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Percentage-based legal representation has long-been an accepted method by which most ordinary consumers obtain legal represent...


During a speech delivered last month at the NYU School of Law Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, Assistant Attor...



In recent years, the number of foreign companies litigating in China has surged with progressively more positive outcomes. The...


In a departure from prior court rulings, a Los Angeles County judge granted motions to apply Iranian law in a personal injury ...



Brown chooses his last appeals court nominees

Nov. 28, 2018
By Malcolm Maclachlan

With three appointments Tuesday, and a jurist promoted to presiding justice, outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown has now fully stocked t...


The briefs set the stage for the next act in a national saga over whether Johnson & Johnson baby powder is toxic.



Cool and Coolheaded

Nov. 28, 2018

Judge John Molloy is all business but is understanding of issues attorneys in his court face.


The attorney and possible presidential candidate is expected in federal court Wednesday for a hearing on a motion for a prote...



Two briefs address the role of the SEC and the court in determining the public interest in an insider trading case.


Owners of a Long Beach mobile home park are on the hook for $34 million in punitive damages after being found civilly liable f...



The Trump administration appealed a judgment from last week stopping a new policy that would stymie asylum requests between bo...


Two years after the ABA mandated experiential education, schools are enthusiastic, though some remain worried about costs.



Unfortunately, lawyers are seldom taught or trained in how best to communicate (other than with a jury or judge in the ultimat...


The Northern District of California comprehensively updated its Procedural Guidance for Class Action Settlements on Nov. 1, 20...



In one of its early decisions this term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to give us all a lesson in the proper use of the Engli...


In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court determined the superior court judge should have held a competency hearing instead of...



The case consumers brought against Apple Inc. alleges the company holds a monopoly on apps and passes its costs to customers.


Several fast-growing inland counties are still short on judges, according to a preliminary draft of the latest biennial Judici...



Former Dole Foods GC joins Petco

Nov. 27, 2018
By Matthew Sanderson

Genevieve Kelly started her role Monday at San Diego-based Petco as the new chief legal officer and corporate secretary.


Musicians may give leaps of faith a second thought, following a jury’s $3.4 million award for a woman who says she suffered a ...



Five appellate justices, including a new presiding justice, were confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments Monday.


Systemic Change

Nov. 27, 2018

2nd District Court of Appeal Justice Audrey Collins’ past is helping shape the state’s legal future.



Plaintiff Genting Malaysia Berhad is asking for $1.75 billion from The Walt Disney Company, Fox Entertainment Group LLC and se...


Perfect Fit

Nov. 27, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

Rainbow Sandals GC Jack Robbins flexes business and litigation skills at family-owned firm.



A recent appellant ruling is a good review for both civil and criminal practitioners of the nuances of admissibility of docume...


On Nov. 21, the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Treasury issued Proposed Regulations Section 20.2010-1 to provide g...



Last week, the California Court of Appeal rejected a challenge to California’s new immunization law. In June 2015, California’...


It has been quite a long time since I reviewed the iPad Pro. With the recent introduction of iPad Pro 12.9 and 11-inch, it is ...



While significant steps have been taken to protect both the interests of the entertainment industry and of the minors employed...


As membership and donations surge, leftist nonprofits say they need a new business model for liberal advocacy.