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No Expert Testimony Needed Where Malpractice Is Obvious
(April 18, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Approves $42 Million Award To Class Counsel in Action Against NCAA
(April 18, 2019)

C.A. Reinstates False Advertising Suit Against Major Retailers
(April 17, 2019)

Tamila Jensen to Head LACBA in 2020-21
(April 17, 2019)

Summary Judgment Improper Based on Procedural Oversight
(April 17, 2019)

Biological Daughter Barred From Suing for Wrongful Death
(April 16, 2019)

Fifth District Says Colleague, as Trial Judge, Failed to Apply Statute With Plain Meaning
(April 16, 2019)

CJP Has No Duty to Divulge Status of Complaint
(April 15, 2019)

No Need to Prove Fondler on Plane Knew Consent Lacking
(April 15, 2019)

In-Skies Crime Must Be Tried in Circuit Flown Over
(April 12, 2019)

Domestic Violence Restraining Order May Be Extended Without New ‘Abuse’
(April 12, 2019)

Manufacturer at Liberty to Mimic Ads of Competitor That Are ‘Non-Distinctive’
(April 12, 2019)

Employee Who Wouldn’t Sign Arbitration Agreement Bound by It
(April 11, 2019)

Judge Should Have Used Inherent Powers To Relieve Lawyer, Wife From Default
(April 11, 2019)

Work Product Privilege Yields to Right to Unbiased Jury
(April 10, 2019)

Judge Erred in Ordering Litigants To Supply Hair Follicle Evidence
(April 10, 2019)

No Reversal Based on Judge’s Misstatement of Law
(April 9, 2019)

No Additional Fees to Lawyers Who Garnered $10 Million in 2016
(April 9, 2019)

30-Year-Plus Incarceration for Robbery Was Cruel, Unusual
(April 8, 2019)

Noncustodial Parent Reasonably Ordered To Prove Decreasing Use of Marijuana
(April 8, 2019)

Search of Youth’s Electronic Devices Properly Ordered
(April 5, 2019)

Draft Opinion Cautions Against Use Of CMS for Judges’ Investigations
(April 5, 2019)

‘Absurd’ Anti-SLAPP Motion Requires Imposition of Sanctions
(April 4, 2019)

Verdict Affirmed in Favor of City in Action Alleging False Arrest of Videographer
(April 4, 2019)

Legislature Can’t Abrogate Opinion Invalidating Fund Transfer
(April 3, 2019)

Judge Anderson Barred From Third Sentencing of Defendant
(April 3, 2019)

Public Has Access to Pre-2019 Police Personnel Files
(April 2, 2019)

Judge Erred in Not Upsetting Verdict Of No Pain-and-Suffering Damages
(April 2, 2019)

Challenge to Barring of 2018 Ballot Designation Is Moot
(April 2, 2019)

Client Can’t Be Penalized for Lawyer’s Failure to Attend to Duties Diligently
(April 2, 2019)

Man Asked Incriminating Questions By Police Was Not Under Detention
(April 2, 2019)

Malicious Prosecution Time-Bar Shorter in Suing Lawyers
(April 1, 2019)

C.A. Orders Publication of Portion of Opinion Lifting Prior Restraint
(April 1, 2019)

Decision Forcing Disclosure of Donors Should Be Reheard
(April 1, 2019)

 

News Archives

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(stories listed by date, in descending order)

 

 


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Is California Really a Low Property Tax State?


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, April 17, 2019)

Will California’s Taxpayers Ever Pay Enough?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, April 9, 2019)

California May Be Reaching the Point of ‘Taxuration’
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, April 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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other

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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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