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Court Retains Power to Order Vaccinations of Dependent Children
(August 10, 2020)

Attorney General’s Office Comes to Aid of Woman Charged With Infanticide
(August 10, 2020)

Former D.A. Steve Cooley Slams Prosecution of David Lacey
(August 7, 2020)

Edmund Clarke Jr. to Retire Sept. 24 From Los Angeles Superior Court
(August 7, 2020)

County Ordinance Restricting Growing of Marijuana Plant Doesn’t Justify Seizure
(August 7, 2020)

Inmate Convicted of Murder May Not File Habeas Petition
(August 7, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Resuscitates Fred Segal Trademark Case
(
August 6, 2020)

Agreement to Pay Full Amount Claimed Was Unenforceable Penalty—C.A.
(
August 6, 2020 )

Warning Sign Insulated BevMo! From ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Liability
(
August 5, 2020)

Inducing Cancellation of At-Will Contract Might Be Tortious
(
August 4, 2020)

More Than $555,000 Spent on Reuben’s Failed L.A. Superior Court Campaign
(
August 4, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit for Defamation by Daniels Against Trump
(
August 3, 2020)

Man Who Sped at 103 mph, Causing Fatal Crash, Wins New Sentencing
(
August 3, 2020)

Four-Year Delay in Seeking Coram Nobis Relief Requires Denial
(
July 31, 2020)

C.A. Says That 9-Month Stay ‘Likely’ Prevented Discovery of Doe’s Identity During That Time
(
July 31, 2020)

Sexual Harassment Claim Revived in Suit by Judd Against Weinstein
(
July 30, 2020)

Plaintiff’s Win Bobs From $24.3 Million to $5.4 Million—Now $17 Million
(
July 30, 2020)

Desire to Thwart ‘Code of Silence’ Justified Firing of Deputy
(
July 29, 2020)

Woman Who Was Listed as ‘Additional Driver’in Fiancé’s Policy Was Covered in Mishap
(
July 29, 2020)

Lemon Law’ Plaintiff Might Be Able to Recoup Renewal Fees
(
July 28, 2020)

Request for Statement of Decision Not ‘Made’ Unless Clerk’s Office Sends Notice of Filing
(
July 28, 2020)

Italian American Lawyers Association Won’t Suspend Its Meetings Because of Epidemic
(
July 28, 2020)

C.A. Reinstates Invasion of Privacy Action Against Bird Manella
(
July 27, 2020)

Drug Companies Fail to Show Injury From New ‘Pay-for-Delay’ Law—Ninth Circuit
(
July 27, 2020)

Lawyer’s Conduct in Pursuing ADA-Based Claim Questionable
(
July 24, 2020)

Screenplay Similar Enough to ‘Pirates’ Movie To Survive Disney’s Motion to Dismiss
(
July 24, 2020)

Community Property Presumption Applies to Joint Tenancy
(
July 24, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Won’t Order Unsealing of Judicial Opinion
(
July 23, 2020)

Fatal Shooting of a Man Who Sped at Officers, Outside Their Cars, Justified
(
July 23, 2020)

City’s Overtime Parking Penalties Subject to Excessive Fines Clause
(
July 23, 2020)

Employment Agreement Requiring Arbitration Not Unconscionable
(
July 22, 2020)

Marvin M. Lager, Los Angeles Judge for 25 Years, Dies at Age 66
(
July 22, 2020)

No Assumption of Risk Where Defendant Breached Ordinance
(
July 21, 2020)

No En Banc Rehearing in Case in Which State Secrets Defense Is Denied FBI
(
July 21, 2020)

Insurer’s Action for Indemnity Against Law Firm Not a SLAPP
(
July 20, 2020)

High Court Extends Redistricting Deadlines
(
July 20, 2020)

Filling Out Form on Behalf of Others Wasn’t Unauthorized Practice
(
July 20, 2020)

Jury Instruction Didn’t Cure Brady Violation
(
July 20, 2020)

Eminent Domain Procedure Inapplicable to Inverse Condemnation
(
July 17, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Affirms $700,000-Plus Award Against Boeing in Racial Harassment Suit
(
July 17, 2020)

Parties’ Intent at Time of Signing MSA Determines Enforceability
(
July 17, 2020)

C.A. Affirms Attorney-Fee Award Not Boosted by Multiplier
(
July 16, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Affirms $1.5 Million Award Based on Unauthorized Broadcasts of 11 Tunes
(
July 16, 2020)

Judicial Immunity Applies to Out-of-Court Defamation of Lawyer
(
July 15, 2020)

Federal Jurisdiction Over Class Action Grounded on ‘Reasonably Possible’ Total Recovery
(
July 15, 2020)

No Seventh Amendment Right to Jury Exists in Action for Penalties Under UCL, FAL
(
July 15, 2020)

Disapproval of DOJ Conditions on Local Funding Reaffirmed
(
July 14, 2020)

Anti-SLAPP Motion Does Not Lie to Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order
(
July 14, 2020)

Judge Erred in Granting TRO Against Enforcing Newsom’s Order
(
July 13, 2020)

Prosecution of Marijuana Growers Properly Barred Based on Their Compliance With California Law
(
July 13, 2020)

Santa Monica’s At-Large Election System Is Valid
(
July 10, 2020)

FOIA Request by Man Convicted of Murders Properly Spurned by ICE Based on Sealing
(
July 10, 2020)

Paragraph Mandating Arbitration Valid Though Not Initialed
(July 9, 2020)

Headline Expert’s Declaration Didn’t Say Enough to Justify Summary Judgment—C.A.
(
July 9, 2020)

Search of Automobile Was Proper Based on Tip to 911 Line
(
July 8, 2020)

Los Angeles Superior Court Extends Grace Period for Paying Tickets
(
July 8, 2020)

C.A. Finds Brief Filed by Former Attorney to Be Inadequate
(
July 7, 2020)

ADDA Calls Upon Gascón To Release Personnel Files
(
July 7, 2020)

DVPA Order Doesn’t Require Finding of Probable Future Danger
(
July 6, 2020)

Judicial Officer Had No Duty to Hear Argument Against Granting Father Overnight Visits—C.A.
(
July 6, 2020)

Proposition 13 Did Not Diminish Local Voters’ Initiative Powers
(
July 2, 2020)

C.A. Says Notice From County Was Confusing As to Date Administrative Decision Was Final
(
July 2, 2020)

District Court Properly Approved No-Money Class Settlement
(
July 1, 2020)

Inmate Who Chose Not to Attend Court Hearing Wrongfully Divested of Pro Per Status—C.A.
(
July 1, 2020)


News Archives

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Becerra Can’t Be Trusted When Naming Propositions


By JON COUPAL
(
In My Opinion, August 6, 2020)

Looking Back on 31 Years-Plus in Law Practice

Ernestine Fields
By L. ERNESTINE FIELDS
(Reflections, July 30, 2020)

Gascón’s Illegal Retaliation Costs Taxpayers $400,000

Eric W.
                                      Siddall
By ERIC W. SIDDALL
(
In My Opinion, July 29, 2020)

Proposition 19 Is Latest Assault on Taxpayers
By JON COUPAL
(
In My Opinion, July 24, 2020)

When the State Becomes the Pusher
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 23, 2020)

Proposition 13 Is Still Working, Reject Proposition 15
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 21, 2020)

State’s Ongoing Fight Over Pension Obligation Bonds
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 16, 2020)

It’s Not the Time to Gut Proposition 13 and Raise Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 9, 2020)

Heroes Act Only Rewards Bad Behavior, Poor Governance
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 2, 2020)

President Trump Should Let Sheriff Baca Go Home
(
Editorial, April 29, 2020)

Nine Endorsed for Los Angeles Superior Court
(
Editorial, March 2, 2020)

Five Endorsed for Superior Court Judgeships
(
Editorial, February 20, 2020)

[X]Jackie Lacey
(
Editorial, February 11, 2020)

Former Sheriff Leroy D. Baca Deserves a Presidential Pardon
(
Editorial, January 31, 2020)

Three Are Endorsed for the Los Angeles Superior Court
(
Editorial, January 28, 2020)

[X]Adan Montalban
(
Editorial, January 23, 2020)

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)

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)

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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

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