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Vouching by ‘Rogue Juror’ Requires Reversal of Judgment
(July 18, 2019)

Testimony of Young Children Properly Barred At Termination-of-Parental-Rights Hearing
(July 18, 2019)

Joint Bar Meeting Held on Getting Laws Passed
(July 18, 2019)

Voters’ Fraud Action Against Jarvis Association Must Be Stricken
(July 17, 2019)

Conversion Action Against Ex-Paramour Not a SLAPP Arising From Litigation
(July 17, 2019)

Staenberg to Retire as CEO Of B.H. Bar Association
(July 17, 2019)

C.A. Strikes Down Los Angeles Superior Court Local Rule
(July 17, 2019)

Man Who Cut Brake Lines ‘Used’ Jeep as Deadly Weapon
(July 16, 2019)

Ninth Circuit to Decide En Banc Whether Attorney’s Dallying Created Tolling
(July 16, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Strips L.A. City of Victory in Funding Dispute
(July 15, 2019)

Supreme Court Response to Certified Question Won’t Be Applied
(July 15, 2019)

C.A. Imposes Nearly $30,000 in Sanctions for Frivolous Appeal
(July 12, 2019)

Judge Scott Gordon to Retire From Bench, Ending 42-Year Public Service Career
(July 12, 2019)

County Not Liable for Gross Negligence of Volunteer Officer
(July 11, 2019)

Default Properly Scrapped Based on Insistence Of Man That He Didn’t Know of Lawsuit
(July 11, 2019)

San Bernardino Judge Mangled Concept of Collateral Estoppel
(July 11, 2019)

C.A. Gives Token Victory to Victims of SoCal Gas Leak
(July 10, 2019’)

University Did Not Show ‘Deliberate Indifference’ To Claim of Alleged Rape Victim—Ninth Circuit
(July 10, 2019)

Daniel Aaron Bress Confirmed as Judge Of Ninth Circuit Appeals Court
(July 10, 2019)

Sanction Based on Action of Former Counsel Is Invalid
(July 9, 2019)

Employer That Requires Staff to Wear No-Slip Shoes Need Not Supply Them
(July 9, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Revives Libel Action Over Letter to Stock Exchange
(July 9, 2019)

Appellant Can’t Prevail Because Lawyer Failed to Provide Copy of Judgment
(July 9, 2019)

District Court May Appoint Counsel for State Proceeding
(July 8, 2019)

Granting of New Trial on Punitive Damages Precludes Any Enforcement of Judgment
(July 8, 2019)

‘Grisly or Gruesome Displays’ Can’t Be Barred by Shopping Centers
(July 5, 2019)

$8.1 Million Judgment Against Company Chartered by Tribe Is Affirmed
(July 5, 2019)

Mandating Warning of Cell Phone Dangers Is Valid
(July 3, 2019)

Inyo County Judge Receives Admonishment For Violating 90-Day Rule, False Affidavits
(July 3, 2019)

Potashner Reappointed as Federal Public Defender
(July 3, 2019)

Suit Against Lawyers to Recoup Stolen Funds Not a SLAPP
(July 2, 2019)

Fee Award for Only Five Hours Spent on Anti-SLAPP Motion Is Inadequate
(July 2, 2019)

Selma Smith Receives Award at ‘Lawyers’ Phil Concert
(July 2, 2019)

Robert Bonner Pays Tribute to Judge Manuel Real
(July 2, 2019)

Manuel Real, Most Senior Federal Judge, Dies At 95 After More Than 52 Years on Bench
(July 1, 2019)

LACBA Installs 2019-2020 Officer, Trustees
(July 1, 2019)

 

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State Legislature Is Again Attacking Transparency


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, July 9, 2019)

There Is a Broader Economic Force at Play Here
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 2, 2019)

California’s Budget Process Has Devolved Into a Bad Joke
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 26, 2019)

California Voters Know a Tax When They See One
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 19, 2019)

Measure EE Failure Could Be a Turning of Tax Tide
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 12, 2019)

Strange Things Happen in the Week Before an Election
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 5, 2019)

All This Additional Data Is Wholly Unnecessary
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 30, 2019)

Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 Needs to Be Defeated
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, May 7, 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)

VIEWPOINT ARCHIVES
 

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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

See Grace's nostalgia column, Reminiscing

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By Jon Coupal and others

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for current columns, see "Recent Articles," above

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