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C.A. Upholds Exception to Three Strikes Resentencing Provision
(October 17, 2014)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Leslie A. Dunn to Retire
(October 17, 2014)

C.A. Upholds $1 Million Verdict in Retaliation Suit Against LAFD
(October 16, 2014)

High Court Leaves Ruling Favoring High-Speed Rail Intact
(October 16, 2014)

Court Upholds In-Person Reporting Requirement for Sex Predators
(October 15, 2014)

CJP Charges Fresno Jurist With Abuse of Authority
(October 15, 2014)

A.G.: County May Sue to Oust Officials Over Conflict of Interest
(October 14, 2014)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Russell Kussman Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(October 14, 2014)

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)

C.A. ‘Conditionally’ Reverses Conviction Based on Faretta Violation
(September 29, 2014)


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Legislators Tell Tales, but Grades Don’t Lie


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 15, 2014)

Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz Bestows Thousands of Honorary Deputy Badges
(Perspectives, October 9, 2014)

Greater Transparency Is a Threat to Property Owners
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 7, 2014)

City Issues Badges to Non-Police; Abuses Abound; New Badges Render Old Ones Obsolete…And Then the Cycle Starts All Over
(Perspectives, October 2, 2014)

Beware: The Candidates Are Now Among Us
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 30, 2014)

How About an Exam for Office Seekers?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 25, 2014)

[X] Tom Griego
(Editorial, September 23, 2014)

A Need Exists for Reform of Judicial-Election Procedures
(Editorial, September 23, 2014)

Reporters Who Carried Guns: Did They Do So With a ‘Wink and a Nod’ From Police?
(Perspectives, September 18, 2014)

Reporters Once Toted Firearms; Was a Press Badge a Substitute for a Gun Permit?
(Perspectives, September 17, 2014)

Amazing! Something Good From the California Legislature
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 16, 2014)

1891: L.A. Police Commission Approves Identification Badges for Reporters
(Perspectives, September 15, 2014)

Reporters in Los Angeles Used to Carry Badges…Which Sometimes Were Misused
(Perspectives, September 10, 2014)

Proposition 13 Survives Latest Legislative Session
By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, September 9, 2014)

Let Them All Drive Teslas
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 3, 2014)

Attorney General Harris Blocks Real Initiative Reform
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 26, 2014)

Jeffrey Prang, Candidate for Assessor, Seeks to Flimflam
(Perspectives, August 20, 2014)

State Bar’s Institutional Memory Is Failing; It Forgets a Speaker Named Earl Warren
(Perspectives, August 19, 2014)

Summary of Recommendations in Superior Court Races
(Editorial, May 30, 2014)

[X] Steven P. Schreiner
(Editorial, May 29, 2014)

[X] Debra L. Losnick [X] Jacqueline Lewis
(Editorial, May 29, 2014)

[X] Donna Hollingsworth Armstrong
(Editorial, May 22, 2014)

[X] Stacy Wiese
(Editorial, May 20, 2014)

[X] Amy Carter [X] Alison Matsumoto Estrada [X] Andrew Cooper
(Editorial, May 14, 2014)

[X] Teresa P. Magno
(Editorial, May 7, 2014)

[ ] No Recommendation
(Editorial, April 29, 2014)

[X] Charles M. Calderon
(Editorial, April 21, 2014)

[X] James B. Pierce
(Editorial, April 16, 2014)

Judge Lavin Fails to Excise Phony Ballot Designation From the Ballot
(Perspectives, March 28, 2014)

Pamela Matsumoto, Arnold Medick: Invalidly Claim Designations as ALJs
(Perspectives, March 19, 2014)

Two Would-Be Judges—Kim and Felder—Try to Get by With Bogus Ballot Designations
(Perspectives, March 18, 2014)

E-Cigarettes — Poison or Panacea?
By RALPH B. SALTSMAN AND STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
(The Legal Community, March 17, 2014)

Settlements — When Is a Settlement Agreement Litigation by Other Means?

Cook
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, January 29, 2014)

Olmsted Blasts Baca for Successfully Challenging Unconstitutionality of Charter Provision
(Perspectives, December 19, 2013)

Italian American Lawyers Association Adds Feature at Dinner Meeting: a Commercial Break
(Perspectives, November 18, 2013)

Commercial Liens — Paper Terrorism in Your Mail Box
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, November 4, 2013)

“Ze Plane! Ze Plane!" — The Magic of Third Party Releases in a Confirmed Plan
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, October 24, 2013)

Dodgers, McCourt Ask Judge to Scuttle Lawsuit Over Stow’s Injuries
(Perspectives, September 16, 2013)

[X] Mike Feuer
(Editorial, May 10, 2013)

1950s: Ike Was in the White House, Women Wore Nylons, Doctors Made House Calls
(Perspectives,April 10, 2013)

Playing Cards — The Final Hands
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, January 14, 2013)

Playing Cards — Protect Yourself: Liens and Schemes
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, December 17, 2012)

Lacey Becomes 42nd District Attorney of Los Angeles County
(Perspectives, December 3, 2012)

Gregory Alarcon: Not Apt to Be Chosen as Anybody’s ‘Judge of the Year’
(Perspectives, November 20, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—More Ways to Collect
By DAVID J. COOK

(The Legal Community, October 30, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—Finding the Money
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, September 12, 2012)

Was Lacey’s Recantation of Earlier Testimony a Routine Correction or Perjury?
(Perspectives, August 30, 2012)

Reaganomics: It Worked Then; It Would Work Now
(Perspectives, August 28, 2012)

Department 36: The Judge Is a Bobble-Head, His Clerk an Unbridled Dominator
(Perspectives, August 15, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—How Much Is Owed?
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, August 7, 2012)

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