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Discovery requests for admissions

Sep. 26, 2016

Requests to admit are not "true" discovery. Requests for admissions are primarily aimed at setting to rest a triable issue so that it will not have to be tried. By Gary Nadler

general/Civil Practice

Is your deposition subpoena enforceable under California law?

Sep. 16, 2016

Upon receipt of a deposition subpoena or a subpoena duces tecum issued by an arbitrator, careful practitioners should ask two questions: What is the nature of the underlying action, and what are the terms of the arbitration contract between the parties in litigation? By Bentley Stansbury

general/Practice and Procedure

Can you name that motion?

Aug. 29, 2016

Take a look at this non-exhaustive list, and then test yourself on how many of the motions you remember. Earn MCLE, too.


Settlement offers might not preclude bad faith

Aug. 26, 2016

A recent Court of Appeal decision confirms that a timely policy limits settlement offer does not automatically insulate an insurer from bad faith liability. By Michael Gehrt

general/Real Estate

New EU-US data privacy regime raises the bar

Aug. 5, 2016

For new Privacy Shield companies not used to European data protection requirements, the most challenging requirement may be protecting data transferred to its business partners. By Everett L. Monroe of Hanson Bridgett LLP

general/Court Rules and Procedures

Civil discovery sanctions

Jul. 25, 2016

Earn MCLE while brushing up on a court's authority to impose sanctions. By Patricia M. Lucas and Gary Nadler

general/Criminal Law

The admissible record of conviction

Jun. 27, 2016

Earn MCLE credit reviewing what constitutes part of the record of conviction which is admissible to prove serious felony priors. By Gale E. Kaneshiro

general/Real Estate

The ABCs of UDs

May. 23, 2016

Earn MCLE credit familiarizing yourself with the most important features of unlawful detainer law. By William D. Dodson

general/Real Estate

Elements of unlawful detainers

Apr. 25, 2016

The objective of this article and self-study test is to familiarize bench officers and litigants with the most important features of UD law, to consider problem areas in this field, and examine practical solutions. By William D. Dodson

general/Criminal Law

Doubting mental competence

Mar. 21, 2016

Earn MCLE credit while reviewing the law regarding a court declaring a doubt as to a criminal defendant's mental competence. By Garrett L. Wong