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Dispute resolution firm Benchmark Resolution Group changed its name to Signature Resolution to avoid trademark confusion.


Dynamic Trio

Sep. 10, 2018

Toni Jaramilla APLC chooses plaintiffs whose cases may lead to changes in employment law.



The recently enacted CCPA is one of the most comprehensive existing privacy measures in the United States. Earn MCLE credit le...


Avoid quirky quarks

Sep. 10, 2018

Did you know that the subatomic particle, the quark, derives its name from Joyce’s impenetrable novel “Finnegan’s Wake”?



As football is America's favorite spectator sport, it is not surprising that many football terms have crept into our everyday ...


Regulation appears to try end run around federal judge

Sep. 7, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

A proposed regulation from the Trump administration that would allow it to detain deportable children and their families for p...



Appellate panels reverse life terms as case law evolves

Sep. 7, 2018
By paula_ewing@dailyjournal.com

An evolution of case law led to the vacating of two life sentences, according to opinions filed by two appellate panels Thursd...


For whistleblowers who file under state law, the protection and reward they are entitled to is more robust today because of a ...



The new Rules of Professional Conduct include, for the first time in California, disciplinary rules specifically addressing th...


California’s immigration court backlog is the largest in the country, and the number of pending cases is increasing, according...



Technology is released, someone figures out how to hack it, tech is updated, someone figures out how to hack that, and so the ...


The putative class of players alleges that the National Football League distributed controlled substances and prescription drugs.



Staying Fit

Sep. 7, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

For almost 40 years, veteran in-house counsel Barbara Bergen, now 80, has taught step aerobics.


A study by the American Bar Association says women and people of color face obstacles in the legal workplace.



Testifying in trial after trial, often saying each other is wrong, hasn’t harmed the relationship between two voting experts. ...


Playing It Straight

Sep. 7, 2018

Los Angeles County Commissioner Kenneth Taylor knows when to hold ‘em and when to let ‘em go.



Even if one grants that we humans have consciousness, how do we know it was not something implanted in our brains like a compu...


Adopting technologies can help lawyers reduce the risk or even the impact of the mistakes and client relations issues that can...



On the concluding day of confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, senators heard not from the nominee but rather 26 wi...


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Streamlined Service

Sep. 7, 2018

Mediators Lani Baron and Jeanann Khalife offer fast-paced tracks to divorce.



After three years in stasis, thanks to a trio of lawsuits over artistic direction and the controversial use of a nude body dou...


Corona-based Monster Energy Company is claiming VPX Sports’ Bang energy drink is misleading consumers, violating the Lanham Act.



Companies are looking to outside investigators in claims of workplace harassment with unprecedented frequency and speed, somet...


All internet traffic may not be equal in the eyes of the Federal Communications Commission, but California legislators voted l...



A superior court judge indicated he was ready to grant a subpoena for five years’ worth of police department records outlining...


A recent Federal Circuit opinion shows that not all improvements in computer and software-based claims will qualify as being t...



Studio’s inclusion rider policy may be copied

Sep. 6, 2018
By Steven Crighton

WarnerMedia looks as though it will be the first major studio to implement inclusion riders for its future projects, per a com...


Even if a public entity does not directly construct or finance a project, a project may nevertheless be found to be a public w...



The law school hopes the partnership with the well-regarded center will boost its IP program.


Background Knowledge

Sep. 6, 2018
By Arin Mikailian

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Marcelita Haynes tracks what’s going on in probationers’ lives.