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How public agencies can manage new demands for electronic records.


Brynly Llyr will lead all aspects of Celo’s legal strategy, including policy, regulation, partnerships and intellectual proper...



Plaintiffs’ counsel for the claimants say the verdict in the criminal trial can only help their case against the oil company t...


At the end of last term, the U.S. Supreme Court hammered a bit deeper the wedge it had previously inserted between electronic ...



Taking the stand nearly a weekly into his ethics hearing before the Commission on Judicial Performance, attorney general candi...


The 3rd District Court of Appeal recently ruled that the public trust doctrine can apply to groundwater extraction, but the co...



A former Buchalter APC shareholder at the center of a fraud and negligent hiring trial was so close to a key attorney in the f...


A study of 40,775 cases administered by the AAA, JAMS, ADR Services, and Kaiser reveals why states should create incentives fo...



Governor signs bill aimed at court efficiency

Sep. 11, 2018
By Justin Kloczko

A court efficiency bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday will allow attorneys to produce much shorter discovery outlines for ...


The association's new initiative also aims to assist lawyers who struggle with substance abuse and mental health issues.



Predictable Innovator

Sep. 11, 2018

Bankruptcy Judge Michael McManus created new procedures and asks unexpected questions.


California Senate Bill 826 has passed the California legislature and is headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown, who will have ...



California is facing the greatest affordable housing crisis the state has ever experienced. Our largest cities are dominated b...


When dividing community property in a dissolution case, the determination of when the parties separated is key.



A proposed class of nurses has filed a lawsuit over hospitals’ time clock rounding and having to work off-clock before shifts.


In partnership with the Public Rights Project, the Oakland city attorney's office expanded its civil rights unit.



Legally Sound

Sep. 11, 2018
By Skylar Dubelko

ASICS GC Joni Lee Gaudes upholds the active wear maker’s brand when it comes to the law.


An appellate panel has ruled that a superior court judge overstepped when he slashed a victorious attorney’s fees from 31 to 1...



A Santa Barbara County jury found guilty on one felony and eight misdemeanors Friday in connection with the Plains All America...


Musk’s podcast show may impact Tesla lawsuits

Sep. 10, 2018
By paula_ewing@dailyjournal.com

Elon Musk’s recent erratic behavior may manifest into something more than an image problem at Tesla Inc., according to attorne...



Former magistrate judge joins ADR Services

Sep. 10, 2018
By Arin Mikailian

Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James joined ADR Services Inc. after nearly 25 years on the Northern District court.


Tony Gwynn’s family sued smokeless tobacco maker after Padres star’s death from cancer



The victorious attorney in litigation to make coffee makers label their product as potentially cancer-causing alleges in a new...


Roscoe’s, LA food icon, to emerge from bankruptcy

Sep. 10, 2018
By Blaise Scemama

After two years of proceedings, Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles restaurants emerged from bankruptcy when a Los Angeles-b...



Testimony from former student-athletes dominated the majority of Friday’s hearing in the antitrust trial against the National ...


A William Morris Endeavor agent accused of groping actor Terry Crews at a Hollywood event will leave the company as part of a ...



Citing a recent 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, a federal judge on Friday directed Orange County cities to provide a...


The federal government released a report criticizing a long-running program that assists immigrants facing deportation with le...



Legal services jobs dip nationally and statewide

Sep. 10, 2018
By Matthew Sanderson

Hiring in the legal services industry decreased in California and nationwide, according to the latest jobs report.


Always Prepared

Sep. 10, 2018

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mark Borenstein never takes the bench without knowing cases inside and out.