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Judge Strips Stein of Ballot Designation
(August 28, 2014)

C.A. Revives Malicious Prosecution Suit Against Law Firm
(August 28, 2014)

Judge Stephen Czuleger to Teach Law Students in Albania
(August 28, 2014)

‘Third World Dentistry’ Remark Not Proof of Bias—Court
(August 27, 2014)

CJEO Warns Judges on Accepting Gifts of ‘Nominal’ Value
(August 27, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentences in Drug-Related Valley Murders
(August 26, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Malicious Prosecution Suit as SLAPP
(August 25, 2014)

Court Bars Use of Fugitive Disentitlement Doctrine to Dismiss Appeal From Bankruptcy Judge’s Order
(August 25, 2014)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Throat-Slashing Killer
(August 22, 2014)

S.C. Denies Review in Palmdale Voting Rights Dispute
(August 22, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds City’s Ban on Soliciting Donations at LAX
(August 21, 2014)

Panel Grants Publication in LASD Whistleblower Case
(August 21, 2014)

Judge Richard Rico Under Consideration for C.A.
(August 21, 2014)

Mel Levine Gets New Term as DWP Commissioner
(August 21, 2014)

Court: Witness Recantations Inadequate to Prove ‘Actual Innocence’
(August 20, 2014)

Superior Court Judge Antonio Barreto to Retire
(August 20, 2014)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Skinhead Gang Leader
(August 19, 2014)

Ex-Prosecutor Tapped for Northern District Judgeship
(August 19, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Injunction Targeting Imprisoned Fraudster
(August 18, 2014)

C.A. Orders Court to Reconsider Indian Child Placement
(August 18, 2014)

S.C. Orders New Look at Conviction in Traffic Fatality of Child
(August 15, 2014)

High Court Upholds Death Sentence for Double Murderer
(August 15, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Requirement That Probationer Disclose Passwords
(August 14, 2014)

California Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether Anti-SLAPP Law Bars City’s Conflict-of-Interest Suit
(August 14, 2014)

Court of Appeal Revives Class Action Over Employee Cellphone Use
(August 13, 2014)

TV Personality’s Individual Contract Dispute With Station Not Subject to Arbitration Clause in Union Contract—C.A.
(August 13, 2014)

Ninth Circuit Revives Claim That Guard Violated Prison Inmate’s Rights by Reading Legal Mail
(August 12, 2014)

Court Upholds Injunction in Dispute Over Trademarks
(August 12, 2014)

Nash Issues New Blanket Order on Public, Media Access in Dependency Court
(August 11, 2014)

Order Granting Grandmother Child-Visitation Rights Was Valid
(August 8, 2014)

Whistleblower Suit May Be Based on Information Already Known
(August 7, 2014)

Judge Marshall Declines to Allow Expansion of Action By HFCS Producers Against Sugar Industry
(August 7, 2014)

C.A. Says Sixth Amendment Not Violated if Witness Is Unavailable Due to Defendant’s Wrongdoing
(August 7, 2014)

Spanking Did Not Justify Barring Father From Family Home—C.A.
(August 6, 2014)

Sentence Upheld for Man Who Tossed Wife Off Balcony
(August 6, 2014)

Alzheimer’s Patient Not Liable for Injuries to In-Home Caregiver
(August 5, 2014)

C.A. Upholds $27,334 Sanction Imposed on Lawyer
(August 5, 2014)

San Diego’s Special Hotel Tax Levy Held to Be Unconstitutional
(August 4, 2014)

Mother’s Failure to Summon Help for Injured Son Who Died Supports Second-Degree Murder Conviction—C.A.
(August 4, 2014)

Judge Chalfant Erred in Relying on Expert’s Speculation—C.A.
(August 4, 2014)

C.A. Says Libel Action Against Akin Gump Was a SLAPP
(August 4, 2014)

Appeals Court Holds Mother’s Admitted Drug Abuse Did Not Justify Dependency Finding as to Child
(August 4, 2014)

Juror’s Talk With Pastor Leads to S.C.’s Death Penalty Reversal
(August 1, 2014)

State Supreme Court Denies Depublication Request in Malicious Prosecution Case Involving Lawyers
(August 1, 2014)

Confirmation Hearings Set for Aug. 28 for Supreme Court, C.A. Nominees
(August 1, 2014)

Court Affirms Attorneys Fees to County in Bias Suit
(August 1, 2014)


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Attorney General Harris Blocks Real Initiative Reform


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 26, 2014)

Jeffrey Prang, Candidate for Assessor, Seeks to Flimflam
(Perspectives, August 20, 2014)

State Bar’s Institutional Memory Is Failing; It Forgets a Speaker Named Earl Warren
(Perspectives, August 19, 2014)

Lawmakers Don’t Think Rules Apply to Them
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 19, 2014)

To Be Well-Informed, Ignore Political Ads
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 12, 2014)

More Politicians Should Visit the Real World
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 5, 2014)

Jerry’s Latest Boondoggle Threatens Property Owners
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 29, 2014)

Lawmakers Focus on the Frivolous
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 22, 2014)

City of Palmdale Is Under Siege


By FRED THOMPSON
(In My Opinion, July 16, 2014)

ACA 6: New Attack on People’s Power
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 15, 2014)

We’ve Had Great Presidents and Not So Great Ones
By GERT K. HIRSCHBERG
(In My Opinion, July 11, 2014)

Arrogance of the Political Elite Costs You at the Pump
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 8, 2014)

On July Fourth, Raise a Glass to Liberty
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 1, 2014)

This Is Why Californians Don’t Trust State Government
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 24, 2014)

Citizens Remain Ignorant at Their Own Expense
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 17, 2014)

It Could Have Been a Lot Worse
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 10, 2014)

‘D-Day’ Is Also ‘The’ Day for Many Californians
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 3, 2014)

Summary of Recommendations in Superior Court Races
(Editorial, May 30, 2014)

[X] Steven P. Schreiner
(Editorial, May 29, 2014)

[X] Debra L. Losnick [X] Jacqueline Lewis
(Editorial, May 29, 2014)

Mileage Tax Would Put Big Brother in Your Back Seat
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 28, 2014)

[X] Donna Hollingsworth Armstrong
(Editorial, May 22, 2014)

[X] Stacy Wiese
(Editorial, May 20, 2014)

There Is No Loophole in Prop. 13
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 20, 2014)

[X] Amy Carter [X] Alison Matsumoto Estrada [X] Andrew Cooper
(Editorial, May 14, 2014)

State Lawmakers Looking to Extend ‘Temporary’ Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 13, 2014)

[X] Teresa P. Magno
(Editorial, May 7, 2014)

Keeping It Real About Tax Subsidies
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 6, 2014)

[ ] No Recommendation
(Editorial, April 29, 2014)

[X] Charles M. Calderon
(Editorial, April 21, 2014)

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

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

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

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

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

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