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Action Over Seized Romanian Film Company May Proceed
(March 20, 2019)

Preliminary Injunction Against Alleged Scam Was Proper Despite Extraterritorial Effect
(March 20, 2019)

Eligibility Provisos May Be Imposed on Sheriff Candidacy
(March 19, 2019)

Placing GPS Device on Parolee’s Car Requires No Warrant
(March 18, 2019)

Rent Payment One Cent Short Won’t Suffice, but Defense to UD Possible
(March 18, 2019)

Attorneys Declaration of Fault Must Come From Lawyer Who Caused Client’s Default
(March 18, 2019)

Representation of Client Ended When She Picked Up File
(March 15, 2019)

Santa Monica’s Short-Term Rentals Law Doesn’t Breach CDA
(March 14, 2019)

Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Moratorium on Death Penalty
(March 14, 2019)

Liability Attaches if Portable Toilets Are Not ADA-Compliant
(March 13, 2019)

Vodka-Maker Garnered Sufficient Damages In Action Over Infringing Trade Dress
(March 13, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Urged to Restore Robocall Suit Against Facebook
(March 12, 2019)

Drug Trafficker/Money Launderer Fails To Show Outrageous Government Acts
(March 12, 2019)

Plea Bargain Bars Invoking Later Ameliorative Statute
(March 11, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Reinstates Another Action Challenging Claims for Ginkgo
(March 11, 2019)

C.A. Grants Reprieve to Dog County Ordered Killed
(March 8, 2019)

Clicking ‘I Agree’ Button Did Not Indicate Assent to Arbitrate
(March 7, 2019)

Probationer Who Used Methamphetamine Properly Ordered Not to Drink Alcohol
(March 7, 2019)

$2.5 Million Default Judgment Was Excessive Discovery Sanction
(March 6, 2019)

Insurer Might Have Duty to Defendants Who Were Sued for Illegal Practices
(March 6, 2019)

Legislature Validly Halted Sales of Public Employee Service Credits
(March 5, 2019)

Malpractice Insurance Does Not Cover Order To Make Restitution to Former Clients
(March 5, 2019)

Clarification
(March 5, 2019)

Patient’s Fretting Not Akin to Knowledge of Malpractice
(March 4, 2019)

Lawyer Who Likened Court Commissioner To Sex-Crazed She-Demon Is Chastised
(March 4, 2019)

Bribery Admissions Properly Considered at Anti-SLAPP Hearing
(March 1, 2019)

Civil Compromise Not Available Where Charge Is Misdemeanor Hit-and-Run
(March 1, 2019)

Order Against Postings on Divorce Case Was Unconstitutional
(February 28, 2019)

Yum Yum Did Not Forfeit All Recompense for Lost Goodwill by Not Relocating Donut Shop
(February 28, 2019)

Value of Property Received From Two Thefts Can’t Be Combined to Create Felony
(February 28, 2019)

Lawyer, Wife Received Inadequate Notice From IRS
(February 27, 2019)

Constitution Does Not Allow Chartered City To Deviate From Minimum Wage Statute
(February 27, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Erred in Counting Vote By Judge Reinhardt After His Death
(February 26, 2019)

Man Who Addressed Council Committee Had Right to Address Full Body in Special Session
(February 26, 2019)

Criminal Defense Lawyer Felipe Plascencia Among Three Dying in Plane Crash
(February 26, 2019)

Action on Petition for Arbitration Can’t Await Ruling on Lawyer-Recusal Motion
(February 25, 2019)

Word Meaning ‘Condensed’ Can Be Protected As Brand Name—Ninth Circuit
(February 25, 2019)

Songwriter Didn’t Pirate Works of Comic-Book Artist—Ninth Circuit
(February 22, 2019)

Judge Erred in Declaring Bail Forfeited Without Considering Medical Condition of Defendant
(February 22, 2019)

Probable Cause Lacking for Arrest Based on General Description
(February 21, 2019)

Pro Per Can’t Obtain Sanctions Under CCP §128.7
(February 21, 2019)

Company’s Whistleblowing Activity Barred by Consent Decree
(February 20, 2019)

Defendant’s Arbuckle Right Not Forfeited By Failing to Raise It at Sentencing—C.A.
(February 20, 2019)

Premarital Agreement Can Be Attacked as Fraudulent Transfer
(February 19, 2019)

Foreclosure Sale Valid Even if Party Purporting to Be Beneficiary Wasn’t
(February 19, 2019)

 

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What the Pension Ruling Means for Taxpayers

By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 12, 2019)

Supervisors Should Probe Order to Kill Protective Dog
(Editorial, March 11, 2018)

Maybe It’s Time for Taxpayers to Go on Strike
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 5, 2019)

Legitimate Lawsuit or Political Posturing?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 26, 2019)

Governor Newsom Don’t Derail the Bullet Train Derailment
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 20, 2019)

It’s Time to Defend Direct Democracy, Taxpayers
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 12, 2019)

Progressives Complain About Gas Prices
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 5, 2019)

Sacramento Keeps on Fooling Us
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 29, 2019)

New Tax Proposals Are Unnecessary, Hurt the Middle-Class
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 23, 2019)

Newsom’s Budget Calls for More Spending, Higher Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 15, 2019)

Coletta, Michel, Cho, Perez Endorsed for Superior Court
(Editorial, November 5, 2018)

Sentence Exceeding the Defendant’s Life Serves No Rational Purpose


By STANLEY MOSK

(In My Opinion, November 1, 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

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