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C.A. Rejects Claim That Defendant Was Coerced Into Confessing
(July 21, 2014)

S.C. Names James Fox, Terrance Flanagan to State Bar Board
(July 21, 2014)

U.S. Backs Plaintiffs in Suit Over Opportunities for English Learners
(July 21, 2014)

Panel Approves Early Release Of Federal Drug Prisoners
(July 21, 2014)

Oakland Firm Burnham Brown Opens Los Angeles Office
(Snippets, July 21, 2014)

State High Court to Consider Fiduciary Duty in Real Estate Sales
(July 18, 2014)

Rothschild Confirmed as Presiding Justice of C.A. Div. One
(July 18, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Life Sentence for 14-Year-Old Killer
(July 18, 2014)

Judge Rules State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional
(July 17, 2014)

S.C. Suspends Valley Attorney Over Loan Modifications
(July 17, 2014)

Brown Names 10 to Superior Court Judgeships Around State
(July 17, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Duress Claim in Felony-Murder Case
(July 17, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reinstates Lawsuit for Return of Unearned Fees
(July 16, 2014)

MALDEF Sues Bellflower, Says At-Large Elections for City Council Violate California Voting Rights Act
(July 16, 2014)

Former Trutanich Aide Jane Usher Joins Musick Peeler
(July 16, 2014)

Court Rejects Woman’s Complaint She Was Harassed by Deputy
(July 15, 2014)

S.C. Rules for Employees in Minimum Wage Dispute
(July 15, 2014)

Kozinski Dismisses Attorney’s Claim Bankrupcty Judge Has Dementia
(July 15, 2014)

Court of Appeal Orders New Hearing for Three-Strikes Defendant
(July 14, 2014)

Brenda Penny Elected Superior Court Commissioner
(July 14, 2014)

Danette Meyers Elected to State Bar Board of Trustees
(July 11, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Ruling That LAPD Officer Was Retaliated Against Over Testimony in Labor Case
(July 11, 2014)

Court Takes Narrow View of Limitation on Criminal Refiling
(July 10, 2014)

Supreme Court Orders Two-Year Suspension for Attorney Involved With Loan Modification Program
(July 10, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Convictions of Five in Orange County Jail Killing
(July 9, 2014)

Appellate Panel Upholds EIR for Huge Development at Former Naval Base in San Francisco Bay
(July 9, 2014)

S.C. Says City Waited Too Long to Challenge Sludge Ordinance
(July 8, 2014)

State Supreme Court Tosses Double-Murder Conviction And Death Sentence, Citing Juror Misconduct
(July 8, 2014)

Superior Court Staff Attorney Struck by Car, Killed
(July 8, 2014)

S.C. Takes Narrow View of ‘Misconduct’ in Unemployment Case
(July 7, 2014)

Justices Extend Architects’ Liability to Homebuyers
(July 7, 2014)

Court Reinstates Challenge to Ban on Men Working in Women’s Jail
(July 3, 2014)

Confirmation Hearings Set for Four C.A. Nominees
(July 3, 2014)

Terry Friedman: No Interest in Administrative Director Post
(July 3, 2014)

Courts Director Jahr to Step Down After Two Years
(July 2, 2014)

Court Revives Claim Over Warrantless Police Entry
(July 2, 2014)

Bigelow, Nash to Be Honored by Judicial Council
(July 2, 2014)

Kelly Kato Selected as Magistrate Judge for Central District
(July 2, 2014)

Brown Names Rothschild and Edmon Presiding Justices of C.A.
(July 1, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence, Says Comments by Talk Show Hosts’ Did Not Affect Murder Trial
(July 1, 2014)

C.A. Says Judges, Justices Can Seek Other Offices
(June 30, 2014)

S.C. Says Undocumented Workers May Sue Under FEHA
(June 27, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Ruling on Lack of Standing to Challenge Tax
(June 27, 2014)

Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to ‘Short-Barreled’ Shotgun Law
(June 26, 2014)

Services Saturday for Retired Judge Raymond Cardenas
(June 26, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Declines to Reconsider Gay Juror Ruling En Banc
(June 25, 2014)

CJEO Offers Draft Opinion on Acceptance of Small Gifts
(June 25, 2014)

Balloting Underway for Superior Court Commissioner
(June 25, 2014)

Large Retailers Need Not Have Defibrillators on Hand—S.C.
(June 24, 2014)

Right to Sue Under State Private Attorney General Act Cannot Be Waived by Employment Contract, Court Says
(June 24, 2014)

No Further Budget Cuts in Los Angeles Superior Court—Wesley
(June 24, 2014)

County Counsel John Krattli to Retire Next Month
(June 23, 2014)

C.A. Allows Suit Over Drug Monograph to Go Forward
(June 23, 2014)

C.A. Takes Huge Slice Out of Jury Award for Services in Divorce
(June 20, 2014)

Justice Baxter Says He Will Leave at End of Term
(June 19, 2014)

C.A. Rejects Lawsuit Over Alcohol-Related Death of Teenager That Led to Passage of ‘Shelby’s Law’
(June 19, 2014)

Brown Names 15 Judges, Eight of Them in Los Angeles County
(June 19, 2014)

Court of Appeal Orders New Trial in Suit Over Death of Motorist
(June 18, 2014)

Najera Clinches Win Over Incumbent Judge James Pierce
(June 18, 2014)

C.A. Says Ex-Employee’s Settlement Demand Was Extortion
(June 17, 2014)

Court Upholds Tax Ruling Against DiTech Founder
(June 16, 2014)

Court of Appeal Rules Defendant Cannot Contest Denial of Brady Motion Brought by Prosecution
(June 16, 2014)

Najera’s Lead Over Pierce Appears Insurmountable
(June 16, 2014)


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City of Palmdale Is Under Siege


By FRED THOMPSON
(In My Opinion, July 16, 2014)

ACA 6: New Attack on People’s Power


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 15, 2014)

We’ve Had Great Presidents and Not So Great Ones
By GERT K. HIRSCHBERG
(In My Opinion, July 11, 2014)

Arrogance of the Political Elite Costs You at the Pump
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 8, 2014)

On July Fourth, Raise a Glass to Liberty
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 1, 2014)

This Is Why Californians Don’t Trust State Government
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 24, 2014)

Citizens Remain Ignorant at Their Own Expense
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 17, 2014)

It Could Have Been a Lot Worse
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 10, 2014)

‘D-Day’ Is Also ‘The’ Day for Many Californians
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 3, 2014)

Summary of Recommendations in Superior Court Races
(Editorial, May 30, 2014)

[X] Steven P. Schreiner
(Editorial, May 29, 2014)

[X] Debra L. Losnick [X] Jacqueline Lewis
(Editorial, May 29, 2014)

Mileage Tax Would Put Big Brother in Your Back Seat
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 28, 2014)

[X] Donna Hollingsworth Armstrong
(Editorial, May 22, 2014)

[X] Stacy Wiese
(Editorial, May 20, 2014)

There Is No Loophole in Prop. 13
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 20, 2014)

[X] Amy Carter [X] Alison Matsumoto Estrada [X] Andrew Cooper
(Editorial, May 14, 2014)

State Lawmakers Looking to Extend ‘Temporary’ Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 13, 2014)

[X] Teresa P. Magno
(Editorial, May 7, 2014)

Keeping It Real About Tax Subsidies
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 6, 2014)

[ ] No Recommendation
(Editorial, April 29, 2014)

[X] Charles M. Calderon
(Editorial, April 21, 2014)

[X] James B. Pierce
(Editorial, April 16, 2014)

Judge Lavin Fails to Excise Phony Ballot Designation From the Ballot
(Perspectives, March 28, 2014)

Pamela Matsumoto, Arnold Medick: Invalidly Claim Designations as ALJs
(Perspectives, March 19, 2014)

Two Would-Be Judges—Kim and Felder—Try to Get by With Bogus Ballot Designations
(Perspectives, March 18, 2014)

E-Cigarettes — Poison or Panacea?
By RALPH B. SALTSMAN AND STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
(The Legal Community, March 17, 2014)

Settlements — When Is a Settlement Agreement Litigation by Other Means?

Cook
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, January 29, 2014)

Olmsted Blasts Baca for Successfully Challenging Unconstitutionality of Charter Provision
(Perspectives, December 19, 2013)

Italian American Lawyers Association Adds Feature at Dinner Meeting: a Commercial Break
(Perspectives, November 18, 2013)

Commercial Liens — Paper Terrorism in Your Mail Box
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, November 4, 2013)

“Ze Plane! Ze Plane!" — The Magic of Third Party Releases in a Confirmed Plan
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, October 24, 2013)

Dodgers, McCourt Ask Judge to Scuttle Lawsuit Over Stow’s Injuries
(Perspectives, September 16, 2013)

[X] Mike Feuer
(Editorial, May 10, 2013)

1950s: Ike Was in the White House, Women Wore Nylons, Doctors Made House Calls
(Perspectives,April 10, 2013)

Playing Cards — The Final Hands
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, January 14, 2013)

Playing Cards — Protect Yourself: Liens and Schemes
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, December 17, 2012)

Lacey Becomes 42nd District Attorney of Los Angeles County
(Perspectives, December 3, 2012)

Gregory Alarcon: Not Apt to Be Chosen as Anybody’s ‘Judge of the Year’
(Perspectives, November 20, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—More Ways to Collect
By DAVID J. COOK

(The Legal Community, October 30, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—Finding the Money
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, September 12, 2012)

Was Lacey’s Recantation of Earlier Testimony a Routine Correction or Perjury?
(Perspectives, August 30, 2012)

Reaganomics: It Worked Then; It Would Work Now
(Perspectives, August 28, 2012)

Department 36: The Judge Is a Bobble-Head, His Clerk an Unbridled Dominator
(Perspectives, August 15, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—How Much Is Owed?
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, August 7, 2012)

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