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Los Angeles Superior Court May Not Transfer CPRA Case
(June 1, 2020)

Judge Can’t Deny Right of Self-Representation Based on Legal—Not Mental—Incompetence
(June 1, 2020)

Appointments Will Be Required to Visit Court Clerks’ Offices
(June 1, 2020)

Requestor of Electronic Records Can’t Be Charged Editing Costs
(May 29, 2020)

USC Denied Right of Confrontation to Boermeester, Ex-Football Player Accused of Battering Girlfriend
(May 29, 2020)

Statute Tolled Until Substitution of Attorney Form Is Signed
(May 28, 2020)

Operator of a Waterslide Is a Common Carrier, Owing Heightened Duty of Care, C.A. Holds
(May 28, 2020)

Tenants’ Conduct Not Ascribable to Policy-Holding Lessor
(May 27, 2020)

Japanese Law Properly Applied in Action in U.S. Court for Central District of California
(May 26, 2020)

Court of Appeal Orders Dismissal of Charges Against Ex-Assessor Noguez
(May 26, 2020)

Anti-SLAPP Motion Properly Denied in Lawsuit Brought by Richard Simmons
(May 26, 2020)

‘Safe Harbor’ Provision Doesn’t Apply to Anti-SLAPP Fees
(May 22, 2020)

Testimony Recalling Company Name and Logo on Invoices Not Hearsay as to Identity of Supplier
(May 22, 2020)

Order Denying Attorney Fees in Election Writ Case Reversed
(May 21, 2020)

Court of Appeal Imposes $15,000 Sanction for Appealing Dismissal of Farcical Lawsuit
( May 21, 2020)

Appeal Spawns Three Opinions on Issue Related to Dueñas Ruling
(May 20, 2020)

Legal Malpractice Action Properly Axed In Light of Lack of Expert Testimony
(May 20, 2020)

NCAA May Not Require Cap on Benefits to Student Athletes
(May 19, 2020)

Judge Erred in Conditioning Intervention On Waiving CCP §1021.5 Attorney Fees
(May 19, 2020)

$52 Million Award in Attorney Fees, Expenses Must Fall
(May 18, 2020)

Economic Damages Wrongly Cut From $1.8 Million to $460,000
(May 15, 2020)

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Matthew Gary Draws Public Admonishment From CJP
(May 15, 2020)

Summary Judgment for Government Proper In Reagan Courthouse Slip-and-Fall Case
(May 15, 2020)

C.A. Affirms Award of More Than $3.7 Million Against Lawyer
(May 14, 2020)

Judge’s Disallowance of Single Interrogatory Results in Reversal of Summary Judgment
(May 14, 2020)

Argument Heard That a Day in Jail Doesn’t Toll Statute
(May 13, 2020)

Jury Instruction Comporting With 1867 Decision Of State High Court Is Valid, but Lacks Clarity
(May 13, 2020)

Judicial Officers Are Expected to Use Face Coverings
(May 12, 2020)

Mere 26.8 Percent of Applicants Pass February State Bar Exam
(May 12, 2020)

California Law Precludes Pre-Foreclosure Suits Challenging Mortgage-Holder’s Standing
(May 12, 2020)

Bank Not Liable to One Depositor Cheated by Another
(May 11, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Reverses Judgment That Company Must Return $5 Million Paid by Insurer
(May 11, 2020)


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Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Lead to Tax Increases?


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 19, 2020)

Standing for Taxpayers and Direct Democracy
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 12, 2020)

Until the Government Wises Up, We’ll Be Stuck
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 5, 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
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