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Judges and Judiciary, Government

One of the defendant's attorneys said the decision was an important reminder that the rights of unhoused individuals are myria...


Members of the Judicial Council also warned that retiring workers and aging buildings represent a ticking time bomb for the ju...



Technology, Consumer Protection Law, Civil Litigation

The lawsuit, which names several popular social media companies including Meta Platforms Inc., Tiktok Inc., and Google LLC's Y...


9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

A 9th Circuit panel will consider the statute, AB 2273, which requires special online protections for underage internet users.



The city is accused of effectively granting Councilmember Traci Park veto power over the project, discriminating against prote...


Constitutional Law

Lawyers for Disney say the Supreme Court's analysis in Moody and Paxton supports the dismissal of Gina Carano's lawsuit agains...



Employees at the school are bringing an action against the school under the recently reformed PAGA.


Plaintiffs' counsel says they were simply acting in accordance with the judge's wishes when they filed a judgment motion, and ...



The plaintiffs in the case claim they struggled to get back into the California property market after the company's plans to m...


Report warns of looming insurance crises

Jul. 12, 2024
By Malcolm Maclachlan

The report found growing heat could undermine several insurance markets in the state.



The judgments came after months of rulings against the state over tribes' claims that Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration viola...


LA judge publicly admonished for mistreating pro pers

Jul. 12, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

Judge Thomas Griego was elected to the bench in 2014 following an unsuccessful campaign for a judicial seat in 2010 during whi...



Judges and Judiciary

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judges Michelle Williams Court and Anne Hwang, and State Bar Court Judge Cynthia Valenzuela ...


Judges and Judiciary

Brian Marc Pomerantz made the public announcement of his findings on July 5 as part of an ongoing review into potential juror ...



Attorneys for the former film producer argue allowing a civil trial to proceed in Los Angeles while a potential criminal retri...


Land Use, Government

The defendants misrepresented the addresses of their rentals to avoid being subject to the short-term rental ordinance, giving...



The new group, chaired by two retired U.S. district judges, allows neutrals with a background in federal court to discuss new ...


"I understand the prisoner mental health class is unpopular. But that class has constitutional rights," Judge Kimberly J. Muel...



The plaintiff alleges that local church leader Craig Harward would frequently remove her from bible class with the permission ...


"Once the full story is known, we feel confident Bill will be exonerated," Jan L. Handzlik, the lawyer for former commissioner...



Government, Corporate, Banking

The court dismissed all counts except a breach of contract claim against a former Silicon Valley Bank executive and trade secr...


Labor/Employment, Administrative/Regulatory

U.S. District Judge Trina L. Thompson ruled that the plaintiffs' severance plan was not governed by ERISA, as the facts did no...



Civil Litigation

DoorDash reaches settlement with crash victim's family

Jul. 11, 2024
By Antoine Abou-Diwan

Plaintiffs' attorneys had alleged that the delivery service was vicariously liable for the incident, despite the company's dri...


Judge Ryan D. Nelson emphasized that in cases of excessive force where officers face a threat, it will rarely be "obvious" tha...



Judges and Judiciary, Government

Republican senators questioned Alameda County Judge Noël Wise about articles she wrote on judicial diversity, gender identity ...


While it's likely that the class action will be allowed to proceed, it could yet be condensed, with Judge David O. Carter taki...



California Supreme Court

"The issue before us does not concern the merits of this decision, but the process that led up to it," the court's decision read.


Obituaries

Lawrence J. Appel, 1942-2024

Jul. 10, 2024
By Wisdom Howell

Retired judge was an antitrust expert who championed judicial system.



Bankruptcy

A federal judge in San Jose found that the liquidating trustee presented a flawed financial analysis at trial, and the defenda...


"It will be Los Angeles residents who pay the price for this bizarre decision through their tax dollars and utility payments,"...