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Woman Who Waived Attorney Fees Properly Awarded Them
(August 23, 2019)

C.A. Disbelieves Lawyer’s Recitation Of Facts, As Did Superior Court
(August 23, 2019)

LAPD Officer Entitled to Qualified Immunity in Shooting
(August 22, 2019)

Skating Champion Brought Suit in Own Name —But She Wasn’t Party to Underlying Contract
(August 22, 2019)

Non-Beneficiary Had Standing to Contest Widow’s Probate Petition, C.A. Holds
(August 21, 2019)

Judge Reasonably Pared Attorney Fees From $7.2 Million to $3.6 Million in Class Action
(August 21, 2019)

Dismissal of Appeal Based on Death Consumes 12 Pages
(August 21, 2019)

C.A. Issues Writ in DWP Case Ordering Action Already Taken
(August 20, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Limits Order Blocking New Asylum Policy
(August 19, 2019)

Defendant Sentenced to 165 Years to Get New Hearing on Motion to Strike Prior
(August 19, 2019)

Statute Aimed at Thwarting Sexual Exploitation Results in Reversal
(August 16, 2019)

Judge Thomas Trent Lewis to Retire From Superior Court in December
(August 16, 2019)

Assigned Judge Can’t Provide Legal Advice to Rotarians
(August 16, 2019)

C.A. Clarifies How to Determine If Recovery Exceeds §998 Offer
(August 15, 2019)

State Lawsuit Brought Against Defendant In Bankruptcy Is Nullity—Appeals Court
(August 15, 2019)

Appellate Division Must Appoint Counsel for Indigent Defendant
(August 15, 2019)

Antitrust Class Action Against DirecTV, NFL May Proceed
(August 14, 2019)

Judge Erred in Requiring Defense Before Final Prosecution Witness Was Heard
(August 14, 2019)

No Liability for ‘Wrongful Sex’ With Husband Of Plaintiff by Health Care Employee
(August 14, 2019)

Search of Home Not Subject to ‘Community Caretaking’ Rule
(August 13, 2019)

Unruh Act Bars Discriminatory Denial Of Services by Website—High Court
(August 13, 2019)

$700,000 Penalty for Missed Payment Was Unenforceable
(August 12, 2019)

Trial Court Can’t Order Forgiveness of Past-Due Child Support—C.A.
(August 12, 2019)

Services Pending for John E. Chemeleski, 71, Former Court Commissioner
(August 12, 2019)

Claims Based on Armenian Genocide Not Revived by Statute
(August 9, 2019)

Driver Privacy Statute Not Violated Where Information Doesn’t Come From DMV
(August 9, 2019)

California Law Precludes Ordering Arbitration in Dispute
(August 8, 2019)

Superior Court Had No Power to Stay Commencement of Trial—C.A.
(August 8, 2019)

Health Care Plans in State Must Cover All Abortions
(August 7, 2019)

Finding of Abuse by Husband Against Wife Did Not Necessitate Issuance of DVRO
(August 7, 2019)

Faulty Declaration Seeking Order for Publication Voids Judgment
(August 7, 2019)

Client’s Failure of Disclosure to Lawyers Constituted Fraud
(August 6, 2019)

Commerce Clause Not Violated by Tolling Time Bar When Defendant Is Out of State
(August 6, 2019)

Chaney Was ‘Silent Partner’ in Action For Jurists’ Back Pay, Mallano Says
(August 5, 2019)

Jurisdiction Lies Over Foreign Defendants Operating Websites Aimed at U.S. Users
(August 5, 2019)

District Court Judge Must Hear Challenge to State Court Delay
(August 5, 2019)

C.A.’s Order to Retry Spousal Support Issue Didn’t Preclude Ending Action As Sanction
(August 5, 2019)

 

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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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By Jon Coupal and others

along with opinion columns that appear occasionally and "letters to the editor"

for current columns, see "Recent Articles," above

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