2022

Carter to Retire as L.A. Superior Court’s Executive Officer
(September 9, 2022)

C.A. Affirms Conviction of Man Whose Son Died as Result of ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’
(September 9, 2022)

C.A. Sets Rules for Relief Where Appeal Notice Filed Late
(September 8, 2022)

Legislation Shortening Probation Necessitates Retroactive Nullification of Revocation—C.A.
(September 8, 2022)

School District Not Liable to Pupils Who Viewed Slayings
(September 7, 2022)

Court Records Won’t Be Sealed Where Defendant Wasn’t Subjected to Arrest
(September 7, 2022)

Man Was ‘Actual Killer’ of Victim Who Died From Stress
(September 6, 2022)

C.A.: No Relief From Striking Complaint Where Lawyer for Plaintiff Blundered
(September 6, 2022)

C.A. Issues Opinions in Latest Disputes in 26-Year Series
(September 2, 2022)

Judge Percy Anderson Exceeded Authority in Remanding Case Sua Sponte—Ninth Circuit
(September 2, 2022)

San Luis Obispo District Attorney Dan Dow Responds to Decision of Court of Appeal
(September 2, 2022)

D.A. Properly Recused Over Anti-Black Lives Matter Stance
(September 1, 2022)

Legislation to Create ‘CARE Courts’ Is Enacted
(September 1, 2022)

C.A. Reinstates $850,000 Verdict in Slip-and-Fall Case
(August 31, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Rebuffs Challenge to Use in District Courts of State Anti-SLAPP Law
(August 31, 2022)

S.C. Clarifies Procedure in Gauging If Speech Is Protected
(August 30, 2022)

Expulsion Not Overly Harsh for Student Who Had Nonconsensual Sex With Woman—C.A.
(August 30, 2022)

Judge Botched Ballot-Designation Ruling in Judicial Race
(August 30, 2022)

Producer Not Liable for Conduct of Off-Duty Personal Chef
(August 29, 2022)

Commission Approves Nomination of Guerrero As California Chief Justice
(August 29, 2022)

C.A. Division, for Fifth Time, Rejects Arguments Advanced by Slayer
(August 29, 2022)

Onica Cole Was Properly Fired as Deputy City Attorney
(August 26, 2022)

Fees Were Wrongly Denied to Parties Based on Not Joining in First-Filed Anti-SLAPP Motion
(August 26, 2022)

Judge Required Too High a Showing in Trade-Dress Suit
(August 25, 2022)

Judicial Council Confers Award on Sherri Carter, Four Others, for ‘Distinguished Service’
(August 25, 2022)

C.A. Evinces Impatience With Antics of Lawyer Albert
(August 25, 2022)

Debt Collection Agency Might Be Liable Based
(August 25, 2022)

City Can Be Alter Ego of Another Governmental Entity
(August 24, 2022)

C.A. Says DCFS Violated Due-Process Rights of Mother by Failing to Give Notice
(August 24, 2022)

Unreasonable Mistake of Fact Negates Criminality—S.C.
(August 23, 2022)

2017 Decision Prescribing Jury Determination As to the Nature of Prior Is Not Retroactive
(August 23, 2022)

Judge Can’t Shun Unruh Act Suit Without Notice, Hearing
(August 22, 2022)

Agent’s Power to Make ‘Health Care Decisions’ Does Not Include Agreeing to Arbitration
(August 22, 2022)

Hype for Michael Jackson Album Was Commercial Speech
(August 19, 2022)

Order to Ex-Wife to Pay Fees of Attorneys for High-Salaried Ex-Husband Is Reversed
(August 19, 2022)

Suit Over Entreaties on Facebook to Dr. Phil Was a SLAPP
(August 19, 2022)

Behaving Badly Didn’t Justify Restraining Order—C.A.
(August 18, 2022)

Winemakers Did Not Breach Law by Giving Nonoperational Pizza Oven to Grocery Store
(August 18, 2022)

State Bar Dues Bill Approved by Senate
(August 18, 2022)

Cooley, Logan Clash Over Signature-Verification Laws
(August 17, 2022)

Requiring a Showing of Driver’s License at Sobriety Checkpoint Is Constitutional
(August 17, 2022)

Registrar-Recorder’s Office Says Gascón Recall Bid Fails
(August 16, 2022)

ADDA Vice President Siddall Lambastes Garcetti, Krinsky, Chemerinsky Over Op-Ed Piece
(August 16, 2022)

Ex-Air Force General Not Immune in Sexual Assault Case
(August 15, 2022)

Firm Did Not Convert Funds by Paying Them to Party Rather Than Attorney With Lien
(August 15, 2022)

Appeals Court Won’t Accord Anonymity to Criminal Defendant
(August 15, 2022)

Charity, Project Chief Are Limited-Purpose Public Figures
(August 12, 2022)

$1 Million Emotional-Distress Award in Favor of Estate Must Be Restored—C.A.
(August 12, 2022)

Southwestern to Honor Memory of Arleigh Woods
(August 12, 2022)

Newsom to Nominate Guerrero As California Chief Justice
(August 11, 2022)

‘Align’-Brand Yoga Leggings Aren’t Apt to Be Confused With ‘Aliign’-Brand Yoga Leggings
(August 11, 2022)

Misappropriation of Funds Is Not ‘Protected Activity—C.A.
(August 11, 2022)

Goldman Confirmed As Court of Appeal Justice
(August 11, 2022)

Expert Hired by Prosecution Can’t Testify at SVPA Trial
(August 10, 2022)

Judgment for Full Amount of Debt Wasn’t Unenforceable Penalty, C.A. Declares
(August 10, 2022)

Newsom Appoints Dansby, Santiso to LASC
(August 10, 2022)

Judge Must Authorize a Party to Proceed As ‘John Doe’
(August 9, 2022)

C.A.: Agency Bringing FEHA Action Not Bound by Employer-Employee Arbitration Agreement
(August 9, 2022)

Murder Conviction Was Based on ‘Legally Invalid Theory’
(August 8, 2022)

Memorial Ceremony to Be Held for Karen Nobumoto
(August 8, 2022)

School District Can’t Be Sued Under Unruh Civil Rights Act
(August 5, 2022)

Associate’s UPL Did Not Invalidate Arbitration Agreement
(August 4, 2022)

Building Owner Not Liable for Death of Tenant Who Fell From Roof—C.A.
(August 4, 2022)

Baltodano Confirmed As Court of Appeal Justice
(August 4, 2022)

Standalone Website Is Not a ‘Public Accommodation’—C.A.
(August 3, 2022)

Judge Aided Effort to Block Dissolution of LLC That Had Already Been Dissolved
(August 3, 2022)

Disbarred Lawyer’s $2 Million Debt to State Bar Wiped Out
(August 2, 2022)

Orrick Must Comply With Arbital Summonses Served by Jones Day, Ninth Circuit Declares
(August 2, 2022)

C.A. Disallows Attorney-Fee Award Before Final Judgment
(August 1, 2022)

Court of Appeal Publicly Releases Version of Opinion Previously Bearing Redactions
(August 1, 2022)

Deborah Gonzales Elected LASC Commissioner
(August 1, 2022)

Remote-Testimony Option Doesn’t Bar Change of Venue
(August 1, 2022)

California Failed to Negotiate in Good Faith With Tribes
(July 29, 2022)

Schwartz, Vazquez to Retire From Superior Court
(July 29, 2022)

Cantil-Sakauye Won’t Seek New Term As Chief Justice
(July 28, 2022)

Blocking Postings on Web Pages Breached First Amendment
(July 28, 2022)

Bad Faith Not Required for Breach-of-Local-Rule Sanction
(July 27, 2022)

D.A. Gascón Asks Judge Ryan to Relieve Man Who Committed Slayings of Death Penalty
(July 27, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Votes Not to Rehear Alien-Smuggling Case
(July 26, 2022)

C.A. Rejects Two-Year Robbery-at-Knifepoint Sentence
(July 25, 2022)

Barger Blasts Gascón Over Not Seeking Resentencing in Criminal Court
(July 25, 2022)

No Resentencing of Robber Who Held Gun After Shooting
(July 25, 2022)

Party in Default Has Standing to Make New-Trial Motion
(July 22, 2022)

High Court Upholds Death Sentence, Finding Rejection of Eyewitness Testimony Harmless
(July 22, 2022)

C.A. Lifts Bar on Husband Representing Wife in Lawsuit
(July 21, 2022)

Craig Mitchell Eyes D.A.’s Race, Cooley Being Urged to Run
(July 20, 2022)

Summary Judgment Reversed in PAGA Suit Over Allegation of Inadequate Seating
(July 20, 2022)

Yagman Loses Federal Appeal Over $1,000 Parking Ticket
(July 19, 2022)

Judges Mori, Kim Vetted for C.A. Appointment
(July 19, 2022)

State Bar Takes Over Practice of Nonlawyer
(July 19, 2022)

ADDA Slams Gascón Based on Petitioning S.C. for Review
(July 18, 2022)

Public Has No Right to Statistics on Actions by CJP Prior to Formal Proceedings
(July 18, 2022)

Sotheby’s Might Be on Hook for $4 Million for Slip-Up
(July 15, 2022)

Full Counting of Gascón Recall Petitions to Proceed
(July 15, 2022)

C.A. Restores Suit Against Insurer for COVID-19 Losses
(July 14, 2022)

S.C. Denies Review in Challenge to Order by Judge Reinstating Sentence Allegations
(July 14, 2022)

D.A.’s Office Urges Transcript Unsealing in Polanski Case
(July 13, 2022)

Wiley Says Tribes Should Be Recognized As Real Parties in Interest in Dependency Cases
(July 13, 2022)

Police Officer’s Records Not Subject to Public Disclosure
(July 12, 2022)

No Immediate Appeal From the Denial of Attorney Fees in Anti-SLAPP Case—C.A
(July 12, 2022)

State Bar Picks Davtyan As General Counsel
(July 12, 2022)

C.A. Orders Resentencing in Case That Was Final Feb. 28
(July 11, 2022)

D.A.’s Office Seeks to Block Deportation of Woman-Beater
(July 8, 2022)

Traffic Stop Was Pretext for Summoning Dog Who Sniffed for Drugs, Invalidating Search
(July 8, 2022)

Group Files 717,000 Signatures on Recall-Gascón Petitions
(July 7, 2022)

C.A. Justices at Odds on Dealing With DCFS’s Failure to Probe Possible Indian Heritage
(July 7, 2022)

C.A. Reverses $3 Million Punitive-Damage Over Talcum
(July 6, 2022)

Whether Campaign to Put Gascón Recall on Ballot Has Enough Signatures Is in Doubt
(July 6, 2022)

CJP Chastises Orange Superior Court Judge Derek W. Hunt
(July 6, 2022)

Judge Acted Precipitously in Setting Attorney-Fee Award
(July 5, 2022)

Newsom Appoints Marshak to L.A. Superior Court
(July 5, 2022)

Gill, Soto to Compete for L.A. City Attorney
(July 5, 2022)

Loitering for Prostitution No Longer Criminal
(July 5, 2022)

School District Might Be Liable for After-Hours Attack
(July 1, 2022)

C.A. Affirms Dismissal of Defamation Suit Against Former Amazon CEO Bezos
(July 1, 2022)

S.C. Resolves Conflict Over Requisites for Issue Preclusion
(July 1, 2022)

Arbitration Clause in Retainer Agreement Is Invalidated
(June 30, 2022)

Sonoma Sheriff Not Entitled to Concealment of Report on Him to Board of Supervisors
(June 30, 2022)

Lowering-of-Rent Provision Wasn’t Unenforceable Penalty
(June 29, 2022)

C.A.’s Majority: Crimes So Horrendous That Re-Sentencing Under New Law Is Pointless
(June 29, 2022)

Gill, Soto Still Lead in City Attorney Race
(June 29, 2022)

Senate Conforms Cardona As State Bar Chief Trial Counsel
(June 29, 2022)

Writer Gains Hearing on Bid to See Slain Girl’s Records
(June 28, 2022)

Man Who Alleged Citizenship at Sentencing May Pursue Motion Under P.C. §1473.7
(June 28, 2022)

Suit by Man Wrongfully Convicted of Slaying Is Reinstated
(June 27, 2022)

Perjury Prosecution Barred Against Man Who Swore He Had Not Been in ‘Trouble’ With Law
(June 27, 2022)

Gill, Soto Remain Ahead in City Attorney Race
(June 27, 2022)

D.A.’s Office Not Subject to Recusal Based on Prior Probe
(June 24, 2022)

Corporation Suing Director Can’t Deny Access to Books on That Fact Alone, C.A. Declares
(June 24, 2022)

C.A. Orders Publication of Opinion Declaring Entreaty to Fire Lawyer to Be ‘Protected’
(June 24, 2022)

Marina Torres Drops to Third Place in City Attorney Race
(June 23, 2022)

Oral §170.6 Challenge Was Valid Though Not Under Oath
(June 22, 2022)

Order Denying Vexatious Litigant’s Motion to File Lawsuit Is Nonappealable, C.A. Says
(June 22, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Won’t Reinstate Yagman As Member of Bar
(June 21, 2022)

C.A. Says A.G.’s Office Improperly Named in Action in Which Its Opinion Was Invoked
(June 21, 2022)

Good Faith Wasn’t Required of Insured During Negotiations
(June 17, 2022)

C.A. Says Surety Sued for $3.4 Million Wasn’t ‘Prevailing Party’ Though Award Was for $1
(June 17, 2022)

Group Has Enough Signatures for Gascón Recall Election
(June 16, 2022)

Hogue to Retire From L.A. Superior Court
(June 16, 2022)

Siblings Have No Associational Claim Over Fatal Shooting
(June 16, 2022)

C.A. Disbelieves Claim of Not Grasping Immigration Consequence of Plea
(June 16, 2022)

C.A. Orders Publication of Anti-SLAPP Opinion
(June 16, 2022)

Biden Names Desai to Ninth Circuit
(June 16, 2022)

Personal Suit Precludes Later Suing on Behalf of Public
(June 15, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Judge VanDyke Issues Rebuke to Colleagues for Ignoring Deference Standard
(June 15, 2022)

Pay Not Owed for Taking Pre-Employment Drug Test
(June 14, 2022)

Panel: Damaging Property With Bomb Doesn’t Necessarily Fit Category of ‘Violent’
(June 14, 2022)

Bigamist Is Not Barred From Receiving Spousal Support
(June 13, 2022)

California’s Bar on Two-Time Losers Gaining EMT Certification Is Constitutional
(June 13, 2022)

LASC’s Post-Judgment Attorney-Fee Award Declared Invalid
(June 10, 2022)

Justice Wiley Lectures Bar to Be Forthright In Crafting Clients’ Discovery Responses
(June 10, 2022)

Recall of Boudin Seen As Boost to Efforts To Oust Gascón As District Attorney
(June 10, 2022)

Female Judicial Candidates Find Favor With Voters
(June 9, 2022)

Los Angeles Superior Court Primary Election Results
(June 9, 2022)

Privilege Need Not Be Specified to Be Affirmative Defense
(June 8, 2022)

Judge Erred in Including Husband of Defendant in Civil Restraining Order
(June 8, 2022)

Cantil-Sakauye Contracts COVID-19, Is Isolated
(June 8, 2022)

Urging Parents to Fire Their Lawyer Is Protected Conduct
(June 7, 2022)

Third District C.A. Judge Dissents From Order to Publish Opinion
(June 7, 2022)

Lawyer’s Suit Against Archbishop, Two Bishops Reinstated
(June 6, 2022)

C.A.: Inmates Have No Right to TV Set in Cells
(June 6, 2022)

Gascón’s Special Directives Are Partially Unenforceable
(June 3, 2022)

Suit Over Nonpayment of Royalties for Playing Old Records Doesn’t Involve Protected Speech
( June 3, 2022)

Uber Isn’t Liable for Rapes by Men Posing As Its Drivers
(June 2, 2022)

California Supreme Court Disbars Girardi
(June 2, 2022)

Lascivious Acts Justify $50 Million Punitive-Damage Award
(June 1, 2022)

Bumble Bee Is a ‘Fish,’ Under Statute—C.A.
(June 1, 2022)

Firm Properly Barred for Having Confidential Information
(May 31, 2022)

FTC’s ‘Holder Rule’ Doesn’t Bar Attorney-Fee Award
(May 27, 2022)

Causing Deaths by Driving Under Influence of Marijuana Was Second-Degree Murder—C.A.
(May 27, 2022)

LASC Judge Frederick Wapner Retires From Bench Today
(May 27, 2022)

Federal Prison in Victorville Might Not Be on Federal Land
(May 26, 2022)

Court Says Compassionate Release Properly Denied Gang Leader Who Conspired to Commit Murder
(May 26, 2022)

Ann I. Park Says She Would Decline Commissionership
(May 26, 2022)

C.A. Won’t Decide Applicability of Immunity Statute
(May 25, 2022)

Accident Caused Car Damage but Not Injuries Incurred When Stepping Out of Rented SUV
(May 25, 2022)

Collection, Disclosure of E-Scooter Data Is Not a Search
(May 24, 2022)

Judges Choose Kim, Butler, Gerber As Commissioners
(May 24, 2022)

L.A. Archdiocese’s Anti-SLAPP Motion Properly Denied
(May 23, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Opinion Does Not Justify City’s Deviation From Statute, C.A. Declares
(May 23, 2022)

Irish American Bar Members Meet With Ambassador
(May 23, 2022)

Conviction Doesn’t Revive Action Against Felon’s Employer
(May 20, 2022)

City Suing for Unfairness to Workers Is Not Bound by Their Arbitration Agreement—C.A.
(May 20, 2022)

Judge Who Did Not Contribute to Book May Not Write ‘Blurb’ for Cover Using Name, Title
(May 20, 2022)

Suit Against Twitter for Banning Trump Properly Dismissed
(May 19, 2022)

Parties Should Be Required to ‘Meet, Confer’ Before Anti-SLAPP Motion Is Heard—Judge
(May 19, 2022)

Pandemic Justified Trial Delay of More Than a Year
(May 18, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Action Alleging Racial Bias by American Airlines
(May 18, 2022)

Stratton Confirmed as C.A. Presiding Justice
(May 18, 2022)

Prevailing Defendants in Malpractice Action Get No Fees
(May 17, 2022)

Former State Bar President Nobumoto Dies
(May 17, 2022)

Governor Boosts Proposed Budget Allocation to Courts
(May 16, 2022)

Newsom’s Emergency COVID Orders Forcing Closures Were Not ‘Takings’—C.A.
(May 16, 2022)

Judge: Local Lawmakers May Override Zoning Initiatives
(May 13, 2022)

Alarcon Strikes Statement of Disqualification Filed by Lawyer for Model Blac Chyna
(May 13, 2022)

Young Adults Have Right to Purchase Semiautomatic Rifles
(May 12, 2022)

Retired Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, 70, Dies
(May 12, 2022)

Retired Judges Aren’t Bound by Code of Judicial Ethics
(May 12, 2022)

C.A. Affirms Judgment Against Lawyer/Realtor Who Lied
(May 11, 2022)

Confrontation Clause Not Defied by Admitting Nurse’s Recitation of Victim’s Statements
(May 11, 2022)

State Bar Seeks Services of Trustee of Girardi|Keese Estate
(May 10, 2022)

Warrant for Home Search Justified by Events Inconsistent With Non-Criminal Conduct
(May 10, 2022)

ADDA Endorses 11 Deputies in Judicial Races
(May 10, 2022)

Ninth Circuit: California’s Ban on Foie Gras Sales Is Valid
(May 9, 2022)

Court Has No Power to Deny Jury Trial Based On Violation of Local Rule, C.A. Declares
(May 9, 2022)

Bank Is Liable for Agent’s Error in Rejecting Notice of Levy
(May 6, 2022)

Justice Department Seeks Forfeiture of Holmby Hills ‘Mega-Mansion’
(May 6, 2022)

Rescission Can’t Be Based on ‘Duress by Third Person’
(May 5, 2022)

Bride-to-Be Who Signed Prenup Without Reading It Can’t Avoid Consequence—C.A.
(May 5, 2022)

Lawyer’s Recitation of Client’s Allegations Not Privileged
(May 4, 2022)

Redevelopment Plan’s Affordable Housing Proviso Is Defunct
(May 3, 2022)

Byrum, Strassner Appointed to LASC Judgeships
(May 3, 2022)

C.A. Affirms Denial of 50-Block Ban on Drug Dealers
(May 2, 2022)

City Attorney Must Provide Discovery in Infraction Case
(April 29, 2022)

Six-Month Bar on Clearing Encampments Was Invalid
(April 28, 2022)

C.A. Approves Private Lawyers Representing City in UCL Suit on Contingency-Fee Basis
(April 28, 2022)

Kendig Draws Praise for Judicial Service
(April 28, 2022)

A Judge Reflects on Her Career in Law
(April 28, 2022)

State Must Provide Unredacted Accident Reports—C.A.
(April 27, 2022)

Ninth Circuit to Reconsider En Banc Challenge To California Law Banning Private Jails
(April 27, 2022)

C.A. Disguises Parties’ Identities That Were Already Revealed in Publicly Filed Opinion
(April 27, 2022)

Actual Ignorance of Identity Justifies Naming a ‘Doe’
(April 26, 2022)

Airline Not Liable for Unforeseeable Attack By One Passenger Against Another—C.A.
(April 26, 2022)

Irish Bar Association Stages Pre-Meeting Get-Together
(April 26, 2022)

$260,000 Fee Award Proper Though Damages Were $2,500
(April 25, 2022)

Punitive-Damage Claim Barred Based on Untimeliness of Motion to Amend—C.A.
(April 25, 2022)

Bacardi Did Not Infringe Rum-Maker’s ‘Untamed’ Mark
(April 22, 2022)

C.A. Opinion Tells of Tactic Prompting Recusal of All Judges of Small Court
(April 22, 2022)

EPA’s Decision Not to Ban Dog Collar Chemical Is Flawed
(April 21, 2022)

C.A. Tells Parties That Despite Judgment Nullifying Marriage, They Are Still Wed
(April 21, 2022)

D.A. Must Testify as to Entreaties by County Lawyers
(April 20, 2022)

ConAgra Can’t Recoup $1.02 Million Payment to Lead Paint Abatement Fund—C.A.
(April 20, 2022)

Inmate May Not Contest Unauthorized Sentence by Motion
(April 19, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Reinstates Putative Class Action Under ERISA Against Trader Joe’s Company
(April 19, 2022)

Former ADDA Chief Lambastes District Attorney Gascón
(April 19, 2022)

DMV’s License-Revocation Hearings Run Unconstitutionally
(April 18, 2022)

New Evidence, Fraud Justify Dumping $44 Million Judgment
(April 18, 2022)

State Bar Fails to Protect Against Persistent Ethics Violators
(April 15, 2022)

Ameliorative Statute Applies to Revocation of Parole Prior to Effective Date of Law—C.A.
(April 15, 2022)

School District Not Liable for Teacher’s Sex Acts With Pupil
(April 14, 2022)

Lawyer Can’t Claim ‘Surprise’ Upon Learning of Time Requirement in CCP, C.A. Declares
(April 14, 2022)

District Court Judge Mendoza Nominated to Ninth Circuit
(April 14, 2022)

Lawyer Hit With $25,000 in Sanctions for Claiming SLAPP
(April 13, 2022)

Judge Buckley’s Last Day on Bench Is Friday
(April 13, 2022)

Out-of-State Lawyer to Receive No Part of $4 Million Fee
(April 12, 2022)

Fines of More Than $300 Million Properly Imposed on Johnson & Johnson—C.A.
(April 12, 2022)

Lawyers Could Be Liable for Not Telling of Client’s Misdeeds
(April 12, 2022)

Failing to Warn of Anti-SLAPP Law Can Lead to Liability
(April 11, 2022)

Court Criticizes Celebrity Chef Cat Cora
(April 11, 2022)

Cross-Action by Gen. Chuck Yeager’s Widow Was a SLAPP
(April 11, 2022)

C.A. Denies Gascón’s Plea to Limit Judges’ Reconsiderations
(April 8, 2022)

C.A. Affirms Denial of Public Records Request for Names of Persons Arrested for DUI
(April 8, 2022)

Judge Erred in Acting Based on Prospect Bill Would Pass
(April 7, 2022)

Justices Do Not Decide if Outsource Company That Duns, Doesn’t Collect, Is ‘Debt-Collector’
(April 7, 2022)

Expulsion by Private Law School Violated ‘Fair Process’
(April 6, 2022)

CJP Publicly Admonishes Judge Judith Meyer
(April 6, 2022)

Reason Given for Barring Black Woman From Jury Was Pretextual
(April 6, 2022)

C.A. Affirms $2.2 Million Award Against Ex-Lawyer/Stalker
(April 5, 2022)

Ninth Circuit to Decide En Banc If Man Who Feloniously Imperiled Child Can Be Deported
(April 5, 2022)

Decision Declining to Apply California Statute Stands
(April 4, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Queries State High Court About Duty to Warn in Medical Products Cases
(April 4, 2022)

New Trial Properly Ordered in Suit Over ‘Columbo’ Profits
(April 1, 2022)

Yolo Court Had No Jurisdiction in Case Based On Actions in Sacramento Court—C.A.
(April 1, 2022)

Retiree May Have Designation As ‘Deputy District Attorney’
(March 30, 2022)

Indigent Can’t Be Expected to Pay Part of Arbitrator’s Fee
(March 29, 2022)

Adult Store May Stage ‘Ladies Night’—C.A.
(March 29, 2022)

Registrar-Recorder’s Office Alters Candidates’ Designations
(March 28, 2022)

Judges’ PAC Gives $165,000 to Boost Campaigns of Gelfound, Elswick
(March 28, 2022)

Representative Claim in PAGA Suit Improperly Stricken
(March 25, 2022)

Judge Erred in Tossing Plea Bargain Based On Defendant’s Late Arrival in Court—C.A.
(March 25, 2022)

Hearing Set on Writ Petitions Of Hammond, Huerta
(March 25, 2022)

Involvement in Conspiracy Before, After 18, Warrants Trial As Adult—Ninth Circuit
(March 25, 2022)

Candidate Seeks Writ in Bid to Expand Ballot Designation
(March 24, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Action Alleging Securities Fraud by Twitter/a>
(March 24, 2022)

Ex-Prosecutor’s Ballot Designation As Deputy D.A. Draws Challenge
(March 23, 2022)

Conviction for Threatening to Slay Judge Zacky Upheld
(March 23, 2022)

Writ Petition Challenges Eligibility of Candidate for L.A. City Attorney Post
(March 22, 2022)

Three-Days-a-Week ‘Visitation’ Amounts to Joint Legal Custody, Violating Presumption
(March 22, 2022)

‘Continuous Representation’ Might Not End With Firing
(March 22, 2022)

Judge at Hearing on DVRO Application Must Consider Entire Record—Appeals Court
(March 22, 2022)

C.A. Keeps Identity of Client in Fee-Splitting Dispute Secret
(March 21, 2022)

L.A. County’s Flavored Tobacco Ban Is Valid
(March 21, 2022)

Preliminary Injunction Against A.G. Was Validly Issued
(March 18, 2022)

Senate Confirms Slaughter as District Court Judge
(March 18, 2022)

Slayer Not Wrongfully Denied Conjugal Visits, C.A. Holds
(March 17, 2022)

No Need to Accord ‘Academic Deference’ to Dismissal of Resident Physician by Hospital
(March 17, 2022)

Action by Cannabis Business Against City Not a SLAPP
(March 16, 2022)

Judgment Founded on Arbitration Award Can’t Be Assailed Based on Judge’s Discovery Order
(March 16, 2022)

Amazon Must Give Proposition 65 Warnings, C.A. Holds
(March 15, 2022)

Newsom Appoints Five to L.A. Superior Court
(March 15, 2022)

Line-Up of Candidates Set, Battles Over Designations Loom
(March 14, 2022)

Judge Ryan Orders Briefing on Possibility of Resentencing of Inmate Ordered Executed
(March 14, 2022)

Police Station Renamed in Honor of Margaret York
(March 14, 2022)

Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Did Not Contain Stolen Elements
(March 11, 2022)

Deputy PDs Chastise Public Defender Over Workloads
(March 10, 2022)

Judge White-Brown Has No Election Challenger
(March 10, 2022)

Ninth Circuit Judge VanDyke’s Prediction Comes True
(March 9, 2022)

Only One Prospect of Additional Open Seat Looms
(March 9, 2022)

Robles Flipflops, Files Papers for Superior Court Seat
(March 8, 2022)

Law Firm Entitled to Attorney Fees Out of ‘Common Fund’ for 2,000 Hours of Work
(March 8, 2022)

Deputy P.D.’s Challenge to Judge Gelfound Is Now Official
(March 7, 2022)

Cantil-Sakauye Lifts Four Emergency Orders As of April 30
(March 4, 2022)

Project Can’t Be Blocked Under FHA, FEHA Based on ‘Disparate Impact’ Theory
(March 4, 2022)

Appeals Court Incorporates by Reference Reasoning Set Forth in Opinion in Earlier Same-Facts Case
(March 4, 2022)

Judge Ryan Grants Standing to Family of Murder Victim
(March 3, 2022)

Twitter’s First Amendment Suit Is Not Ripe
(March 3, 2022)

Labor Code §925 Trumps Compulsory Cross-Complaint Law
(March 2, 2022)

Castro-Silva to Resign as L.A. County Counsel
(March 2, 2022)

C.A. Converts Appellant’s Name to Initials
(March 2, 2022)

Lawyer Is a ‘Party’ for Purpose of Family Code Sanction
(March 1, 2022)

Non-Verbatim Repetition of Posted Allegations on Different Website Not a New Publication—C.A.
(March 1, 2022)

Challenge to Garnett Is Official; Kaddo Is Not Opposed
(February 28, 2022)

Pauley Issues Statement on Nomination of Jackson
(February 28, 2022)

MICRA Cap on Damages Applies to Physician Assistants
(February 25, 2022)

Newsom Appoints Judge Lucy Armendariz to Committee Examining CJP
(February 25, 2022)

C.A. Restores Blind Man’s Suit Over ‘Inaccessible’ Website
(February 24, 2022)

Infringement Suit Was Axed Precipitously
(February 24, 2022)

Conspiracy Suit Against County, Former D.A. Lacked Merit
(February 24, 2022)

Deputy DAs Back Recall of District Attorney Gascón
(February 23, 2022)

Judge Stewart to Retire From Superior Court
(February 23, 2022)

Gascón Explains Shift on Sentencing Policy
(February 23, 2022)

There’s No Right to Jury in PAGA Action, C.A. Declares
(February 22, 2022)

No Error in Not Striking Answer of Defendant to Amended Pleading Despite Earlier Default
(February 22, 2022)

Legality of Resentencing in Chambers Draws Challenge
(February 18, 2022)

Reference to Defendant Being on Parole Did Not Require Declaring a Mistrial—C.A.
(February 18, 2022)

Man Convicted of Threats He Contends Were Not Reasonably Believable Loses Appeal
(February 18, 2022)

Man Convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter Is Deportable
(February 17, 2022)

Seven-Year-Plus Sentence for Man, 80, Affirmed
(February 17, 2022)

Judge Erred in Denying Arbitration Based on Procedural Bar
(February 17, 2022)

Miranda Right Need Not Be Invoked With Formality
(February 17, 2022)

Governor to Nominate Guerrero to State High Court Seat
(February 16, 2022)

Judicial Candidate Says DA’s Office Punished Him for Being ‘Fair,’ Won’t Provide Specifics
(February 16, 2022)

LASC’s In-Court Mask Requirement Is Constitutionally Valid
(February 16, 2022)

Lawyer Draws One-Month Suspension for Potshots
(February 16, 2022)

Judge Gelfound Answers Challenger, Defends His Record
(February 15, 2022)

Four Candidacies Emerge as Filing of Declarations Ends
(February 15, 2022)

Judge Elswick’s Challenger Is Infuriated Over News Story
(February 14, 2022)

DCFS Ignored Statutory Duty to Determine If Dependent Child Had Indian Ancestry—C.A.
(February 14, 2022)

Challenge to Judge David Gelfound Is Based on Philosophy
(February 11, 2022)

Order for Forced Medication Can’t Be Based on Recommendation of Psychologist—C.A.
(February 11, 2022)

District Attorney Gascón Won’t Address ADDA
(February 11, 2022)

Confusion Led to Denial of §1473.7 Motion
(February 11, 2022)

LASC Judges Elswick, Gelfound Draw Election Challenges
(February 10, 2022)

PJ Taylor Announces ‘Full Resumption’ of Trials
(February 10, 2022)

Trial Lawyer Gerry Spence, 93, Won’t Get Quick Trial