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When an attorney discovers she has received privileged documents in error, crucial ethics questions arise, and they have serio...


In a significant win for proponents of so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, a Los Angeles federal judge has ruled that federal i...



The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously held that challenges to the so-called "Waters of the United States" rule must be heard ...


Uber Technologies Inc. settled a major trade secret case brought against it by Waymo LLC, a move that legal observers say will...



The Los Angeles public defender has the potential to be the most influential public defender in the nation — and the office mu...


Four San Francisco public defenders who are collectively mounting an election campaign to oust Republican-appointed superior c...



First Amendment protection has practical limits. What if, for example, counterspeech proves to be ineffective, and tens of tho...


The World Logistics Center has run into logistical problems, with a judge expressing concerns about its environmental footprint.



Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP has built a strong reputation for a small firm by taking on tough appellate cases in...


Practical Perspective

Feb. 12, 2018

Judge Mark Boessenecker brings his experience as a prosecutor to the Napa County bench.



Private sexual conduct that does little to affect a public employee’s work performance may not be grounds for termination, the...


Starz settles executive’s lawsuit

Feb. 12, 2018
By Steven Crighton

The former vice president claimed he was fired in retaliation.



Gun owners are celebrating a rare victory over the California Department of Justice.


The plaintiffs in a pair of high-stakes lawsuits challenging cash bail in California have added firepower to their legal teams.



Despite a doctrine that prevents federal courts from intervening in state proceedings, a federal court may weigh in a 9th U.S....


The use of drones spurs reassessment of time-honored privacy concerns.



California was promised a bullet train that would rip along at 220 mph. In reality, the train will be more blank than bullet.


An Anti-SLAPP motion has been filed on behalf of a Christian baker whose right to refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex...



Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel is overseeing challenges to border fence replacement in San Diego and El Centro.


In a tentative ruling issued Thursday afternoon, a judge has thrown out Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation regulatio...



Americans all know that your signature is also called your John Hancock, after the patriot who signed the Declaration of Indep...


Uber Technologies Inc. settled the trade secret case brought against it by Waymo LLC Friday morning, agreeing to give the auto...



Foreign lawyers and foreign parties to international commercial agreements have largely bypassed California and have chosen to...


Charles P. Rettig, a a partner at Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez PC, was nominated by President Donald J. Trump ...



Senate Bill 954 would put responsibility on attorneys to explain the possible consequences of mediation confidentiality and ob...


In an unprecedented ruling, a U.S. magistrate judge said that drivers for GrubHub Inc. are independent contractors, not employ...



The Survivor

Feb. 9, 2018
By Arin Mikailian

After taking down a gunman, LA County Judge Michael Harwin was on the bench the next day.


Solutions Finder

Feb. 9, 2018

Jeffrey King, a retired state appellate justice, enjoys helping resolve tough disputes.



The Golden State should reform unnecessary, out-of-date and overly protectionist bar admission policies in federal district co...


The doctor accused of harassing and discriminating against a former UCLA oncologist took the witness stand in a jury trial Thu...