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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 Dueńas’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)

Immunity Inapplicable to Civil Rights Suit Seeking Injunction
(September 6, 2019)

$19.5 Million Settlement by Sony Was Properly Approved in Class Action Over Price-Fixing
(September 6, 2019)

Slashing Requested $1.5 Million Fee Award Not Abuse of Discretion
(September 6, 2019)

Judge George Schiavelli’s Kindness Is Recalled
(September 6, 2019)

Restaurant’s Website Is ‘Public Accommodation’ Subject to ADA
(September 5, 2019)

Plaintiff Can’t Waive Portion of Judgment Earned by Lawyer As Contingency Fee
(September 5, 2019)

Services Set for George P. Schiavelli, 71, Retired Federal, State Judge
(September 4, 2019)

Delayed Discovery Rule Applies to Medical Battery Suit—C.A.
(September 4, 2019)

Sheriff’s Deputy Exonerated by County Still Faces Federal Suit
(September 4, 2019)

Board of Supervisors Approves $300,000 Payment to DDA
(September 4, 2019)

Affidavit of Fault Ineffective Where Attorney Owns Defaulting Entity
(September 3, 2019)

DNA Evidence Entitles Man, Convicted Of Murder in 1986, to Habeas Relief
(September 3, 2019)

Murder Convictions Reversed Based on Technological Gaffe
(August 30, 2019)

Judge Pro Tem Did Not Abuse Discretion In Curtailing Testimony in DVPA Case
(August 30, 2019)

Prevailing Party in Trial Court Remains Prevailing Party
(August 29, 2019)

Man Erroneously Sentenced to Probation May Be Resentenced to Five-Year Term
(August 29, 2019)

Judge’s Failure to Remedy Sleeping by Juror During Instructions Requires Reversal
(August 29, 2019)

More Than 2,000 Words Used To Explain Dismissing Appeal
(August 29, 2019)

C.A. Rejects Newsom’s Challenge to Invalidation of Statute
(August 28, 2019)

Sanction Under CCP §128.5 Requires Showing of Subjective Bad Faith
(August 28, 2019)

Sheriff May Share ‘Brady List’ Information With Prosecutors
(August 27, 2019)

Service Set for Today for Paul Flynn, Retired L.A. Superior Court Judge
(August 27, 2019)

Suit Alleging Police Apathy to Domestic Violence May Proceed
(August 26, 2019)

Officers Who Interceded in Civil Dispute Do Not Possess Qualified Immunity
(August 26, 2019)

Attorney Thomas E. Holliday, Former Partner At Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Dies at 71
(August 26, 2019)

 

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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)

Don’t Blame Proposition 13 for High Building Fees
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 20, 2019)

The Art of Craft Breweries
By RALPH BARAT SALTSMAN, STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
and STEPHEN ALLEN JAMIESON

(The Legal Community, August 20, 2019)

Are California’s Schools Really ‘Starving’ for Revenue?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 13, 2019)

Government Compounds Insult by Cheating on Tax Collections
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 6, 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)

VIEWPOINT ARCHIVES
 

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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

See Grace's nostalgia column, Reminiscing

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