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Court of Appeal Finds Attorney in Contempt for Insults
(May 25, 2016)

Attorney Accused of Shady Conduct Loses Round
(May 25, 2016)

Court of Appeal Upholds Convictions of Ex-Senator Wright
(May 25, 2016)

Governor’s Office Won’t Oppose Automatic Judicial Pay Hikes
(May 24, 2016)

C.A. Rejects Challenge to County Marijuana Ban
(May 24, 2016)

Prosecutor’s Insistence That Presumption of Innocence Vanished Was ‘Harmless’
(May 24, 2016)

Ventura Judge Pushes Back Forcefully Against CJP
(May 23, 2016)

S.C. to Review Issue of Life Sentences for Minors
(May 23, 2016)

Commissioner Orders Lawyer to Stay Away From Council President
(May 23, 2016)

S.C. Limits Scope of Elder Abuse Law Claims Against Doctors
(May 20, 2016)

Prosecutor Alfred Coletta Launches 2018 Campaign for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge
(May 20, 2016)

LACBA Elections Committee Restores Two Candidates
(May 19, 2016)

C.A. Eases Wrongful Foreclosure Suit Burden
(May 19, 2016)

School District Not Liable for Bullied Student’s Suicide—C.A.
(May 18, 2016)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly Fujie to Receive CWL Award
(May 18, 2016)

CJP Issues Public Admonishment of Sacramento Jurist
(May 17, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Revives Challenge to Zoning Law Aimed at Alameda County Gun Stores
(May 17, 2016)

Services Thursday for Retired Judge Kenneth A. Black
(May 17, 2016)

Delayed-Discovery Rule in Toxics Cases Inapplicable—C.A.
(May 16, 2016)

Espinoza to Leave Court for Mental Health Post
(May 16, 2016)

35.7 Percent of Applicants Pass State Bar Exam
(May 16, 2016)

Budget Revise Would Give Courts Another $12.4 Million for Software Update
(May 16, 2016)

S.C. to Review Gang Member’s Attempted Murder Conviction
(May 13, 2016)

Retired Judge Kenneth A. Black Dies at 66
(May 13, 2016)

Justice McIntyre to Retire From Fourth District C.A.
(May 13, 2016)

White Supremacist Attorney Bill Johnson Says He Has Stepped Aside as Trump Delegate
(May 12, 2016)

Paralyzed Ex-LAPD Officer Settles With Gunmaker
(May 12, 2016)

Trump’s Campaign Names William D. Johnson, Racist Ex-Judicial Candidate, as GOP Delegate
(May 11, 2016)

C.A. Finds Heir’s Suit Against Law Firm Untimely
(May 11, 2016)

Loaded Gun in Backpack Is Carried ‘On the Person’—S.C.
(May 10, 2016)

Court of Appeal Strikes Down Law Allowing It To Directly Review ALRB Decisions
(May 10, 2016)

County Bar Set for First Contested President-Elect Race in 35 Years
(May 9, 2016)

C.A. Revives College Employee’s Bid for Defense Costs
(May 9, 2016)

Judge Draws Challenge From a Candidate-in-Hiding
(Judicial Elections, May 9, 2016)

Vexatious Litigant Defendant Does Not Need Leave to Appeal
(May 6, 2016)

Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applies to Suit Over Fall From Hospital Bed—High Court
(May 6, 2016)

Confusion Over Verdict Form Requires New Trial, C.A. Rules
(May 5, 2016)

Court of Appeal Orders Publication of Ruling on School Contractor’s Conflict of Interest
(May 5, 2016)

Aceves, Molina, Ribons, Zuzga Compete for Open Seat
(Judicial Elections, May 5, 2016)

C.A. Affirms Ex-Surgeon’s Manslaughter Conviction
(May 4, 2016)

Court Says Libel Suit Against Law Firm Was SLAPP
(May 4, 2016)

One Prosecutor, One Court Commissioner, Two Private Lawyers Are in Battle
(Judicial Elections, May 4, 2016)

Court Lifts Injunction Against Arizona Identity Theft Laws
(May 3, 2016)

Services Held for Retired Commissioner Roberta Lee
(May 3, 2016)

Senate Passes Bill Barring Some Arbitration Appeals
(May 3, 2016)

State Bar Says Complaint Backlog at Seven-Year Low
(May 2, 2016)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Emilie Elias to Retire
(May 2, 2016)

Times Makes Endorsements, LACBA Releases Ratings
(May 2, 2016)


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TAXPORTATION: Profligate Waste Negates Justification for Transportation Tax Hike


(In My Opinion, May 24, 2016)

LACBA’s General Counsel: A Loose Cannon
(Perspectives, May 23, 2016)

Budget Primer for California Citizen Taxpayers
(In My Opinion, May 17, 2016)

Just Four Weeks to Go
(In My Opinion, May 10, 2016)

[X]Ray Santana
(Editorial, May 9, 2016)

[X]Cyndy Zuzga
(Editorial, May 9, 2016)

How the Legislature Can Help the Middle Class
(In My Opinion, May 3, 2016)

[X] Susan Jung Townsend
(Editorial, April 29, 2016)

[X] David Berger
(Editorial, April 22, 2016)

[X] James Kaddo
(Editorial, April 22, 2016)

LACBA Leaders Engage in Election Misdeeds
(Editorial, April 19, 2016)

State Bar Misrepresents Extent of Its Victory in Dunn Case
(Perspectives, April 12, 2016)

LACBA Nominating Committee Displays Short-Sightedness
(Perspectives, April 8, 2016)

[X]Steven Schreiner
(Editorial, March 31, 2016)

[X] Kathryn Ann Solorzano
(Editorial, March 16, 2016)

LACBA Should Swerve From Its Perilous Course
(Editorial, March 15, 2016)

LACBA Censors Report Critical of LACBA

(Viewpoint, March 4, 2016)

Saladino Entered Into an Accord; His Claim Against the County Is a Sham
(Perspectives, December 15, 2015)

C.A. Permits Amended Complaint Contradicting Previous Pleadings
(Perspectives, December 9, 2015)

‘But Officer, Don’t You See My Windshield Decal?’
(Perspectives, December 7, 2015)

Court of Appeal Justice Judith Ashmann-Gerst Backs Down, but Only a Little
(Perspectives, December 3, 2015)

LACBA Sections Need More Information Than They’ve Been Promised
(Perspectives, December 1, 2015)

Attorney Asks Court of Appeal to Strip Potshots at Him From Opinion
(Perspectives, November 24, 2015)

Take Your Choice: A Traffic Ticket or a Ticket to the Policemen’s Ball
(Perspectives, November 17, 2015)

ACLU’s Action to Bar Cross From County Seal to Be Decided Without Witnesses
(Perspectives, November 12, 2015)

Justice Ashmann-Gerst Owes Apology to Lawyers She Berated
(Perspectives, November 9, 2015)

License Plates With Low Numbers Became Political Rewards
(Perspectives, November 5, 2015)

Mayors, Governors, ‘Special’ Deputies Had Cars Equipped With Sirens
(Perspectives, November 2, 2015)

Paper ‘Courtesy Cards’ Were Desirable—but Gold Ones Were All the More So
(Perspectives, October 29, 2015)

‘Courtesy Cards’ Shield Bearer From Traffic Tickets
(Perspectives, October 27, 2015)

Presley Garners Another Badge, Thanks to Richard Nixon
(Perspectives, October 22, 2015)

Government Regulation: Court of Appeal Shines Light on Liquor Licensing

(The Legal Community, October 20, 2015)

Elvis Presley: The Man Who Flimflammed President Nixon
(Perspectives, October 19, 2015)

Alighting From a Car With a Revolving Blue Light Is ‘Lawman’ Elvis Presley
(Perspectives, October 13, 2015)

Myths Surround Los Angeles Badges Given to Elvis Presley
(Perspectives, October 7, 2015)

Carrying a Badge, Elvis Presley Play-Acts the Role of a Policeman
(Perspectives, September 24, 2015)

Chinese Americans Face a Challenging Road to Admission

(The Legal Community, September 17, 2015)

Judges Should Not Enjoy Impunity From Prosecution for Perjury
(Editorial, September 16, 2015)

Honorary Badges Evoke Controversies Across the Continent
(Perspectives, August 18, 2015)

Controversies Over Badges Erupt at State Level
(Perspectives, August 13, 2015)

Federal Government Requires Peering Through Students’ Bedroom Windows
(Perspectives, July 27, 2015)

Propagators of the Jury System: the Vikings, a King, and a Pope
(Perspectives, July 20, 2015)

Appeals Court Seals Document in Contravention of Legal Requisites
(Perspectives, July 9, 2015)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Fleeces Attendees at Installation
(Perspectives, July 2, 2015)

Lamar W. Baker: ‘Sign In, Please’—Like Other White House Visitors
(Perspectives, June 25, 2015)

Did Lamar W. Baker Lie About Working in the White House?
(Perspectives, June 22, 2015)

A House for Equal Justice, From Design to Completion

(Feature, June 18, 2015)

Court of Appeal Questions Trial Court’s Sealing of Entire Complaint
(Perspectives, June 16, 2015)

Floridian Who Wants to Litigate in Secrecy Finds California a Desirable Venue
(Perspectives, June 3, 2015)

Merrill Lynch ‘Wealth Advisor’ Is Allowed to Litigate in Partial Secrecy
(Perspectives, June 2, 2015)

Lamar W. Baker: Bereft of Credentials for the State Appellate Bench, He’s Been Appointed
(Perspectives, May 27, 2015)

Is the Concept of Due Process Derived From the Magna Carta?
(Perspectives, May 7, 2015)

USC Professor Points Out: Magna Carta Didn’t Confer Right to Jury
(Perspectives, May 6, 2015)

C.A. Justice Terms Previous Utterance ‘Ambiguous’—Won’t Admit It Was Error
(Perspectives, April 28, 2015)

Times Story Leads to A.G. Opinion That Daunts Conferring of Honorary Badges
(Perspectives,April 27, 2015)

Flashing of Unofficial Badges Persists Into the New Millennium
(Perspectives, March 23, 2015)

In the 1970s, Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies Continue Awarding Honorary Badges
(Perspectives, March 16, 2015)

Controversies Over Honorary Peace Officer Badges: Not Unique to L.A. City or County
(Perspectives, March 3, 2015)

‘We Refer to the Parties by Their First Names…Not Out of Disrespect.’ Balderdash.
(Perspectives,January 12, 2015)

County of L.A. Lags Behind City in Getting Serious About Denying Badges to Non-Officers
(Perspectives, December 17, 2014)

Lamar W. Baker: Bereft of Credentials for the State Appellate Bench, He’s Apt to be Appointed
(Perspectives, December 5, 2014)

Recalling the Days When the Judges Cracked Down on Vice in Hollywood

(Feature, December 1, 2014)

Remember That Honorary Badge We Gave You? We Want It Back—Sheriff Pitchess
(Perspectives, October 29, 2014)


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