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More nonviolent drug criminals could avoid California prisons next year under a bill passed by a key Senate committee.


At the June election, four public defenders hope to unseat four judges simply because they were appointed by a Republican gove...



U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ lawsuit against California turns one week old Tuesday. But legal maneuvering is already w...


The California Supreme Court recently held that the act does apply to claims involving actual damages in newly constructed re...



The 9th Circuit panel seemed skeptical of the plaintiff Michael Skidmore’s claims.


Based on current law, there is merit to arguments on each side, but more on the side of California in this dispute.



A judge has approved compromise ballot language for Proposition 70, a cap-and-trade measure voters will decide in June.


The applications of blockchain technology go far beyond cryptocurrencies.



A group of immigrants who came to America under temporary protected status, a designation given to people fleeing violence or ...


Friendly Procedure

Mar. 13, 2018
By Malcolm Maclachlan

Sierra County Judge Yvette Durant invokes the rules, kindly, because they are important.



Following the Recipe

Mar. 13, 2018

Jason Altieri handles legal issues at Roofstock, which helps investors - big and small - buy houses.


The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide by June on a case brought by New Jersey seeking to overturn a federal ban on spor...



In a reversal, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a plaintiff who was designated as a “sexually violent predator...


Property owners and landlords must continue complying with the requirements of an ordinance regulating the manner by which the...



A driver for a trucking company alleges he and others like him were misclassified as contractors and denied employee benefits.


Marijuana businesses and their advocates trying to recover from a recent federal action that spooked traditional banks are exp...



Last month, the California Supreme Court granted review of a case seeking redress for past and future costs of providing incre...


Advocates have expanded a complaint filed last month seeking to reunify an immigrant mother and daughter separated by the gove...



Last week, the California Supreme Court reversed an appellate court decision which dictates how employers in the state should ...


In a legislative bid to squelch arrangements such as the controversial deal in which Allergan transferred patents to a Native ...



Rather than asking the courts to do their job for them, our elected representatives should do what they’re being paid for and ...


A superior court judge on Friday rejected a defense request to coordinate a major opioid lawsuit in Orange County with similar...



This new authority split calls into question the availability of Section 1260.040 legal issue motions, leaving inverse condemn...


Advocates for the Deaf

Mar. 12, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

Employment law firm Caskey & Holzman specializes in helping clients who are hard of hearing.



Setting Expectations

Mar. 12, 2018
By Arin Mikailian

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Geanene Yriarte establishes clear rules and boundaries for juvenile offenders.


Hyundai settlement parties petition for en banc rehearing

Mar. 12, 2018
By Nicolas Sonnenburg

Parties to a $210 million settlement vacated by a split opinion from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in January that man...



Last week, the 4th District Court of Appeal rendered a decision in Old English style, addressing what it described as a “Shake...


The state Supreme Court would need to adopt the proposal for it to become effective



Attorneys who avoid getting involved in premarital agreements found another reason for doing so, thanks to a recent appellate ...


An Orange County personal injury attorney accused of raiding his clients' settlement money and fleeing to Costa Rica was indic...