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Panel grills lawyers on immigrants’ rights along border

May 18, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

In a case that could create a circuit split, a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel grilled government and American Civil L...


Mediator Mary M. Campbell specializes in agricultural disputes and family law cases.



Sessions: Judges can’t drop cases from docket indefinitely

May 18, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday took away the ability of immigration judges to remove deportation cases from their ...


Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bipartisan Senate bill that prohibits disclosure of witnesses’ immigration status unless it is direc...



The Commission on the Future of Legal Education may recommend changes to the traditional bar format


A state Senate budget subcommittee has recommended a $500,000 cut to the annual budget of the Commission on Judicial Performan...



High Flyer

May 18, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

Bruce Van Dalsem is the core of a cadre of Quinn Emanuel helicopter skiers.


The daylong symposium on April 27 covered a wide range of topics, such as the #MeToo cases.



Is donating to charity surplus class action settlement funds a logical, efficient solution for unclaimed damages, or a Due Pro...


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The confirmation of these nominees would be a tremendous blow to the legacy of this crucial case, which has touched the lives ...



In a recent case the 9th Circuit provided some guidance to practitioners of how to establish irreparable harm beyond mere evid...


It is increasingly difficult for California attorneys to propose a limited civil action as a viable option for any case fallin...



Today we begin a three-part series discussing the new rules of conduct adopted by the California Supreme Court.


I urge those of you engaged in appellate work to join the burgeoning army of legal pioneers exploring and “settling” this last...



Who controls how one's identity is used by others in the internet age? Loyola Law Professor Jennifer Rothman tackles the quest...


The failure to effectively communicate is often at the center of malpractice or disciplinary complaints.



Plaintiff advocates need to know how to handle the Winn decision.


A federal grand jury indicted the former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods LLC on allegations of conspiring to fix prices of canned tuna...



On May 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the burden of establishing proper venue under Section 1...


A three-judge panel of the court on Wednesday affirmed U.S. District Judge William Orrick’s denial of a motion to strike and d...



It's been a roller coaster. But the ride appears to be over.


A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel affirmed the life sentence handed down to a juvenile gang leader who participated in...



Despite high stakes and legal issues that have long been well defined, the courts are far from reaching consensus as to when s...


Lawyers warn employers of foreigners: comply with laws

May 17, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

As U.S. immigration authorities step up work site inspections and audits, employers should implement rigorous procedures for c...



9th Circuit considers ‘Empire’ copyright suit

May 17, 2018
By Steven Crighton

The chances of revival for a $500 million copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the Fox series “Empire” could...


Changing Lives

May 17, 2018

Orange County Superior Court Judge Maria Hernandez is bringing her passion for engagement to a new court.



Chinese innovators look to U.S. leadership and partnership as the world’s most complex problems are solved through joint techn...


There are plenty of crypto-related startups, some of which have gotten quite big and quite valuable. That means options, cryp...



Earlier this month the California Energy Commission adopted new building standards that will require new construction projects...


A lawsuit over what constitutes timely public access to state court filings is headed to trial after a federal judge said that...