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Judge’s Remarks About Immigrants No Basis for Reversal—Court
(April 18, 2014)

Lacey Slates Rollout Program for Occupational, Environmental Crimes
(April 18, 2014)

Former Lawmaker Battles Prosecutor for Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, April 18, 2014)

S.C. Will Not Block Law Protecting Disabled LSAT Examinees
(April 17, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Warrantless Search of Student’s Locker
(April 17, 2014)

Prosecutor Vies With Former Leading Lawmaker for Judgeship
(Judicial Elections, April 17, 2014)

Malpractice Limitations Not Applicable to Malicious Prosecution
(April 16, 2014)

Estrada, Knight Rated ‘Well Qualified’ by County Bar
(April 16, 2014)

Commissioner Lewis Draws LACBA’s Highest Rating In Campaign for Election as Superior Court Judge
(April 15, 2014)

Segal, Lavin Under Consideration for Court of Appeal
(April 15, 2014)

Deputy District Attorney Runs Against Veteran Jurist
(Judicial Elections, April 15, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction of Suspended Valley Attorney
(April 14, 2014)

Senate Puts Off Vote on Ninth Circuit Nominee Friedland
(April 14, 2014)

Democratic Party’s Endorsement Process ‘Rigged’, Ex-Lawmaker Calderon Says
(April 11, 2014)

Court of Appeal Overturns Verdict for Broker in Home Sale Case
(April 10, 2014)

Court Says County Failed to Prove Design Immunity Applied
(April 9, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over News Coverage
(April 9, 2014)

Court Revives Suit Over Same-Day Access to Trial Court Filings
(April 8, 2014)

Panel Declines to Overturn Conviction in Case Where One Defendant Questioned Another
(April 8, 2014)

C.A. Revives Charges in Craigslist Rape Solicitation Case
(April 7, 2014)

Ninth Circuit: Judge Exceeded ‘Gatekeeper’ Function By Excluding Witness in Zometa Case
(April 7, 2014)

Lawyers, Retired Jurist to Ponder Shakespearean Trial Scene
(April 7, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Rules En Banc That Inmate Can Sue Baca Over Brutality
(April 4, 2014)

Obama Nominates André Birotte to be U.S. District Judge
(April 4, 2014)

Four Seek Election to Second District Seat on State Bar Board
(April 3, 2014)

Southwestern Alumni to Honor Three for Achievements
(April 3, 2014)

Charles Calderon Says He Doesn’t Know if Brothers Are Guilty
(April 2, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Claim That TV Series Based on Stolen Work
(April 2, 2014)

Judicial Watchdog Reports Disposing of Nearly 1,200 Cases in 2013
(April 2, 2014)

Court Revives Suit Over Deadly Shooting by Anaheim Police
(April 1, 2014)

U.S. Senate Confirms John B. Owens to Ninth Circuit
(April 1, 2014)

Retired Justice William A. Masterson, 82, Dies, Memorial Tribute Slated
(March 31, 2014)

Wells Fargo Bank Is Citizen of South Dakota—Ninth Circuit
(March 28, 2014)

Judge’s Erroneous Rejection of Two Challenges for Cause Didn’t Require Awarding Two Extra Challenges—S.C.
(March 28, 2014)

Visiting Child Pornography Websites Is a Crime—Appeals Court
(March 27, 2014)

Court of Appeal Rebuffs Attempt to Get Around Rule Against Attorney Fees for Self-Representation
(March 27, 2014)

Ex-Extern May Use ‘Prosecutor’ Ballot Designation, Judge Rules
(March 26, 2014)

Daniel Buckley, Supervising Judge of Civil Departments, to Run for Superior Court Assistant Presiding Judge
(March 26, 2014)

Ballot Designations of Three Judicial Candidates Are Stricken
(March 25, 2014)

Court of Appeal Reverses Dismissal of Action Based on Attorney Not Following the Rules
(March 25, 2014)

Cooper Recants Allegation That Mednick Hid His Most Recent Employment
(March 24, 2014)

Candidate Expresses Regret Over Profanity in Argument to Jury
(March 21, 2014)

Mednick Disputes Cooper’s Claim in Writ Petition That His Most Recent Job Was as a Lawyer
(March 21, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds DNA Swabs of Felony Arrestees
(March 21, 2014)

Former Extern Is Given Ballot Title of ‘Los Angeles Prosecutor’
(March 20, 2014)

Concealment of Client’s Bankruptcy Is Privileged—C.A.
(March 20, 2014)

Judge to Decide if ‘Violent Crimes Prosecutor’ Designation Stands
(March 19, 2014)

Court of Appeal Finds Anti-Spam Statute Inapplicable
(March 19, 2014)

Judicial Candidate Accuses Rival of Lying to Registrar-Recorder
(March 18, 2014)

Jurist Employs Humor in Attempted Murder Case
(March 18, 2014)

Action by Attorney Who Didn’t Read Entire Contract Reinstated
(March 17, 2014)

Court of Appeal Countermands Bail Forfeiture Ordered After Defendant Skipped Contempt Hearing
(March 17, 2014)


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[X] James B. Pierce
(Editorial, April 16, 2014)

Just Seven Weeks to Go Until Elections Time


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, April 16, 2014)

High Speed Rail and Climate Change Nonsense
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, April 8, 2014)

Welcome Fellow Citizens to Corruptifornia
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, April 1, 2014)

Judge Lavin Fails to Excise Phony Ballot Designation From the Ballot
(Perspectives, March 28, 2014)

Do Los Angeles Politicians Want a Bribe to Provide Basic Services?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 25, 2014)

Pamela Matsumoto, Arnold Medick: Invalidly Claim Designations as ALJs
(Perspectives, March 19, 2014)

Two Would-Be Judges—Kim and Felder—Try to Get by With Bogus Ballot Designations
(Perspectives, March 18, 2014)

Rick Perry Has Gone Back to Texas
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 18, 2014)

E-Cigarettes — Poison or Panacea?
By RALPH B. SALTSMAN AND STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
(The Legal Community, March 17, 2014)

What the Best Governors Look Like
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 11, 2014)

Proposition 13 Saved by Lawmakers’ Misconduct?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, March 4, 2014)

It’s Good to Be With the ‘In’ Crowd
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 25, 2014)

Californians Still Believe in Proposition 13 Taxpayer Protections
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 19, 2014)

Legislature Wakes Up to Pension Problem
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 11, 2014)

Stop Sign of the Times
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 4, 2014)

Settlements — When Is a Settlement Agreement Litigation by Other Means?

Cook
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, January 29, 2014)

Do We Need More State Workers?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 28, 2014)

Undermining Prop. 13: The Beat Goes On
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 22, 2014)

Reduced Expectations and the California Budget
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 14, 2014)

The Political Class Underestimates You
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 7, 2014)

Olmsted Blasts Baca for Successfully Challenging Unconstitutionality of Charter Provision
(Perspectives, December 19, 2013)

Italian American Lawyers Association Adds Feature at Dinner Meeting: a Commercial Break
(Perspectives, November 18, 2013)

Commercial Liens — Paper Terrorism in Your Mail Box
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, November 4, 2013)

“Ze Plane! Ze Plane!" — The Magic of Third Party Releases in a Confirmed Plan
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, October 24, 2013)

Dodgers, McCourt Ask Judge to Scuttle Lawsuit Over Stow’s Injuries
(Perspectives, September 16, 2013)

[X] Mike Feuer
(Editorial, May 10, 2013)

1950s: Ike Was in the White House, Women Wore Nylons, Doctors Made House Calls
(Perspectives,April 10, 2013)

Playing Cards — The Final Hands
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, January 14, 2013)

Playing Cards — Protect Yourself: Liens and Schemes
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, December 17, 2012)

Lacey Becomes 42nd District Attorney of Los Angeles County
(Perspectives, December 3, 2012)

Gregory Alarcon: Not Apt to Be Chosen as Anybody’s ‘Judge of the Year’
(Perspectives, November 20, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—More Ways to Collect
By DAVID J. COOK

(The Legal Community, October 30, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—Finding the Money
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, September 12, 2012)

Was Lacey’s Recantation of Earlier Testimony a Routine Correction or Perjury?
(Perspectives, August 30, 2012)

Reaganomics: It Worked Then; It Would Work Now
(Perspectives, August 28, 2012)

Department 36: The Judge Is a Bobble-Head, His Clerk an Unbridled Dominator
(Perspectives, August 15, 2012)

Playing Cards: Pull Up a Chair and Sit Down—How Much Is Owed?
By DAVID J. COOK
(The Legal Community, August 7, 2012)

VIEWPOINT ARCHIVES
 

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