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C.A. Rejects Taxpayer Suit as Means of Challenging Animal Cruelty
(August 31, 2015)

C.A. Upholds Pharmacist’s Penalty in $1 Million Drug Theft
(August 28, 2015)

Court: Terror Victims Can Collect Funds Owed to Iranian Bank
(August 27, 2015)

Services Today for Retired Judge John Leahy, Dead at 78
(August 27, 2015)

Panel Upholds Christensen’s Conviction on Eavesdropping Charges
(August 26, 2015)

Supreme Court Names SEC Attorney, Former JNE Chair Jason Lee to State Bar Board of Trustees
(August 26, 2015)

High Court Says Firefighter Cannot See Supervisor’s Log Book
(August 25, 2015)

Death Penalty Delays Not Violative of Eighth Amendment, Unanimous California Supreme Court Holds
(August 25, 2015)

Alpert Barr & Grant Names Kasendorf Partner
(August 25, 2015)

C.A. Revives Actions Over Deadly Crash Of Bus Carrying French Tourists
(August 24, 2015)

S.C. Rules on Time Limit to Sue for Return of Unearned Fees
(August 21, 2015)

High Court Justices Overrule Earlier Case, Lift Barrier To Assignment of Liability Insurance Policies
(August 21, 2015)

Arbitrator, Not Court, Must Decide Dispute Over Class-Action Claim
(August 20, 2015)

Ruling Against Barriers Between Lawyers and Inmates Left Standing by California Supreme Court
(August 20, 2015)

C.A. Rejects Citizens’ Bid to Unravel Controversial Settlement
(August 19, 2015)

Plaintiff Whose Award Is Reduced Entitled to Interest From Date of Original Judgment—Panel
(August 19, 2015)

Harris: Amgen Paying $71 Million in Drug Marketing Case
(August 19, 2015)

Retired Judge Not Entitled to Two Payouts Under JRS II—C.A
(August 18, 2015)

Retired Judge Robert A. Wenke Dies at 88
(August 18, 2015)

Former Acting U.S. Attorney Yonekura Joins Hogan Lovells
(August 18, 2015)

Panel Revives Claims of Defense Lawyer Seized by Sheriff’s Deputy
(August 17, 2015)

Retired Superior Court Judge Marcus Tucker Dies at 80
(August 17, 2015)

S.C. Revives Claim Against Los Angeles Over Deadly Auto Crash
(August 14, 2015)

C.A. Revives Damages Award in Suit Between Healthcare Companies
(August 13, 2015)

Panel Upholds Tax Penalties Against Ex-Lawmaker, Spouse
(August 13, 2015)

Lacey: Bumble Bee Agrees to $6 Million Settlement Over Worker’s ‘Unfathomable’ Death in Oven
(August 13, 2015)

Panel Allows Arbitrator to Decide Whether Arbitration Compelled
(August 12, 2015)

Federal Magistrate Judge Approves New Rules to Assist Disabled LSAT Takers
(August 12, 2015)

Brown Signs Bill on Evidentiary Objections in Summary Judgment
(August 12, 2015)

S.C. Says Insurer May Sue Cumis Counsel for Overbilling
(August 11, 2015)

Court of Appeal Allows Former Director to Proceed With Suit Against Union for NBA Players
(August 11, 2015)

Karen L. Stevenson Named Central District Magistrate Judge
(August 11, 2015)

Panel Throws Out One Conviction in Murder Case, Upholds Another
(August 10, 2015)

State Bar Names Vanessa L. Holton General Counsel
(August 10, 2015)

Ninth Circuit Returns Diabetes Drug Litigation to State Court
(August 7, 2015)

Ninth Circuit to Decide Crack Sentencing Issue En Banc
(August 7, 2015)

Los Angeles Agrees to Give Up Control of Ontario Airport
(August 7, 2015)

Appeals Court Scraps $32.5 Million Punitive Damages Award
(August 6, 2015)

Lawyer for Both Law Firm, Partner Wrongly Disqualified, Court of Appeal Holds
(August 6, 2015)

Lawyers’ Procrastination Justified Dismissal of Toxic Tort Cases
(August 5, 2015)

C.A. Won’t Examine Claims of Corruption in South Gate
(August 5, 2015)

Former Deputy Court Clerk Faces Felony Charges
(August 5, 2015)

Thousands of California Convicts to Regain Voting Rights
(August 5, 2015)

C.A. Says Judge Improperly Struck Statement of Disqualification
(August 4, 2015)

Documents in Case of Sexual Abuse by a Priest to Be Made Public, Under C.A. Ruling
(August 4, 2015)

Judge Who Was a Deputy PD Reversed for Denying Defendant’s Rights
(August 4, 2015)

No Fee Award for Setting Aside Fraudulent Conveyance—C.A.
(August 4, 2015)

Government Documents Inadvertently Released Still Privileged
(August 3, 2015)

C.A. Slams Lawyer Who Is Already Facing Disbarment
(August 3, 2015)


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Steyer, Steyer, Pants on Feyer


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, August 25, 2015)

California Taxpayers and the 20th Main
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 20, 2015)

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

Californians Have Become Beleaguered Taxpayers Indeed
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 11, 2015)

Left’s Agenda on ‘Mass Incarceration’ Goes Beyond Release of Drug Offenders


By PATRICK DIXON
(In My Opinion, August 10, 2015)

Why Higher Taxes for Potholes Is a Bad Idea
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, August 4, 2015)

Apology Accepted, but We Still Don’t Trust You
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 29, 2015)

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

Male Students Discriminated Against in Sexual Misconduct Inquiries


By MARK HATHAWAY
(In My Opinion, July 27, 2015)

End of Discussion: The Left Isn’t Interested in Opposing Views
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, July 21, 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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