beefing up its intellectual property practice with the addition for four litigators from Irell & Manella LLP.


PG&E retains right to control reorganization plan

Aug. 19, 2019
By Glenn Jeffers

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis J. Montali ruled Friday PG&E Corp. should retain the right to pitch a reorganization plan tha...



After a week of setbacks, outbursts and reprimands, a sexual harassment civil trial against billionaire Alki David is still pl...


The 2nd District Court of Appeal is allowing an attorney trying to stop the release of documents related to the representation...



The Los Angeles Superior Court has created a new magistrate unit comprised of judges and commissioners that will take over cer...


Attorneys for San Francisco police and a freelance journalist, whose house and office were raided over the leak of a controver...



Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks Inc. won a complete dismissal of a two-year patent infringement case in the Northern District...


A recent pair of cases from the California Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit cast doubt on the utility of time studies under C...



Despite the trend toward harmonization of patent laws throughout the world, many differences still exist between countries. Th...


The fallout from the landmark California Supreme Court decision will be lengthy and far-reaching for the companies, the employ...