2012 - 2013 

Ninth Circuit Upholds Corruption Conviction of Former GOP Congressman Richard Renzi
(October 10, 2014)

Medical Marijuana Law Irrelevant to Decision on Whether to Issue Search Warrant—C.A.
(October 10, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Defense Verdict in Crash That Killed Sheriff’s Deputy
(October 9, 2014)

Panel Castigates Prosecutors Over Plea-Bargain Breach
(October 9, 2014)

Retired Los Angeles Commissioner Edward H. Drayer Dies at 69
(October 9, 2014)

Panel Upholds Ruling in Suit Based on ‘De Facto’ Dissolution
(October 8, 2014)

Zoning Ban on Auto Rentals Applies to ‘Truck Sharing,’ First District Court of Appeal Rules in Berkeley Case
(October 8, 2014)

Fields, Lacey, McDonnell to Be Feted as 2014 ‘Persons of the Year’
(Person of the Year, October 8, 2014)

Insurer Had No Duty to Defend Therapist in Sex Assault Suit—C.A.
(October 7, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds U.S. Authority Over Alaskan River
(October 7, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Verdict for Prison Psychologist in Race-Bias Case
(October 6, 2014)

Court: Firm’s ‘Contract Attorney’ Not Entitled to Fees
(October 6, 2014)

Supreme Court to Consider Statute of Limitations in Attorney Fee Cases
(October 6, 2014)

Panel Upholds Dismissal of Investors’ Suit Against Chipmaker
(October 3, 2014)

Ethics Committee Warns Judges on Legislative Advocacy
(October 3, 2014)

Police Cannot Keep Fingerprints of ‘Factually Innocent’ Defendant
(October 2, 2014)

S.C. Denies Request to Publish C.A.’s Pepper Spray Opinion
(October 2, 2014)

Judge Steele Retires From Superior Court
(October 2, 2014)

Lawyer’s Suit Against Former Firm No SLAPP—Court of Appeal
(October 1, 2014)

Panel Upholds Alameda County’s Drug Disposal Ordinance
(October 1, 2014)

Central District Gets New Federal Public Defender
(October 1, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Bid for Increased Interest on Malpractice Judgment
(September 30, 2014)

Los Angeles Superior Court Elects Three Commissioners
(September 30, 2014)

Judge Connolly Made Void Sentencing Order, C.A. Rules
(September 29, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reinstates Action for Prenatal Injuries
(September 29, 2014)

County May Enter Into Contracts Without Public Hearings—C.A.
(September 26, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Contention That Hours Claimed by Lawyer For Rapper Known as ‘The Game’ Were Inflated
(September 26, 2014)

Governor Not an ‘Agency’ Under CEQA, Court of Appeal Rules
(September 25, 2014)

S.C. Declines to Block Suit Over Drug Monograph
(September 25, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Revives Suit Over Brea Mall Protest by Union
(September 24, 2014)

Board Appoints Saladino County Counsel on 4-1 Vote
(September 24, 2014)

C.A. Throws Out Judgment Against State Deputy Attorney General
(September 23, 2014)

Court Upholds Ruling for Female Athletes Who Sued School District
(September 22, 2014)

Brown Names Three to Northern California Superior Courts
(September 22, 2014)

S.C. to Hear Privacy Challenge to Prescription Database Statute
(September 19, 2014)

Board of Supervisors Set to Act on Appointment of Treasurer/Tax Collection Saladino as County Counsel
(September 19, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Revives Rape Victim’s Suit Against Modeling Website
(September 18, 2014)

Panel Upholds Ruling That Police Concealed Evidence
(September 18, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Suit Over Injuries From Courthouse Elevator Accident
(September 17, 2014)

Confirmation Hearing Today for District Court Nominee
(September 17, 2014)

C.A. Rules Personal ‘Publicity’ Claim Assignable, Not Preempted
(September 16, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Orders New Hearing in Tax Dispute Involving Electronic Arts Co-Founder Hawkins
(September 16, 2014)

C.A. Affirms Murder Conviction of Former NFL Player
(September 15, 2014)

Joanne Garvey, ‘Founding Mother’ of CWL, Dies at 79
(September 15, 2014)

Supreme Court Agrees to Rule on Taxpayer Standing Limits
(September 12, 2014)

Panel Asks Alaska Court for Help in Coverage Case
(September 12, 2014)

Court Turns Down Elderly Husband-Killer’s Bid for New Trial in Nevada Case
(September 11, 2014)

Kuhl, Buckley to Lead Superior Court for Next Two Years
(September 11, 2014)

Catherine D. Purcell Appointed Presiding Judge of State Bar Court
(September 11, 2014)

Court Revives Suit Accusing State Agents of Illegal Detention
(September 10, 2014)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Steven Ogden to Retire
(September 10, 2014)

C.A. Orders Resentencing for Man Convicted of Cheating Investors
(September 9, 2014)

Court Rules for Newspaper in Suit Over Access to Contempt Papers
(September 8, 2014)

ADA Mandates Accessible Parking—Ninth Circuit
(September 8, 2014)

Deputy L.A. City Attorney Chris Garcia Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
(September 8, 2014)

Court Says Child Slavery Suit Against Nestle USA May Proceed
(September 5, 2014)

Services Set for Former Presiding Judge Harry V. Peetris
(September 5, 2014)

C.A. Revives Challenge to Diversity Mandate for Redistricting Body
(September 4, 2014)

Court Upholds Class Action Status for Overtime Lawsuit
(September 4, 2014)

Services Set for Sept. 14 for Justice Walter Croskey
(September 4, 2014)

CJP Censures Two Judges for Courthouse Sexual Misconduct
(September 3, 2014)

Prison Official Named Administrative Director of the Courts
(September 3, 2014)

Cuéllar Wins Approval as Supreme Court Justice
(August 29, 2014)

S.C. Tosses Suit Against Chain Over Harassment Claim
(August 29, 2014)

Court of Appeal Rejects Andrew Stein’s Bid to Keep Ballot Designation
(August 29, 2014)

Judge Strips Stein of Ballot Designation
(August 28, 2014)

C.A. Revives Malicious Prosecution Suit Against Law Firm
(August 28, 2014)

Judge Stephen Czuleger to Teach Law Students in Albania
(August 28, 2014)

‘Third World Dentistry’ Remark Not Proof of Bias—Court
(August 27, 2014)

CJEO Warns Judges on Accepting Gifts of ‘Nominal’ Value
(August 27, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentences in Drug-Related Valley Murders
(August 26, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Malicious Prosecution Suit as SLAPP
(August 25, 2014)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Throat-Slashing Killer
(August 22, 2014)

S.C. Denies Review in Palmdale Voting Rights Dispute
(August 22, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds City’s Ban on Soliciting Donations at LAX
(August 21, 2014)

Panel Grants Publication in LASD Whistleblower Case
(August 21, 2014)

Judge Richard Rico Under Consideration for C.A.
(August 21, 2014)

Mel Levine Gets New Term as DWP Commissioner
(August 21, 2014)

Court: Witness Recantations Inadequate to Prove ‘Actual Innocence’
(August 20, 2014)

Superior Court Judge Antonio Barreto to Retire
(August 20, 2014)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Skinhead Gang Leader
(August 19, 2014)

Ex-Prosecutor Tapped for Northern District Judgeship
(August 19, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Injunction Targeting Imprisoned Fraudster
(August 18, 2014)

C.A. Orders Court to Reconsider Indian Child Placement
(August 18, 2014)

S.C. Orders New Look at Conviction in Traffic Fatality of Child
(August 15, 2014)

High Court Upholds Death Sentence for Double Murderer
(August 15, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Requirement That Probationer Disclose Passwords
(August 14, 2014)

California Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether Anti-SLAPP Law Bars City’s Conflict-of-Interest Suit
(August 14, 2014)

Court of Appeal Revives Class Action Over Employee Cellphone Use
(August 13, 2014)

TV Personality’s Individual Contract Dispute With Station Not Subject to Arbitration Clause in Union Contract—C.A.
(August 13, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Revives Claim That Guard Violated Prison Inmate’s Rights by Reading Legal Mail
(August 12, 2014)

Court Upholds Injunction in Dispute Over Trademarks
(August 12, 2014)

Nash Issues New Blanket Order on Public, Media Access in Dependency Court
(August 11, 2014)

Order Granting Grandmother Child-Visitation Rights Was Valid
(August 8, 2014)

Whistleblower Suit May Be Based on Information Already Known
(August 7, 2014)

Judge Marshall Declines to Allow Expansion of Action By HFCS Producers Against Sugar Industry
(August 7, 2014)

C.A. Says Sixth Amendment Not Violated if Witness Is Unavailable Due to Defendant’s Wrongdoing
(August 7, 2014)

Spanking Did Not Justify Barring Father From Family Home—C.A.
(August 6, 2014)

Sentence Upheld for Man Who Tossed Wife Off Balcony
(August 6, 2014)

Alzheimer’s Patient Not Liable for Injuries to In-Home Caregiver
(August 5, 2014)

San Diego’s Special Hotel Tax Levy Held to Be Unconstitutional
(August 4, 2014)

Mother’s Failure to Summon Help for Injured Son Who Died Supports Second-Degree Murder Conviction—C.A.
(August 4, 2014)

Judge Chalfant Erred in Relying on Expert’s Speculation—C.A.
(August 4, 2014)

C.A. Says Libel Action Against Akin Gump Was a SLAPP
(August 4, 2014)

Appeals Court Holds Mother’s Admitted Drug Abuse Did Not Justify Dependency Finding as to Child
(August 4, 2014)

Juror’s Talk With Pastor Leads to S.C.’s Death Penalty Reversal
(August 1, 2014)

State Supreme Court Denies Depublication Request in Malicious Prosecution Case Involving Lawyers
(August 1, 2014)

Confirmation Hearings Set for Aug. 28 for Supreme Court, C.A. Nominees
(August 1, 2014)

C.A. Says Self-Represented Attorneys Sometimes Entitled to Fees
(July 31, 2014)

Levanas to Replace Nash as Presiding Juvenile Court Judge
(July 31, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Says Diocese’s Insurance Did Not Cover Sex Abuse Claims
(July 31, 2014)

Panel Affirms Rejection of Todd Rundgren’s Foreclosure Suit
(July 30, 2014)

State Judicial Council Approves Retirement of AOC’s Name
(July 30, 2014)

Drug Courier’s Role Not Necessarily ‘Minor’—Court
(July 30, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Drug-Abusing Mother’s Bid to Block Adoption
(July 30, 2014)

Trademark Attorney Miriam Claire Beezy Joins BakerHostetler
(Snippets, July 30, 2014)

Trucking Companies Subject to State Labor Laws, S.C. Rules
(July 29, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction of Engineer Sentenced To 32 Years for Selling Classified Technology to China
(July 29, 2014)

Attorney-Client Privilege Trumps Local Ordinance—C.A.
(July 29, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction in Arizona Triple-Murder Case
(July 28, 2014)

C.A. Says Trial Court Should Not Have Abstained From Ruling on Dispute That Split Hollywood Church
(July 28, 2014)

Court of Appeal Says Search of Minor’s Backpack Was Illegal
(July 28, 2014)

Brown Taps Renner for Third District Court of Appeal
(July 28, 2014)

C.A. Revives Suit Claiming Yelp Lies About Its Review Filter
(July 25, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Killing of Sheriff’s Deputy
(July 25, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Order to Disclose Teacher Scores by Name
(July 24, 2014)

Cost-Shifting Statute Does Not Support Award Against Plaintiff’s Counsel, Court of Appeal Rules
(July 24, 2014)

State Bar Court Recommends Suspension for Former Federal Prosecutor
(July 24, 2014)

Blogger Berger Retracts Claim That Brown Has ‘Banned’ Appointments of DDAs to Los Angeles Superior Court
(July 24, 2014)

Brown Taps Law Professor Cuéllar for High Court
(July 23, 2014)

Senate Confirms Birotte as U.S. District Court Judge
(July 23, 2014)

Declaratory Relief Action Against John Travolta Not SLAPP—C.A.
(July 23, 2014)

Weiss Named Acting County Counsel
(July 23, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Claim That Hospital Is Liable for Loss of Records
(July 22, 2014)

Claim That Brown Will Not Appoint DDAs to Judgeships Labeled ‘Pure Fiction’ by Governor’s Spokesperson
(July 22, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Claim That Defendant Was Coerced Into Confessing
(July 21, 2014)

S.C. Names James Fox, Terrance Flanagan to State Bar Board
(July 21, 2014)

U.S. Backs Plaintiffs in Suit Over Opportunities for English Learners
(July 21, 2014)

Panel Approves Early Release Of Federal Drug Prisoners
(July 21, 2014)

State High Court to Consider Fiduciary Duty in Real Estate Sales
(July 18, 2014)

Rothschild Confirmed as Presiding Justice of C.A. Div. One
(July 18, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Life Sentence for 14-Year-Old Killer
(July 18, 2014)

Judge Rules State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional
(July 17, 2014)

S.C. Suspends Valley Attorney Over Loan Modifications
(July 17, 2014)

Brown Names 10 to Superior Court Judgeships Around State
(July 17, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Duress Claim in Felony-Murder Case
(July 17, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reinstates Lawsuit for Return of Unearned Fees
(July 16, 2014)

MALDEF Sues Bellflower, Says At-Large Elections for City Council Violate California Voting Rights Act
(July 16, 2014)

Former Trutanich Aide Jane Usher Joins Musick Peeler
(July 16, 2014)

Court Rejects Woman’s Complaint She Was Harassed by Deputy
(July 15, 2014)

S.C. Rules for Employees in Minimum Wage Dispute
(July 15, 2014)

Kozinski Dismisses Attorney’s Claim Bankrupcty Judge Has Dementia
(July 15, 2014)

Court of Appeal Orders New Hearing for Three-Strikes Defendant
(July 14, 2014)

Brenda Penny Elected Superior Court Commissioner
(July 14, 2014)

Danette Meyers Elected to State Bar Board of Trustees
(July 11, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Ruling That LAPD Officer Was Retaliated Against Over Testimony in Labor Case
(July 11, 2014)

Court Takes Narrow View of Limitation on Criminal Refiling
(July 10, 2014)

Supreme Court Orders Two-Year Suspension for Attorney Involved With Loan Modification Program
(July 10, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Convictions of Five in Orange County Jail Killing
(July 9, 2014)

Appellate Panel Upholds EIR for Huge Development at Former Naval Base in San Francisco Bay
(July 9, 2014)

S.C. Says City Waited Too Long to Challenge Sludge Ordinance
(July 8, 2014)

State Supreme Court Tosses Double-Murder Conviction And Death Sentence, Citing Juror Misconduct
(July 8, 2014)

Superior Court Staff Attorney Struck by Car, Killed
(July 8, 2014)

S.C. Takes Narrow View of ‘Misconduct’ in Unemployment Case
(July 7, 2014)

Justices Extend Architects’ Liability to Homebuyers
(July 7, 2014)

Court Reinstates Challenge to Ban on Men Working in Women’s Jail
(July 3, 2014)

Confirmation Hearings Set for Four C.A. Nominees
(July 3, 2014)

Terry Friedman: No Interest in Administrative Director Post
(July 3, 2014)

Courts Director Jahr to Step Down After Two Years
(July 2, 2014)

Court Revives Claim Over Warrantless Police Entry
(July 2, 2014)

Bigelow, Nash to Be Honored by Judicial Council
(July 2, 2014)

Kelly Kato Selected as Magistrate Judge for Central District
(July 2, 2014)

Brown Names Rothschild and Edmon Presiding Justices of C.A.
(July 1, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence, Says Comments by Talk Show Hosts’ Did Not Affect Murder Trial
(July 1, 2014)

S.C. Says Undocumented Workers May Sue Under FEHA
(June 27, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Ruling on Lack of Standing to Challenge Tax
(June 27, 2014)

Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to ‘Short-Barreled’ Shotgun Law
(June 26, 2014)

Services Saturday for Retired Judge Raymond Cardenas
(June 26, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Declines to Reconsider Gay Juror Ruling En Banc
(June 25, 2014)

CJEO Offers Draft Opinion on Acceptance of Small Gifts
(June 25, 2014)

Balloting Underway for Superior Court Commissioner
(June 25, 2014)

Large Retailers Need Not Have Defibrillators on Hand—S.C.
(June 24, 2014)

Right to Sue Under State Private Attorney General Act Cannot Be Waived by Employment Contract, Court Says
(June 24, 2014)

No Further Budget Cuts in Los Angeles Superior Court—Wesley
(June 24, 2014)

County Counsel John Krattli to Retire Next Month
(June 23, 2014)

C.A. Allows Suit Over Drug Monograph to Go Forward
(June 23, 2014)

C.A. Takes Huge Slice Out of Jury Award for Services in Divorce
(June 20, 2014)

Justice Baxter Says He Will Leave at End of Term
(June 19, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Lawsuit Over Alcohol-Related Death of Teenager That Led to Passage of ‘Shelby’s Law’
(June 19, 2014)

Brown Names 15 Judges, Eight of Them in Los Angeles County
(June 19, 2014)

Court of Appeal Orders New Trial in Suit Over Death of Motorist
(June 18, 2014)

Najera Clinches Win Over Incumbent Judge James Pierce
(June 18, 2014)

C.A. Says Ex-Employee’s Settlement Demand Was Extortion
(June 17, 2014)

Court Upholds Tax Ruling Against DiTech Founder
(June 16, 2014)

Court of Appeal Rules Defendant Cannot Contest Denial of Brady Motion Brought by Prosecution
(June 16, 2014)

S.C. Lets Stand Ruling Giving Death Row Inmate Access to District Attorney’s Capital Case Records
(June 13, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Judgment in Sexual Harrasment Suit
(June 13, 2014)

C.A. Rules for Singer Randy Jackson in Child Support Dispute
(June 12, 2014)

Supreme Court Denies Request to Publish Ruling in Former UCLA Basketball Player’s Defamation Lawsuit
(June 12, 2014)

Health Plans Must Cover Treatment for Eating Disorders—C.A.
(June 11, 2014)

Services Scheduled for Retired Judge Reginald A. Dunn
(June 11, 2014)

Former Central District Chief Judge Alicemarie Stotler Dead at 72
(June 11, 2014)

C.A. Says Nonjudicial Foreclosure Sale Cannot Be Enjoined
(June 10, 2014)

Local Attorney Jamie Wright Reappointed to Medical Board
(June 10, 2014)

Court Revives Suit Against Museum Over Artwork Stolen by Nazis
(June 9, 2014)

Services Scheduled for Retired Judge Juelann Cathey
(June 9, 2014)

Najera Lead Over Pierce Grows Slightly As Ballot Count Updated
(June 9, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Robbery-Murder of Gambler
(June 6, 2014)

State Supreme Court Approves Use of Evidence Obtained By Use of Red Light Camera System
(June 6, 2014)

Prosecutor Najera Appears to Oust Veteran Judge Pierce in Upset
(June 5, 2014)

San Diego Jurist to Head All-Female CJA Leadership Team
(June 5, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Orders Injunction Against Arizona Abortion Drug Rules
(June 4, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Tax Measures Approved in 2012 Balloting
(June 4, 2014)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Man Who Asked for It
(June 3, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling That Digital Music Site Was a Pyramid Scheme
(June 3, 2014)

Conflict-of-Interest Suit Against Lawmakers No SLAPP, C.A. Rules
(June 2, 2014)

Chief Justice Names Six New Members to Judicial Council
(June 2, 2014)

S.C. Rules for Newspaper in Suit Over Long Beach Police Shootings
(May 30, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Injunction Against Palmdale Vote Certification
(May 29, 2014)

LACBA Names Edith Matthai as Shattuck-Price Award Recipient
(May 29, 2014)

Two Races: Well-Regarded Prosecutor Faces Seasoned Commissioner
(Judicial Elections, May 29, 2014)

Presiding Justice Klein Says She Won't Seek Re-Election
(May 28, 2014)

Court of Appeal Allows CalPERS to Sue Ratings Agencies Over Losses in Mortgage-Backed Investments
(May 28, 2014)

All Three Candidates Have ‘Gang’ in Their Ballot Designations
(Judicial Elections, May 28, 2014)

Candidate Helen Kim on Way to Setting Judicial Campaign Spending Record
(May 27, 2014)

Court of Appeal Orders New Parole Hearing for Man Once Sentenced to Death in ‘Barbecue Murders’
(May 27, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reaffirms Limitation on Taxpayer Standing
(May 23, 2014)

Judge Lisa Lench to Seek California Judges Association Presidency
(May 23, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Approves Denial of Political Asylum to Sikh Activist
(May 22, 2014)

S.C. Declines to Intervene in Autry Museum Dispute
(May 22, 2014)

Court Rejects Challenge to Disclosure Laws by Prop. 8 Backers
(May 21, 2014)

C.A. Rules for State in Dispute Over Prison Worker’s Death
(May 21, 2014)

Laches No Defense to Copyright Infringment, Supreme Court Rules in ‘Raging Bull’ Case
(May 20, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Rules State’s Limit on Damages in Wrongful Death Suits Inapplicable to Federal Cases
(May 20, 2014)

Criminal Defense Lawyer, Deputy District Attorney Joust
(Judicial Elections, May 20, 2014)

Fourth District Court of Appeal Revives Suit Over Asbestos Exposure
(May 19, 2014)

Court Revives Class Action Over Lack of Seats for Cashiers
(May 19, 2014)

S.C. Says That Life Insurance Paid for With Community Funds Is Community Property
(May 16, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Clause Allowing Arbitrator to Determine Whether Agreement to Arbitrate Is Enforceable
(May 16, 2014)

Court of Appeal Blocks Subpoena for Identity of Online Commenter
(May 15, 2014)

Appeals Court Says Sperm Donor May Have Parental Rights
(May 15, 2014)

Revised Budget Includes $60 Million More for Trial Courts
(May 14, 2014)

Retired Judge Ronald Sohigian Admonished by CJP
(May 14, 2014)

Justice Rothschild Under Consideration for Presiding Justice
(May 14, 2014)

Cowboy Lawyers Celebrates 25 Years of Trail Riding
(Snippets, May 14, 2014)

Court Revives Suit by Woman Held at Gunpoint After Mistaken Stop
(May 13, 2014)

En Banc Ninth Circuit Says Teenager With 65 IQ Was Coerced Into Confessing
(May 13, 2014)

Court Tosses Some Restrictions on Judicial Candidate Speech
(May 12, 2014)

Court Commissioner Mitchell Block to Retire Next Month
(May 12, 2014)

Appeals Court Orders Publication of Opinion on Arbitration Agreement
(May 12, 2014)

Court Rejects Federal Privacy Claims Against Facebook and Zynga
(May 9, 2014)

Superior Court Issues New List of Commissioner Candidates
(May 9, 2014)

Three Prosecutors Face Opponents Each Bested in a Writ Proceeding
(Judicial Elections, May 9, 2014)

C.A. Rules for Lawyers in ‘Settle-and-Sue’ Malpractice Case
(May 8, 2014)

Failure to Pay Fee No Bar to Government Claim, C.A. Rules
(May 7, 2014)

C.A. Upholds $4 Million Judgment Against Telemarketers
(May 7, 2014)

Seven ‘Not Qualified’ as LACBA Releases Final Candidate Ratings
(May 6, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence, Rejects Racial Bias Claim
(May 6, 2014)

Justices Decline to Hear State’s Bid to Revive Murder Conviction
(May 6, 2014)

Supervising City Prosecutor Pitted Against Deputy District Attorney
(Judicial Elections, May 6, 2014)

Calderon Says Adverse LACBA Candidate Rating Ignores His ‘Extensive’ Experience in Law
(May 5, 2014)

Court Says Expert Wrongly Excluded in Pollution Suit
(May 5, 2014)

S.C. Rejects Suit Against Target for Collecting Tax on Coffee ‘to Go’
(May 2, 2014)

Bar Court Review Department Upholds Disbarment Recommendation for Del Norte District Attorney
(May 2, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Endorses New Test for Jury Selection Challenges
(May 1, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Grower’s Claim of Medical Marijuana Immunity
(May 1, 2014)

San Diego Jurist Confirmed for Seat on Federal Bench
(May 1, 2014)

Appeals Court Says Bank Not Liable for Claim Against Predecessor
(April 30, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for Serial Killer Suff
(April 29, 2014)

C.A. Orders Publication of ‘Ghost Hunters’ Opinion
(April 29, 2014)

Senate Confirms Friedland, Giving Ninth Circuit Historic 29th Judge
(April 29, 2014)

Attorney-Client Conflict of Interest Requires Dismissal, C.A. Rules
(April 28, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Charity’s Right to Remove Director
(April 28, 2014)

Subordinate Judicial Officer Spars With Prosecutor
(Judicial Elections, April 28, 2014)

C.A. Limits Cities’ Authority to Regulate Tow Trucks, Drivers
(April 25, 2014)

S.C to Decide Whether Movable Motor Home Is a ‘Structure’
(April 25, 2014)

S.C. Leaves Intact Immunity Ruling in Favor of Custody Evaluator
(April 24, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Murder Conviction, With Slap at U.S. Court
(April 24, 2014)

DDA Who Fumbled Vies With Commissioner With ‘NQ’ From JNE
(Judicial Elections, April 24, 2014)

Court of Appeal Grants New Trial in Suit Over Stolen Technology
(April 23, 2014)

Breakfast Club Endorses Yochelson for State Bar Board
(April 23, 2014)

Court of Appeal Rejects Challenge to Codicil Replacing Executor
(April 22, 2014)

Appellate Panel Unanimously Upholds Ruling Rejecting Selectively Translated Arbitration Agreement
(April 22, 2014)

Court Tosses Discovery Order in State Workers’ Overtime Suit
(April 21, 2014)

State Supreme Court to Decide Whether Mediation Stay Tolled Five-Year Period
(April 21, 2014)

Ventura Judge Tari Cody Being Considered for Court of Appeal
(April 21, 2014)

Judge’s Remarks About Immigrants No Basis for Reversal—Court
(April 18, 2014)

Lacey Slates Rollout Program for Occupational, Environmental Crimes
(April 18, 2014)

Former Lawmaker Battles Prosecutor for Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, April 18, 2014)

S.C. Will Not Block Law Protecting Disabled LSAT Examinees
(April 17, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Warrantless Search of Student’s Locker
(April 17, 2014)

Prosecutor Vies With Former Leading Lawmaker for Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, April 17, 2014)

Malpractice Limitations Not Applicable to Malicious Prosecution
(April 16, 2014)

Estrada, Knight Rated ‘Well Qualified’ by County Bar
(April 16, 2014)

Commissioner Lewis Draws LACBA’s Highest Rating In Campaign for Election as Superior Court Judge
(April 15, 2014)

Segal, Lavin Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(April 15, 2014)

Deputy District Attorney Runs Against Veteran Jurist
(Judicial Elections, April 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction of Suspended Valley Attorney
(April 14, 2014)

Democratic Party’s Endorsement Process ‘Rigged’, Ex-Lawmaker Calderon Says
(April 11, 2014)

Court of Appeal Overturns Verdict for Broker in Home Sale Case
(April 10, 2014)

Court Says County Failed to Prove Design Immunity Applied
(April 9, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over News Coverage
(April 9, 2014)

Court Revives Suit Over Same-Day Access to Trial Court Filings
(April 8, 2014)

Panel Declines to Overturn Conviction in Case Where One Defendant Questioned Another
(April 8, 2014)

C.A. Revives Charges in Craigslist Rape Solicitation Case
(April 7, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Judge Exceeded ‘Gatekeeper’ Function By Excluding Witness in Zometa Case
(April 7, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Rules En Banc That Inmate Can Sue Baca Over Brutality
(April 4, 2014)

Obama Nominates André Birotte to be U.S. District Judge
(April 4, 2014)

Four Seek Election to Second District Seat on State Bar Board
(April 3, 2014)

Southwestern Alumni to Honor Three for Achievements
(April 3, 2014)

Charles Calderon Says He Doesn’t Know if Brothers Are Guilty
(April 2, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Claim That TV Series Based on Stolen Work
(April 2, 2014)

Judicial Watchdog Reports Disposing of Nearly 1,200 Cases in 2013
(April 2, 2014)

Court Revives Suit Over Deadly Shooting by Anaheim Police
(April 1, 2014)

U.S. Senate Confirms John B. Owens to Ninth Circuit
(April 1, 2014)

Retired Justice William A. Masterson, 82, Dies, Memorial Tribute Slated
(March 31, 2014)

Wells Fargo Bank Is Citizen of South Dakota—Ninth Circuit
(March 28, 2014)

Judge’s Erroneous Rejection of Two Challenges for Cause Didn’t Require Awarding Two Extra Challenges—S.C.
(March 28, 2014)

Visiting Child Pornography Websites Is a Crime—Appeals Court
(March 27, 2014)

Court of Appeal Rebuffs Attempt to Get Around Rule Against Attorney Fees for Self-Representation
(March 27, 2014)

Ex-Extern May Use ‘Prosecutor’ Ballot Designation, Judge Rules
(March 26, 2014)

Daniel Buckley, Supervising Judge of Civil Departments, to Run for Superior Court Assistant Presiding Judge
(March 26, 2014)

Ballot Designations of Three Judicial Candidates Are Stricken
(March 25, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reverses Dismissal of Action Based on Attorney Not Following the Rules
(March 25, 2014)

Candidate Expresses Regret Over Profanity in Argument to Jury
(March 21, 2014)

Mednick Disputes Cooper’s Claim in Writ Petition That His Most Recent Job Was as a Lawyer
(March 21, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds DNA Swabs of Felony Arrestees
(March 21, 2014)

Former Extern Is Given Ballot Title of ‘Los Angeles Prosecutor’
(March 20, 2014)

Concealment of Client’s Bankruptcy Is Privileged—C.A.
(March 20, 2014)

Judge to Decide if ‘Violent Crimes Prosecutor’ Designation Stands
(March 19, 2014)

Court of Appeal Finds Anti-Spam Statute Inapplicable
(March 19, 2014)

Judicial Candidate Accuses Rival of Lying to Registrar-Recorder
(March 18, 2014)

Jurist Employs Humor in Attempted Murder Case
(March 18, 2014)

Action by Attorney Who Didn’t Read Entire Contract Reinstated
(March 17, 2014)

Notice Required Each Time City Installs Red Light Cameras—S.C.
(March 14, 2014)

Court Upholds Death Sentence in Murder of Teenager
(March 14, 2014)

Odor, Sight of Marijuana Enough to Justify Car Search—C.A.
(March 13, 2014)

Verdict Over Termination of Franchise Left Standing
(March 13, 2014)

Court Upholds Conviction of Long Beach Accountant In Plot to Overthrow Hun Sen Cambodian Regime
(March 12, 2014)

Judge Not Required to Disclose Nonparty Insurance Investments, C.A. Rules
(March 12, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Panel Upholds Conviction in Bribery of Congressman Cunningham
(March 11, 2014)

Superior Court Candidate Defends ‘Prosecutor’ Designation
(March 11, 2014)

Three Prosecutors Headed for Bench as Candidate Filing Closes
(March 10, 2014)

En Banc Court Upholds Ruling Against Inmate Over Dental Care
(March 7, 2014)

Ninth Circuit May Stay YouTube Takedown Ruling
(March 7, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Claims by Former County Safety Police Officers
(March 6, 2014)

Chhabria Wins Confirmation as U.S. District Judge
(March 6, 2014)

Jurist Who Performed Lawyer’s Wedding Not Disqualified—C.A.
(March 5, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Ruling That Allows Suit Against Group Home Restrictions
(March 5, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Blanket Order Opening Juvenile Proceedings to Press
(March 4, 2014)

Supreme Court Affirms Death Sentence for Defendant Forced to Wear REACT Stun Belt During Trial
(March 4, 2014)

Judiciary Continues to Become More Diverse as to Race, Gender
(March 3, 2014)

Viewing GPS Map on Mobile Phone While Driving Not Illegal
(February 28, 2014)

A.G. Harris Asks Ninth Circuit for En Banc Review of Divided Panel’s Concealed-Carry Ruling
(February 28, 2014)

Panel Finds Copyright Breach, Says YouTube Must Take Down Anti-Muslim Movie
(February 27, 2014)

High Court Orders C.A. to Take New Look at Case in Which Class Arbitration Waiver Was Struck Down
(February 27, 2014)

Court Strikes Down Waiver of Right to Appeal
(February 27, 2014)

Court Says D.A. Cannot Sue for Penalties Resulting From Explosion
(February 26, 2014)

Court Rules for Employer in Family Leave Controversy
(February 26, 2014)

Senate, After Clearing Procedural Hurdles, Confirms Two Judges
(February 26, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reinstates Child Drowning Claim Against Homeowner
(February 26, 2014)

S.C.: Unlicensed Sale of Alcohol May Make Social Host Liable
(February 25, 2014)

Prosecutor Aceves Says He Will Not Fight Calderon
(February 25, 2014)

Ronald and Tom Calderon Indicted for Bribery, Money Laundering
(February 24, 2014)

Panel Revives Suit Against San Francisco Police Over Shooting of Mentally Ill Woman at Group Home
(February 24, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Conviction for Murdering Husband
(February 21, 2014)

Panel Revives Class Action Over Food Mislabeling
(February 21, 2014)

Court of Appeal Panel Takes Strict View of Service on Corporation
(February 21, 2014)

S.C. to Rule on Validity of Laws Regulating Sale of Ammunition
(February 20, 2014)

Superior Court Judge Ronald Sohigian to Retire
(February 20, 2014)

Brown Names Former NLRB Head William Gould to Chair ALRB
(February 20, 2014)

Coalition Calls on Leaders to Reduce Prison Population
(February 20, 2014)

Court of Appeal Revives Malpractice Suit in Medical Implant Case
(February 19, 2014)

Panel Upholds Plan for Remodel of Autry Museum
(February 19, 2014)

State Bar Judge Urges Suspension for Ex-Prosecutor With DUI History
(February 19, 2014)

Personal Injury Hearings to Return to Antelope Valley
(February 19, 2014)

Panel Revives Free-Speech Challenge to School Uniform Mandate
(February 18, 2014)

Attorney General Allows School District to Seek to Oust Board Member Over Residency Dispute
(February 18, 2014)

Attorney Need Not Personally Sign Affidavit of Prejudice, Panel Says
(February 18, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Rejects ‘Good Cause’ Requirement for Gun Permits
(February 14, 2014)

Three Former Governors Launch Death Penalty Initiative
(February 14, 2014)

Nathan Hochman Elected as President of City Ethics Commission
(February 14, 2014)

Andrew Stein Says He Will Skirt Race Against Ex-Senator Calderon
(February 13, 2014)

Panel Denies En Banc Rehearing With Seven Judges Dissenting on Juvenile Sentencing
(February 13, 2014)

S.C. Will Not Revive Multimillion Dollar Award in Nursing Home Fall
(February 13, 2014)

Winston & Strawn Adds Transactional Attorneys to Los Angeles Office
(February 13, 2014)

Justice Kennard to Retire After 25 Years On California Supreme Court
(February 12, 2014)

Appeals Panel Rejects ‘Constructive Voluntary Quit’ Claim
(February 12, 2014)

Healthcare Litigator Maddigan Joins Hogan Lovells
(February 12, 2014)

Candidates Bid for Multiple Seats as Judicial Filing Comes to an End
(February 11, 2014)

Funeral Services Held for Ex-ADDA President Seligman
(February 11, 2014)

Two New Candidates Enter Judicial Contests as Deadline Nears
(February 10, 2014)

Panel Allows Marine Colonel to Sue Over Foreclosure
(February 10, 2014)

Judge Admonishes Colleagues Over Campaign Activity
(February 10, 2014)

Ex-Lawmaker Calderon Files for Superior Court Race
(February 7, 2014)

Judge Craig Richman Acquitted of Battery Charge
(February 7, 2014)

C.A. Says City May Aid Relocated Auto Dealer Financially After Two Years
(February 7, 2014)

S.C. Ethics Committee Proposes Dropping Military, Youth Organization Exceptions to Gay Bias Ban
(February 7, 2014)

Court of Appeal Says PUC Should Not Have Relied on Hearsay in Approving Power Plant
(February 7, 2014)

Judges Bowers and Sohigian Not Seeking Reelection as Filing Closes
(February 6, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Panel Throws Out Part of Suit Against CNN Over Lack of Closed-Captioning
(February 6, 2014)

Agreement to Split Charity Award Effectuated Fraud, Voiding Contract
(February 6, 2014)

Superior Court Judge Rex Heeseman Will Not Seek Reelection
(February 5, 2014)

C.A. Revives Mother’s Suit Over Jailhouse Killing
(February 5, 2014)

Evaluator Protected by Quasi-Judicial Immunity—C.A.
(February 5, 2014)

Senior Lawyers Section of LACBA to Host ‘Nostalgia Night’
(Snippets, February 5, 2014)

Commissioner Lewis Files for Superior Court Slot
(February 4, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Consumer Class Action Against Home Depot
(February 4, 2014)

Lawyers Form Political Committee to Support South Asian Judges
(February 4, 2014)

Cunningham Files $10 Million Claim Against UCLA Police
(February 4, 2014)

Superior Court Judge Biderman to Retire in March
(February 4, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Conviction in Death of Multimillionaire
(February 3, 2014)

Defense Lawyer Stein to Run for Superior Court Judge
(February 3, 2014)

S.C. Rejects Spoliation Claim in Death Penalty Case
(January 31, 2014)

Court of Appeal Justice Haerle to Retire in Mid-June
(January 31, 2014)

C.A. Says Caltrans Must Correct EIR for Route 101
(January 31, 2014)

Court Denies En Banc Rehearing of Reparative Therapy Ruling
(January 30, 2014)

High Court Sends High-Speed Rail Case to Court of Appeal
(January 30, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Ruling in Favor of Estate of Bing Crosby’s First Wife
(January 30, 2014)

Bill to Limit Peremptory Challenges Passes State Senate, 21-11
(January 29, 2014)

Food Truck Held Covered by Commercial, Not Auto, Liability Insurance Policy by Court of Appeal
(January 29, 2014)

Holder Names Birotte to U.S. Attorneys Advisory Committee
(January 29, 2014)

Judge Challenged, Another Equivocates, as Filing Begins
(January 28, 2014)

S.C. Denies Ex-Journalist Glass License to Practice Law
(January 28, 2014)

Presiding Judge David S. Wesley Hailed for ‘Courage,’ ‘Integrity’
(January 28, 2014)

Judge Nash to Forego Bid for Reelection
(January 27, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Judgment for Los Defensores in Suit Against Lawyer, Others Over Diverted Phone Calls
(January 27, 2014)

C.A. Rules for Lawmakers, Against Chiang in Balanced-Budget Suit
(January 27, 2014)

C.A. Says Defendant Wrongly Sentenced for Both Forgery and Burglary
(January 27, 2014)

Child Pornography Crime Punishable by Summary Disbarment
(January 24, 2014)

S.C. to Consider CHP Liability Under Towing Program
(January 24, 2014)

Appellate Division Reverses Judgment in Forfeiture Case
(January 24, 2014)

Services Next Week for Brosio, Longtime Head of Civil Division
(January 24, 2014)

Justice Robert M. Mallano Files Class Action Suit for Back Pay
(January 23, 2014)

Due Process Does Not Prevent Excessive Fees in Contracts—Panel
(January 22, 2014)

Court Says Blogger Receives Same Protection as Formal Press
(January 21, 2014)

Appeals Court Rejects Takings Claim Based on Overflight Easement
(January 17, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Nominees Owens, Friedland Advance Out of U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
(January 17, 2014)

CJEO Slams Rule Allowing Ex Parte Screenings of Family Law TROs
(January 17, 2014)

Panel Rules for Consumers in Suit Over Auto Sales Contract
(January 16, 2014)

State Supreme Court Denies Publication of Ruling in Workplace Violence Case Brought by AOC
(January 16, 2014)

Supreme Court: No U.S. Suit Over Argentine Rights Violations
(January 15, 2014)

Panel Says U.S. May Force Closure of Oyster Farm
(January 15, 2014)

Marshall Grossman Leaves Bingham McCutchen LLP for Orrick
(January 15, 2014)

Bill to Reduce Number of Peremptory Challenges Advances
(January 15, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Injunction Against Law on Disabled LSAT Examinees
(January 14, 2014)

Bendix Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(January 14, 2014)

Fourth District Court of Appeal Tosses City’s Sex Offender Ordinance
(January 14, 2014)

Claims Investigator’s Statements to Regulators Held Privileged
(January 13, 2014)

Carol Najera Maps Second Run for Superior Court
(January 13, 2014)

Fairfax Butcher’s Son Heads Nation’s Largest Trial Court
(Person of the Year, January 13, 2014)

Budget Proposal Includes $100 Million More for Trial Courts
(January 10, 2014)

C.A. Rules Statute Allows Additional Time for Depositions
(January 10, 2014)

Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissal of Officers’ Suit Against LAPD
(January 9, 2014)

Judge David Milton to Retire, Opening Seat for Election
(January 9, 2014)

HOA Had Standing to Sue Developer on Behalf of Members—C.A.
(January 8, 2014)

Judge Edmon Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(January 8, 2014)

C.A. Upholds San Francisco Ban on Plastic Checkout Bags
(January 7, 2014)

Obama Renominates Dozens of Judges, Including Two For Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
(January 7, 2014)

C.A.Rejects ‘Prescription Defense’ for Man Holding Pills for Patient
(January 6, 2014)

S.C. Says Sergio Garcia Fit to Practice Law
(January 3, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Conviction of Former BHUSD Superintendent
(January 3, 2014)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction on Witness-Tampering Charge
(January 2, 2014)

Hammock Upholds City’s Medical Marijuana Measure
(January 2, 2014)

Funeral Services for John Collins To Be Held Tomorrow
(January 2, 2014)

Judge and Law Professor Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(December 31, 2013)

Election Picture Becomes Clearer as Signature Period Begins
(December 31, 2013)

Funeral Services Today for Retired Judge Rayvis, 67
(December 31, 2013)

Brown Names 16 Superior Court Judges, Including Four Here
(December 30, 2013)

Former LACBA President John Collins Dies at 77
(December 30, 2013)

Appeals Court Upholds Charter School Controller’s Theft Conviction
(December 27, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Limitation on Officer’s Disability Retirement
(December 27, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Strikes Down L.A. Hotel Registration Inspection Law
(December 26, 2013)

Officials’ Acceptance of Airport Noise Mitigation Funds Did Not Violate Conflict of Interest Law—A.G.
(December 26, 2013)

S.C. Revives Bribery Charges in San Bernardino County Case
(December 24, 2013)

Court of Appeal Rules Rap Artist Not Liable for Appropriating Persona of Notorious Drug Dealer
(December 24, 2013)

Brown Reappoints Cappozi to the Commission on Judicial Performance
(December 24, 2013)

C.A. Orders Unsealing of Documents in Jackson Case
(December 24, 2013)

Court of Appeal Takes Broad View of Resisting-Arrest Statute
(December 23, 2013)

Los Angeles Superior Court Revokes Commissioner List, Will Recruit Child Support Judicial Officers
(December 23, 2013)

Seven-Year Delay in Death Penalty Case Not Unconstitutional—S.C.
(December 20, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Holds Pro Hac Vice Admittance Fees Not Recoverable Among Prevailing Party Costs
(December 20, 2013)

Senate Judiciary Committee, After Procedural Delay, Holds Hearing for Southern District Nominee
(December 20, 2013)

Judge Sanjay Kumar Under Consideration for C.A.
(December 19, 2013)

S.C. Will Not Revive Malpractice Arbitration Award
(December 19, 2013)

C.A. Says Judge Authority to Order AIDS Test for Sexual Assault Suspect
(December 19, 2013)

Retraction Statute Protects ‘Dr. Phil’ in Defamation Suit—C.A.
(December 18, 2013)

Guards’ Presence During Prisoner’s Medical Exam Did Not Violate Privacy Laws, Court of Appeal Rules
(December 18, 2013)

Lawmaker Asks for Contributions to Probate ‘Wiki Bill’
(December 18, 2013)

U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins Under Consideration for C.A.
(December 17, 2013)

Former Alameda Judge Paul Seeman Censured and Barred From Receiving Judicial Assignments
(December 17, 2013)

C.A. Affirms Legal Malpractice Award for ‘Birds’ Actress Tippi Hedren
(December 17, 2013)

C.A. Upholds New Law on Young Offender Parole Hearing
(December 17, 2013)

C.A. Says Partial Stay of Action Did Not Toll Five-Year Period
(December 16, 2013)

S.C. Rejects Geneticist’s Bid to Overturn Conviction
(December 16, 2013)

S.C. Says School Districts Responsible for Special Education in Jail
(December 13, 2013)

California Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence, Rejects Challenge to Felony-Murder Rule
(December 13, 2013)

TV Meteorologist’s Gender Bias Suit Held SLAPP
(December 12, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Rules U.S. Law Doesn’t Preempt Local Voters From Voting Down Phone Antenna Construction
(December 12, 2013)

Ethics Committee Explains Impact of Campaign Contributions on Recusal
(December 12, 2013)

Memorial Service Set for Southwestern Professor Smith
(December 12, 2013)

Mallano Says State Owes ‘Unlawfully Withheld’ Judicial Salaries
(December 11, 2013)

High Court Limits Scope of Younger Abstention Rule
(December 11, 2013)

Judges Solner and Meisinger Slate February Retirements
(December 11, 2013)

Italian American Lawyers Association Hosts ‘Supreme Court Night’
(Snippets, December 11, 2013)

Court Revives Claim Against Museum in Nazi Art Theft Case
(December 10, 2013)

Court of Appeal Upholds $1 Million Award Against LAUSD for Using Student in Drug Sting
(December 10, 2013)

Austria’s National Railway Not Immune From Suit in U.S.—Court
(December 9, 2013)

Brown Names 16 to Superior Courts, Eight of Them Here
(December 6, 2013)

State Supreme Court Rules Counsel May Stipulate to Factual Basis for Guilty Pleas
(December 6, 2013)

Panel Approves Asylum Denial Based on State Department Hearsay
(December 5, 2013)

Government Use of Violent Felon Informant Not Misconduct
(December 5, 2013)

Court Cannot Order Visitation Between Siblings, Court of Appeal Rules
(December 5, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Ex-Sheriff Carona’s Bid to Cut Sentence
(December 4, 2013)

Supreme Court Says Transfer Is Appropriate Means to Enforce Forum-Selection Agreements
(December 4, 2013)

Probate, South District to Get New Supervising Judges
(December 4, 2013)

Brad Pauley of Horvitz & Levy to Head ABA Appellate Lawyers’ Group
(Snippets, December 4, 2013)

S.C. Rejects Juror Misconduct Claims, Upholds Death Sentence
(December 3, 2013)

Ninth Circuit to Unveil Argument Streaming Next Week
(December 3, 2013)

Court Orders BIA to Reconsider Denial of Asylum to Gay Russian
(December 2, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Rehearing in ‘Trump U.’ Suit
(November 29, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Ordinance Barring Marijuana Cultivation
(November 29, 2013)

C.A. Upholds $1 Million Verdict Over Termination of Franchise
(November 27, 2013)

State Supreme Court to Hear State Bar’s Bid to Revive SLAPP Fee Award Against Disciplined Lawyer
(November 27, 2013)

Brown Reappoints MALDEF’S Regional Counsel Nancy Ramirez to Teacher Credentialing Body
(November 27, 2013)

Law Clerk’s Domestic Partner Entitled to Health Benefits—Panel
(November 26, 2013)

C.A. Justice Suzukawa to Retire at End of February
(November 26, 2013)

Court of Appeal Rejects Insanity Contention In School Shooting Case
(November 26, 2013)

Miller-O’Brien Reappointed to Law Revision Commission
(November 26, 2013)

State Bar Slates Admission Ceremony for Newest Lawyers
(Snippets, November 26, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Challenge to County Jail Expansion as Premature
(November 25, 2013)

Rule Does Not Allow Sanctions in Family Law Cases—C.A.
(November 25, 2013)

Pass Rate for July 2013 Bar Exam Exceeds 55 Percent
(November 25, 2013)

Federal Appeals Court Tosses Drug Evidence After Unlawful Search
(November 25, 2013)

Judge John Meigs to Retire From Superior Court
(November 25, 2013)

S.C. Says Expert Cannot Challenge Breathalyzer Technology
(November 22, 2013)

State Supreme Court Agrees to Review Ruling That Applied Anti-Deficiency Statute to Short Sales
(November 22, 2013)

Mallano to Retire From C.A. Next Year
(November 21, 2013)

Prosecutor Ann H. Park Tosses Hat Into the Ring for Superior Court Judgeship
(November 21, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Laws Prohibiting Felons From Possessing Firearms
(November 21, 2013)

Court Upholds Conviction for Robbery-Murder ‘Mastermind’
(November 20, 2013)

Longtime Southwestern Professor Myrna Raeder Dies at 66
(November 20, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Restraining Orders Obtained by Singer, Film Mogul
(November 20, 2013)

Winston & Strawn Adds Two Partners to Los Angeles Office
(Snippets, November 20, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Immunity for Distribution of Confidential Abuse Memo
(November 19, 2013)

Prosecutor Magno Says She Will Run for Superior Court
(November 19, 2013)

Ninth U.S. Circuit Affirms Lifetime Firearm Ban for Spouse-Beater
(November 19, 2013)

Sex Offender Was Deprived of Equal Protection, C.A. Rules
(November 18, 2013)

Meat Grinder Held Not to Be a ‘Power Press’ Under Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity Exception
(November 18, 2013)

S.C. Declines to Hear Challenge to Gun Possession Restrictions
(November 15, 2013)

C.A. Vacates Bond Forfeiture in Randy Quaid Case
(November 15, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Suit Over Computer System for Welfare Payments
(November 14, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Panel Overturns Molestation Conviction, Cites ‘Inexplicable’ Oversight by Defense Counsel
(November 14, 2013)

Banning Thief From ‘Parking Lot’ of Store Held Unconstitutional
(November 14, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Bid to Oust Public Defender From Mental Health Case
(November 13, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Ex-Coach’s Conviction of Theft From College
(November 13, 2013)

Judge Lays Out Plan to Race Cars in Europe When Term Ends
(November 13, 2013)

C.A. Revives Suit Between Groups Seeking to Establish Local Casino
(November 12, 2013)

Superior Court Judge DiLoreto Will Not Seek Re-Election, Endorses Christopher Frisco for Seat
(November 12, 2013)

Court Overturns Disqualification of Attorney for Murder Suspect
(November 12, 2013)

C.A. Strikes Down State’s Regulation of Handgun Ammunition
(November 8, 2013)

Court Upholds SLAPP Ruling in Suit Over Online Comments
(November 8, 2013)

Sales Tax Measure Called Vital to Bankrupt Stockton’s Fortunes Passes
(November 8, 2013)

Lavin Throws Out Labor Practices Ruling Against D.A.’s Office
(November 7, 2013)

C.A. Says Litigant Was Entitled to See Documents Supporting Continuance
(November 7, 2013)

Southwestern Marks Arrival of New Dean Prager
(November 7, 2013)

Court Revives Malpractice Suit Over Dual Representation
(November 6, 2013)

State May Bar Direct Solicitation by Bail Bondsmen
(November 6, 2013)

Supreme Court Finds Qualified Immunity in Police Chase Case
(November 5, 2013)

Plaintiff in Wage Suit Held Liable for Receivership Costs
(November 5, 2013)

Court of Appeal Applies Firefighters’ Bill of Rights to Captain’s Notes
(November 5, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Finds Qualified Immunity in Search-and-Seizure Suit
(November 4, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Challenge to President Obama’s Reelection
(November 4, 2013)

Prosecutor Cooper Says He Will Run for Superior Court
(November 4, 2013)

Order to Remove Language From Website Held Unconstitutional
(November 1, 2013)

S.C. Declines Case of Alleged Misuse of Political Documents
(November 1, 2013)

Services for Elizabeth Orosco, Court Clerk, Set for Monday
(November 1, 2013)

Buying Guns From Unlicensed Seller Is a Crime, A.G. Says
(November 1, 2013)

Judge’s Role in Plea Talks Results in Reversal of Sex Conviction
(October 31, 2013)

Fifth District Justice Wiseman Retiring as of Today
(October 31, 2013)

Panel Says Unlawfully Obtained Confession Tainted Later Testimony
(October 30, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Constitutional Challenge, Upholds Use of Three-Strikes Law in Recidivist DUI Case
(October 30, 2013)

Claims for Injunctive Relief No Longer Exempt From Arbitration
(October 29, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Votes to Take Police Shooting Case En Banc
(October 29, 2013)

D.C. Appellate Lawyer DuMont Named California Solicitor General
(October 29, 2013)

A.G. Harris Rejects Challenge to Council Appointment Given Former Glendale Mayor Quintero
(October 29, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Conviction of Former S.F. Network Administrator
(October 28, 2013)

Brown Names Elwood Lui to Medical Board of California
(October 28, 2013)

Court Rejects Claim U.S. to Blame for Death of Soldier's Son
(October 25, 2013)

S.C. Denies Review of Ruling Rejecting Extortion Claim in Suit Against Litigator Martin Singer
(October 25, 2013)

Conflict-of-Interest Law Held Not Applicable to Campaign Donors
(October 24, 2013)

C.A. Says Claims Act Not Applicable to Whistleblower Suits
(October 23, 2013)

Hearing on Ninth Circuit Nominee Owens Postponed
(October 23, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Second Amendment Challenge to Assault Weapons Ban
(October 22, 2013)

Inmate Goes to High Court After Ninth Circuit Rejects Plea
(October 22, 2013)

State Bar Says San Diego Lawyer Agrees to Surrender License Over Credit Repair Scheme Involving Layman
(October 22, 2013)

C.A. Reinstates Union Suit Challenging LAPD Disciplinary Practice
(October 21, 2013)

Supreme Court Denies Publication of Ruling Upholding Multimillion Dollar Award to Smoker’s Son
(October 21, 2013)

C.A. Rejects County’s Bid for Compliance Cost Reimbursement
(October 18, 2013)

S.C. Asks for New Briefing in Case of Sergio Garcia, Undocumented Immigrant Seeking Bar Admission
(October 18, 2013)

Court Revives Discrimination Suit by Fired Organ Donor
(October 17, 2013)

C.A., in Unusual Move, Boots Retained Lawyer From Case
(October 17, 2013)

MABA, Other Groups to Hear Remarks by Judge Harry Pregerson
(Snippets, October 17, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Class Action Over Loss of UCLA Medical Data
(October 16, 2013)

Court Upholds Jurisdiction Over Interstate Murder Conspiracy
(October 16, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Fraud Sentence for Sacramento Businessman
(October 15, 2013)

David Wesley, Cynthia and David Pasternak Named ‘Persons of the Year’
(October 15, 2013)

C.A. Awards Fees for Defense of Conflict-of-Interest Charges
(October 11, 2013)

Retired Superior Court Judge Nancy Brown Dies at 77
(October 11, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Contempt Citation Against Murder Suspect’s Lawyer
(October 10, 2013)

Deputy District Attorney Mathai Slates Campaign for Judge
(October 10, 2013)

Online Ethics Course for Judicial Candidates Unveiled
(October 10, 2013)

Court Upholds Injunction Against Arizona Law on Harboring Aliens
(October 9, 2013)

Arizona Execution Set Today After Ninth Circuit Panel Rejects Due Process Challenge to Clemency Hearing
(October 9, 2013)

Court of Appeal Rejects Conviction Based on Sale of ‘Unsuitable’ Annuity
(October 9, 2013)

Panel Throws Out Suit by Sudanese Man Held at Guantanamo
(October 8, 2013)

Two More Prosecutors Seek Open Seats on Superior Court
(October 8, 2013)

Bell Not Obligated to Defend Rizzo—C.A.
(October 7, 2013)

Ethics Committee Seeks Comment on Campaign Contribution Limits
(October 7, 2013)

State Supreme Court Takes Strict View of ‘One Judgment’ Rule
(October 4, 2013)

Community College District Wins Fight Over Easement
(October 4, 2013)

Court of Appeal Upholds Voter-Approved Utility Users Tax
(October 3, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Claimed Exception to ‘Going-and-Coming’ Rule
(October 2, 2013)

Panel Scores Jury Instructions, Throws Out Conviction In ‘Super DVD’ Copyright Infringement Case
(October 2, 2013)

Court Upholds Reduced Sentence in ‘Pump-and-Dump’ Scheme
(October 1, 2013)

Brown Names Attorney Eduardo Angeles to Nursing Board
(October 1, 2013)

Self-Insured Retention Did Not Excuse Failure to Defend—C.A.
(September 30, 2013)

S.C. to Consider Burden of Proof as to Juvenile Competency
(September 27, 2013)

C.A. Sides With Assessor, SBE on Joint Tenancy Issue
(September 27, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Suit Over Alleged Mislabeling of Dairy Products
(September 26, 2013)

High Court Revives Portion of C.A. Opinion Upholding City of Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Regulation
(September 26, 2013)

C.A. Cites Lack of Disclosure, Throws Out Arbitration Award
(September 25, 2013)

Court Revives Suit Over Contamination at Housing Site
(September 25, 2013)

Court of Appeal Rejects Bad-Faith Suit Based on Cumis Issue
(September 24, 2013)

Longest-Serving Death Row Inmate Stankewitz’s Third Trial Pushed Back, Perhaps for Two Years
(September 24, 2013)

FPPC and Former JNE Chair Ann Ravel Confirmed to Fill FEC Vacancy
(September 24, 2013)

Panel Revives Challenge to City’s Restrictions on Group Homes
(September 23, 2013)

Anti-Bias Statute Does Not Apply to City’s Siting of Waste Facilities in Mostly Latino Sun Valley—C.A.
(September 23, 2013)

C.A. Orders That $4.1 Million Stipulated Judgment Be Scrapped
(September 23, 2013)

President Obama Nominates Judge Bashant to U.S. Court
(September 23, 2013)

City Held Not Liable to Investors in Its Failed Telecom Venture
(September 20, 2013)

S.C. Orders Depublication of Juror Misconduct Ruling
(September 20, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Revives Tort Claim Over Rights to Bob Marley Recordings
(September 19, 2013)

No Insurance Coverage in Burning of Dancer at Valley Club—C.A.
(September 18, 2013)

Court Filings Down, but Felonies, Mental Health Cases Continue to Rise—Judicial Council Report
(September 18, 2013)

Nomination of Ex-JNE Chair to Federal Elections Commission Advances
(September 18, 2013)

Panel Declines to Throw Out Suit Over Televised Crime Program
(September 17, 2013)

Alison Matsumoto Estrada to Run for Superior Court Judge
(September 17, 2013)

Law School Deans to Appear at Italian American Lawyers Meeting
(Snippets, September 17, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Bid to Use Earthquake Law in Quiet Title Suit
(September 13, 2013)

Superior Court Judge Rayvis Takes Disability Retirement
(September 13, 2013)

State Supreme Court Will Not Review Parol Evidence Ruling
(September 12, 2013)

Court of Appeal Says Denial of Marsden Hearing in SVPA Case Was Constitutional Error
(September 12, 2013)

C.A. Denies Bid to Force Arbitration Over Hemsley Residuals
(September 11, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Allows Suit Against Google to Continue
(September 11, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds City’s Rent Escrow Account Program
(September 10, 2013)

Three-Strikes Reviews Are 40 Percent Done, Lacey Says
(September 10, 2013)

Ex-Treasurer Kathleen Brown Joins Manatt Phelps & Phillips as Partner
(September 10, 2013)

C.A. Approves Use of Anti-SLAPP Motion to Pare Causes of Action
(September 9, 2013)

Landowner Can Be Liable to Neighbors for Fire Set by Trespassers, Court of Appeal Declares
(September 9, 2013)

Police Officer Who Sent Video of Screaming, Handcuffed Woman Appropriately Suspended—C.A.
(September 9, 2013)

Bid for Payment for Wrongful Incarceration Is Resuscitated
(September 6, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Attorney-Fee Award Six Times Damages
(September 6, 2013)

Judge Dau Entered Order in Absence of Jurisdiction—C.A.
(September 6, 2013)

C.A. Overturns Order for Release of Commitment Trial Transcripts
(September 5, 2013)

Brown Names Timothy J. Stafford To Orange Superior Court
(September 5, 2013)

Lawyers Philharmonic Orchestra to Play American Tunes on 9/11
(Snippets, September 5, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Employee’s Claim for Fees of Separate Counsel
(September 4, 2013)

Second Amendment Does Not Create Right to Arm Oneself With a ‘Billy,’ Appellate Division Holds
(September 4, 2013)

Court of Appeal Upholds Fee Award in Interpleader Action
(September 4, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Leaves Foie Gras Ban in Place
(September 3, 2013)

Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Felony-Murder Rule
(August 30, 2013)

Services Wednesday for Longtime Local Prosecutor John Zajec
(August 30, 2013)

C.A.: Right-to-Repair Act Did Not Limit Homeowner’s Remedies
(August 29, 2013)

High Court Orders Mid-Wilshire Attorney Disbarred
(August 29, 2013)

C.A.: Firm Cannot Force Ex-Clients Into Unaffordable Arbitration
(August 28, 2013)

Court Rejects Fired State Employee’s Smoking Complaint
(August 28, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentences for O.C. Gang Leader, Two Others
(August 27, 2013)

California Supreme Court Appoints Miriam Krinsky, Hernán Vera to State Bar Board of Trustees
(August 27, 2013)

Court Says State Must Compensate Atheist for Revoking Parole
(August 26, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Cites Commerce Clause, Throws Out Pro-Gun Montana Law
(August 26, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Panel Strikes Down Anti-Abortion Law in Arizona
(August 23, 2013)

S.C. Denies Review in Takings Award Against County
(August 23, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Orange County Rape-Murder
(August 23, 2013)

En Banc Court Revives Detective’s Suit Against Burbank Police
(August 22, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Suit Against State Bar, but Throws Out Fee Award on Jurisdictional Grounds
(August 22, 2013)

C.A. Allows Suit Against Better Business Bureau Over Rating
(August 21, 2013)

Actress/Educator Sues College, Claims Race, Gender Bias
(August 21, 2013)

S.C.: Police Tactical Errors May Result in Wrongful Death Liability
(August 20, 2013)

Requirement That Bar Pass Rates Be Disclosed Tentatively Upheld
(August 20, 2013)

Court Rejects Disbarred Ex-Prosecutor’s Absolute Immunity Claim
(August 19, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Rehearing of Ruling Allowing Parties to Support Judicial Candidates
(August 19, 2013)

S.C. Declines to Revive Whistleblower Suit Against NFL Raiders
(August 16, 2013)

Retired Superior Court Judge Dewey L. Falcone Dies at 82
(August 16, 2013)

Judicial Ethics Committee Seeks Comment on Draft Opinion Regarding Ex Parte Cases
(August 16, 2013)

State Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Revive Proposition 8
(August 15, 2013)

Failure to Investigate ‘Strike’ Held Ineffective Assistance
(August 15, 2013)

S.C. Rejects Depublication Request In Disqualification Case
(August 15, 2013)

C.A. Revives Action Claiming School District Failed to Prevent Rape
(August 14, 2013)

Non-Nurses May Inject Diabetic Students With Insulin, S.C. Says
(August 13, 2013)

Former Presiding Judge Charles ‘Tim’ McCoy to Retire
(August 13, 2013)

Lawyer Who Used ‘Straw Plaintiffs’ Was Vexatious Litigant
(August 12, 2013)

Court of Appeal Invalidates Judgment by Private Judge
(August 12, 2013)

Anti-SLAPP Motion Infirm Where Public Lacks Interest
(August 9, 2013)

Appellate Division Spots Inconsistency in Waiver Rules
(August 9, 2013)

Attorney With Disbelieved Time Records to Receive No Fee
(August 8, 2013)

C.A. Reverses Conviction of Rapist for Failing to Register
(August 8, 2013)

C.A. Publishes Opinion Based on Pleas From Prosecutors
(August 7, 2013)

Man Sentenced Before Realignment Can’t Serve Time In County Jail, Though Execution Began Later—C.A.
(August 7, 2013)

S.C. Says Light Rail Project on Westside May Continue
(August 6, 2013)

C.A. Says Employer Not Liable to Man Injured by Employee Who Jumps From Second Story Window, Lands on Him
(August 6, 2013)

Attorney to Face New Trial on Witness Tampering Charge
(August 5, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Convictions of Woman Who Was Preparer of Sham Tax Returns
(August 5, 2013)

Supreme Court, in Two Cases, Reinstates Actions Under UCL
(August 2, 2013)

C.A. Declines to Publish Decision on Realtors’ Rights
(August 2, 2013)

College Athlete Wins, Jim Brown Loses in Video-Game Lawsuits
(August 1, 2013)

C.A. Revives Suit Over Misuse of Political Documents
(August 1, 2013)

Court Allows Father of BART Shooting Victim to Sue Officer
(July 31, 2013)

Services Next Week for Former WLALA President Linda Brackins-Willett
(July 31, 2013)

U.S. District Judge Gary Feess to Take Senior Status
(July 31, 2013)

Panel Tosses Murder Conviction, Cites Police Dog’s Prior Errors
(July 30, 2013)

County Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses, A.G. Tells S.C.
(July 30, 2013)

Services Today for Retired Valley Attorney Leonard Black
(July 30, 2013)

A.G. Declines to Enter Dispute Over Retired Judge Assignments
(July 29, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for ‘Cross-Country Killer’ Glen Rogers
(July 26, 2013)

Court Orders Retrial in Lawyer’s Death at Hands of Police
(July 26, 2013)

LAPD Reserve Officer Not Employee Under FEHA—Court
(July 25, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Says Gay Filipino Cannot Be Deported
(July 25, 2013)

Names of Officers Involved in Pepper Spraying Ordered Disclosed
(July 24, 2013)

C.A. Reinstates Sexual Harassment Suit Against Attorney, Firm
(July 23, 2013)

Craig Holden Elected Vice President of State Bar
(July 22, 2013)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction for Matricide
(July 22, 2013)

Disabled Woman Cannot Use Segway at Disneyland—Court
(July 19, 2013)

S.C. Will Not Hear Auto Technicians’ Wage Dispute
(July 19, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Bid to Try Man Here for Attacking Woman in Hawaii
(July 18, 2013)

Supreme Court Leaves Standing Order Reinstating San Diego Teacher Accused of Molestation
(July 18, 2013)

C.A. Rejects AB 32 Rules, but Allows Them to Stay in Place for Now
(July 17, 2013)

Justice Orville Armstrong to Retire From Court of Appeal at End of July
(July 17, 2013)

High Court Allows Same-Sex Marriages to Continue in State
(July 16, 2013)

Panel Throws Out Plea Over Miranda Mistranslation
(July 16, 2013)

Brown Names 11 to Superior Courts, Including Six in Los Angeles
(July 15, 2013)

S. C. Upholds State’s Process for Revoking School Charters
(July 12, 2013)

AOC Responds to Alliance, Says It Is Cutting Expenses
(July 12, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Restitution Order in Filmfest Bribery Case
(July 12, 2013)

State Bar Judge Rejects Charges Glendale Lawyer Bilked Client
(July 11, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Restores ‘None of These Candidates’ Option
(July 11, 2013)

Alliance Takes Slap at Chief Justice, Questions AOC Hotel Tabs
(July 11, 2013)

Appeals Court Upholds Multimillion Dollar Award to Smoker’s Son
(July 10, 2013)

State Bar Charges Lawyer With Modification Misconduct
(July 10, 2013)

President Obama Nominates Carlos Moreno as Ambassador to Belize
(July 10, 2013)

S.C. Says Mapping Database Not Exempt From Public Records Act
(July 9, 2013)

Death Sentence Upheld for Killer Dubbed ‘Uncle Fester’
(July 9, 2013)

Services Set Next Week for Retired Judge Armstrong
(July 9, 2013)

Court Rejects Medi-Cal Cuts for Services Not Provided by M.D.s
(July 8, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Reverses Part of Award in Union Dispute That Turned Violent
(July 8, 2013)

No Malicious Prosecution Action Based on OSC in Family Law Case
(July 8, 2013)

C.A. Tosses Bias Claim by Woman Given Promotion, Pay Hike
(July 8, 2013)

Budget Advisory Committee to Hold First Open Meeting
(July 8, 2013)

Use of DNA Evidence Upheld Over ‘Confrontation’ Claim
(July 8, 2013)

C.A. Overturns Fee Award for Prevailing on Arbitration Petition
(July 5, 2013)

Panel Rejects Challenges to ‘Top Two’ Election Laws
(July 5, 2013)

Court Rejects Challenge to Judgment Against Japanese Church
(July 3, 2013)

Auditor Praises State Bar, but Urges Some Changes
(July 3, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Convictions in Shooting Said to Be Race-Related
(July 2, 2013)

C.A. Orders DNA Testing in Challenge to Robbery Conviction
(July 2, 2013)

C.A. Limits Disclosure of Police Officer Photographs to Inmate
(July 1, 2013)

Same-Sex Marriage Resumes as Ninth Circuit Lifts Stay
(July 1, 2013)

High Court Upholds Death Penalty in Rape, Murder of Child
(June 28, 2013)

Supreme Court Grants Review of Ruling in Biosolids Case
(June 28, 2013)

High Court Guts DOMA and Proposition 8
(June 27, 2013)

Deputy Public Defender in Riverside Charged With Stealing $130,000 in Social Security Benefits
(June 27, 2013)

C.A. Says O.C. Man’s Trial for Poisoning Wife Can Go Forward
(June 26, 2013)

Caballero to Head New Agency in Government Reshuffle
(June 26, 2013)

Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic Returns to Disney Hall
(Snippets, June 26, 2013)

S.C. Rules for Ex-Husband in Dispute Over CalPERS Credits
(June 25, 2013)

Court of Appeal Upholds Assumption-of-Risk Ruling in Mishap Involving UCLA Swim Team Members
(June 25, 2013)

No Duty to Tell Client About Malpractice Statute of Limitations
(June 24, 2013)

Obama Names Ann Ravel to Federal Elections Commission
(June 24, 2013)

L.A. City Employees Have the Right to Arbitrate Furloughs—S.C.
(June 21, 2013)

Supreme Court Adopts Subjective Putative Spouse Test
(June 21, 2013)

Obama Nominates Two to Northern District U.S. Court
(June 21, 2013)

C.A. Overturns Firm’s Disqualification Based on Potential Conflict
(June 20, 2013)

Panel Calls Embezzlement Victim’s Claim Premature
(June 20, 2013)

Court Throws Out Ex-Prosecutor’s Conviction for Looting Trust
(June 19, 2013)

Homeowner Has No Right to Lawyer at Association Meeting—Court of Appeal
(June 19, 2013)

C.A. Revives Suit Against Utility Over Crash Between Car and Pole
(June 18, 2013)

Services Today for Retired Superior Court Judge Dell
(June 18, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Preemption Defense to Suit Over Drug Labeling
(June 17, 2013)

Panel Upholds Search Based on Questioned Warrant
(June 17, 2013)

Supreme Court to Rule on Propriety of JNOV in Asbestos Case
(June 14, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Murder of Valley Teenager
(June 14, 2013)

Budget Deal ‘Too Little, Too Late’ to Avoid Layoffs, Wesley Says
(June 14, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Law Allowing Confiscation of Guns From Mentally Ill
(June 13, 2013)

S.C. Denies Review of Ruling for Patient in Implant Dispute
(June 13, 2013)

Budget Deal Is Step Toward Adequate Court Funding—Chief Justice
(June 12, 2013)

Butte County Judge Robert Glusman Elected CJA President
(June 12, 2013)

State Supreme Court Clarifies Rule on Multiple Settlement Offers
(June 11, 2013)

Court Denies Review in Supermarket Picketing Dispute
(June 11, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Parol Evidence Ruling in Suit Over Historic Restaurant
(June 11, 2013)

Lawsuits Spawned by Beauty Pageant Remarks Not SLAPPs
(June 10, 2013)

S.C. Overturns Ruling on Denial of Hospital Staff Privileges
(June 7, 2013)

C.A. Tosses Ruling Striking Down Affordable Housing Law
(June 7, 2013)

Manatt, Maggie Levy Honored By Inner City Law Center
(June 7, 2013)

C.A. Throws Out Multimillion Dollar Award in Nursing Home Fall
(June 6, 2013)

Court Reaffirms Dismissal Under Disentitlement Doctrine
(June 6, 2013)

Parole Board Denies Release to Leslie Van Houten, Ex-Follower of Manson
(June 6, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Reinstates Amgen Employees’ Suit Over Stock Price
(June 5, 2013)

Ordin and Hertzberg to Co-Chair Feuer Transition Team
(June 5, 2013)

Panel Revives Death Sentence for Man Who Pled Guilty to Killings
(June 4, 2013)

C.A. Throws Out Corruption Conviction of Ex-Official
(June 4, 2013)

Court Orders New Trial in Suit Alleging LAPD Framed Suspects
(June 3, 2013)

County Must Turn Over Employee Contact Data to Union—S.C.
(May 31, 2013)

Gerald Chaleff Selected to Receive Shattuck-Price Award
(May 31, 2013)

Judge Rejects Suit Against Feuer and Consultant as SLAPP
(May 30, 2013)

Court of Appeal Throws Out Will in ‘Hidden Body’ Case
(May 30, 2013)

Appeals Court Portrays Retired Lawyer as Victim of Gold Digger
(May 29, 2013)

Appellate Division Rebuffs Policy on Jury Fees in UD Cases
(May 29, 2013)

Court of Appeal Affirms Stay of NFL’s Declaratory Relief Action
(May 29, 2013)

C.A. Faults Judge for Granting Nonsuit Based on Failure of Plaintiff to Produce Evidence Court Had Barred
(May 29, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Declines to Reconsider Ruling on Medi-Cal Cuts
(May 28, 2013)

Three Superior Court Commissioners Slate Retirements
(May 28, 2013)

Chemerinsky to Address Bar Sections on U.S. High Court Decisions
(Snippets, May 28, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Civil Conspiracy Theory in Suit Over Drunk Driving
(May 24, 2013)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence in Murder of Woman Abducted From Bakersfield Mall in 1993
(May 24, 2013)

Juror Misconduct Results in Third Reversal in Murder Case
(May 23, 2013)

Feuer Says He’s Gratified, Ready to Work After Landslide
(May 23, 2013)

Governor Brown Names Four to Los Angeles Superior Court
(May 22, 2013)

State Bar Reports Lower Pass Rate for February Bar Exam
(May 22, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Strikes Down Arizona Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks
(May 22, 2013)

Immigration Bill With California Judgeships Advances
(May 22, 2013)

C.A. Upholds $3 Million Fee Award in Tobacco Settlement Violation
(May 21, 2013)

No Preemptive Suit to Challenge Lender’s Right to Foreclose—C.A.
(May 20, 2013)

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Shopping Bag Law
(May 17, 2013)

CJP Adopts Rules Amendments Opposed by CJA
(May 17, 2013)

Moreno Says He Expects to Hear Soon on Ambassadorship
(May 17, 2013)

C.A. Throws Out Multimillion Dollar Verdict in Traffic Fatality
(May 16, 2013)

Senate Confirms Orrick as Northern District Court Judge
(May 16, 2013)

State Courts Get Shut Out in May Revise of Governor’s Budget
(May 15, 2013)

Committee Recommends Carter as Top Court Executive
(May 15, 2013)

Jackie Lacey Endorses Mike Feuer for City Attorney
(May 15, 2013)

Court Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over Fatal Police Shooting
(May 14, 2013)

Services Friday for Law Professor, Television ‘Judge’ Jones
(May 14, 2013)

Luis Rodriguez Unopposed as Next State Bar President
(May 13, 2013)

C.A. Expands Class Certification in Security Guards’ Suit
(May 13, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Says Alleged Copyright ‘Troll’ Lacked Standing
(May 10, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Revives Suit by Freed Inmate Over Use of Informant
(May 9, 2013)

Reporting Law Does Not Trump Attorney-Client Privilege
(May 9, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Challenge to Court Reporter’s Allegedly Excessive Fees
(May 8, 2013)

Court Rules for State Teachers’ Retirement System in Property Tax Dispute With Los Angeles County
(May 8, 2013)

Fourth District Court of Appeal Names New Clerk
(May 8, 2013)

High Court Says Cities Can Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
(May 7, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for Local Gang Leader
(May 7, 2013)

Brown Names Five Lawyers to Fair Employment and Housing Council
(May 7, 2013)

Panel Strikes Down Law on Disruption of Council Meetings
(May 6, 2013)

Southwestern Names Susan Prager 11th Dean
(May 3, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Limits on Medi-Cal Mental Health Payments
(May 3, 2013)

C.A. Says Insurer Had Duty to Defend Liver Transplant Doctor
(May 2, 2013)

State Supreme Court Will Not Hear Claim That CHP Caused Delay in Aiding Fresno Crash Victims
(May 2, 2013)

Court Clarifies Rules for Resentencing Under Three-Strikes Reform
(May 1, 2013)

C.A. Reverses Judgment in Fee Dispute Between Lawyers
(May 1, 2013)

Celebration of Law Day to Get Started With Big Band Performance
(Snippets, May 1, 2013)

Standard of Medical Care No Different for State’s Prisoners
(April 30, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Panel Revives Attack on Forum Selection Clause
(April 29, 2013)

C.A. Overturns Order Barring Ex-Ford Motor Co. Lawyer From Opposing Company in ‘Lemon Law’ Case
(April 29, 2013)

Appeals Court Throws Out Charges in Irwindale Corruption Case
(April 26, 2013)

S.C. Allows Taxpayer Class Action Against Long Beach
(April 26, 2013)

Panel Overturns New Trial Order Based on Race-Bias Finding
(April 25, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown Takes Helm of Federal Judges Association
(April 25, 2013)

IALA, CWL to Offer Tips on How to Become a Judge
(Snippets, April 25, 2013)

Court of Appeal Upholds Denial of Lawyer’s Anti-SLAPP Motion
(April 24, 2013)

District Attorney Charges Noguez With More Crimes
(April 24, 2013)

Panel Tosses Class-Action Settlement Involving Credit Reports
(April 23, 2013)

Judge Marshall Says DOMA Irrationally Discriminates Against Immigrants in Same-Sex Marriages
(April 23, 2013)

Court Rejects Shortcut to Enforcement of Foreign Judgment
(April 22, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Murder Conviction in DNA Case, Again
(April 22, 2013)

Supreme Court Says Judges May Not ‘Bargain’ Over Sentences
(April 19, 2013)

Family Law Statute on Forfeiture of Undisclosed Assets Held Inapplicable to Spouse’s Separate Property
(April 19, 2013)

Panel Orders New Hearing on ‘Trump University’ Defamation Suit
(April 18, 2013)

S.C. to Hear Dispute Over Charter School Class Space
(April 18, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Revives Conspiracy Suit Against Sheriff’s Deputies
(April 17, 2013)

Court Upholds Caltrans Minority Contracting Program
(April 17, 2013)

Court Throws Out Some Convictions in South Gate Corruption Case
(April 16, 2013)

Senate Confirms O’Connell to U.S. District Court, 92-0
(April 16, 2013)

Condemnation May Go Forward Pending CEQA Compliance
(April 15, 2013)

Senate Sets Vote for Today on O’Connell Nomination
(April 15, 2013)

Sheppard Mullin Re-Elects Chairman to Fifth Term
(April 15, 2013)

State Bar Slates Opportunity to Comment on MCLE
(April 15, 2013)

Court Upholds Order to Preserve Transcript in Long-Settled Case
(April 12, 2013)

S.C. to Rule on Scope of Assumption-of-Risk Doctrine
(April 12, 2013)

Superior Court Judge Victor L. Wright to Seek CJA Presidency
(April 11, 2013)

MALDEF Says It Will Sue School District Over Rights
(April 11, 2013)

C.A. Declines to Depublish Ruling on Lawyer’s Personal Liability
(April 11, 2013)

Court Upholds Brokers’ Restrictions on Workers’ Outside Trading
(April 10, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Defense Verdict in Car-Bicycle Collision
(April 10, 2013)

Ethics Panel Says Judges May Ask Lawyers for Advocacy Help
(April 8, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Writer’s Claim He Originated Hit Show LOST
(April 8, 2013)

Lawyer Not Liable Based on Name Appearing on Letterhead—C.A.
(April 8, 2013)

Court of Appeal Clarifies Application of Disentitlement Doctrine
(April 5, 2013)

Group Sues Over Lack of Draft Registration for Women
(April 5, 2013)

City of Hope Support Group Devotes Funds to Cancer Researcher
(April 5, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Panel Says CHP Officer Liable for Fatal Shooting
(April 4, 2013)

CJP Reports Disposing of More Than 1,100 Cases
(April 4, 2013)

Italian, Irish Lawyers to Stage Joint Meeting
(Snippets, April 4, 2013)

C.A. Rules for Auto Technicians in Pay-Dispute Class Action
(April 3, 2013)

Court Says Using Cell Phone GPS While Driving Is Illegal
(April 3, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Fee Award Based on Politician’s Frivolous Motion
(April 2, 2013)

C.A. Allows Fired Attorney to Sue Law Firm Over Disability Claim
(April 1, 2013)

Beckloff Tells What to Expect With Probate Cases Shifted Downtown
(Snippets, April 1, 2013)

Court of Appeal Reaffirms Ruling in Case Of Anna Nicole Smith’s Lawyer, Doctor
(March 29, 2013)

Brown Names Two Lawyers to State Athletic Commission
(March 29, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Secrecy of Documents Connected to UC Egg Study
(March 28, 2013)

S.C. Denies Review to Woman Who Saw Brother Die
(March 28, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Prayers at Lancaster City Council Meetings
(March 27, 2013)

C.A. Overturns Firing of Teacher Accused of Molestation
(March 27, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over MMS Content
(March 26, 2013)

Sacramento Jurist Confirmed to Federal Court
(March 26, 2013)

Services Today and Tomorrow for Attorney Gregory W. Moreno
(March 26, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Revives Local Officer’s Suit Against Police Chief
(March 25, 2013)

S.C Upholds Death Sentence for Man Who Killed Co-Workers
(March 22, 2013)

Alameda Judge Agrees to Resign in Deal With CJP
(March 22, 2013)

C.A. Reinstates Attorney General’s Suit Against Ex-Bell Officials
(March 21, 2013)

Court Upholds Conviction of Unlicensed Midwife
(March 21, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Bid to Force Arbitration of Employee Class Action
(March 20, 2013)

Privacy Right Is Not Limited to Written Disclosures—C.A.
(March 19, 2013)

CJA Criticizes Proposed Rule on ‘Stinger’ Letters
(March 19, 2013)

Church Services Saturday for Attorney Baldo Kristovich
(March 19, 2013)

C.A. Reinstates Judgment in Asbestos Suit, Faults Judge for JNOV
(March 18, 2013)

Longtime Lawyer Baldo M. Kristovich Dies at 98
(March 18, 2013)

Court of Appeal Revives Attorney’s Suit Against Online Competitor
(March 15, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Throws Out Arizona Murder Conviction
(March 15, 2013)

Superior Court Consolidation Continues Amidst Rally, Lawsuit
(March 15, 2013)

Superior Court Judge Dewey L. Falcone to Retire
(March 15, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction in State’s First Terrorism Trial
(March 14, 2013)

Groups Say They Will Sue Over Eviction Cases Plan
(March 14, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Injunction for Shell Against Greenpeace
(March 13, 2013)

Rally to ‘Save Our Courts’ Scheduled for Tomorrow
(March 13, 2013)

Superior Court Judge Beckloff Tells of Changes for Probate Cases
(March 13, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Fair Use Ruling in ‘Jersey Boys’ Case
(March 12, 2013)

Former Superior Court Judge Patrick Murphy Will Not Be Prosecuted, D.A.’s Office Says
(March 12, 2013)

Harris, Bowen Name Lawyers to Watchdog Commission
(March 12, 2013)

Border Search of Laptop Requires ‘Reasonable Suspicion’
(March 11, 2013)

S.C. Orders Retrial for Man Convicted of Murder in Traffic Death
(March 8, 2013)

Superior Court to Phase Out Its ADR Department
(March 8, 2013)

Kleins Donate More Than $1 Million to UCLA Law School
(Snippets, March 8, 2013)

Feuer, Trutanich Camps Come Out Swinging in City Attorney Runoff
(March 7, 2013)

C.A. Rules Again for Cancer Patient in Implant Dispute
(March 7, 2013)

Court Revives Challenge to Law on Nomination Papers Circulators
(March 7, 2013)

Court Rejects Eighth Amendment Challenge to Teen’s Life Sentence
(March 6, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Self-Incrimination Claim in Misprision Case
(March 6, 2013)

Brown Reappoints Burke to Transportation Commission
(March 6, 2013)

High Court Upholds Voter-Approved Deferrals of Parole Hearings
(March 5, 2013)

Panel Upholds Injunction Against Day-Laborer Provision
(March 5, 2013)

Arguments in Case of Contra Costa Judge to Be Heard Next Month
(March 5, 2013)

Downtown Probate Judges to Trek to Encino to Meet With Local Bar Section
(Snippets, March 5, 2013)

Superior Court to Eliminate Over 500 Positions in ‘Consolidation’
(March 4, 2013)

Judge John H. Reid to Retire From Superior Court
(March 4, 2013)

Senior Lawyers to Present Discussion of Los Angeles Race Riots
(Snippets, March 4, 2013)

Percentages of Black, Hispanic, Female Judges Increased in 2012
(March 1, 2013)

Malpractice Limitations Statute Inapplicable to Hospital Fall Suit
(February 28, 2013)

S.C. Will Not Review Conviction in Death of Pitcher
(February 28, 2013)

Superior Court Judge Richard Adler to Retire After 32 Years on Bench
(February 28, 2013)

Court Orders Injunction Against ‘Piracy’ by Anti-Whaling Group
(February 27, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review in Case Involving Anti-Bush Protesters
(February 27, 2013)

IALA to Stage Run-Off Debate Between City Attorney Contestants
(Snippets, February 27, 2013)

Attorney-Client Privilege Extends to Appointed Psychological Expert
(February 26, 2013)

C.A. Upholds Convictions in Gang-Related Murders
(February 26, 2013)

State Supreme Court Names Two to CJP
(February 26, 2013)

Appeals Court Says Pregnancy Bias Law Does Not Supplant FEHA
(February 25, 2013)

S.C. Declines to Review Ruling That Plaintiffs Waited Too Long to Sue LAPD Over Alleged Murder Coverup
(February 25, 2013)

(February 25, 2013)

State’s Dissolution Law Inapplicable to Foreign Corporations—S.C.
(February 22, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Challenge to Shopping-Bag Law, Says 10-Cent Charge for Paper Bags Is Not a Tax
(February 22, 2013)

William Mitchell Named Interim CEO for Superior Court
(February 22, 2013)

C.A. Reinstates Attorney De Haas’s Malicious Prosecution Action
(February 21, 2013)

C.A. Scuttles $3.8 Million Judgment Against BofA
(February 21, 2013)

Court Declares Man ‘Vexatious Litigant’ on Own Motion
(February 21, 2013)

Court Revives Action to Require Wiccan Chaplains in Prisons
(February 20, 2013)

C.A. Sides With Ryan O’Neal in Anti-SLAPP Flap
(February 20, 2013)

Greig Smith: ‘Don’t Vote for Greg Smith’
(Snippets, February 20, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Suit Against CHP for Delay in Aiding Crash Victims
(February 19, 2013)

Court of Appeal Tosses Ruling on Marine Joint Venture Liability
(February 15, 2013)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lefkowitz to Retire
(February 15, 2013)

State Bar Charges Former Judicial Candidate With Campaign Misconduct
(February 15, 2013)

S.C.Denies Review of Ruling on Rounding-Off of Employee Time
(February 14, 2013)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner to Retire April 5
(February 14, 2013)

Court of Appeal Revives Suit Against Successor to Failed Bank
(February 13, 2013)

Committee Vote Set Tomorrow on O’Connell Nomination
(February 13, 2013)

Trial Court Ordered to Reconsider Denial of Binding Arbitration
(February 12, 2013)

Panel Orders New Look at Fee Award in Rights Case
(February 12, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Revives Civil Rights Suit for Retaliatory Arrest
(February 11, 2013)

Fourth District Court of Appeal Clerk Stephen M. Kelly Dies at 64
(February 11, 2013)

High Court Delivers Mixed Ruling in Mixed-Motive Job-Bias Case
(February 8, 2013)

O’Connell Nomination Held Over by Judiciary Committee
(February 8, 2013)

State Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence in Robbery-Murder
(February 8, 2013)

C.A. Says Tort Claims Against Teacher Subject to Arbitration
(February 7, 2013)

No Expectation of Privacy in Air Bag Data, C.A. Holds
(February 7, 2013)

Judges Say ‘Birther’ Dispute May Be Moot
(February 7, 2013)

Judicial Council of California Announces Technology Task Force
(Snippets, February 7, 2013)

Court Upholds Unconscionability Ruling in Arbitration Case
(February 6, 2013)

Sentence Enhancements Held Not Elements of Offense
(February 6, 2013)

Services Today for Jacqueline Fox, Dependency Mediator
(February 6, 2013)

High Court Says Online Retailers May Collect Personal Data
(February 5, 2013)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Robbery-Murder
(February 5, 2013)

Harris Sues BP, ARCO Over Environmental Violations
(February 5, 2013)

Greg Smith Releases First Television Ad in City Attorney Race
(Snippets,February 5, 2013)

C.A. Partially Revives Whistleblower Suit Against Trash Company
(February 4, 2013)

Court Clarifies ‘Home State’ Jurisdiction in Case of Child Whose Mother Was Incarcerated in Mexico
(February 4, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Tosses Suit Over Intrusive Search of Prisoner
(February 1, 2013)

Panel Rejects Toyota Arbitration Bid Based on Dealer Contracts
(January 31, 2013)

C.A. Allows Livermore Retirees to Sue for Health Benefits
(January 31, 2013)

S.C. Makes Appointments to the Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions
(Snippets, January 31, 2013)

C.A. Affirms Ruling in Lawyers’ Malicious Prosecution Battle
(January 30, 2013)

C.A. Rules for Defendant on Realignment Act Credits
(January 30, 2013)

Edward Lazarus Named General Counsel by Tribune Company
(January 30, 2013)

Superior Court Judge Dudley Gray to Retire Next Month
(January 30, 2013)

Los Angeles Superior Court Announces Bench Officer Assignment Changes
(Snippets, January 30, 2013)

Court Upholds Ruling That Madoff Victims Cannot Sue SEC
(January 29, 2013)

In-Home Aide to Elderly Patient Assumed Risk of Violence
(January 29, 2013)

‘Person of the Year’ Dinner Marked by Plaudits, Jazz, Kidding
(January 29, 2013)

Divorce Judgments May Be Ordered Directly From Court’s Website
(Snippets, January 29, 2013)

Arbitrator Ruling on Unlicensed Contractor Issue Subject to Review
(January 28, 2013)

Ninth Circuit to Rule En Banc in Suit Against Austria’s National Railway, Which Panel Held Immune
(January 28, 2013)

Court Denies Class Certification in Suit Against Bank of America
(January 28, 2013)

Supreme Court Applies ‘Continuous Accrual’ Rule to UCL Claims
(January 25, 2013)

Panel Hands Mattel Partial Victory in ‘Bratz’ Case
(January 25, 2013)

Court of Appeal Rejects Claimed Right to Counsel in Divorce Proceedings
(January 25, 2013)

A.G. Sues Asian Textile Companies for Unfair Competition
(January 25, 2013)

C.A. Says Racial Segregation in Prison Violates Equal Protection
(January 24, 2013)

S.C. Lets Stand Employee’s Victory in Arbitration Case
(January 24, 2013)

Bingham Partners Achieve Victory Against Russian Government
(Snippets, January 24, 2013)

C.A. Orders Award Vacated in Medical Malpractice Arbitration
(January 23, 2013)

Kathryn Doi Todd Retires From Court of Appeal
(January 23, 2013)

CJA President Says Group May Seek Legislation Over CJP’s Rejection of its Early Discovery Proposal
(January 23, 2013)

City Attorney ‘Not an Easy Job, Folks,’ Trutanich Tells Debate Crowd
(January 22, 2013)

C.A. Affirms Ruling Tax Service Violated Consumer Laws
(January 22, 2013)

Japanese American Bar Association to Honor Fukai, Takei on Feb. 22
(Snippets, January 22, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Tom Jones’ Negligence Claim Against L.A. Sheriff
(January 18, 2013)

Court Revives Prisoner’s Suit Over Pepper Spraying
(January 18, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Ruling Leaves Privacy Class Action Barely Alive
(January 18, 2013)

Courts, County Law Libraries to Close for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
(Snippets, January 18, 2013)

Lawyer Properly Substituted for Defunct Firm as Judgment Debtor
(January 17, 2013)

Supreme Court Grants Review to Decide Pitchess Issue
(January 17, 2013)

Senior Judge A. Howard Matz to Retire From Central District Court
(January 17, 2013)

C.A. Liberally Interprets Requirements for Offer of Compromise
(January 16, 2013)

Services Friday for Retired Commissioner Torres
(January 16, 2013)

Mike Feuer Campaign Disputes Claim It Received Illegal Donations
(January 16, 2013)

Judicial Performance Commission Invites Comment on Proposed Rules
(Snippets, January 16, 2013)

S.C. Overturns Limit on Fraud Exception to Parol Evidence Rule
(January 15, 2013)

Ex-Lawyer Torres Pays Restitution, Placed on Probation
(January 15, 2013)

Blogger Claims Mike Feuer Received Illegal Donations
(January 15, 2013)

Attorney John McNicholas to be Honored by Archdiocese of Los Angeles
(Snippets, January 15, 2013)

Governor Brown’s ‘Crippling’ Budget Cuts to Force Court to Go Ahead With Shutdown Plans—Wesley
(January 14, 2013)

Assault Allegation Held Protected by Anti-SLAPP Law
(January 14, 2013)

Court Rules FAA Preempts Prohibition Against Class Action Waivers
(January 14, 2013)

Retired Jurist Continues Crusade for Profesionalism and ‘Civility’
(Person of the Year, January 14, 2013)

Former Prosecutor, Jurist Spearheaded Movement for Judicial Branch Reform
(Person of the Year, January 14, 2013)

California’s State Bar President Is a Rocker and a Gentleman
(Person of the Year, January 14, 2013)

Court Says No Recovery for Woman Who Saw Brother Die
(January 11, 2013)

Chief Justice, Others Decry Cuts in Brown’s Budget
(January 11, 2013)

C.A.: Man’s Claim Against Former Boyfriend’s Estate Not Time-Barred
(January 11, 2013)

Conviction Upheld in Threats Against Ventura Prosecutors
(January 11, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Suit Against State on Behalf of ‘at Risk’ Pupils
(January 10, 2013)

U.S. High Court Upholds Dismissal of Claims Against Nike
(January 10, 2013)

Court of Appeal Skewers Lawyer in Opinion Upholding Sanctions
(January 10, 2013)

Patent Litigator Michael Tomasulo Joins Winston & Strawn
(Snippets, January 10, 2013)

Court Upholds Conviction of Possessing Lethal Amounts of Ricin
(January 9, 2013)

High Court Rules for LAFCD in Dispute Over Runoff
(January 9, 2013)

Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Rewrite Rape-by-Impersonation Statute
(January 9, 2013)

Allan E. Anderson Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
(Snippets, January 9, 2013)

Demotion of Officer Who Could No Longer Wield Baton Upheld
(January 8, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Witness Intimidation Claim
(January 8, 2013)

CJP Sets Hearing for Judge Charged With Interference in Son’s Case
(January 8, 2013)

Feb. 1 Deadline for State Bar Fee Payment, Group 1 MCLE Compliance
(Snippets, January 8, 2013)

Court Allows Suit by Woman Who Awoke During Procedure
(January 7, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Judge Fisher to Assume Senior Status
(January 7, 2013)

Attorney General, Assemblyman Respond to Court Ruling on Rape
(January 7, 2013)

Court of Appeal Publishes Opinion on Charter Schools
(January 7, 2013)

C.A. Rejects Bid to Enforce Support Waiver in 1985 Agreement
(January 4, 2013)

Court Upholds Injunction Requiring Firm to Notify Clients That Former Lawyer Resigned From Practice
(January 4, 2013)

Obama Renominates Judge O’Connell for U.S. District Court Bench
(January 4, 2013)

Panel Upholds RICO Conviction of Chinese Nationals
(January 4, 2013)

Irell & Manella, Arent Fox Name Partners in Los Angeles
(Snippets, January 4, 2013)

Court Throws Out Rape Conviction Based on Impersonation
(January 3, 2013)

Ninth Circuit Panel Upholds Dismissal of Complaint for Securities Fraud by Purchasers of Aftermarket Shares
(January 3, 2013)

Court Overturns Teenager’s Life-Without-Parole Sentence
(January 2, 2013)

(January 2, 2013)

C.A. Throws Out Conservator’s Suit Against Television Station
(December 31, 2012)

International Arbitration Award Held Enforceable
(December 31, 2012)

Brown Names 30 to Superior Courts, Including 11 in Los Angeles
(December 28, 2012)

Ex-Judge Patrick Murphy Arrested for Domestic Violence
(December 28, 2012)

Supreme Court Rules for Union in Dispute Over Supermarket Leafletting
(December 28, 2012)

Retired Commissioner Kautz Dies at 72
(December 28, 2012)

Court Upholds Entrepreneur’s Conviction for Money Laundering
(December 27, 2012)

Judge May Reconsider Forum Non Conveniens Ruling
(December 27, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Award of Attorney Fees to Producer of ‘Sahara’
(December 26, 2012)

Panel Upholds Conviction in Securities Fraud Case
(December 26, 2012)

C.A. Revives Securities Fraud Class Action Against Manufacturer
(December 24, 2012)

(December 24, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Upholds City Leases of Public Land to Boy Scouts
(December 21, 2012)

Commission Confirms Three to Appellate Courts
(December 21, 2012)

S.C. Rules for Revocable Trust Beneficiaries in Dispute Over Standing
(December 21, 2012)

Governor Names Miles to New Term as Bar Court Judge
(December 21, 2012)

Courts and Law Library Announce Holiday Schedules
(Snippets, December 21, 2012)

C.A. Reverses Discovery Sanctions Against Suspended Corporation
(December 20, 2012)

A.G.: Orange County Official Played Conflicting Roles
(December 20, 2012)

Don Haidl, Central Figure in Carona Corruption Case, Dies at 61
(December 20, 2012)

Sandra J. Levin to Join LA Law Library as Executive Director
(Snippets, December 20, 2012)

C.A. Rules for Microsoft on Taxation of Software Licenses
(December 19, 2012)

Alliance Elects Sacramento Judge White President
(December 19, 2012)

A.G. Says City May Use Cameras to Cite Motorists for Illegal Turns
(December 19, 2012)

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Establishes Call Center
(Snippets, December 19, 2012)

Judges Critical of Committee Draft Opinion on Budget Advocacy
(December 18, 2012)

S.C. Affirms Death Sentence in West Covina Murder
(December 18, 2012)

Senate Confirms Magistrate Judge Fernando Olguin to District Judgeship
(December 18, 2012)

Court of Appeal Rules Child Crime Witnesses, Not Just Victims, May Testify Remotely
(December 18, 2012)

Court of Appeal Says Estate Waiver Survived Same-Sex Marriage
(December 17, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Order Allowing Leafleting Outside Library
(December 17, 2012)

Court of Appeal to Reconsider Ruling on Liability for Medical Implants
(December 17, 2012)

Governor Brown Names Two Lawyers to State Posts
(December 17, 2012)

CJP Admonishes Superior Court Judge for Rape Comments
(December 14, 2012)

C.A.: Insurer’s Installment Payment Charges Lawful
(December 14, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Upholds State Cuts in Payments to Medi-Cal Providers
(December 14, 2012)

Judges Klausner, Schnegg Welcome Loyola Law Alumni to the Profession
(Snippets, December 14, 2012)

C.A. Throws Out Conspiracy Conviction of Onetime Deputy D.A.
(December 13, 2012)

Superior Court Judge Wheatley to Retire Next Year
(December 13, 2012)

C.A. Says Court Erred in Not Certifying Wage-and-Hour Class Action
(December 13, 2012)

San Diego Judge Vargas to Join District Attorney’s Office
(December 13, 2012)

U.S. Senate Confirms Jesus Bernal as Federal Judge
(December 12, 2012)

Superior Court Judge Jan Greenberg Levine to Retire
(December 12, 2012)

C.A. Says Officer With Heart Problems Not Qualified for Desk Job
(December 12, 2012)

Ex-Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso Endorses Mike Feuer
(Snippets, December 12, 2012)

Court of Appeal Orders Revocation of City’s Billboard Exemptions
(December 11, 2012)

Court Vacates Pregnancy Bias Award Against Lucasfilm
(December 11, 2012)

Budget ‘Sweep’ Imperils Trial Courts, CJA President Warns Governor
(December 11, 2012)

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases
(December 10, 2012)

U.S. Jury Returns Verdict Against Ex-IndyMac Executives
(December 10, 2012)

S.C. Throws Out Suit, Says Plaintiff Not Compliant With Claims Law
(December 7, 2012)

C.A. Throws Out Attempted Murder Convictions
(December 7, 2012)

Court Says L.A. Unified School District is Fair to Charter Schools
(December 7, 2012)

Jahr Warns of Crisis ‘Escalation’ by Brown Administration
(December 6, 2012)

Superior Court Commissioner Carnahan to Retire
(December 6, 2012)

Court Finds Juror Selection Violation, but Upholds Conviction
(December 6, 2012)

State Bar Recommends License Cancellation Over Lawyer’s Misrepresentation of Disability
(December 6, 2012)

Trutanich Explains Refusal to Take Pay Cut: ‘We Are Not a Rich Family’
(Snippets, December 6, 2012)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction in Crash That Killed Angels Pitcher
(December 5, 2012)

Santa Monica Attorney Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud
(December 5, 2012)

Governor Brown Names Three Lawyers to State Posts
(December 5, 2012)

Jackie Lacey Sworn in as District Attorney
(December 4, 2012)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for ‘Ninja’ Killer
(December 4, 2012)

C.A. Holds Gang Members Responsible for Killing of Confederate
(December 3, 2012)

Court Clarifies Rule on Certificate of Rehabilitation
(December 3, 2012)

Monterey Judge Grover Named to Sixth District C.A.
(November 30, 2012)

Arbitration Policy Held Binding on At-Will Employee
(November 30, 2012)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Phillip Hickok to Retire
(November 30, 2012)

Committee Vote on Judicial Nominees Postponed
(November 30, 2012)

MTA Cannot Recover Cost of Buses Used for Obama Fundraiser—Lawyer
(November 30, 2012)

Developer May Proceed With Suit Against Local Attorneys—C.A.
(November 29, 2012)

S.C. Denies Review of Ruling on Maywood School Project
(November 29, 2012)

Attorney and Former Judicial Candidate to Retire
(November 29, 2012)

Committee Vote Set for Eastern District Judicial Nominee
(November 29, 2012)

Former Attorney General John Van de Kamp Endorses Mike Feuer
(Snippets, November 29, 2012)

C.A. Declines to Extend Strict Liability to Medical Implants
(November 28, 2012)

Court: Juror’s Mistake Did Not Require Disqualification
(November 28, 2012)

First AME Church Pastor Endorses Feuer for City Attorney
(Snippets, November 28, 2012)

Supreme Court Reverses C.A. Ruling on Evidence of Lost Profits
(November 27, 2012)

LGBT Anarchist Group Denied Sanctions Against Church
(November 27, 2012)

Funeral Services Held for Attorney Peter Kezirian, Dead at 48
(November 27, 2012)

Clarke to Leave Superior Court Post After 18 Years
(November 26, 2012)

C.A. Allows Man Struck by Driver to Sue Auto Club
(November 26, 2012)

Superior Court Judge Daniel Buckley to Assume Civil Supervisory Duties
(November 26, 2012)

City Council May Engage Outside Attorneys to Draft Laws, Chief Deputy City Attorney Says
(November 26, 2012)

Governor Brown Nominates Two to California Court of Appeal
(November 23, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Muslim Inmate’s Right to Sue
(November 23, 2012)

Attorney Pleads Guilty to Kickbacks Involving Construction
(November 23, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Overturns Conviction Related to Pellicano Conspiracy
(November 21, 2012)

Goldman Lawyer Casts Doubt on Claims in Documentary
(November 21, 2012)

State Supreme Court Declines to Hear Proposition 13 Challenge
(November 21, 2012)

California Nurses Association Endorses Mike Feuer for City Attorney
(Snippets, November 21, 2012)

Pass Rate on July State Bar Exam Rises Above 55 Percent
(November 20, 2012)

S.C. Rules for Cities in Tax Collection Dispute With County
(November 20, 2012)

C.A. Revives Excessive Force Suit Against Sheriff’s Department
(November 20, 2012)

Jackie Lacey Names Executive Team for District Attorney’s Office
(November 20, 2012)

C.A. Narrowly Construes ‘Pending Litigation’ Exception to CPRA
(November 19, 2012)

DOJ, Harris Sue eBay Over Agreement Not to Compete
(November 19, 2012)

Beth Jay, Principal Attorney to Three Chief Justices, Set to Retire
(November 19, 2012)

Brown Appoints Chief Counsel At State Parks Department
(November 19, 2012)

Superior Court Judges, Commissioner to Move Next Month
(Snippets, November 19, 2012)

C.A. Rejects Suit Charging LAPD Covered up Murder by Officer
(November 16, 2012)

Panel Says Suit Over Tax Disclosures Was Timely
(November 16, 2012)

Ex-Attorney General Dan Lungren Loses U.S. House Seat
(November 16, 2012)

Feuer Accuses Trutanich of Ducking Debates in Violation of Pledge
(Snippets, November 16, 2012)

Superior Court Plans Drastic Cutbacks for Coming Fiscal Year
(November 15, 2012)

Judge O’Connell Nominated for Federal Judgeship
(November 15, 2012)

Appeals Court Finds That ‘Legal Expense’ Connotes Attorney Fees
(November 15, 2012)

Governor Brown Re-Appoints Lawyer Leviton to FEHC
(November 15, 2012)

Firing Not Justified by Belief Employee Was Misusing Leave
(November 14, 2012)

Review Department Turns Down State Bar’s Call for Disbarment of Attorney Taylor Over Illegal Fees
(November 14, 2012)

Emling Becomes First Woman Chief Deputy Public Defender
(November 14, 2012)

Lawyer Convicted of Altering Documents, Other Federal Felonies
(November 14, 2012)

Accomplice’s Statements to Jailhouse Informant Admissible—C.A.
(November 13, 2012)

Court: Convict Will Not Get Inheritance Until Release
(November 13, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Class Action Denial in Suit Against Retailer
(November 9, 2012)

Lacey Wins, Says ‘Community Has Come Forward’ on Race
(November 8, 2012)

C.A. Rejects Suit Over Plan to Turn Book Into Movie
(November 8, 2012)

Contract to Provide Gambling Stake Not Against Public Policy
(November 7, 2012)

Panel Upholds Death Sentence in Mojave Motel Murders
(November 7, 2012)

Commission Charges Bay Area Judge With Interfering in Son’s Case
(November 6, 2012)

Lavin Named to Special Panel for Election Day Issues
(November 6, 2012)

DOJ Slates Election Day Enforcement Effort
(November 6, 2012)

C.A. Rejects Cities’ Bids to Collect Bed Taxes From Online Sellers
(November 5, 2012)

Court Revives Challenge to City’s Cut in Health Benefits
(November 5, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Group’s Right to Fire Pastor of Affiliated Church
(November 2, 2012)

Court to Decide Whether Judge May Restrict Residence
(November 2, 2012)

Wal-Mart Project Requires Environmental Review—Court
(November 1, 2012)

S.C. Denies Review of City’s Dispute With Biker Club
(November 1, 2012)

State Bar Slates Hearings on Discipline and Other Issues
(November 1, 2012)

Rounding Off Employee’s Time Not Necessarily Illegal—C.A.
(October 31, 2012)

Architect Not Liable for Slip-and-Fall Injuries—Court
(October 31, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Upholds New-Trial Order in Death Penalty Case
(October 30, 2012)

Ban on Probationer’s Use of Medical Marijuana Upheld
(October 30, 2012)

Court Revives Cross-Complaint in Dispute Between Lawyers
(October 29, 2012)

Informant-Testimony Law Not Retroactive—C.A.
(October 29, 2012)

Trutanich, Feuer Agree That Villaraigosa Proposal Is Faulty
(Snippets, October 29, 2012)

Court of Appeal Rejects Suit Over ‘Mystery House’ Trademark
(October 26, 2012)

Retired Commissioner Gerald Richardson Dies at 68
(October 26, 2012)

FPPC Sues Over Donation, Hearing Set for Tuesday
(October 26, 2012)

Governor Names Fred Hiestand to Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
(October 26, 2012)

Court Overturns Order for Release of San Diego Murderess
(October 25, 2012)

Former Senior Lawyers Chair Hugh I. Biele Dies at 70
(October 25, 2012)

Court Allows Conservatives’ Rights Suit Against Campus Officials
(October 24, 2012)

Consultant Claims Jackson Campaign Lied About Donor
(October 24, 2012)

C.A. Affirms Support Increase After Jurisdictional Challenge
(October 23, 2012)

Lacey Comments on Times Report, Jackson Trumpets Daily News Nod
(Snippets, October 23, 2012)

U.S. Judge Strikes Down Early Ballot Deadline for New Parties
(October 22, 2012)

Court Revives Drug Conspiracy Charges Involving Anna Nicole Smith
(October 19, 2012)

Beckloff Hailed at Pasadena Bar Association Meeting for Judicial Excellence
(Snippets, October 19, 2012)

C.A. Rejects Claim of ‘Implied-in-Fact’ Agreement to Arbitrate
(October 18, 2012)

S.C. Declines to Revive Action Against Cochran Firm
(October 18, 2012)

Alan Jackson Doubles Down in TV Ad, Calls Lacey ‘Dishonest’
(October 17, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Again Stays Order Striking Down Montana Contribution Limits
(October 17, 2012)

Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Septuagenarian Murderess
(October 16, 2012)

Billboard for TV Show Is Commercial Speech—Court
(October 16, 2012)

Remarks of Incoming CJA President Alan D. Hardcastle
(October 16, 2012)

Law Library to Celebrate National Pro Bono Week With Concert, Talks
(Snippets, October 16, 2012)

Court of Appeal Holds Beer Seller Not Responsible for Fatal Crash
(October 15, 2012)

S.C. to Review Ruling Against Pizza Chain on Harassment Claim
(October 12, 2012)

Charter School Not Entitled to Choose Its Location—C.A.
(October 12, 2012)

Ex-LAPD Officer Loses Bid to Expand Suit Against Gunmaker
(October 11, 2012)

Lacey Outraises Opponent in Quarterly Fundraising
(October 11, 2012)

A.G. Says Water District Can Sue to Oust Director Over Residence
(October 11, 2012)

C.A. Takes Liberal View on Pleading Claims Act Compliance
(October 10, 2012)

Panel Upholds Temecula’s Medical Marijuana Ban
(October 10, 2012)

Robert Tanenbaum to Address Santa Clarita Bar Association
(Snippets, October 10, 2012)

Annexed Homeowners Must Pay Municipal Taxes, C.A. Rules
(October 9, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Cites Discovery Denial, Says Defendant Entitled to New Hearing in Child Pornography Case
(October 9, 2012)

Kelly, Crispo, Horan Named 2012 MetNews ‘Persons of the Year’
(October 9, 2012)

Jesse Choper to Receive Witkin Medal From State Bar
(October 9, 2012)

Defamation Suit Over ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Reference Held SLAPP
(October 5, 2012)

Alliance Blasts AOC Treatment of Information Requests
(October 5, 2012)

Southwestern Law School to Honor Three Entertainment Law Attorneys
(Snippets, October 5, 2012)

Carolyn Kuhl Elected Assistant Presiding Judge
(October 4, 2012)

State Bar Files Discipline Cases Based on MCLE Audit
(October 4, 2012)

Retired Sheppard Mullin Partner Francis Dies at 80
(October 4, 2012)

Pasadena Bar Association to Honor Judge Mitchell Beckloff
(Snippets, October 4, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Takes Strict View of Aircraft Statute of Repose
(October 3, 2012)

Court of Appeal Applies Realignment Act to Revocation Of Probation and Execution of Suspended Sentence
(October 3, 2012)

Retirement Dinner Slated for District Attorney Cooley
(Snippets, October 3, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Actor’s Award of ‘Nash Bridges’ Profits
(October 2, 2012)

U.S. High Court Leaves Ex-Vernon Mayor’s Conviction Intact
(October 2, 2012)

Lew May Return to Work Next Week, Spokesperson Says
(October 2, 2012)

Jackie Lacey Tells of Ad Libbing Remarks at Seniors Center
(Snippets, October 2, 2012)

Hearing Officer May Grant Pitchess Motion—Court of Appeal
(October 1, 2012)

Beverly Hills Bar Association to Hold Program on Settlement Ethics
(Snippets, October 1, 2012)

C.A. Rejects Ex-Lawyer’s Racial Bias Suit Against Labor Union
(September 28, 2012)

Judicial Council to Reduce Size of Advisory Committees
(September 28, 2012)

Cooley to Announce Endorsement of Kevin James for Mayor
(Snippets, September 28, 2012)

C.A. Says Inmate Is Entitled to Court Access to Seek Visitation
(September 27, 2012)

Appeals Panel Holds That Licensee May Be Ordered to Take Mental Competency Exam as Part of Investigation
(September 27, 2012)

Court of Appeal Approves of Firing Misbehaving Police Officer
(September 27, 2012)

Construction Defect Specialist Loses in C.A. in His Own Defect Case
(September 27, 2012)

Nossaman LLP Adds Intellectual Property Partner Thomas Dover
(Snippets, September 27, 2012)

C.A. Allocates Coverage Responsibility in Sterling Housing Bias Suit
(September 26, 2012)

Appeals Court Approves Aggregating Vandalism Claims
(September 26, 2012)

Former DEA Head Robert Bonner Endorses Jackson for District Attorney
(Snippets, September 26, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Revives Suit by Man Claiming Coerced Confession
(September 25, 2012)

Judicial Nominations Left Hanging as Senate Recesses
(September 25, 2012)

Candidates Feuer and Trutanich Agree to Debates
(September 25, 2012)

Attorney Denove, Judge Murphy Provide Snapshots
(Snippets, September 25, 2012)

Jackie Lacey Calls for Granting Drivers’ Licenses to Illegal Aliens
(September 24, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Panel Rejects Alaskan Villagers’ Suit Against Energy Companies on Global Warming
(September 24, 2012)

Court of Appeal Approves Retroactive Application of DUI Statute
(September 24, 2012)

State Bar Says It Will Seek Discipline of Lawyer Targeted in Federal Suit
(September 24, 2012)

(Snippets, September 24, 2012)

Court of Appeal Holds County Not Liable for Pit Bull Attack
(September 21, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Approves Settlement of Class Action Charging Facebook With Invasion of Privacy
(September 21, 2012)

Restraint Marks Debate Between Candidates for District Attorney
(September 21, 2012)

Mike Feuer Is Endorsed for City Attorney by Ex-Police Chief Bratton
(Snippets, September 21, 2012)

Court of Appeal Revives Class Action Bid by Newspaper Carriers
(September 20, 2012)

Brown Signs Bill Targeting Disability Access Lawsuits
(September 20, 2012)

Litigator Mark Johnson Joins Alston & Bird’s Los Angeles Office
(Snippets, September 20, 2012)

Court of Appeal Upholds a $54,000 Fee Award to Century City Attorney Sued for Client-Snatching
(September 19, 2012)

Appeals Court Orders ‘Red Light Camera’ Measure Restored to Murietta’s November Ballot
(September 19, 2012)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Presents LIBOR Seminar
(Snippets, September 19, 2012)

State Bar Dues Bill Signed, Active Members to Pay $410 for 2013
(September 18, 2012)

Admission in Deposition Did Not Preclude Contradiction In Subsequent Declaration, Court of Appeal Rules
(September 18, 2012)

C.A. Finds No Judicial Bias Based on Slip-of-the-Tongue
(September 18, 2012)

Supermarket Owner Not Liable for Death Following Freak Mishap—C.A.
(September 18, 2012)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Presents Seminar on Ethics
(Snippets, September 18, 2012)

King Succeeds Collins as Central District Chief Judge
(September 17, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Removal of Legal Resident Who Claimed He Was Mistreated at Border by Authorities
(September 17, 2012)

Diamond Bar Attorney Faces Disbarment After Failing to Appear
(September 17, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Allows Suit by Family of Woman Slain by Husband
(September 14, 2012)

Molina, Philibosian, Shiff Endorse Lacey for District Attorney
(Snippets, September 14, 2012)

Supreme Court Depublishes Ruling in Attorney Malpractice Case
(September 13, 2012)

State Bar to Pursue Building Purchase in Los Angeles
(September 13, 2012)

Hastings College of the Law Mourns Libyan Ambassador
(September 13, 2012)

David Wesley Officially Elected Presiding Judge
(September 13, 2012)

Beverly Hills Bar Association Announces ‘Judges Night’ Program
(Snippets, September 13, 2012)

C.A. Revives Claim Lawyer Obtained Fraudulent Fee Waivers
(September 12, 2012)

‘No Inappropriate Conduct’ by AOC Lobbyists—Justice
(September 12, 2012)

Labor Law Attorney Mahsa Aliaskar Joins Sheppard Mullin
(Snippets, September 12, 2012)

Court Upholds Dismissal of Chuck Yeager’s Suit over Memorabilia
(September 11, 2012)

Wapner, Byrne, Others Eulogize Long-Time Executive Officer Frank Zolin
(September 11, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Throws Out Ex-Commissioner’s Suit Against Judges
(September 11, 2012)

Jackie Lacey Announces Four Law Enforcement Endorsements
(Snippets, September 11, 2012)

Alliance ‘Perplexed’ at Selection of Lobbyist to New Post at AOC
(September 10, 2012)

Court Orders New Sentencing for Man Who Blew Up His Own Mailbox in Extortion Plot Involving Athletes
(September 10, 2012)

California Applicants’ Attorneys Association Has New Leadership Team
(Snippets, September 10, 2012)

D.A.’s Office Has No Conflict in Bell Prosecution, C.A. Rules
(September 7, 2012)

Judge Not Required to Consider Jurors’ Plea for Sentencing Leniency, C.A. Rules in Shooting Case
(September 7, 2012)

Former State Sen. Richard Polanco Endorses Alan Jackson
(Snippets, September 7, 2012)

Court Upholds Order Against Seizure of Property From Homeless
(September 6, 2012)

Incoming AOC Director Names AOC Leadership Team
(September 6, 2012)

Armenian Bar Association Chairman Protests Officer’s Slaying
(Snippets, September 6, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Award for Emotional Toll of Attack on Dog
(September 5, 2012)

Judge Lew Has Second Operation to Relieve Pressure
(September 5, 2012)

Kamala D. Harris Announces Slight Decrease in Hate Crimes in 2011
(Snippets, September 5, 2012)

Judicial Council Approves Restructuring of AOC Executive Office
(September 4, 2012)

Court Upholds Ruling in Suit Over Marilyn Monroe Publicity
(August 31, 2012)

Implement SEC Reforms Now, Alliance Director Tells AOC
(August 31, 2012)

State Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Mobile Home Case
(Snippets, August 31, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Says Publishers Jailed Over Story Can Sue Arpaio
(August 30, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Orders New Trial in San Diego Slayings
(August 30, 2012)

C.A. Holds Tax Statute Discriminatory and Unconstitutional
(August 29, 2012)

S.C. Names David Pasternak to State Bar Board
(August 29, 2012)

C.A. Revives Sex Abuse Suit, Citing Insurance Code Provision
(August 28, 2012)

S.C. Criticizes Prosecution, Throws Out Death Sentence
(August 28, 2012)

C.A. Rejects Claim of Exception to Ban on Noncompete Clauses
(August 27, 2012)

Memorial Service Scheduled for Sept. 8 for Former Court Executive Frank Zolin
(August 24, 2012)

High Court Discards Release Rule on Tort Settlements
(August 24, 2012)

S.C. Will Not Review Ruling in Battle Over Banking Fortune
(August 23, 2012)

Both DA Candidates Claim to Be Ahead in the Polls
(Snippets, August 23, 2012)

C.A. Says Bernard Parks Liable for Failed Campaign’s Robocalls
(August 22, 2012)

Court Orders New Hearing for Convicted Psychiatrist
(August 22, 2012)

No Loss-of-Consortium Claim Under Power-Press Exception—S.C.
(August 22, 2012)

Court Upholds Year Prison Term for ‘Die Hard’ Director
(August 21, 2012)

San Diego Attorney Named Co-President of Littler Mendelson
(August 21, 2012)

Credit Union Held Responsible for Funds Lost Due to Fraud
(August 20, 2012)

Trutanich Takes Out Papers to Run for Second Term
(August 20, 2012)

Senior U.S. District Judge Lew ‘Quite Stable,’ Physician Says
(August 20, 2012)

Italian American Lawyers Assn. to Stage DA Candidate Forum
(Snippets, August 20, 2012)

High Court Finds Arbitration Clauses in CC&Rs Enforceable
(August 17, 2012)

Supreme Court Cites Eighth Amendment, Says Sentence of 110 Years to Life for Juvenile Is Unconstitutional
(August 17, 2012)

San Diego Judge-Elect Calls for Arrest of Eric Holder, Impeachment
(Snippets, August 17, 2012)

Court of Appeal Rejects Bias Claim Against Ex-Judge Schiavelli
(August 16, 2012)

S.C. Will Not Review Discipline of Psychologist for Misconduct as Family Law Special Master
(August 16, 2012)

Court Revives Suit Over Publication of Celebrity Wedding Photos
(August 15, 2012)

C.A. Allows Libel Suit Against Lawyer to Go Forward
(August 15, 2012)

Court of Appeal Rejects Lawsuit Against Tech Blog as SLAPP
(August 14, 2012)

Greenberg Partner Sean McMillan Killed Piloting Small Aircraft
(August 14, 2012)

U.S. District Court Senior Judge Lew Undergoes Skull Surgery
(August 13, 2012)

Court of Appeal Affirms Order to Pay Ex-Wife $350,000
(August 13, 2012)

CA Voids Consent Decree on Teacher Lay-Offs
(August 13, 2012)

Court of Appeal Says Judge Rogers Failed to Follow Its Directive
(August 10, 2012)

Appeal Dismissed, Though Case Was Fully Briefed, After Discovery There Was No Judgment
(August 10, 2012)

Jackson Labels Himself a ‘Prosecutor,’ Lacey an ‘Administrator’
(August 9, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Overturns Award Against U.S. for Wiretapping
(August 8, 2012)

Three-Judge Federal Appeals Panel Takes Issue With Circuit’s Earlier Decision on Whistleblowers
(August 8, 2012)

Reenactment Through Computer-Generated Animation Proper
(August 7, 2012)

Court of Appeal’s Reduction of Fake-Bomb Conviction to Misdemeanor Reversed by State High Court
(August 7, 2012)

Attorney Gary S. Greene’s ‘Big Band of Barristers’ Wins ABA Competition
(August 7, 2012)

Lesbian Retains Joint Custody of Child Adopted by Former Partner
(August 6, 2012)

C.A. Affirms Dismissal of Action Against Cochran Firm
(August 6, 2012)

Police Rights Attorney Gregory Smith Formally Declares Los Angeles City Attorney Candidacy
(August 3, 2012)

City of Lancaster, Officials Are Spared Litigation by Motorcycle Club
(August 3, 2012)

Superior Court Seeks Commercial Litigators for Settlement Marathon
(Snippets, August 3, 2012)

Judge Eradicates ADDA’s Win In Contest Over Failure to Bargain
(August 2, 2012)

CA Reverses Conviction of Ex-Compton Mayor Bradley
(August 2, 2012)

Lillie’s Name Goes Back On Law Library Building
(August 2, 2012)

Ipsen Is Fired From Post of Deputy District Attorney
(August 1, 2012)

Jahr Says He Looks Forward to ‘Healthy Self-Assessment’ of AOC
(July 31, 2012)

Retired Superior Court Judge Jahr to Head AOC
(July 30, 2012)

C.A. Throws Out Verdict in Prisoner’s Wrongful Death
(July 30, 2012)

Non-Practicing Attorney Stone to Become President of City of Hope
(Snippets, July 30, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Allows Challenge to No-Fly List to Proceed
(July 27, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Molestation Conviction of Scientist
(July 27, 2012)

C.A. Upholds Admission of Threatened Witness’ Hearsay Statement
(July 26, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Agrees to Review DNA Ruling En Banc
(July 26, 2012)

Brown Reappoints Capozzola To Law Revision Commission
(July 26, 2012)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Ex-Members’ Suit Against Scientology
(July 25, 2012)

C.A. Reinstates Part of Ex-Officer’s Suit Against Gunmaker
(July 25, 2012)

Panel Orders Reconsideration of Sanctions Against Attorney
(July 24, 2012)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence in Murder of Woman Abducted From BART Station
(July 24, 2012)

Lawyers Philharmonic And Legal Voices Draw Enthusiastic Ovation
(July 24, 2012)

Former Desert Hot Springs Police Officer