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Ninth Circuit Won’t Rehear ‘Ministerial Exception’ Case
(June 26, 2019)

Separatist Party Member, Beaten Five Times By Police in India, to Be Deported
(June 26, 2019)

‘Kill Zone’ Theory Requires Specific Intent to Slay Everyone
(June 25, 2019)

Memorial Service Set for Thursday For Retired Judge Philip Hickok
(June 25, 2019)

C.A. Reverses Restraining Order Because Cross-Examination Was Barred
(June 25, 2019)

Birthday Party Held for Judge Mackey
(June 25, 2019)

C.A. Kills Injunction Against Protesting on Private Property
(June 24, 2019)

Arsonist Properly Ordered to Pay Value Of Jewelry Stolen From Among Debris
(June 24, 2019)

Appeals Court Affirms Order That Husband, Wife May Not Cohabitate Despite Their Wishes
(June 24, 2019)

Local Entity May Compel State Unit to Collect Parking Taxes
(June 21, 2019)

Lawyer From Whom Fees Were Disgorged Properly Denied Extraordinary Fees—C.A.
(June 21, 2019)

Measure Barring Trial of 14-, 15-Year-Olds as Adults Is Valid
(June 20, 2019)

Judge Properly Used Power of Remittitur To Subtract $5 Million From Award
(June 20, 2019)

Funeral Services Are Pending for Retired Judge Philip H. Hickok
(June 20, 2019)

C.A. Affirms Judgment in Favor of JAMS, Ex-Justice Sonenshine
(June 20, 2019)

Judge Meiers Misread Retainer Agreement, Failed to Employ Lodestar Method
(June 20, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Judges Get a Surprise at Argument: Deputy A.G. Agrees With Position of Inmate
(June 19, 2019)

C.A. Rejects First Amendment Attack On Order Restraining Harassment
(June 19, 2019)

$6 Million in Penalties in Insurance Fraud Case Affirmed
(June 19, 2019)

Contradiction of Deposition Testimony Wasn’t ‘Sham Declaration’
(June 18, 2019)

Murderer Waited Too Long to Sue Lawyer for Allegedly Stolen Funds
(June 18, 2019)

Nate Holden’s 90th Birthday Celebrated
(June 18, 2019)

Medical Doctor Facing Probe Must Turn Over Patient Records
(June 17, 2019)

Attendee at Noisy Party Who Refused to Leave Hotel Was Properly Arrested for Trespassing
(June 17, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Revives Putative Class Action Against Facebook
(June 14, 2019)

Lawyer’s Contact With Witness Who Was Employee Of Government-Defendant Was Not Unethical
(June 14, 2019)

$1 Million Default Judgment Against Lawyer Can’t Stand
(June 13, 2019)

Person in Proximity of Backyard Ball Game Does Not Necessarily Assume Risk—C.A.
(June 13, 2019)

Citibank Might Be Liable for Thefts From Safe Deposit Boxes
(June 13, 2019)

Judge Fitzgerald Not Disqualified Based on Brother’s Job
(June 12, 2019)

Attorney-in-Fact Exceeded Powers by Conveying To Himself Real Property Owned by Principal
(June 12, 2019)

Denial of §1538.5 Motion Didn’t Bar Bid Under §995
(June 11, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Grants En Banc Hearing in Copyright Action Against Led Zeppelin
(June 11, 2019)

Victim of Infraction Has Entitlement to Restitution Hearing
(June 10, 2019)

Retirement of Dan T. Oki, Now Sitting As Assigned Judge, Eludes Notice
(June 10, 2019)

Case Remanded With Order That It Not Be Returned to Judge Real
(June 10, 2019)

No Error in Approving $210 Million Hyundai Settlement
(June 7, 2019)

Ninth Circuit: Attendance at Graduation Is Not a ‘Recreational’ Activity
(June 7, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Won’t Consider Cooley’s Appeal of Contempt Fine
(June 6, 2019)

Judge Margaret S. Henry to Retire From Los Angeles Superior Court
(June 6, 2019)

Judges: State Fails to Effect Needed Courthouse Repairs
(June 6, 2019)

Lewis Brisbois Properly Disqualified Based on Conflict
(June 5, 2019)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Speer To End 21-Year Career on the Bench
(June 5, 2019)

Consumer Can’t Seek to Enjoin Ads for ‘Worthless’ Product
(June 4, 2019)

Judge Glennon to Retire From Superior Court
(June 4, 2019)

Plaintiffs Who Sought $3.8 Million in Fees Properly Awarded $0
(June 3, 2019)

Summons, Complaint Not ‘Delivered’ by Email Telling of Filing, With Link to Documents
(June 3, 2019)

 

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California’s Budget Process Has Devolved Into a Bad Joke


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 26, 2019)

California Voters Know a Tax When They See One
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 19, 2019)

Measure EE Failure Could Be a Turning of Tax Tide
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 12, 2019)

Strange Things Happen in the Week Before an Election
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 5, 2019)

All This Additional Data Is Wholly Unnecessary
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 30, 2019)

Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 Needs to Be Defeated
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 7, 2019)

‘Secretization’ Continues: Court of Appeal Extends Anonymity to Drunk Driver
(Perspectives, May 2, 2019)

Supervisors Should Probe Order to Kill Protective Dog
(Editorial, March 11, 2018)

Coletta, Michel, Cho, Perez Endorsed for Superior Court
(Editorial, November 5, 2018)

State High Court Takes Look at Duty of Loyalty Toward a Client and Attorney Fees


By THOMAS EDWARD WALL

(The Legal Community, October 4, 2018)

Parents of Appeals Court Justices Should Have Taught Their Kids Better Manners
(Perspectives, October 2, 2018)

If She Gets to, I Do Too! Candidate Asserts in Writ Petition
(Perspectives, August 22, 2018)

Candidate Seeks to Skirt New Law Curbing Misleading Ballot Designations
(Editorial, August 21, 2018)

Courts of Appeal Seek to ‘Secretize’ Public Matters
(Perspectives, July 18, 2018)

A District Court Judge Defies U.S. Supreme Court Precedent
(Perspectives, July 17, 2018)

AB2185 Would Permit Civil Defendants to Waive the Public’s Right to Know
(Perspectives, July 10, 2018)

Consitutional Law: Taxes, Guns & Privacy: We Need A Pardon!
By RALPH BARAT SALTSMAN AND STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
(The Legal Community, May 23, 2018)

Candidate Says She’s Pleased L.A. Times Endorsed Her Opponent
(Perspectives, May 21, 2018)

Registrar-Recorder Refuses to Accede to a Judge’s Determination
(Perspectives, April 3, 2018)

More Candidates Try to Get by With Bogus Ballot Designations
(Perspectives, March 14, 2018)

New Law on Ballot Designations Doesn’t Stop Shenanigans
(Perspectives, March 13, 2018)

County Squanders Funds in Defense of Lawyer Who Acts Like a Brat
(Perspectives, October 16, 2017)

LACBA’s Interim CEO Misinforms Trustees, Calls for Imprudent Action
(Perspectives, July 19, 2017)

Should LACBA Encourage People Not to Hire Lawyers?
(Perspectives, July 18, 2017)

Civil Rights: The CIA, Torture, the State Supreme Court and the Fate of Independent Contactors


By THOMAS EDWARD WALL

(The Legal Community, June 15, 2017)

LACBA-Gate Puts Spotlight on Good Guys, Bad Guys
(Perspectives, May 30, 2017)

Stevens, Brown Need to Explain…If They Can
(Perspectives, May 25, 2017)

Secret Task Force Produces Secret Report; Secret Committee Makes Nominations
(Perspectives, May 16, 2017)

Wrongdoing in LACBA: Schemers Slate New Election
(Perspectives, May 5, 2017)

SB 235—Judicial Elections Reform Bill—Seen as Worthwhile
(Letters to a Senator, April 28, 2017)

Civil Rights: Marijuana Is Here to Stay
By STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON, STEPHEN ALLEN JAMIESON, RALPH BARAT SALTSMAN, R. BRUCE EVANS, RYAN M. KROLL AND JENNIFER L. ODEN

(The Legal Community, February 16, 2017)

Elwood Lui: Following in the Footsteps of David Yaffe
(Perspectives, February 14, 2017)

Acting PD Seeks to Fool the Board of Supervisors
(Perspectives, February 10, 2017)

Lawyers Seek to Justify Shielding of Identities of Cheerleaders/Litigants
(Perspectives, January 19, 2017)

LACBA Censors Report Critical of LACBA


By WILLIAM L. WINSLOW
(Viewpoint, March 4, 2016)

Government Regulation: Court of Appeal Shines Light on Liquor Licensing
By RALPH BARAT SALTSMAN, STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
and STEPHEN ALLEN JAMIESON

(The Legal Community, October 20, 2015)

Chinese Americans Face a Challenging Road to Admission


By NOWLAND C. HONG
(The Legal Community, September 17, 2015)

A House for Equal Justice, From Design to Completion


By ELIZABETH R. FEFFER
(Feature, June 18, 2015)

Recalling the Days When the Judges Cracked Down on Vice in Hollywood


By SANDY KRIEGLER
(Feature, December 1, 2014)

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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

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