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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.



Possible federal action imposes grave immigration consequences on older adults and their families for accessing public benefits.


Senator puts pressure on Kavanaugh for Kozinski ties

Sep. 6, 2018
By Nicolas Sonnenburg

Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced questions about his connection to former Judge Alex Kozinski, telling the Senate Judiciary Committ...



San Francisco’s law goes into effect in January, paving the way for it to become the largest city in the United States to ban ...


Lawyer denies trading favors with AG candidate

Sep. 6, 2018
By Malcolm Maclachlan

Attorneys with the Commission on Judicial Performance continued their efforts Wednesday to show retired El Dorado County Judge...



Attorneys sparred over the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s definition of amateurism on the second day of the antitr...


Bird & Bird LLP opened a new office in San Francisco, where it hopes to expand its U.S. client base.



The defense’s main witness in the bench trial over Santa Monica’s election system said Wednesday there was no discriminatory i...


Rite Aid has agreed to pay $18 million and provide seating to cashiers in a proposed settlement with 23,000 class members, the...



An Orange County attorney was sentenced Wednesday to five months in jail for two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery involvin...


Senators sparred over - and throughout the day released - documents Democratic members claimed the majority party had designat...


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The applicability of anti-SLAPP statutes in federal court is a legal point of debate, and the adult film actress known as Stor...


The unmistakable takeaways from a recent California Supreme Court ruling: (1) Clients get notice. Period. No exceptions. And (...



Attorney general candidate and retired El Dorado County Judge Steven C. Bailey had his chance to answer charges from the Commi...


The 2nd Circuit recently ruled that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act does not apply to nonresident foreign nationals, acting...



Testimony began Tuesday as college athletes mounted their latest challenge to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s p...


The scandalous clause prohibits trademark registration of expression that offends a person’s conscience or moral feelings, whi...



Immigration ruling narrows path to avoid deportation

Sep. 5, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

A precedent-setting decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals has clarified and narrowed when lawyers can apply a recent U....


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a 65-month prison sentence, ruling that the defendant in the identity theft case w...



Senator Richard Blumenthal and 200 other members of Congress have sued Trump in federal district court in Washington, D.C. to ...


The California Supreme Court heldthat a referendum challenging a zoning ordinance amendment seeking to make the ordinance cons...