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Action Seeking to Avoid Attorney Fees Wasn’t Time-Barred
(October 16, 2019)

Insured’s Voluntary Intoxication Did Not Render Battery Non-Willful, Covered by Policy
(October 16, 2019)

Statutory Period for Court Action Cannot End on a Saturday
(October 15, 2019)

Burglary Victim Entitled to Double Recovery As Restitution, Court of Appeal Declares
(October 15, 2019)

Funeral Services Are Set for Retired Judge Arthur Lew
(October 15, 2019)

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Hiking State Bar Licensing Fees
(October 11, 2019)

Retired Superior Court Judge Arthur Lew Dies at 74; Was Prosecutor for 14 Years
(October 11, 2019)

Judge Erred in Revoking Probation of Man Who Had Been Deported
(October 11, 2019)

Sanchez-Gordon Turns to Marketing
(October 11, 2019)

Nonprofit Might Be Liable to Victims of Sexual Child Abuse
(October 10, 2019)

Judicial Council Questions Need for Loosening of UPL Standards
(October 10, 2019)

New Law Requires ‘Paid for by’ Disclosure In Political Campaign Text Messages
(October 10, 2019)

C.A. Decides Issue of First Impression in Probate Law
(October 9, 2019)

Judge Erred in Hearing a Motion Without Presence of Party, Though at His Request
(October 9, 2019)

Flynt, Others May Challenge Cardroom Licensure Restriction
(October 8, 2019)

GOP Assembly Whip Mathis Seeks Records of Time, Money Spent in Defending SB 27
(October 8, 2019)

Plaintiff Must Be Able to Attend Deposition of His Ex-Wife
(October 7, 2019)

Judge Erred 15 Years Ago in Finding Priors Constituted Strikes
(October 4, 2019)

Santa Monica’s Restriction on Short-Term Rentals Does Not Violate Dormant Commerce Clause
(October 4, 2019)

Granting of Anti-SLAPP Motion to Facebook Executives Was Error
(October 3, 2019)

Inland Empire Appeals Court Upholds Measure Barring Trial of 14-, 15-Year-Olds as Adults
(October 3, 2019)

C.A. Spurns Entreaty to Apply ‘Neutral Reportage Privilege’
(October 2, 2019)

C.A. Panel, Repudiating Contrary Decisions, Says 15-Year-Old May Be Tried as Adult
(October 2, 2019)

$20 Million Action Barred Because Claim Arrived One Day Late
(October 1, 2019)

Unavailability of Lawyer Handling Case Didn’t Require Continuance of Trial
(October 1, 2019)

Appeal Heard Where Plaintiff Voluntarily Dismissed Action With Prejudice
(October 1, 2019)

Evidence Lacking That Sending Blood Sample Through Mail Boosted Reading of Alcohol
(October 1, 2019)

Two L.A. Courthouses Said to Be in ‘Immediate Need’ of Replacement
(September 30, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Panel Rebuffs Challenges To Bundle of Aliens’ Asylum Denials
(September 30, 2019)

Southwestern Law School Celebrates 90th Anniversary of Bullocks Wilshire
(September 30, 2019)

Shannon Cooley, Daughter of Former D.A., Seeks Judgeship
(September 27, 2019)

Judge B. Scott Silverman, 70, to Retire From Los Angeles Superior Court on Nov. 8
(September 27, 2019)

Superior Court May Be Viewed as ‘Enterprise’ for RICO Purposes
(September 26, 2019)

C.A. Reverses Annulment of Marriage, Says Parties Cohabited After Fraud Unveiled
(September 26, 2019)

Los Angeles-Based Panel Squarely Repudiates Decision in Dueñas
(September 25, 2019)

Officers Not Liable for Pointing Weapons At Innocent Man Thought to Be Culprit
(September 25, 2019)

Man Properly Convicted of Threatening Lives of Trump, Clinton
(September 25, 2019)

Judge Erred in Deciding Attorney-Fee Issue Not Before Him
(September 24, 2019)

Law Firm Fails to Avoid Paying Lawyer His Share of Fee by Invoking State Bar Rule
(September 24, 2019)

Court of Appeal Denies Habeas Relief to Van Houten
(September 23, 2019)

Gate to Griffith Park Trail Properly Shut to Incoming Hikers
(September 23, 2019)

Suit Against Lawyer Who Secured Void Judgment Is Time-Barred
(September 20, 2019)

C.A.: Forcing Victim to Move 190 Feet Was Kidnapping; Distance Was ‘Substantial’
(September 20, 2019)

Denial of Jury Trial in Civil Case Was Reversible Error Per Se
(September 19, 2019)

Samsung’s Pronouncement That Consumers Must Arbitrate Disputes Is Ineffective
(September 18, 2019)

Brazile, Brot, Smith Named METNEWS 2019 ‘Persons of the Year’
(September 18, 2019)

Courts Can’t Rescue Structure From ‘Demolition by Neglect’
(September 17, 2019)

Dino Fulgoni, Retired Superior Court Judge, Prosecutor in Onion Field Case, Dies
(September 17, 2019)

C.A., in 2-1 Decision, Takes Aim at Dueñas’s Requirement of Ability-to-Pay Hearing
(September 17, 2019)

Corporate Owner of TBN Liable for Officer’s Outburst at Granddaughter Over Rape
(September 16, 2019)

C.A. Panel Rejects View That Defendant Must Be Allowed Ability-to-Pay Hearing
(September 16, 2019)

James Bascue, Retired Superior Court Judge, Dies
(September 13, 2019)

Unpaid Wages Can’t Be Sought Under PAGA
(September 13, 2019)

C.A. Rejects ‘Free Demolition’ Theory by Derelict Tenant
(September 12, 2019)

15-Year-to-Life Sentence for Man 88 Is Not Cruel, Unusual Punishment
(September 12, 2019)

City Pressured Hearing Officers in Parking Ticket Cases
(September 11, 2019)

Georgina T. Rizk Slates Sept. 30 Retirement From Los Angeles Superior Court
(September 11, 2019)

Bruguera, D’Asero, Byrum Elected Superior Court Commissioners
(September 11, 2019)

Daughter-in-Law Has No Control Over John Steinbeck’s Works
(September 10, 2019)

Letter in Partner-vs.-Partner Litigation Asking Bank to Freeze Assets in Account Is Protected
(September 10, 2019)

No Need to Determine Ability to Pay Victim Restitution
(September 10, 2019)

Kia’s ‘Drivewise’ Does Not Infringe on Allstate’s ‘Drive Wise’ Trademark
(September 10, 2019)

Jury Must Decide Probable Cause Issue in False-Arrest Action
(September 9, 2019)

Can’t Impose Discovery Sanction on Litigant Concerned Over Third-Party Privacy—C.A.
(September 9, 2019)

Communications Giant Cox Not Breaching Wage-and-Hour Laws
(September 9, 2019)

 

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The DOJ Agrees: CalSavers Is Illegal


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, October 9, 2019)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Leaders, Units Respond to State Bar ‘Access’ Proposal
(The Legal Community, October 2, 2019)

Assembly Bill 133 Can Help Keep Seniors in Their Homes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 1, 2019)

AB 1451 Is An Attack on Direct Democracy
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 17, 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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