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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

High Court Depublishes Ruling on Sex Assault Defense
(January 20, 2015)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C.A. Says Judge Duffy-Lewis Unreasonably Denied Leave to Amend a Complaint
(January 12, 2015)

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

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

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

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

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

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

County Must Pay Ex-Sheriff’s Costs in Dispute With DA—Court
(January 7, 2015)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Writ Relief Improperly Granted Without OSC, Court of Appeal Rules
(January 2, 2015)

 

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Public Sector Pay: Transparency and Perspective


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 27, 2015)

What California Homeowners Should Know About the State Budget
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 21, 2015)

Newer Technologies Might Threaten High Speed Rail
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 13, 2015)

‘We Refer to the Parties by Their First Names…Not Out of Disrespect.’ Balderdash.
(Perspectives, January 12, 2015)

California Comeback or Continuing Crisis?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 7, 2015)

Tax Hikes Loom for 2016 Ballot
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, December 30, 2014)

County of L.A. Lags Behind City in Getting Serious About Denying Badges to Non-Officers
(Perspectives, December 17, 2014)

Revising History to Fool Taxpayers
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, December 16, 2014)

The Prop. 30 Tax Hike Should Retire on Schedule
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, December 9, 2014)

Lamar W. Baker: Bereft of Credentials for the State Appellate Bench, He’s Apt to be Appointed
(Perspectives, December 5, 2014)

For What Are Taxpayers Thankful in 2014?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, December 2, 2014)

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



By SANDY KRIEGLER

(Feature, December 1, 2014)

UC Pension Crisis Creates Teachable Moment
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 25, 2014)

Medical Malpractice Crisis No Longer Exists—Neither Should MICRA


By NATHANIEL J. FRIEDMAN
(In My Opinion, November 20, 2014)

Look Who Is Living Like the One Percent
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 18, 2014)

Prop. 13 Is Given a Reprieve From Californians
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 12, 2014)

It’s Scary Season Again
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 4, 2014)

Remember That Honorary Badge We Gave You? We Want It Back—Sheriff Pitchess
(Perspectives, October 29, 2014)

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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

See Grace's nostalgia column, Reminiscing

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