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Brown Signs Family Law Bill Defining ‘Date of Separation’
(July 27, 2016)

Stevens Names Bankruptcy Judge Sheri Bluebond Assistant Vice President of LACBA
(July 27, 2016)

Panel Allows Libel Suit by Actress Against British Tabloid
(July 26, 2016)

Bar Leaders Criticize County Bar Over Cy Pres Funds
(July 25, 2016)

State Bar Board Elects James Fox President
(July 25, 2016)

Ruling on Beach Access Left Standing, but Depublished
(July 22, 2016)

Police Video of Arrest Held Subject to Public Disclosure
(July 21, 2016)

Panel Rejects Ineffective Assistance Claims In San Diego Triple-Slaying Case
(July 21, 2016)

Art Dealer’s Son Too Late to Sue for Legal Malpractice—C.A.
(July 20, 2016)

Funeral Services Today for Judge Ralph Dau
(July 20, 2016)

Brown Reappoints Coby King to Engineers Board
(July 20, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Suit by Wynn Resorts Shareholders
(July 19, 2016)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentences in Three Murders
(July 19, 2016)

C.A. Overturns Approval of Weight-Loss Class Settlement
(July 18, 2016)

Superior Court Judge Ralph Dau Dies at 78
(July 18, 2016)

C.A. Affirms $5 Million Jury Award in Sexual Assault
(July 15, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Revives Vodka Trademark Suit
(July 15, 2016)

S.C. Closes Case of Ventura ‘Snoring Dog’ Judge Ayers
(July 14, 2016)

Court Rejects Subpoena for Former Governor’s Personal Emails
(July 14, 2016)

LACBA’s Net Worth Shrinks by $1 Million in 2015
(July 13, 2016)

Ninth Circuit Appeals Panel Partially Reverses Facebook’s $3 Million Spam Award
(July 13, 2016)

Court Revives Claims That Venable Aided Stock Fraud
(July 12, 2016)

S.C. Tosses Death Sentence in Stockton Murder
(July 12, 2016)

C.A. Rejects Lawyer’s Suit Over Listing as a Top Tax Debtor
(July 11, 2016)

Senate Judiciary Committee Set to Take Up Judge Koh’s Nomination Wednesday
(July 11, 2016)

Court Upholds Denial of Asylum to Salvadoran Politician
(July 8, 2016)

National Center for State Courts to Honor Sherri Carter
(July 8, 2016)

Court Says DHS Must Release Immigrant Children
(July 7, 2016)

CJP Slates Argument in Case Against Judge Clarke
(July 7, 2016)

Los Angeles Attorney Peter Navarro Elected Commissioner
(July 7, 2016)

C.A. Revives Suit by Worker Claiming Apple Got Him Fired
(July 6, 2016)

Court Restores Arbitration Award to PG&E In Dispute Over AB 32 Compliance
(July 6, 2016)

C.A. Tosses Order County Pay Damages Imposed on Deputies
(July 5, 2016)

Philips Replaces King as Chief U.S. District Judge
(July 5, 2016)

 

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The Only Appropriate Course for Baca’s Prosecutors: Move for Dismissal
(Editorial, July 26, 2016)

Teachers Union Hits Taxpayers with ‘Money Club’ Again


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, July 26, 2016)

Percy Anderson: Is He Fit to Be a Judge?
(Perspectives, July 25, 2016)

We Don’t Need Higher Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 19, 2016)

Lee Baca, as I Know Him
By CAROL BACA
(In My Opinion, July 15, 2016)

U.S. Attorney’s Office Acts Viciously in Seeking Incarceration of Ex-Sheriff Baca
(Perspectives, July 14, 2016)

Coffee Is the New Gold Standard
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 12, 2016)

‘Right to Vote on Taxes’ Case Now Before State High Court
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 6, 2016)

Property Taxes to Increase by 13 Percent in Coming Year
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, June 29, 2016)

LACBA Installation: Gouging Price, Lousy Food, Babbling Barristers
(Perspectives, June 29, 2016)

LACBA Chief Margaret Stevens: Does She Fail to Grasp the Mandate for Reform?
(Perspectives, June 28, 2016)

Summary of Recommendations in Superior Court Races
(Editorial, June 6, 2016)

Endorsements in LACBA Election
(Editorial, June 6, 2016)

LACBA’s General Counsel: A Loose Cannon
(Perspectives, May 23, 2016)

[X] Ray Santana
(Editorial, May 9, 2016)

[X] Cyndy Zuzga
(Editorial, May 9, 2016)

[X] Susan Jung Townsend
(Editorial, April 29, 2016)

[X] David Berger
(Editorial, April 22, 2016)

[X] James Kaddo
(Editorial, April 22, 2016)

LACBA Leaders Engage in Election Misdeeds
(Editorial, April 19, 2016)

State Bar Misrepresents Extent of Its Victory in Dunn Case
(Perspectives, April 12, 2016)

LACBA Nominating Committee Displays Short-Sightedness
(Perspectives, April 8, 2016)

[X]Steven Schreiner
(Editorial, March 31, 2016)

[X] Kathryn Ann Solorzano
(Editorial, March 16, 2016)

LACBA Should Swerve From Its Perilous Course
(Editorial, March 15, 2016)

LACBA Censors Report Critical of LACBA


By WILLIAM L. WINSLOW
(Viewpoint, March 4, 2016)

Saladino Entered Into an Accord; His Claim Against the County Is a Sham
(Perspectives, December 15, 2015)

C.A. Permits Amended Complaint Contradicting Previous Pleadings
(Perspectives, December 9, 2015)

‘But Officer, Don’t You See My Windshield Decal?’
(Perspectives, December 7, 2015)

Court of Appeal Justice Judith Ashmann-Gerst Backs Down, but Only a Little
(Perspectives, December 3, 2015)

LACBA Sections Need More Information Than They’ve Been Promised
(Perspectives, December 1, 2015)

Attorney Asks Court of Appeal to Strip Potshots at Him From Opinion
(Perspectives, November 24, 2015)

Take Your Choice: A Traffic Ticket or a Ticket to the Policemen’s Ball
(Perspectives, November 17, 2015)

ACLU’s Action to Bar Cross From County Seal to Be Decided Without Witnesses
(Perspectives, November 12, 2015)

Justice Ashmann-Gerst Owes Apology to Lawyers She Berated
(Perspectives, November 9, 2015)

License Plates With Low Numbers Became Political Rewards
(Perspectives, November 5, 2015)

Mayors, Governors, ‘Special’ Deputies Had Cars Equipped With Sirens
(Perspectives, November 2, 2015)

Paper ‘Courtesy Cards’ Were Desirable—but Gold Ones Were All the More So
(Perspectives, October 29, 2015)

‘Courtesy Cards’ Shield Bearer From Traffic Tickets
(Perspectives, October 27, 2015)

Presley Garners Another Badge, Thanks to Richard Nixon
(Perspectives, October 22, 2015)

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)

Elvis Presley: The Man Who Flimflammed President Nixon
(Perspectives, October 19, 2015)

Alighting From a Car With a Revolving Blue Light Is ‘Lawman’ Elvis Presley
(Perspectives, October 13, 2015)

Myths Surround Los Angeles Badges Given to Elvis Presley
(Perspectives, October 7, 2015)

Carrying a Badge, Elvis Presley Play-Acts the Role of a Policeman
(Perspectives, September 24, 2015)

Chinese Americans Face a Challenging Road to Admission


By NOWLAND C. HONG
(The Legal Community, September 17, 2015)

Judges Should Not Enjoy Impunity From Prosecution for Perjury
(Editorial, September 16, 2015)

Honorary Badges Evoke Controversies Across the Continent
(Perspectives, August 18, 2015)

Controversies Over Badges Erupt at State Level
(Perspectives, August 13, 2015)

Federal Government Requires Peering Through Students’ Bedroom Windows
(Perspectives, July 27, 2015)

Propagators of the Jury System: the Vikings, a King, and a Pope
(Perspectives, July 20, 2015)

Appeals Court Seals Document in Contravention of Legal Requisites
(Perspectives, July 9, 2015)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Fleeces Attendees at Installation
(Perspectives, July 2, 2015)

Lamar W. Baker: ‘Sign In, Please’—Like Other White House Visitors
(Perspectives, June 25, 2015)

Did Lamar W. Baker Lie About Working in the White House?
(Perspectives, June 22, 2015)

A House for Equal Justice, From Design to Completion


By ELIZABETH R. FEFFER
(Feature, June 18, 2015)

Court of Appeal Questions Trial Court’s Sealing of Entire Complaint
(Perspectives, June 16, 2015)

Floridian Who Wants to Litigate in Secrecy Finds California a Desirable Venue
(Perspectives, June 3, 2015)

Merrill Lynch ‘Wealth Advisor’ Is Allowed to Litigate in Partial Secrecy
(Perspectives, June 2, 2015)

Lamar W. Baker: Bereft of Credentials for the State Appellate Bench, He’s Been Appointed
(Perspectives, May 27, 2015)

Is the Concept of Due Process Derived From the Magna Carta?
(Perspectives, May 7, 2015)

USC Professor Points Out: Magna Carta Didn’t Confer Right to Jury
(Perspectives, May 6, 2015)

C.A. Justice Terms Previous Utterance ‘Ambiguous’—Won’t Admit It Was Error
(Perspectives, April 28, 2015)

Times Story Leads to A.G. Opinion That Daunts Conferring of Honorary Badges
(Perspectives,April 27, 2015)

Flashing of Unofficial Badges Persists Into the New Millennium
(Perspectives, March 23, 2015)

In the 1970s, Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies Continue Awarding Honorary Badges
(Perspectives, March 16, 2015)

Controversies Over Honorary Peace Officer Badges: Not Unique to L.A. City or County
(Perspectives, March 3, 2015)

‘We Refer to the Parties by Their First Names…Not Out of Disrespect.’ Balderdash.
(Perspectives,January 12, 2015)

County of L.A. Lags Behind City in Getting Serious About Denying Badges to Non-Officers
(Perspectives, December 17, 2014)

Lamar W. Baker: Bereft of Credentials for the State Appellate Bench, He’s Apt to be Appointed
(Perspectives, December 5, 2014)

Recalling the Days When the Judges Cracked Down on Vice in Hollywood


By SANDY KRIEGLER
(Feature, December 1, 2014)

Remember That Honorary Badge We Gave You? We Want It Back—Sheriff Pitchess
(Perspectives, October 29, 2014)

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