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C.A. Rejects Challenge to Law Expediting CEQA Litigation Over Basketball Arena
(November 21, 2014)

S.C. Upholds Conviction in Killing of Gang Members
(November 21, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Judgment in State’s First Vaginal Mesh Suit
(November 20, 2014)

Legislative Analyst’s Office Suggests Giving Courts Incentive to Push for Collection of Unpaid Fines, Fees
(November 20, 2014)

Poole to Resign From Posts at Judicial Council
(November 20, 2014)

C.A. Dismisses Appeal in Suit Over Fraud in Sale of Ranch
(November 19, 2014)

Court Warns on Submitting Motions to Private Judges
(November 19, 2014)

Dunn Is No Whistleblower, Lawsuit Is ‘Baseless’—State Bar Board
(November 18, 2014)

C.A. Tosses Million Dollar Fee Award Against Lawyer’s Ex-Client
(November 17, 2014)

Court Upholds Dismissal in Suspected Gang Murder
(November 17, 2014)

Senior U.S. District Judge J. Spencer Letts Dies at 79
(November 17, 2014)

Dunn Out as Executive Director of State Bar, Files Suit
(November 14, 2014)

Judge Stratton Denied Due Process to Plaintiff—C.A.
(November 14, 2014)

Governor Names Six to Be Los Angeles Superior Court Judges
(November 13, 2014)

State Supreme Court Will Not Revive Order That LAUSD Disclose Teacher Scores by Name
(November 13, 2014)

Sirius XM Can’t Enforce Arbitration Clause—Ninth Circuit
(November 12, 2014)

Bank Was Justified in Refusing to Open Account for Woman in Her 90s, With Alzheimer’s, Not Personally Present—C.A.
(November 12, 2014)

C.A. Paves Way for Law Firm to Collect on $1.8 Million Judgment
(November 12, 2014)

Banks for Check-Casher May Be Liable to Check-Theft Victim
(November 10, 2014)

Judges Brandlin, Nelson to Take Over Administrative Posts
(November 10, 2014)

Legislature Inadvertently Creates Additional Court Holiday
(November 10, 2014)

C.A. Revives Wrongful Death Suit Against Brewer of ‘Four Loko’
(November 7, 2014)

Lewis, Griego Capture Open Seats on Los Angeles Superior Court
(November 6, 2014)

CJP Admonishes Solano Judge for Insulting Litigants
(November 6, 2014)

State Senator-Elect Hertzberg to Join Glaser Weil as Of Counsel
(November 6, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Order Decertifying Class Action Against CashCall
(November 5, 2014)

Court of Appeal Expresses Due Process Concern Over Lack of Court Reporter at Civil Motion Hearing
(November 5, 2014)

CJP Asks Comment on Change to Disclosure Rules
(November 5, 2014)

Double Jeopardy Held No Bar to Retrial of Lawyer Who Obtained Drugs for Model
(November 4, 2014)

C.A. Upholds Life-Without-Parole Sentence for Teenager
(November 4, 2014)

Actor Prevails in Bid to Be Declared Child’s Father—Website
(November 4, 2014)

Court of Appeal Revives Suit Over Child’s Fall From Hotel Window
(November 3, 2014)

Court Grants En Banc Review of Constitutional Challenge To California Law Giving Artists Resale Royalties
(November 3, 2014)

Justice Department Slates Election Day Enforcement Effort
(November 3, 2014)

Wesley Hailed at Armenian Bar Association Dinner for Humility; Brazile, Tabaddor Also Feted
(Snippets, November 3, 2014)


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Medical Malpractice Crisis No Longer Exists—Neither Should MICRA


By NATHANIEL J. FRIEDMAN
(In My Opinion, November 20, 2014)

Look Who Is Living Like the One Percent


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 18, 2014)

Prop. 13 Is Given a Reprieve From Californians
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 12, 2014)

It’s Scary Season Again
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 4, 2014)

ADDA President Blasts Parent Union for Lying, Cheating, Duplicity

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By DAVID BERGER
(In My Opinion, October 31, 2014)

Las Vegas Gambles with Student Privacy
From CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE
(In My Opinion, October 31, 2014)

The High Speed Rail Ruling Could Imperil the Water Bond
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 30, 2014)

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

Bobby Shriver Was Failure as a Santa Monica City Council Member

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By GLEAM DAVIS
(In My Opinion, October 28, 2014)

Voters Need Not Worry About the ‘Jarvis Jesters’
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 21, 2014)

Legislators Tell Tales, but Grades Don’t Lie
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 15, 2014)

Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz Bestows Thousands of Honorary Deputy Badges
(Perspectives, October 9, 2014)

Greater Transparency Is a Threat to Property Owners
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 7, 2014)

City Issues Badges to Non-Police; Abuses Abound; New Badges Render Old Ones Obsolete…And Then the Cycle Starts All Over
(Perspectives, October 2, 2014)

Beware: The Candidates Are Now Among Us
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 30, 2014)

How About an Exam for Office Seekers?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 25, 2014)

[X] Tom Griego
(Editorial, September 23, 2014)

A Need Exists for Reform of Judicial-Election Procedures
(Editorial, September 23, 2014)

Reporters Who Carried Guns: Did They Do So With a ‘Wink and a Nod’ From Police?
(Perspectives, September 18, 2014)

Reporters Once Toted Firearms; Was a Press Badge a Substitute for a Gun Permit?
(Perspectives, September 17, 2014)

1891: L.A. Police Commission Approves Identification Badges for Reporters
(Perspectives, September 15, 2014)

Reporters in Los Angeles Used to Carry Badges…Which Sometimes Were Misused
(Perspectives, September 10, 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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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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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