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C.A. Invalidates Local Rule Conflicting With CCP §170.6
(May 17, 2024)

Text on Website Deterred Clicking Through to ‘Terms of Use,’ Voiding Arbitration Provision
(May 17, 2024)

State Bar Trustees Approve Resolution on Law School Names
(May 17, 2024)

Denial of Continuance Effectively Denied Child-Support Motion Without a Hearing
(May 17, 2024)

California Has Jurisdiction Over Texan Based on Postings
(May 16, 2024)

C.A. Rejects Contention That Judge Erred in Choosing Upper Term in Resentencing
(May 16, 2024)

Failure to Recall Signing Insufficient to Rebut Signature
(May 16, 2024)

Involuntary-Medication Order Is Subject to Writ Review
(May 15, 2024)

Driver Performing Local-Only Deliveries
(May 15, 2024)

ADDA Comments on Reassignment of Deputies in Grossman Case
(May 15, 2024)

Record Insufficient to Challenge Assault Weapon Ban on Second Amendment
(May 15, 2024)

Preliminary Hearing Hearsay Testimony Is Inadmissible at Resentencing
(May 14, 2024)

Nonmonetary Sanction Properly Imposed on Lawyer, Client
(May 14, 2024)

Cursory Acceptance of Juror Dismissal Was Insufficient
(May 13, 2024)

October Challenge to Judge Was Timely Though Parties Knew of Assignment to Her in June
(May 13, 2024)

Parallel Process Required for Plaintiff’s PAGA Action
(May 13, 2024)

All Ex-Felons Can’t Be Denied Right to Possess Firearms
(May 10, 2024)

Candidate’s Wife Did Not Necessarily Become ‘Limited-Purpose Public Figure’—C.A.
(May 10, 2024)

Required Disclosure of Gun Owners’ Information Upheld
(May 9, 2024)

Juror Dismissal Not Required Despite Statements of Bias—Ninth Circuit
(May 9, 2024)

Home Owned by Kathryn Grayson Remains City Landmark
(May 9, 2024)

Moving Party Bears Burden to Prove Dispute Falls Under Arbitration
(May 9, 2024)

Insurer May Request Attorney-Fee Documents in Discovery
(May 8, 2024)

Resident of State Can’t Sue Under FEHA Where His Workplace Was High Seas—Ninth Circuit
(May 8, 2024)

Granting of Motion to Withdraw Plea, Vacate Judgment Does Not Compel Dismissal—Court of Appeal
(May 8, 2024)

Withdrawal Warranted for Late Payment of Arbitration Fees
(May 8, 2024)

Good Faith Precludes Penalties for Wage Statement Errors
(May 7, 2024)

33.9 Percent Pass February State Bar Exam
(May 7, 2024)

Lacey Endorses Hochman for District Attorney
(May 7, 2024)

Cho Elected Vice President of Judges Association
(May 7, 2024)

Used Car Can Be ‘New’ Under Wording of State Lemon Law
(May 6, 2024)

Discovery Sanctions Against Attorney After Withdrawal Were Warranted—C.A.
(May 6, 2024)

Evidence of Another Suspect Was Improperly Excluded
(May 6, 2024)

Acting ‘Odd’ in High-Crime Area Did Not Justify Detention
(May 3, 2024)

Preponderance of Evidence Standard Applies to Hefty Enhancements—Ninth Circuit
(May 3, 2024)

Pseudonyms for Witnesses Did Not Violate Due Process
(May 2, 2024)

C.A. Permits Appeal Despite Clause in Arbitration Agreement Barring It
(May 2, 2024)

Failure to Instruct on ‘Accident’ as a Defense Was Harmless in Vehicular Murder Case
(May 2, 2024)

San Jose’s Nuisance Law Survives Constitutional Challenge
(May 1, 2024)

Attorney-Hopeful Must Challenge Decision of State Bar in California Supreme Court
(May 1, 2024)

S.C. Allows Borrowing of Firearm Sentencing Enhancement
(April 30, 2024)

Jury Instruction on Extinct Theory Mandates Resentencing Hearing
(April 30, 2024)

Prosecutor Argued Faulty Definition of Implied Malice
(April 30, 2024)

App’s Black-on-White Notice Is Sufficient to Bind Users
(April 29, 2024)

C.A. Reverses Restitution Award Where Harm to Victim Stemmed From Non-Criminal Acts
(April 29, 2024)

Judge Must Generally Grant CDR’s Resentencing Request
(April 29, 2024)

Hochman Blasts Gascón Over Allegations of Criminal Acts by Assistant D.A. Teran
(April 26, 2024)

Court of Appeal Rejects Novel Fee-Shifting Argument
(April 26, 2024)

Sovereign Immunity Is No Protection Where Challenged Conduct Might Recur
(April 26, 2024)

Interest on Fee Award Accrues From Date of Latest Order
(April 25, 2024)

Superior Court Cant Rid Itself of Cases by Shipping Them to Ex-Judges ADR Firm
(April 25, 2024)

Ellenberg, McCallum Elected as Commissioners
(April 25, 2024)

Appeal of Fee Award After Anti-SLAPP Denial Was Timely
(April 24, 2024)

Complaint Filed on Behalf of Dead Party Properly Dismissed for Lack of Standing
(April 24, 2024)

Witness Dissuasion Law Only Prohibits Pre-Filing Conduct
(April 23, 2024)

Hostile-Work-Environment Claim Proper Under Rehabilitation Act
(April 23, 2024)

Filing False Police Report Constituted Protected Activity
(April 22, 2024)

New Trial Ordered Due to Failure to Disclose Payment to Witness
(April 22, 2024)

Craig J. Mitchell to Retire From Superior Court
(April 22, 2024)

Accusing Neighbor of Racism Is Not of Public Interest
(April 22, 2024)

Jurys $1.8 Million Noneconomic-Damage Award Stands
(April 19, 2024)

Dependency Jurisdiction Over Child May be Proper Absent Future Risk
(April 19, 2024)

Parole Status Inquiry During Traffic Stop Is Constitutional
(April 19, 2024)

No Violation in Forced Use of Thumb to Unlock Phone
(April 18, 2024)

Police Justified in Detaining Man in Red Shirt Based on Suspect Being So DescribedC.A.
(April 18, 2024)

Administrative Remedies Not Exhausted Though Form Filed
(April 18, 2024)

Delay Does Not Affect Admissibility of Child-Abuse Report
(April 17, 2024)

Statement in a Plea Agreement Signed by Prosecutor Is AdmissibleNinth Circuit
(April 17, 2024)

Sovereign Immunity Precludes Fathers Suit Against Kingdom of NorwayNinth Circuit
(April 17, 2024)

Officers Who Asphyxiated Man Have Qualified Immunity
(April 16, 2024)

Minute Order Dissolving Marriage Ineffective Where Preparation of Judgment Ordered
(April 16, 2024)

Morals Offenses 15 Years Ago, Earlier Dont Justify Sex-Offender RegistrationC.A.
(April 16, 2024)

Convictions Upheld Despite Prosecutorial Misconduct
(April 15, 2024)

Guilty Plea Erased Right to Appeal Defect in Waiver of Right to Grand Jury Indictment
(April 15, 2024)

Memorial Service Set for Judge Mackey
(April 15, 2024)

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Stop Issuing Bonds Already!


By JON COUPAL
 
(In My Opinion, May 7, 2024)

C.A. Justices Irresponsibly Shield Identities of Sex-Offense Defendants
(Perspectives, April 23, 2024)

ULA Tax Numbers Expose Economic Ignorance

By JON COUPAL
 
(In My Opinion, April 16, 2024)

Get Out of Our Way

By JON COUPAL
 
(In My Opinion, March 27, 2024)

Taxpayers Have Sent a Clear Message to Newsom
By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, March 20, 2024)

Dont Blame Prop. 13 for Californias Mental Health Crisis
By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, March 13, 2024)

District Attorney Election: Almost a Vote for None of the Above

David Diamond
By David D. Diamond
 
(In My Opinion, March 5, 2024)

How About Some Oversight Over Existing Laws?
By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, February 29, 2024)

Judge Who Dismissed Suit to Restore Name of Hastings College of Law Got It Wrong