2015 

Court Grants En Banc Rehearing in Challenge to Gun-Permit Rules
(March 27, 2015)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Arthur Jean to Retire
(March 27, 2015)

Panel Orders New Trial for Loan Officer Convicted in Scheme
(March 26, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Emotional-Distress Award to Two Who Saw Relative Choke to Death After Surgery
(March 26, 2015)

C.A. Affirms Dismissal of Molestation Case as Misconduct Sanction
(March 25, 2015)

Justice Fred Woods to Retire From C.A. at End of Month
(March 25, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Murder Conviction in Shooting of Pregnant Girlfriend
(March 24, 2015)

Panel Rejects Suit Challenging U.S. Military Contractor Policies
(March 23, 2015)

S.C. to Decide if Threats Charge May Be Based on Hand Gestures
(March 20, 2015)

U.S. Law Preempts Statute on Costs for Failure to Admit
(March 20, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Approval of Judgment Terms Beyond Those in Stipulation
(March 20, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Agency’s Decision to Ban Anti-Israel Bus Ad
(March 19, 2015)

Confidentiality Bars Suit Based on Bad Advice Allegedly Given at Mediation Session—Court of Appeal
(March 19, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over ‘Greek Yogurt’ Labeling
(March 18, 2015)

Supervisors Vote to Join Amicus Brief Supporting President Obama’s Immigration Actions
(March 18, 2015)

S.C. Posthumously Admits Chinese-Born Legal Pioneer to State Bar
(March 17, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Challenges to Life Terms for Teenage Killers
(March 17, 2015)

Divided State High Court Votes to Rehear Death Penalty Case
(March 13, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Firing of DOJ Agent Based on Secretly Taped Calls
(March 12, 2015)

S.C. Will Not Hear County's Appeal in Auto Rollover Case
(March 12, 2015)

Panel Reverses Itself, Says Elderly Woman Can Seek New Trial in Killing of Husband
(March 11, 2015)

Commission Charges Merced Judge With Misconduct Over Payments From His Former Law Firm
(March 11, 2015)

Former Judicial Candidate Armsted Considered for Appointment
(March 11, 2015)

C.A.: Insurer Had No Duty to Defend ‘Buckyballs’ Infringement Suit
(March 10, 2015)

Panel Rejects Torture Claims, Upholds Extradition Order
(March 10, 2015)

C.A. Says Vexatious Litigant Law Applies to Family Law Contempts
(March 9, 2015)

Court Upholds Judgment for Glendale in Suit Over Lawyer’s Arrest
(March 6, 2015)

Atheist Leader Under Consideration for Judgeship
(March 6, 2015)

Sixth District Revives Sex Assault Victim’s Claim Against Insurer
(March 5, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Honored Veteran’s Bid to Seal Juvenile Records
(March 4, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Reverses Misjoinder Ruling in ADA Suit
(March 4, 2015)

S.C. Rejects Blanket Restrictions on Sex Offender Residency
(March 3, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Tosses Older Pilot’s Claim Against Airlines
(March 3, 2015)

C.A. Says Settlor’s Needs Take Precedence Over Cat Protection
(March 2, 2015)

S.C. Revives Claim That CHP Is Liable in Catastrophic Accident
(February 27, 2015)

Political Ties Between Judge and Prosecutor Not Automatically Disqualifying in Death Case—Court
(February 27, 2015)

Dan Potter Named Clerk of Sixth District Court of Appeal
(February 27, 2015)

Manager’s Suit Against Entertainment Lawyer Held No SLAPP
(February 26, 2015)

Brown Reappoints Two to CJP
(February 26, 2015)

Court of Appeal Rejects Challenge to State ‘Cap-and-Trade’ Rules
(February 25, 2015)

Commissioner’s Lack of Proper Response to Litigant’s Disqualification Bid Voids Court’s Orders—C.A.
(February 25, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Subscribers’ Suit Against TWC, Teams Over Cable Deals
(February 24, 2015)

Attorney Carter Pulls Plug on Nascent Judicial Candidacy
(February 24, 2015)

Supreme Court to Rule on Constitutionality of DNA Measure
(February 20, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Release in Suit Over Health Club Injury
(February 20, 2015)

C.A. Allows Pastor’s Defamation Case Against Stepson to Continue
(February 19, 2015)

Former Judicial Candidate Sentenced in Drug Case
(February 19, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Order Allowing Property Dispute to Be Tried in Iran
(February 18, 2015)

Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Makes Final Appointments To Futures Commission, Sets Group’s First Meeting
(February 18, 2015)

Mayor’s Refusal to Sign Contract Not ‘Absence,’ C.A. Rules
(February 17, 2015)

Court of Appeal Declines to Block CalPERS From Cutting Former Vernon Official’s Pension
(February 17, 2015)

S.C. Agrees to Review Ruling on Appeals by Vexatious Litigants
(February 13, 2015)

C.A. Rejects City’s Bid to Collect Legal Fees From Widow of Man Who Hanged Himself in Custody
(February 13, 2015)

Court of Appeal Revives Suit Over Hospital Workers’ Meal Periods
(February 12, 2015)

Memorial Scheduled for Orville, Mary Dean Armstrong
(February 12, 2015)

Firearm in Backpack Is Carried ‘On the Person’—Court of Appeal
(February 11, 2015)

Decision of Controversial San Diego Judge Denying Name Change Found ‘Arbitrary and Capricious’
(February 11, 2015)

Lui Seeks Return to Court of Appeal Post
(February 10, 2015)

Prejudice Not Presumed Where Convicted Man’s Defense Lawyer Was Facing Prosecution—C.A.
(February 10, 2015)

Attorney Yarnall Tells Cowboy Lawyers of Wedding Plans
(February 10, 2015)

Court of Appeal Won’t Seal Records in Dispute Between NCAA and Ex-Coach Todd McNair
(February 9, 2015)

C.A. Revives Legal Malpractice Action Based on Equitable Estoppel
(February 6, 2015)

Two Appeals Panels Reverse Anti-SLAPP Judgments
(February 6, 2015)

Observation of Factual Matter in Earlier C.A. Decision Not Binding
(February 5, 2015)

Judge Erred in Denying Fee Award to Attorney Parris—C.A.
(February 5, 2015)

C.A. Scuttles Appeal Under ‘Disentitlement’ Doctrine
(February 5, 2015)

Pro Per Lawyer Faulted by Court of Appeal for Hopeless Brief
(February 4, 2015)

Aaron Weissman to Run for Superior Court Judgeship
(February 4, 2015)

Plaintiff Alleging Same-Sex Job Harassment Doesn’t Need To Establish Any Specific Motive—Court of Appeal
(February 4, 2015)

Suit by One Client Kills Attorney-Client Privilege of Other—C.A.
(February 3, 2015)

Appeals Court Says Judge Failed to Follow Law in Placing Youth in Out-of-State Facility
(February 3, 2015)

Kuhl Hails District Attorney’s ‘Professionalism,’ Sheriff’s ‘Integrity’
(February 3, 2015)

C.A. Affirms Judgment Absolving AEG in Michael Jackson’s Death
(February 2, 2015)

Jury Should Not Have Been Told Plaintiff Suing for Products Liability Was in U.S. Illegally—Panel
(February 2, 2015)

Former Los Angeles Attorney John W. Hill Dies at 79
(February 2, 2015)

 State High Court Reverses Itself on Sex Offender Registration
(January 30, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Senior Judge Arthur L. Alarcon Dies at 89
(January 30, 2015)

C.A. Rejects ‘Mistake’ Defense in Axe Killing of Suspected Burglar
(January 29, 2015)

State Supreme Court Will Not Review Ruling on Effect of Submitting Motions to Private Judges
(January 29, 2015)

Scott Luskin Named Partner by Payne & Fears
(January 29, 2015)

C.A. Revives Coliseum Corruption Suit Against Rave Promoters
(January 28, 2015)

Deputy D.A. Ipson Confirms He Is Running for Judge
(January 28, 2015)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction in Killing of Off-Road Racer Mickey Thompson and Wife
(January 27, 2015)

Four Prosecutors, Including Blogger Berger, File to Run for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge
(January 27, 2015)

C.A. Revives Suit Against Police Who Mistook Stroke for Insobriety
(January 26, 2015)

Deputy D.A. Archuleta Says She Will Run for Judge
(January 26, 2015)

State Supreme Court Bars Judges From Belonging to Youth Organizations That Discriminate
(January 26, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Constitutionality of Public Employee Pension Cuts
(January 23, 2015)

S.C. to Decide if U.S. Law Preempts Mining Restrictions
(January 23, 2015)

Court of Appeal Tosses Putative Class Action by Hotel Workers
(January 22, 2015)

C.A. Invalidates Agreement Shortening Limitation Period in Ex-Employee’s Action Based on FEMA, Public Policy
(January 22, 2015)

City’s Transfer of Utility Revenues Held ‘Tax’ by Court of Appeal
(January 21, 2015)

C.A. Overturns Judgment Based on Service by Publication
(January 21, 2015)

C.A. Revives Suit Over SWAT Raid on Halloween Party at Mansion
(January 20, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Convictions in Killing of Oakland Newspaper Editor
(January 16, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Ruling That San Jose Cannot Sue Baseball Commissioner Under Antitrust Laws
(January 16, 2015)

Judge Patrick Hegarty Slates March 31 Retirement
(January 16, 2015)

Facebook Libel Case Might Be Triable Where Defendant Resides
(January 15, 2015)

C.A. Disallows Award of Attorney Fee in Trespass Case Where Damages Were Set at $1, No Actual Injury Shown
(January 15, 2015)

C.A. Affirms Conviction of Teacher Who Had Sex With Minor
(January 15, 2015)

S.C. Won’t Review Ruling Brown Not Subject to CEQA
(January 15, 2015)

C.A. Bars Use of Requests-to-Admit Responses for Impeachment
(January 14, 2015)

Judge Rita Miller Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(January 14, 2015)

C.A. Applies Tolling Statute to Medical Malpractice Claims
(January 13, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review in Idaho and Nevada Same-Sex Marriage Cases
(January 13, 2015)

JACKIE LACEY: She Is Where She Is Through Hard Work, Skill, and Confidence Placed in Her by Steve Cooley
(Person of the Year, January 12, 2015)

JIM MCDONNELL: Expecting to Be a Policeman-on-the-Beat in Boston, He Becomes Los Angeles County Sheriff
(Person of the Year, January 12, 2015)

L. ERNESTINE FIELDS: Feisty Octogenarian Is Known as the ‘Teddy Bear Attorney’
(Person of the Year, January 12, 2015)

C.A. Cites Expert Testimony, Tosses Red Light Camera Conviction
(January 12, 2015)

Panel Upholds Dealers’ Convictions in Machine Gun Scheme
(January 12, 2015)

Security Guards Entitled to Pay for ‘On-Call’ Hours, S.C. Rules
(January 9, 2015)

Superior Court Judge, Prosecutor Wife to Retire
(January 9, 2015)

Kent Richland Under Consideration for Appointment to Court of Appeal
(January 9, 2015)

Deputy DAs Vote to Sever Ties With National Labor Union
(Snippets, January 9, 2015)

C.A. Affirms Ban on Charitable Solicitations at Shopping Center
(January 8, 2015)

Nepalese Police Officer Was Victim of 'Persecution,' Ninth Circuit Says, Vacating Asylum Denial
(January 8, 2015)

County Must Pay Ex-Sheriff's Costs in Dispute With DACourt
(January 7, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Delays in Three-Strikes Resentencing Decisions
(January 7, 2015)

California Supreme Court Upholds Shasta County Death Sentence
(January 6, 2015)

Retired Court of Appeal Justice Richard Neal Dies at 67
(January 6, 2015)

D.C. Bar Cites California Suspension, Bans Ex-Federal Official
(January 5, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Affirms $10.1 Million Attorney Fee Award
(January 5, 2015)

C.A. Affirms Judgment Based on Hotel's Discrimination Against Jews
(January 2, 2015)

  




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