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Deans of California law schools discussed options for restructuring the accreditation process at a Tuesday State Bar meeting i...


Attorneys for plaintiff Dewayne Johnson asked a judge to uphold the jury’s verdict and award in the first case to find that Mo...



The number of cellphone buyers included in the class could hit 250 million under U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh’s order.


Late Shift

Oct. 3, 2018

Attorneys say Orange County Superior Court Judge David Hoffer is dedicated to ensuring the justice prevails.



The California Supreme Court is considering whether to hear a case that could require the nation’s largest water agency to rel...


There are plenty of opportunities for attorneys from any practice area or background to get involved in pro bono service year-...



In a case of first impression, the court in In re Marriage of Macilwaine, 18 DJDAR 8490 (Cal. App. 1st Dist., Aug. 28, 2018), ...


Radio and internet personality Alex Jones claims his political views earned him an unjust ban from PayPal Inc.'s processing se...



Robert M. Case, associate general counsel from 2013 to 2015, takes over for Debra Schroeder, who retired in January after work...


At least two complaints of judicial misconduct have been filed against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, alleging th...



Writing that it “plainly violates federal law,” Gov. Jerry Brown used one of the final vetoes of his career on AB 3080, a bill...


Better man

Oct. 2, 2018

Let’s hope Mark Judge can be a better man than the belligerent drunk he at least tried to stop from escalating a sexual assaul...



State, DOJ battle over internet

Oct. 2, 2018
By Steven Crighton

Judge may decide which side preserves the status quo.


Last week’s hearings on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court cost many of us some billable hours. Inst...



US Supreme Court denies review in Martins Beach case

Oct. 2, 2018
By Nicolas Sonnenburg

The court will not hear a Silicon Valley billionaire’s challenge to a California law ensuring public access right to the state...


On Friday, U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan held that Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and some 200 other members of Congress, ha...



The court approved revisions to Rule 1.2.1, which provides guidance for attorneys advising cannabis industry clients.


Leading Online

Oct. 2, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

Acxiom chief legal officer Jerry Jones helps the digital marketing firm gain client trust around data ethics.



Principled Dissent

Oct. 2, 2018

A conservative voice of increasing foresight, 9th Circuit Judge Sandra Ikuta is turning heads.


Prior to the 1970s, material containing asbestos was widely used in construction. From insulation, to plaster, to siding, to t...



The plaintiff in a negligence trial against Southern California Gas Company lost out on his full-time military status and a $1...


Immigrant minors can fight detention, 9th Circuit rules

Oct. 2, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Monday upheld a district court decision allowing immigrant minors in the U.S. ill...



The ancient Greeks told a myth of Scylla and Charybdis, a pair of sea monsters on opposite sides of a narrow strait and lured ...


When the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down its decision, it was not a big surprise. The news is not all good for U...



A series of criminal justice bills aimed at increasing law enforcement transparency and accountability signed into law by Gov....


Investors who hold real property tax lien certificates sometimes find that the real property to which the lien attaches is aff...



The ripple effect of an early disclosure of the likely actual penalties to be incurred by first time DUI alleged offenders wil...


Judge James Donato (ND CA) and former U.S. Ambassador Jeff Bleich, on the first of a hopefully ongoing podcast series, provide...


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For the second time this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the scope of the Federal Arbitration Act after hearing argu...


A $234 million patent infringement verdict against Apple Inc. that ballooned to $506 million was reduced to zero Friday after ...