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May 24, 2024

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Judge Sandra S. Ikuta expressed concern this week that a 9th Circuit panel's decision Ronald Hittle v. City of Stockton et al. dilutes the summary judgment standard in employment discrimination cases.
Intuit's discovery request seeking personal communications between two former employees fired for their social media posts was deemed by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Pro Tem Philip Ward as potentially undermining the protections guaranteed by California's Labor Code.
According to Alameda County Judge Noel Wise's order, class certification in the case of Vaughn et al. v. Tesla Inc. allows Black Tesla workers in Fremont to pursue a claim for individual liability or damages.
According to Justice Truc T. Do, writing for a 4th District Court of Appeal majority, Dexcom's clickwrap agreement was deemed unenforceable because it explicitly informed users that clicking the box constituted authorization for the company to collect and store the user's sensitive health information.
U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II of Los Angeles ruled that while law enforcement "knock and talks," as defined by the U.S. Supreme Court, are considered constitutional, as it is practiced by the U.S. immigration service violates Fourth Amendment protections.
A 2021 California Supreme Court decision weakened the state's existing rape shield law by allowing evidence of a survivor's sexual conduct to be admitted to impeach a survivor's credibility.
In oral arguments on the constitutionality of Prop. 22, the pro-gig worker measure, a lawyer for several app companies argued that voters have the same authority as the Legislature.
Approximately 51 percent of organizations surveyed by Littler Mendelson PC do not use AI tools in their operations.
A federal jury for the first time decided that a private right of action plaintiff could recover damages for toxic contamination under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Former Los Angeles County DA Jackie Lacey accused State Farm of providing a shoddy defense of lawsuits her late husband faced after brandishing a gun on Black Lives Matter protesters who protested on her doorstep.