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Government Documents Inadvertently Released Still Privileged
(August 3, 2015)

C.A. Slams Lawyer Who Is Already Facing Disbarment
(August 3, 2015)

C.A. Upholds $909,900 Award for Infecting Woman With Herpes
(July 31, 2015)

Legal Malpractice Action Was Not a SLAPP—C.A.
(July 31, 2015)

Defaulting Party in Dissolution of Marriage Action May Later Seek Modification—Court of Appeal
(July 31, 2015)

Judge Kumar Calls for Rexamination of Ruling in 1983 C.A. Case
(July 30, 2015)

C.A. Says Arbitration Award Was Improperly Vacated
(July 30, 2015)

C.A. Says Judge, on Remand, Can’t Modify a Judgment It Affirmed
(July 30, 2015)

Bar Exam Outfit to Pay Restitution to Those Who Took Its Courses
(July 29, 2015)

Court of Appeal Looks Favorably on Judge Ryan’s Rulings
(July 29, 2015)

S.C. Snuffs Rule Barring Extrinsic Evidence Where Will Is Clear
(July 28, 2015)

Judge Ann Jones Is Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(July 28, 2015)

David J. Pasternak Elected State Bar President
(July 27, 2015)

Commission Confirms Four Brown Nominees for Court of Appeal
(July 24, 2015)

Ex-McGeorge Dean Parker Named Executive Director of State Bar
(July 24, 2015)

C.A. Denies Lawyer Fees for Successful Defense of Ballot Challenge
(July 23, 2015)

High Court Leaves Ruling on Tiered Water Rates in Place
(July 23, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Limitations Tolling Argument in Malpractice Case
(July 22, 2015)

Court Upholds Admission of Seized Photographs Based Upon Testimony of ‘Instagram Officer’
(July 22, 2015)

Deputies’ Union Loses Bid to Bar Publication by Los Angeles Times
(July 22, 2015)

Supreme Court: Couple Cannot Be ‘Separated’ Under One Roof
(July 21, 2015)

CJP Sets Argument in Case of Tulare Judge Accused Of Impropriety Involving Clerk
(July 21, 2015)

County Not Liable for Social Worker’s Assault on Foster Child
(July 20, 2015)

Justices to Decide Whether County Retiree Entitled to Interest on Retroactive Benefits
(July 20, 2015)

Brown Names 19 Superior Court Judges, Eight in Los Angeles
(July 17, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Declines to Disturb Death Sentence, Says Trial Lawyers Were Not Ineffective
(July 17, 2015)

Gov. Jerry Brown Names Public Member to CJP
(July 17, 2015)

C.A. Takes Strict View of Mailing Requirement for Lis Pendens
(July 16, 2015)

Supreme Court to Determine Validity of Insurance Rule Inspired by Southern California Wildfires
(July 16, 2015)

C.A. Affirms Denial of Attorney Fees to Out-of-State Counsel
(July 15, 2015)

Supreme Court Approves Separate Suits Against Joint Debtors
(July 14, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Murder Conviction of Former LAPD Detective
(July 14, 2015)

Court Revives Rights Suit Over Child’s Removal by Social Workers
(July 13, 2015)

State Supreme Court to Decide Whether Law Firms’ Bills to County Must Be Made Public
(July 13, 2015)

Court: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Cannot Take Tax Deduction
(July 10, 2015)

Justices Limit Felony-Murder Special Circumstance, Order That Getaway Driver Be Resentenced
(July 10, 2015)

Memorial Set for Federal Judge Gordon Thompson Jr.
(July 10, 2015)

C.A. Blasts Lawyer Over ‘Nazi’ References, Overturns Verdict
(July 9, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction in Burbank Hazmat Case
(July 9, 2015)

C.A. Rejects CEQA Challenge to Orange County Jail Expansion
(July 8, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Panel Revives Students’ Claim That Bias Infects Arizona Ethnic Studies Law
(July 8, 2015)

S.C. Clarifies Prosecutors’ Duties at Intersection of Pitchess,Brady
(July 7, 2015)

Retired Superior Court Judge David Finkel Dies at 83
(July 7, 2015)

Wealth Advisor Loses Bid to Have Complaints Wiped From Database
(July 7, 2015)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for Veteran Who Claimed PTSD
(July 6, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Quashes Ex-NHL Owner Pocklington’s Jail Sentence
(July 3, 2015)

Law Firm of Ex-Politico Nick Pacheco Rebuffed in C.A. Over SLAPP Claim
(July 3, 2015)

C.A. Clarifies Exception to Five-Year Statute for Stipulated Delay
(July 2, 2015)

Court of Appeal Orders Publication of Opinion Upholding Schwarzenegger’s Pardon of Esteban Nunez
(July 2, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Panel Sides With Veterans in Suit Over Experiments
(July 1, 2015)

Court Allows Gambling-Shakedown Claims to Advance
(July 1, 2015)


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Apology Accepted, but We Still Don’t Trust You


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, July 29, 2015)

Federal Government Requires Peering Through Students’ Bedroom Windows
(Perspectives, July 27, 2015)

Male Students Discriminated Against in Sexual Misconduct Inquiries


By MARK HATHAWAY
(In My Opinion, July 27, 2015)

End of Discussion: The Left Isn’t Interested in Opposing Views
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 21, 2015)

Propagators of the Jury System: the Vikings, a King, and a Pope
(Perspectives, July 20, 2015)

Bad News for Prop. 13 ‘Blamers’
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 14, 2015)

Appeals Court Seals Document in Contravention of Legal Requisites
(Perspectives, July 9, 2015)

California Republicans Dance With Wolves
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 7, 2015)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Fleeces Attendees at Installation
(Perspectives, July 2, 2015)

Lamar W. Baker: ‘Sign In, Please’—Like Other White House Visitors
(Perspectives, June 25, 2015)

Did Lamar W. Baker Lie About Working in the White House?
(Perspectives, June 22, 2015)

A House for Equal Justice, From Design to Completion


By ELIZABETH R. FEFFER

(Feature, June 18, 2015)

Court of Appeal Questions Trial Court’s Sealing of Entire Complaint
(Perspectives, June 16, 2015)

Floridian Who Wants to Litigate in Secrecy Finds California a Desirable Venue
(Perspectives, June 3, 2015)

Merrill Lynch ‘Wealth Advisor’ Is Allowed to Litigate in Partial Secrecy
(Perspectives, June 2, 2015)

Lamar W. Baker: Bereft of Credentials for the State Appellate Bench, He’s Been Appointed
(Perspectives, May 27, 2015)

Is the Concept of Due Process Derived From the Magna Carta?
(Perspectives, May 7, 2015)

USC Professor Points Out: Magna Carta Didn’t Confer Right to Jury
(Perspectives, May 6, 2015)

C.A. Justice Terms Previous Utterance ‘Ambiguous’—Won’t Admit It Was Error
(Perspectives, April 28, 2015)

Times Story Leads to A.G. Opinion That Daunts Conferring of Honorary Badges
(Perspectives,April 27, 2015)

Flashing of Unofficial Badges Persists Into the New Millennium
(Perspectives, March 23, 2015)

In the 1970s, Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies Continue Awarding Honorary Badges
(Perspectives, March 16, 2015)

Controversies Over Honorary Peace Officer Badges: Not Unique to L.A. City or County
(Perspectives, March 3, 2015)

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

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

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

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


By SANDY KRIEGLER

(Feature, December 1, 2014)

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

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SERIES ON
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