2020

 

Judge Erred in Granting MSJ Based on Technicality
(February 28, 2020)

Woman’s Pay in Past Job Is No Defense To Unequal Salary in Present Position
(February 28, 2020)

Educator, Prosecutor, Immigration Attorney Do Battle
(Judicial Elections, February 28, 2020)

YouTube Is Private Entity Not Constrained by First Amendment
(February 27, 2020)

Judge Erred in Awarding Contractor Moneys Expended on Project Taken Away From It
(February 27, 2020)

Officers Entitled to Qualified Immunity in Forced-Confession Case
(February 26, 2020)

Liability for Injuries Can’t Be Based on Educated Guess as to Maker, Seller
(February 26, 2020)

Becerra Blasts Ninth Circuit’s Opinion on Abortion Referrals
(February 25, 2020)

Prosecutor, Fired Deputy City Attorney, Private Practitioner Seek Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, February 25, 2020)

Michigan Man Subject to Personal Jurisdiction in California
(February 24, 2020)

Action Against D.A.’s Investigators Must Be Reinstated
(February 21, 2020)

Brazile Accepts Award from Bar Groups
(February 21, 2020)

Action by Fan Hit by Foul Ball in Stadium Is Reinstated
(February 20, 2020)

Prosecutor Wages Low-Spending Campaign Against High-Financed Lawyer
(Judicial Elections, February 20, 2020)

Action Against Samsung Over Smart TVs Must Be Reinstated
(February 19, 2020)

4-1 City Council Vote Did Not Amount To Required Five-Sevenths—C.A.
(February 19, 2020)

Deputy District Attorney Is in Uphill Battle With Deputy Attorney General
(Judicial Elections, February 19, 2020)

Lawyer’s Suit for Wrongful Handcuffing of Her May Proceed
(February 18, 2020)

Party Cannot Obtain Summary Judgment Through Motion Under CCP §1008(a)
(February 18, 2020)

Shinn’s Faulty Representation Requires Habeas Relief in Case of 1983 Slaying
(February 14, 2020)

Harper Alleges Diamond Is in Violation of Court Directive
(February 13, 2020)

Claims Against Amazon.com Not Barred Which Arose After Prior Suit Was Settled
(February 13, 2020)

Warning on Label Precludes Action Over Daughter’s Suicide
(February 12, 2020)

Judge Daniel P. Ramirez to Retire From Los Angeles Superior Court
(February 12, 2020)

Provision for Rent Boost for Holdover Tenant Not a Penalty
(February 11, 2020)

Owner of Rights to ‘Piranha’ Films Didn’t Cheat Former Lawyer Promised Producer Role
(February 10, 2020)

Officer Entitled to Immunity in Connection With 2010 Arrest
(February 10, 2020)

‘No Sugar Added’ on Label Doesn’t Imply Competing Products Do Have Additive
(February 7, 2020)

Officer’s Training in Behavioral Analysis Doesn’t Justify Search Based on Hunch
(February 7, 2020)

Governor Issues Posthumous Pardon Of Civil Rights Leader Rustin
(February 6, 2020)

Discrimination Lawsuit Against CNN by Man Fired for Plagiarism May Proceed
(February 6, 2020)

Appeals Court Decides Controversy on Narrow Statutory Ground
(February 6, 2020)

Prison Sentence of Nearly 20 Years for Fraud to Stand
(February 5, 2020)

Burden of Proof Improperly Shifted From Proponent of DVRO to Accused Party
(February 5, 2020)

Philibosian Urges Reelection of Lacey; Brazile Thanks Baca
(Persons of the Year, February 4, 2020)

C.A. Rejects Becerra’s Stance on Release of Police-Conduct Records
(January 31, 2020)

Judge Properly Granted Lacey’s Petition to Oust Mayor From Board
(January 30, 2020)

Operator of Gym Not Liable for Death of Man While Exercising
(January 29, 2020)

Action Against Sheppard Mullin Barred by Release of Claims
(January 28, 2020)

Implied-in-Fact Attorney-Client Relationship Might Exist, Court of Appeal Declares
(January 28, 2020)

Two Private Practitioners Stage Lackadaisical Fight Against Prosecutor
(Judicial Elections, January 28, 2020)

Tolling Statute Applies to Absences, Not Non-Residency
(January 27, 2020)

Judge Kalin Erred in Awarding $27 Million Where Complaint Sought $5 Million
(January 27, 2020)

Disinherited Beneficiaries Have Standing to Challenge Trust
(January 24, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Panel Members Differ Over Permissibility of Assuming Standing
(January 24, 2020)

Failure to File Return to Habeas Petition Obviates Need for Evidence
(January 23, 2020)

Moreno, Espinoza Are Among Appointees to Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
(January 23, 2020)

Teacher Cannot Be Fired Due to Improper Social Media Post
(January 23, 2020)

Government’s Operation of Child Pornography Site Not ‘Outrageous’
(January 22, 2020)

Teri L. Jackson Confirmed as Justice Of First District Court of Appeal
(January 22, 2020)

Media’s Right to Timely Access New Filings Is Not Unfettered
(January 21, 2020)

Change in Law Insufficient to Justify Reopening Voluntarily Dismissed Suit Against Drug-Maker
(January 21, 2020)

Arbitrator Had Authority to Impose Sanctions Under CCP §128.5
(January 21, 2020)

RONALD F. BROT: He Seeks to Do for LACBA What He Did for Himself: Make a Comeback After Rocky Times
(Persons of the Year, January 17, 2020)

KEVIN BRAZILE: Inept High School Student Shines As Lawyer, Judge, Court Leader
(Persons of the Year, January 17, 2020)

SELMA MOIDEL SMITH: Attorney and Composer, She Is Known As a ‘Renaissance Woman’
(Persons of the Year, January 17, 2020)

Man’s Bankruptcy Doesn’t Erase His Debt to Cheated Investors
(January 17, 2020)

Teachers Without Summer Classes Might Be Entitled to Unemployment Pay
(January 17, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Tosses Murder Conviction Tainted by Lawyer’s Racism
(January 16, 2020)

Law Requiring Redistricting Commission for L.A. County Is Valid
(January 15, 2020)

Automobile Thief’s Recidivism Doesn’t Justify Electronic-Search Condition of Probation
(January 15, 2020)

Superior Court Candidate Claims Endorsement of Rival
(January 14, 2020)

Abe Khan Sets March 1 Retirement From Los Angeles Superior Court
(January 14, 2020)

Two Private Practitioners, One Deputy District Attorney, Do Battle
(Judicial Elections, January 14, 2020)

‘Sanctuary State’ Statute Is Binding on Chartered Cities
(January 13, 2020)

Mandatory Relief Statute Must Be Restricted to Defaults, Dismissals
(January 10, 2020)

Contempt Adjudication Against State Improper Where Based on Refusal to Violate Statute
(January 10, 2020)

C.A. Reaffirms View That Action Over Album Cover Is a SLAPP
(January 9, 2020)

Malicious Prosecution Action Lies Against Airline Based on Allegations to Officials Following Flight
(January 9, 2020)

C.A. Blocks Prosecutions for Felony Child Endangerment
(January 8, 2020)

Woman Convicted of Stabbing Husband Can’t Sue on Ground That Drug Caused Conduct
(January 8, 2020)

Forcing Robbery Victim to Back Up Four Steps Not Kidnapping
(January 7, 2020)

Lawyers Not Entitled to Nearly $1 Million Sought for Recovery of Experts’ Fees
(January 7, 2020)

Judge Katherine Mader Retires From Los Angeles Superior Court
(January 7, 2020)

CJP Masters Find Allegations Against Johnson Are Established
(January 6, 2020)

Childhood Sex Abuse Actions Against Jackson’s Companies Are Revived
(January 6, 2020)

C.A. Declares Fraud Action Is Subject to Anti-SLAPP Motion
(January 3, 2020)

Investor Gains, Loses, Gains, Loses $62 Million Judgment
(Jan. 2, 2020)




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