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$2.6 Million Judgment for Injured Actress Is Voided
(April 6, 2020)

2006 Default Judgment Improperly Vacated In 2018 Based on Misperceived Flaw—C.A.
(April 6, 2020)

Hague Convention Doesn’t Bar Private Accords on Service
(April 3, 2020)

Slashing Fee Award to 28 Percent of Amount Claimed Was Warranted
(April 3, 2020)

Criminal Trials, Preliminary Hearings, Arraignments, Continued Until May 29
(April 3, 2020)

Noncommercial Use of Dead Girl’s Name, Likeness Not Tortious
(April 2, 2020)

Officer’s Warning That It Would ‘Look Worse’ If Omitted Fact Came Out Later Was Proper
(April 2, 2020)

Toy Parodying Jack Daniel’s Bottle Improperly Barred
(April 1, 2020)

Judgment Debt Is Dischargeable Where Portion Attributable to Fraud Uncertain
(April 1, 2020)

Chief Justice Issues Further Statewide Emergency Order
(April 1, 2020)

Possession of Child Pornography Justifies Ending Custody
(March 31, 2020)

Opinion Reversing Blancarte to Be Published—C.A.
(March 31, 2020)

Action Properly Dismissed Against Locals Deterring Beach Access
(March 30, 2020)

Sheriff Deputy’s Charity in Citing for Offense Carrying Lower Penalty Results in Reversal
(March 30, 2020)

Man Who Was Bullied at Asylum Hearing Gets Remand
(March 27, 2020)

Commissioner Erred in Denying Continuance to Man Scheduled for Spinal Surgery—C.A.
( March 27, 2020)

State Judgment Has Preclusive Effect in Bankruptcy Proceeding
(March 27, 2020)

Total Ban on Contacting Marine Corps Was Invalid, Order Must Be Pared
( March 27, 2020)

MICRA Cap Properly Applied to Unsupervised Assistants
(March 26, 2020)

Hearing Slated in Case of Child-Slayer Who Seeks Release As Death Approaches
(March 26, 2020)

Client’s Acknowledgement of Fee-Splitting Is Not ‘Consent’
(March 25, 2020)

John G. Davies, 90, Retired Judge Of U.S. District Court, Dies
(March 25, 2020)

Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Halts Jury Trials Statewide for 60 Days
(March 25, 2020)

Panel Ponders Whether Reversal Is Required Based on Ouster of Juror
(March 25, 2020)

Chartered City May Hold Elections in Odd-Numbered Year
(March 24, 2020)

Sylmar Courthouse Ordered Closed for Three Days
(March 24, 2020)

Retired Judge Burt Pines, Wife Extricated From Morocco
(March 23, 2020)

Superior Court Clerks’ Offices Are Closed for Duration
(March 23, 2020)

Restitution Properly Ordered in Full Amount Taken, Not Limited to Defendant’s Share
(March 23, 2020)

C.A. Restores Slander Claim Based on Beating Allegation
(March 23, 2020)

Prosecutor Whose Father Was Victim of Embezzlement, As Was He, Breached Ethics in Urging FBI Probe
(March 23, 2020)

Moratorium Declared on Traffic, Other Infraction Hearings
(March 20, 2020)

Retired L.A. Superior Court Judge Burt Pines, Wife, Karen Pines, Stranded in Morocco
(March 20, 2020)

Officers Have Duty to Get Treatment for Ill Arrestee
(March 19, 2020)

C.A. Refers Lawyer for Possible Action By State Bar Though He’s Disbarred
(March 19, 2020)

State High Court Expands Mandatory E-Filing
(March 19, 2020)

Brazile Declares Moratorium on Trials Until April 16
(March 18, 2020)

Malicious Prosecution Action May Proceed Over Challenge to ‘Made-in-USA’ Labels
(March 18, 2020)

Suit Against Disney for Character-Theft Was Properly Axed
(March 17, 2020)

Father Is Not Liable for Conduct Committed By Adult Son He Financially Supports
(March 17, 2020)

Courts Respond to Coronavirus Crisis
(March 17, 2020)

Chevron Not Liable for Harm to Victims of Hussein’s Terrorism
(March 16, 2020)

Judge Erred in Failing to Conduct Hearing On Early Release of Dying Inmate—C.A.
(March 16, 2020)

Employee Settling Individual Claims May Maintain PAGA Suit
(March 13, 2020)

Right to ‘Demand’ Arbitration Doesn’t Mean Power to Compel It—C.A.
(March 13, 2020)

Penalties Improperly Imposed Based on Employer Not Doing Impossible
(March 13, 2020)

Judge Was Powerless to Issue Postjudgment Order
(March 12, 2020)

$1.7 Million Award to Attorney General In Attorney Fees, Costs Was Proper
(March 12, 2020)

DVRO Can Be Based on Yelp Review of Ex-Wife, Email
(March 11, 2020)

Nonprofit Chartered Schools Are Not Exempt From County Property Taxes, Assessments
(March 11, 2020)

Judgment for Led Zeppelin Band Must Be Reinstated
(March 10, 2020)

State Unit Properly Sanctioned for Delayed Compliance With Orders
(March 9, 2020)

Justice Raphael Sees No Reason to Decide Moot Appeal Lacking Public Interest
(March 9, 2020)

Unilateral Mistake of Fact Doesn’t Justify Rescission—C.A.
(March 6, 2020)

Father Not Entitled to Reunification Services Based on Not Inflicting Physical Harm
(March 6, 2020)

Highest Spending Candidate Fails to Win Superior Court Seat
(March 5, 2020)

Murder Conviction Must Fall Because Hearsay Was Admitted
(March 4, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Approves Settlement of Class Action Against Facebook
(March 4, 2020)

Identity Theft Conviction Can’t Be Lowered to Misdemeanor
(March 3, 2020)

County Not Liable for Failure to Remove Child From Foster Home Despite Peril
(March 3, 2020)

Blancarte Improperly Imposed Burden of Proof on Defendant
(March 2, 2020)


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Pressure Mounts for Property Tax Relief


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, March 31, 2020)

Protecting Taxpayers in a Time of Crisis
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 24, 2020)

Money Can’t Buy Love, or Elections
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 17, 2020)

Fake Taxpayer Group Misleads Voters on Proposition 13
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 3, 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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