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Bribery Conviction of Ex-Congressional Aide Is Affirmed
(December 10, 2019)

No Jurisdiction to Decide Who Must Pay $19.4 Million Punitive-Damage Award
(December 10, 2019)

Candidate Won’t Budge From ‘Retired Army General’ Designation
(December 9, 2019)

Relevant Surreptitiously Recorded Tapes Are Admissible
(December 6, 2019)

‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Won’t Have Ballot Title Of ‘Retired Judge’; Will Be Termed ‘Retired’
(December 6, 2019)

Police Officers Breached Due Process by Intensifying Peril
(December 5, 2019)

Candidate Moss Drops ‘Judge Pro-Tem’From His Ballot Designation
(December 5, 2019)

Four Ninth Circuit Judges Say Colleagues Are Skirting the Law
(December 4, 2019)

Maker of Drug That Withholds Warnings of Dangers Can Be Liable for Refunds
(December 4, 2019)

Deputy District Attorney Kelly Kelley Draws No Opposition
(December 3, 2019)

Online Outfit Is ‘Lawyer Referral Service’ Although It Does Not Analyze Claims
(December 3, 2019)

Commissioner Erred in Denying Jury Trial Because Pro Per Breached Court Policy
(December 3, 2019)

Old Age Isn’t Excuse for Bankrupt’s Failure To Proffer Reports of Financial Condition
(December 3, 2019)

Prosecutor Lana Kim Is Unopposed for Los Angeles Superior Court Seat
(December 2, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Judgment in Favor of English Lender
(November 29, 2019)

State Law Claims Against Maker of Saline Breast Implants Are Barred
(November 29, 2019)

Man Who Changed First Name to ‘Judge’ Enters Contest
(November 27, 2019)

Habeas Corpus Relief Improper Based On Rejection of Governor’s Decision
(November 27, 2019)

Div. Seven Responds to Criticisms of Dueñas
(November 27, 2019)

$83,000 Judgment for Attorney Defeated by LACBA Rule
(November 27, 2019)

Los Angeles Superior Court Races Are Taking Shape
(November 26, 2019)

First District Panel Sidesteps Taking Sides on Correctness of Dueñas
(November 26, 2019)

No Fees Under CCP §1021.5 Based on Speculative Public Benefit
(November 26, 2019)

Reference in Brief to Female Judge as ‘Attractive’ Is Sexist
(November 25, 2019)

Judge May, Under Inherent Powers, Permit Live Testimony Transmitted Electronically
(November 25, 2019)

Judge Had No Jurisdiction Over Motion to Block Access to Releases
(November 25, 2019)

 

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The ‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Scam: This Is the Time for Use of Inherent Powers
(Perspectives, December 10, 2019)

Candidate David D. Diamond Is at It Again
(Perspectives, December 4, 2019)

‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Is Unfit for Service on Los Angeles Superior Court
(Editorial, December 3, 2019)

Fake Prop. 13 Does Nothing to Improve Classroom Instruction


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, November 26, 2019)

Dirty Tricks Are Being Used to Increase Your Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 5, 2019)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Leaders, Units Respond to State Bar ‘Access’ Proposal
(The Legal Community, October 2, 2019)

Returning to Courtroom 16 at the Spring Street Courthouse
By J. STEPHEN CZULEGER
(Special Feature, August 29, 2019)

The Art of Craft Breweries
By RALPH BARAT SALTSMAN, STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
and STEPHEN ALLEN JAMIESON

(The Legal Community, August 20, 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)

VIEWPOINT ARCHIVES
 

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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

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By Jon Coupal and others

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