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The ABA president urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to wait for an FBI investigation. There’s a slight chance the ABA could...


Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John Ing, one of 11 children, tries to change minors’ lives for the better.



Longtime Orange County commissioner retiring

Oct. 1, 2018
By Blaise Scemama

Orange County Superior Court Commissioner Ronald Klar is retiring Thursday after 17 years on the bench.


An Orange County judge ruled a state “sanctuary” law is unconstitutional when applied to California’s 100-plus charter cities,...



Governor signs bill to toughen retail theft penalties

Oct. 1, 2018
By Malcolm Maclachlan

Jerry Brown's third and fourth terms as governor have pushed California in a far more liberal direction on criminal justice, b...


Led Zeppelin is taking “Stairway to Heaven” back to the Central District for a reunion show, following a 9th Circuit U.S. Cour...



Eva Davis, co-chair of the firm’s private equity pracitce, is based in Los Angeles, while Robb Adkins will work as head of lit...



At a UCLA event, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan declined to comment on Kavanaugh’s nomination.


October 2018

Oct. 1, 2018

Recent attorney disbarments, suspensions, probations, and public reprovals in California.



As a new Supreme Court term commences, partly overshadowed by a seething political feud surrounding the proposed new ninth jus...


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Scientific Method

Oct. 1, 2018
By Melanie Brisbon

Boutique Mary Alexander & Associates often takes on occupational health and safety cases.



Take a look around you. Consider what is occurring throughout the country. An uneducated citizenry and one predominantly educa...


This article urges lawyers to put down for a moment the electronic legal menus we now rely on, check out some of these volumes...



There are countless reasons why people who are sexually assaulted or abused do not report what happened: It’s painful. It’s em...


This article not a judgment on the merits of capital punishment or its appropriateness in these cases, which include defendant...



SB 954 appears to be driven by our Legislature’s desire to offer consumer protection to clients who choose to settle their dis...


Effective Jan. 1, 2019, AB 2084 adds Section 8050 to the Business and Professions Code to limit the business practices of lic...



Evidence of confusion and tarnishment often tip the balance.


The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sat en banc Thursday to consider how district courts should certify class settlements, c...



An Orange County jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Buchalter APC in a lawsuit brought by a dairy farm family that claimed a f...


“Rounding up” Tesla’s stock to $420 per share was a marijuana reference meant to impress his girlfriend, Elon Musk claims. On ...



Gov. Jerry Brown rejected a bill Thursday that would have barred civil arrests by immigration officials at California’s courth...


‘Say Cheese’

Sep. 28, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

Entertainment transactional attorney Robert Darwell has a thriving Instagram account of food and drink servers.



The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office seems to be setting the stage for a Supreme Court hearing in an effort to ke...


Santa Clara County court chooses new leaders

Sep. 28, 2018
By Winston Cho

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Deborah Ryan was confirmed Thursday as its next presiding judge.



A federal judge has certified a class of homeless Berkeley residents, ruling the city’s disposal of their property violates th...


A federal judge Thursday held off on granting a preliminary injunction stopping a college testing company from disclosing disa...



Jurors and spectators in the courtroom stood up Thursday to get a look at the mangled legs of Jason Lo, a 32-year-old Air Forc...


Former UC Berkeley professor Nezar AlSayyad is suing the university, claiming his suspension penalty over a sexual harassment ...