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The governor has stated that California will reopen almost all sectors by June 15. This has employers working overtime to figu...


At a symposium on deported veterans one of “the foremost authority on military veterans facing deportation” said that recruite...



California Probate Code Section 17206 provides broad discretion to the probate court to “make any orders and take any other ac...


Hands-On Experience

Apr. 28, 2021

Commissioner Aruna Rodrigo’s foster and adoptive kids give him insight.



State crime victims’ legal funds are running out

Apr. 28, 2021
By Henrik Nilsson

The federal Victims of Crime Act fund is the largest funding source for programs in California aimed at helping victims.


Beginning in 2024, AB1084 would allow the California attorney general to impose civil liability fines of $250 for a first viol...



The move would create a third vacancy in the Eastern District of California court.


The decision came after Joshua I. Schiller and his wife, Melissa, said the attorney’s January arrest was the result of a misun...



Todd E. Lundell, an elected member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers, has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & ...


The group will consider whether to adopt a uniform bar exam to make it easier to become licensed in other states and whether a...



The plaintiffs said the provision would significantly shrink the number of guns available for sale in California and Chief U.S...


Robinhood security breach case moves forward

Apr. 28, 2021
By Winston Cho

Robinhood has denied that it’s network was compromised. It’s maintained that the company is not liable because cyber criminals...



Circuit OKs US government control of gun regulation

Apr. 28, 2021
By Craig Anderson

More than 20 states challenged a rule change by President Donald Trump under the Administrative Procedure Act, arguing it woul...


The decision could have significant implications for a company that has become the most dominant player in online retail by cr...



How far the Supreme Court’s holding in the infamous Kelo decision goes (or whether it should be reconsidered and reversed) is ...


In 1948, the California Supreme Court became the first state in the nation to rule that such laws violate equal protection rig...



Contracts are at times the backbone of legal practice efforts (or, perhaps the angst-producing bane of their existence). Legal...


As the economy sputters to recover, we can expect a solid flow of legal settlements.



Should cross-examination be required in school disciplinary proceedings? This question has taken on renewed importance with th...


U.S. District Court Judge Christina A. Snyder of the Central District granted the defense’s motion Friday and found that the r...



An Ohio attorney involved in the case said in a writ petition to the 2nd District Court of Appeal that Los Angeles County Supe...


The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel said U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney abused his discretion when dismissing an Or...



"Individual testimony would be necessary to show that See's consistently applied an unlawful practice, resulting in a trial th...


One of the lead attorneys representing the tribes, Lester J. Marston with Rapport & Marston in Ukiah, said his efforts to ...



Mayor London Breed nominated City Attorney Dennis J. Herrera as general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.


The state law requires disclosure of names and addresses of tax-exempt organizations’ large donors.



Justice with slow record clears up 40 cases in 3 months

Apr. 27, 2021
By Malcolm Maclachlan

3rd District Court of Appeal Justice Justice William J. Murray Jr. wrote 37 opinions between 2018 and 2020, but has cleared sc...


Anne Marie Schubert said she aims to defeat Attorney General Rob Bonta in the November 2022 election with a tough on crime pla...



The city and county filed ex parte motions to stay the injunction pending appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, arg...


Judge David O. Carter wrote, “Virtually every citizen of Los Angeles has borne the impacts of the City and County’s continued ...