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A class action lawsuit to be filed Thursday alleges the city of Los Angeles’ new trash collection system amounts to an illegal...


Several firms and organizations made $10,000 matching contributions to fund the program.



Rachel Krevans, a leading intellectual property attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP for over 30 years who died last year o...


U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of San Jose berated plaintiffs’ attorneys at a Thursday hearing for including insufficient inform...



Immigration advocates sued the federal government over its termination of a program that allowed some children from Central Am...


An interesting aspect of the new rule is the discussion of a lawyer's use of confidential information related to representatio...



Void for Overlap?

Jun. 15, 2018

California appellate courts have split on the question of whether overlap between two consumer protection statutes renders one...


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The school is hoping to attract more students with STEM backgrounds.



Chris Olsen helped raise $4,400 toward the record-breaking $16.6 million for AIDS and HIV support.


Connection Builder

Jun. 15, 2018

Mediator John C. Edwards has a knack for getting through to difficult personalities.



Members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee grilled the administrative head of the federal courts during a hearing on workp...


The recent recall of Judge Aaron Persky -- the first recall of a California in 86 years -- is a serious assault on judicial in...



Immigration judges use delay tactic

Jun. 14, 2018
By Chase DiFeliciantonio

Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered an end to a docketing mechanism judges used to allow immigrants to indefini...


A recent Court of Appeal ruling is the first in a set of anticipated cases addressing the issue of the scope of local prosecut...



Language added this week to budget bills for state courts will make significant changes to cy pres funding in California, reve...


A murder defendant subpoenas social media posts by the victim and a prosecution witness to show that the victim had threatened...



A federal judge has said he plans to approve $52.5 million in attorney fees, part of a record $250 million settlement in an un...


Jason M. Frank listed 54 lawsuits in which he believes his former employer, Eagan Avenatti LLP, will potentially earn attorney...



An employment dispute between minor league baseball players and the sport’s national governing body unfolded before the 9th U....


Making a Contribution

Jun. 14, 2018

Orange County Superior Court Judge Debra Carrillo, who deals with DUI offenders, wins praise for compassion.



At first glance, new Rule 1.9 and current Rule 3-310(E) seem dramatically different.


When the facts are ambiguous about whether you have to pay back the money, thinking of it as a loan can seem expedient.



When considering buying a used aircraft, protecting against expensive mistakes is essential.


With the marriage deteriorating, Husband tricked Wife into returning to Fiji. He also tore out the page in her passport contai...



Delivering 171,00 new homes over eight years calls for doubling San Diego County's current production levels (while at the sam...


Beats claims it doesn’t have to pay former hedge fund manager Steven Lamar anything for headphones released after the initial ...



A bill that would allow out-of-state and foreign attorneys to represent international arbitration clients in California moved ...


On Monday, the Supreme Court revisited the “American Pipe tolling” rule and, resolving a split among the federal circuits, sai...



Jury members, deciding whether Plains All American Pipeline was criminally negligent in their handling of a 142 thousand gallo...


A recent ruling by the California Supreme Court shows that defendants arguing error still have a steep uphill appellate climb.