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Santa Monica’s At-Large Election System Is Valid
(July 10, 2020)

FOIA Request by Man Convicted of Murders Properly Spurned by ICE Based on Sealing
(July 10, 2020)

Paragraph Mandating Arbitration Valid Though Not Initialed
(July 9, 2020)

Headline Expert’s Declaration Didn’t Say Enough to Justify Summary Judgment—C.A.
(July 9, 2020)

Search of Automobile Was Proper Based on Tip to 911 Line
(July 8, 2020)

Los Angeles Superior Court Extends Grace Period for Paying Tickets
(July 8, 2020)

C.A. Finds Brief Filed by Former Attorney to Be Inadequate
(July 7, 2020)

ADDA Calls Upon Gascón To Release Personnel Files
(July 7, 2020)

DVPA Order Doesn’t Require Finding of Probable Future Danger
(July 6, 2020)

Judicial Officer Had No Duty to Hear Argument Against Granting Father Overnight Visits—C.A.
(July 6, 2020)

Proposition 13 Did Not Diminish Local Voters’ Initiative Powers
(July 2, 2020)

C.A. Says Notice From County Was Confusing As to Date Administrative Decision Was Final
(July 2, 2020)

District Court Properly Approved No-Money Class Settlement
(July 1, 2020)

Inmate Who Chose Not to Attend Court Hearing Wrongfully Divested of Pro Per Status—C.A.
(July 1, 2020)

Labor Statute Applies to Flight Crew Members Based in State
(June 30, 2020)

C.A. Decides to Order Publication of Opinion Requiring Fees to Suspended College Student
(June 30, 2020)

Third District C.A. ‘Eschews’ Reference to ‘Anti-SLAPP’ Motions
(June 29, 2020)

C.A. Affirms Attorney-Fee Award to Person Found Not to Be a Party to Contract
(June 29, 2020)

DA May Bring UCL Action Seeking Statewide Civil Penalties
(June 26, 2020)

Avenatti’s Involvement on Case Precludes Arbitration Between Parties Who Agreed to That Procedure
(June 26, 2020)

Five-Year Sentence for Hate Crime Was Too Lenient
(June 25, 2020)

Man Who Was Convicted, Later Had Accusation Dismissed, Not Entitled to Arrest Record Sealing
(June 25, 2020)

Judge Improperly Axed Action Against Makers of ‘Shape of Water’’
(June 24, 2020)

Ex-Husband Not Liable to Former Wife For Thefts From Her by His Son
(June 24, 2020)

No Heightened Burden of Proof in Legal Malpractice Cases
(June 23, 2020)

Suppression Motion May Be Heard in Infraction Case Without Presence of Prosecutor—Appeals Court
(June 23, 2020)

Law Mandating Deletion of Actor’s Age on Demand Is Invalid
(June 22, 2020)

Class Action Can’t Be Based on Scientific Notion That Product Could Cause Harm—Ninth Circuit
(June 22, 2020)

Qualified Immunity Properly Denied to Officers Who Caused Death
(June 22, 2020)

Habeas Relief Properly Denied Man Convicted of Killing Parents
(June 19, 2020)

Starbucks’s Counter Displays Do Not Breach ADA Rights of Persons in Wheelchairs
(June 19, 2020)

C.A. Orders Publication of Opinion on Fees for Candidates
(June 18, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Action Against Maker of Tonic for Joints
(June 18, 2020)

Prevailing Party Entitled to Costs of Exhibits Not Used at Trial
(June 17, 2020)

Accident Victim With $5 Million Judgment Can’t Collect From Defendant’s Insurer
(June 17, 2020)

Court of Appeal Upholds $1.9 Million Default Judgment
(June 16, 2020)

Users of Ticketmaster Website Impliedly Assent To Use-Policy, Including Arbitration Clause
(June 16, 2020)

General Reopening of Courtrooms Won’t Take Place June 22
(June 15, 2020)

Lawyer Taken to Task for Seeking to Represent Both Conservatee and Would-Be Conservator
(June 15, 2020)

CCP §473 Unavailable Where Attorney-Fee Motion Not Timely
(June 12, 2020)

Malicious Prosecution Action Against Lawyer Who Tried Case Not a SLAPP, C.A. Declares
(June 12, 2020)

Court-Ordered Sanctions Are Dischargeable in Bankruptcy
(June 11, 2020)

Boxer Mike Alvarado ‘KO’d’ in Court of Appeal
(June 11, 2020)

Pandemic Justifies 90-Day Suspension of Criminal Trials—C.A.
(June 10, 2020)

Embezzlement Case Brought in 2010, Dropped, Refiled in 2016 Can Still Be Tried—C.A.
(June 10 2020)

Possible Contact by Convict’s Lawyers With Jurors Must Be Facilitated
(June 10, 2020)

Student Who Contested Suspension Entitled to Attorney Fees
(June 9, 2020)

Judges Cowell, Sanora to Retire From L.A. Superior Court on Monday
(June 9, 2020)

Prosecutor’s Remark to Jury Requires Reversal—C.A.
(June 9, 2020)

Woman Facing Deportation May Challenge 1991 Drug Conviction
(June 8, 2020)

Lawyer Who Sued Doctor Is Excused, Based On Estoppel, for Tardy Filing—C.A.
(June 8, 2020)

Sentencing Judge May Note Defendant’s Out-of-State Admissions
(June 5, 2020)

Litigation to Continue Over Pulling of Inmate’s Tooth Against His Wishes
(June 5, 2020)

Protests Cause Afternoon Closing Of Six Los Angeles Courthouses
(June 5, 2020)

DMV’s License-Suspension Procedure Contravenes Statutes
(June 4, 2020)

DVRO Deciding Possession of Premises Proper Though Ownership Is Before Another Judge
(June 4, 2020)

‘Agreement to Keep Property Separate’ Was Not ‘Prenup’
(June 4, 2020)

CJP Orders Justice Johnson Removed From Office
(June 3, 2020)

Mosk, Foltz Courthouses Closed in Afternoon in Light of Protests
(June 3, 2020)

Reconstructing One Entrance to Restaurant To Accommodate Wheelchairs Not Enough
(June 3, 2020)

Conviction for Disturbing Peace Doesn’t Bar Excessive-Force Suit
(June 2, 2020)

Cormac Carney Becomes Chief Judge for California’s Central District
(June 2, 2020)

Los Angeles Superior Court May Not Transfer CPRA Case
(June 1, 2020)

Judge Can’t Deny Right of Self-Representation Based on Legal—Not Mental—Incompetence
(June 1, 2020)

Appointments Will Be Required to Visit Court Clerks’ Offices
(June 1, 2020)


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State’s Ongoing Fight Over Pension Obligation Bonds


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 16, 2020)

It’s Not the Time to Gut Proposition 13 and Raise Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 9, 2020)

Heroes Act Only Rewards Bad Behavior, Poor Governance
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 2, 2020)

President Trump Should Let Sheriff Baca Go Home
(Editorial, April 29, 2020)

Nine Endorsed for Los Angeles Superior Court
(Editorial, March 2, 2020)

Five Endorsed for Superior Court Judgeships
(Editorial, February 20, 2020)

[X]Jackie Lacey
(Editorial, February 11, 2020)

Former Sheriff Leroy D. Baca Deserves a Presidential Pardon
(Editorial, January 31, 2020)

Three Are Endorsed for the Los Angeles Superior Court
(Editorial, January 28, 2020)

[X ]Adan Montalban
(Editorial, January 23, 2020)

The ‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Scam: This Is the Time for Use of Inherent Powers
(Perspectives, December 10, 2019)

Candidate David D. Diamond Is at It Again
(Perspectives, December 4, 2019)

‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Is Unfit for Service on Los Angeles Superior Court
(Editorial, December 3, 2019)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Leaders, Units Respond to State Bar ‘Access’ Proposal
(The Legal Community, October 2, 2019)

Returning to Courtroom 16 at the Spring Street Courthouse
By J. STEPHEN CZULEGER
(Special Feature, August 29, 2019)

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

(The Legal Community, August 20, 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)

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