2016 

Court: Conservative Student Activist Has Retaliation Claim
(April 8, 2016)

Judge Orders Cross Removed From County Seal
(April 8, 2016)

Englander May Not Use ‘Police Officer’ in Ballot Designation—Judge O’Brien
(April 8, 2016)

Judge Rejects Schreiner ‘Gang Murder’ Designation
(April 7, 2016 )

Chief Justice Names Dalila Corral Lyons as Voting Member of State Judicial Council
(April 7, 2016)

Nominating Committee Chooses Annaluisa Padilla for Los Angeles County Bar Association Vice President
(April 7, 2016)

Archuleta ‘Violent Crimes Prosecutor’ Designation Upheld
(April 6, 2016)

C.A. Says USC Unfair to Male Student Suspended In Sexual Assault Investigation
(April 6, 2016)

Panel Rejects Challenge to State Bar Discipline Rules
(April 5, 2016)

S.C. Rules for Employees in Dispute Over Seating
(April 5, 2016)

CJP Says It Disciplined 41 Judges Last Year
(April 4, 2016)

Alcoholic Beverage Distributor Challenges Veteran Superior Court Judge
(Judicial Elections, April 4, 2016)

Shipbuilders Not Liable for Sailor’s Asbestos-Related Death
(April 1, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Says Traffic Stop Legal, Even Though Officer Lied About Reason
(April 1, 2016)

Hufstedler, Ex-Cabinet Member, Ninth Circuit Judge Dies at 90
(March 31, 2016)

Justice Richard Mosk to Retire From Court of Appeal
(March 31, 2016)

C.A. Overturns Ouster of Official Who Claimed Retaliation
(March 30, 2016)

Three Prosecutors, One Civil Practitioner, Fight Over Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, March 30, 2016)

Injunction Clause Did Not Render Arbitration Pact Invalid
(March 29, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Revives Habeas Corpus Action, Panel Says Client May Have Been Abandoned
(March 29, 2016)

Three Prosecutors, One Civil Practitioner, Fight Over Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, March 29, 2016)

Judge Solorzano to Challenge Warren’s New Ballot Designation, Lawyer Says
(March 28, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Revives Claim That Racial Bias Triggered Rezoning Denial
(March 28, 2016)

Restaurateur’s Daughter Wins Appeal in Trust Dispute
(March 25, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Panel Says Law on Deportation of ‘Habitual Drunkards’ Is Unconstitutional
(March 25, 2016)

CJP Publicly Admonishes Judge Patrick Connolly
(March 24, 2016)

Drug Dealer Released From Prison Might Regain Child Custody, Under Ruling
(March 24, 2016)

Two Writ Challenges to Ballot Designations Are Filed
(March 23, 2016)

2012 Judicial Candidate Admits Source of Funds Was Concealed
(March 22, 2016)

Court of Appeal Finds Slayer Didn’t Prevail in PRA Action
(March 21, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Judgment for Ion Cable Network
(March 21, 2016)

Kiesel Pledges No Ramrodding of Proposed Bylaw Amendment
(March 18, 2016)

One Judicial Candidate Bows Out, Another Enters
(March 18, 2016)

Candidates Spar Over Validity of Ballot Designation
(March 17, 2016)

Deputy City Attorney Jumps in Race for Open Seat
(March 17, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge by Stephen Yagman to Amounts Taken From Benefits to Satisfy Debt
(March 17, 2016)

No Award of Costs for Exhibits Not Used, Court of Appeal Rules
(March 17, 2016)

Candidate Changes Ballot Designation, Heeding Criticism
(March 16, 2016)

Judge Properly Disqualified Law Firm That Conferred With Mediator Who Had Confidential Information
(March 16, 2016)

Superior Court to Move From CCW to Federal Courthouse
(March 15, 2016)

Judge Properly Barred Marijuana Delivery App—C.A.
( March 15, 2016)

Two Take Out Papers to Join Race for Superior Court
(March 15, 2016)

Deputy Public Defender Challenges Judge in Whose Courtroom She Worked
(Judicial Elections, March 15, 2016)

Judge Fox Drops From Race, Filing Deadline Extended
(March 14, 2016)

C.A. Upholds City of Los Angeles Ban on New Billboards
(March 11, 2016)

Two Slot Into Judicial Races as Filing Deadline Nears
(March 11, 2016)

Retired Municipal Court Judge Harold Cherness Dies at 93
(March 11, 2016)

Santana Draws Challenge, as Prosecutor Drops From Races
(March 10, 2016)

S.C. Turns Down Challenge to Local Judicial Benefits
( March 10, 2016)

Challengers Return Papers for Races Against Solorzano, Kaddo
(March 9, 2016)

Services Scheduled for Retired Judge Hugh Gardner
(March 9, 2016)

Judge Gustavo Sztraicher Dodges Campaign Contest
(March 8, 2016)

Judge Clarke Denies He Demeaned Possible Jurors
(March 8, 2016)

Ethics Committee Warns Judges on Limits on Political Activity
(March 7, 2016)

Judge O’Donnell to Retire From Superior Court Bench
(March 7, 2016)

C.A. Allows ‘Every Exposure’ Theory to Be Argued
(March 4, 2016)

State Law Allowing Withholding of Funds From Some Localities Held Unconstitutional
(March 4, 2016)

Panel Upholds $4 Million Award in Shooting by Deputies
(March 3, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Claim to ‘Evel’ Knievel Rights
(March 3, 2016)

Council Reports Slow Increase in Diversity on Bench
(March 2, 2016)

Use of Conditional Examination Testimony Violated Confrontation Clause—C.A.
(March 2, 2016)

C.A. Rejects Ruling That Slashed Fee Award 70 Percent
(March 1, 2016)

Appellate Panel Construes Lease/Purchase Agreement As Allowing for Buyer’s Eviction From House
(March 1, 2016)

Panel: Terror Victims Can Attach Judgment Won by Iran
(February 29, 2016)

S.C. Elects Four Commissioners From New List
(February 29, 2016)

State, Union Lawyers Urge Panel to Overturn Schools Ruling
(February 26, 2016)

S.C.: Mediation Stay Did Not Toll Five-Year Period
(February 26, 2016)

President Nominates Koh to Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
(February 26, 2016)

School District’s Suit Against Contractors No SLAPP—C.A.
(February 25, 2016)

Supreme Court Declines to Review Dismissal Sanction Against ‘Outrageous’ San Diego Lawyer
(February 25, 2016)

Court of Appeal Rules for Doctors in Wrongful Death Case
(February 24, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Says Accountants Not Liable for Failure to Detect Client’s Role in Ponzi Scheme
(February 24, 2016)

Prosecutor Is First Candidate to Drop Out of Judgeship Race
(February 23, 2016)

Brown C.A. Choices Win Easy Confirmation
(February 23, 2016)

C.A. Says Lawyer Can Be Prosecuted in Ex-Wife’s Murder
(February 22, 2016)

S.C.: Foreclosed-on Borrower Can Attack Loan Assignment
(February 19, 2016)

Military Service Set for Retired Judge Emerson
(February 19, 2016)

Three Lawyers Join Local Judicial Races at Last Minute
(February 18, 2016)

CJP Admonishes Judge for Ex Parte Conversation
(February 18, 2016)

Services Set for Retired Judge Robert Roberson Jr.
(February 18, 2016)

Services Tomorrow for Judge Daniel Brenner
(February 18, 2016)

Candidates Scramble for Multiple Seats as Filing Period Ends
(February 17, 2016)

Superior Court Judge Daniel L. Brenner Killed in Accident
(February 17, 2016)

Civil Litigator, Prosecutor Enter Races for Open Seats
(February 16, 2016)

Divided Appeals Panel Throws Out Whistleblower Suit
(February 16, 2016)

Three Lawyers File Last-Day Challenges Against Judges
(February 12, 2016)

High Court Says Killer Was Competent, Upholds Death Sentence in Murders of Wife’s Relatives
(February 12, 2016)

Deputy Public Defender Challenges Judge Kathryn Solorzano
(February 11, 2016)

Motion to Set Aside Default Need Not Be Sworn to—C.A.
(February 11, 2016)

Lawyers Lose Bid for Fees in Suit Over Pension Contributions
(February 10, 2016)

Court of Appeal Reverses Dismissal Based on Plaintiff’s Failure to Amend Complaint
(February 10, 2016)

C.A. Says Photographer’s Suit Against Getty No SLAPP
(February 9, 2016)

Retired Superior Court Judge Birney Dies at 84
(February 9, 2016)

Judge Kathleen O. Diesman Says She Will Not Seek Reelection
(February 8, 2016)

C.A. Rejects Term-Limits Challenge to Ex-Stockton Mayor’s Candidacy
(February 8, 2016)

Two Prosecutors File for Court Seat Opened by Judge’s Exit
(February 5, 2016)

Judge’s Use of Vulgar Language Held Unethical, But Not Basis for Death Sentence Reversal
(February 5, 2016)

Judge Michelle Rosenblatt Says She Will Not Run for New Term
(February 4, 2016)

Deputy Attorney General Tops Commissioner List
(February 4, 2016)

Prosecutor, Commissioner File for Superior Court Seat
(February 3, 2016)

Court of Appeal Upholds Maywood’s Decision to Disband Its Police Department
(February 3, 2016)

Deputy D.A, Deputy A.G. File for Superior Court Seat
(February 2, 2016)

Court of Appeal Upholds Defense Judgment for Singer Courtney Love in Libel Case
(February 2, 2016)

C.A. Cites Conflict of Interest, Overturns Huge Fee Award
(February 1, 2016)

Justice Jeffrey King Retires From C.A.
(February 1, 2016)

Attorney’s Declaration of Fault Need Not State Reasons—C.A.
(January 29, 2016)

Brown Names Prosecutor to San Diego Superior Court
(January 29, 2016)

Panel Upholds Restrictions on Judicial Candidate Speech
(January 28, 2016)

A.G. Warns School Districts on Bond Promotion Deals
(January 28, 2016)

New Law on Attorney Fees Applies to Pending Cases—C.A.
(January 27, 2016)

Lacey Sues to Oust Carson Mayor From Board
(January 27, 2016)

A.G. Opines on Brown Act Web Posting Requirement
(January 26, 2016)

CJP Admonishes Judge for Abuse of Staff
(January 26, 2016)

C.A. Orders New Hearing in International Abduction Case
(January 25, 2016)

Valley Attorney Says He Will Seek Open Judicial Seat
(January 25, 2016)

S.C. Says Anti-Deficiency Law Applies to Short Sales
(January 22, 2016)

Victim Testimony Issue Splits High Court, but Death Sentence Unanimously Affirmed
(January 22, 2016)

C.A. Tosses Alarcons’ Convictions for Lying About Their Residency
(January 21, 2016)

Services Set Monday for Attorney Richards Barger
(January 21, 2016)

C.A. Upholds Judgment for Toyota in Highway Accident
(January 20, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Says Federal Law Bars Suit Over Disabled Access to Airline Kiosks
(January 20, 2016)

Private Mediation Does Not Toll Five-Year Statute—C.A.
(January 19, 2016)

Defendant Found Weaponless Was ‘Armed’—Panel
(January 19, 2016)

C.A. Denies Bid to Shut Down L.A. Zoo’s Elephant Exhibit
(January 15, 2016)

C.A. Rejects Latest Challenge to Los Angeles Proposition D
(January 15, 2016)

No Liability for Death on Bikeway—Court of Appeal
(January 14, 2016)

Supreme Court Declines to Review Revival of Nicolette Sheridan ‘Whistleblower’ Suit
(January 14, 2016)

EDITH MATTHAI: From Small Town Girl to Top Notch Big City Lawyer
(Person of the Year, January 14, 2016)

MICHAL NASH: Hard-Charging Prosecutor Becomes a Champion for Children
(Person of the Year, January 14, 2016)

DEANELL REECE TACHA: From Kansas to Malibu, Federal Judge-Turned-Law School Dean Has ‘Done It All’
(Person of the Year, January 14, 2016)

C.A. Approves Fourth Murder Trial After Three Hung Juries
(January 13, 2016)

Local Sports Executive Not ‘Public Figure’ —C.A.
(January 13, 2016)

Law on Wearing of Phony Medals Unconstitutional—Panel
(January 12, 2016)

Court of Appeal Revives Suit Against Lawyers Over Alleged Mishandling of Trust Assets
(January 12, 2016)

C.A. Throws Out $1.1 Million Verdict in Police Shooting Case
(January 11, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Panel Rules for Creditors Over Investors in Viatical Settlement Dispute
(January 11, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Fraud Conviction of Man Who Posed as Doctor
(January 11, 2016)

California Chief Justice Hails Budget Earmarking $3.8 Billion for Courts
(January 8, 2016)

Best Buy Loses Bid for $8.6 Million Attorney Fee Award
(January 8, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Objections to $20 Million Settlement
(January 8, 2016)

C.A. Imposes $5,000 Sanction on Pro Per Attorney
(January 7, 2016)

Appeals Court Invalidates Stay-Away Order to Man Who Killed Mother’s Dog
(January 7, 2016)

State Bar Hires New Counsel in Dunn Action
(January 7, 2016)

Unlicensed Driver Who Caused Injuries Can Be Deported
(January 6, 2016)

Harris, Feuer, Others Praise Gun Crackdown
(January 6, 2016)

McComb Appointed State Public Defender
(January 6, 2016)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction of Father For Kidnapping of His Own Daughter
(January 6, 2016)

Legislature May Put Advisory Measure on Ballot—S.C.
(January 5, 2016)

Can’t Use Conservatorship Action to Block Son’s Marriage
(January 5, 2016)

Woman Who Threatened to Kill Security Guard Created a ‘Nuisance’
(January 5, 2016)

Abused Child Can’t Veto Visitation Rights—C.A.
(January 5, 2016)

Court of Appeal Faults Judge for Deciding Case Without Hearing It
(January 5, 2016)

Restraining Order Against Pastor’s Detractors Was Too Broad
(January 4, 2016)

Law Firm Must Be Disqualified From Representing Shareholder in Action Against Corporation—C.A.
(January 4, 2016)




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