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Action Against Sheppard Mullin Barred by Release of Claims
(January 28, 2020)

Implied-in-Fact Attorney-Client Relationship Might Exist, Court of Appeal Declares
(January 28, 2020)

Two Private Practitioners Stage Lackadaisical Fight Against Prosecutor
(Judicial Elections, January 28, 2020)

Tolling Statute Applies to Absences, Not Non-Residency
(January 27, 2020)

Judge Kalin Erred in Awarding $27 Million Where Complaint Sought $5 Million
(January 27, 2020)

Disinherited Beneficiaries Have Standing to Challenge Trust
(January 24, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Panel Members Differ Over Permissibility of Assuming Standing
(January 24, 2020)

Failure to File Return to Habeas Petition Obviates Need for Evidence
(January 23, 2020)

Moreno, Espinoza Are Among Appointees to Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
(January 23, 2020)

Teacher Cannot Be Fired Due to Improper Social Media Post
(January 23, 2020)

Government’s Operation of Child Pornography Site Not ‘Outrageous’
(January 22, 2020)

Teri L. Jackson Confirmed as Justice Of First District Court of Appeal
(January 22, 2020)

Media’s Right to Timely Access New Filings Is Not Unfettered
(January 21, 2020)

Change in Law Insufficient to Justify Reopening Voluntarily Dismissed Suit Against Drug-Maker
(January 21, 2020)

Arbitrator Had Authority to Impose Sanctions Under CCP §128.5
(January 21, 2020)

RONALD F. BROT: He Seeks to Do for LACBA What He Did for Himself: Make a Comeback After Rocky Times
(Persons of the Year, January 17, 2020)

KEVIN BRAZILE: Inept High School Student Shines As Lawyer, Judge, Court Leader
(Persons of the Year, January 17, 2020)

SELMA MOIDEL SMITH: Attorney and Composer, She Is Known As a ‘Renaissance Woman’
(Persons of the Year, January 17, 2020)

Man’s Bankruptcy Doesn’t Erase His Debt to Cheated Investors
(January 17, 2020)

Teachers Without Summer Classes Might Be Entitled to Unemployment Pay
(January 17, 2020)

Ninth Circuit Tosses Murder Conviction Tainted by Lawyer’s Racism
(January 16, 2020)

Law Requiring Redistricting Commission for L.A. County Is Valid
(January 15, 2020)

Automobile Thief’s Recidivism Doesn’t Justify Electronic-Search Condition of Probation
(January 15, 2020)

Superior Court Candidate Claims Endorsement of Rival
(January 14, 2020)

Abe Khan Sets March 1 Retirement From Los Angeles Superior Court
(January 14, 2020)

Two Private Practitioners, One Deputy District Attorney, Do Battle
(Judicial Elections, January 14, 2020)

‘Sanctuary State’ Statute Is Binding on Chartered Cities
(January 13, 2020)

Criminal Defense Attorney, Civil Rights Lawyer, Prosecutor, Are Rivals
(Judicial Elections, January 13, 2020)

Mandatory Relief Statute Must Be Restricted to Defaults, Dismissals
(January 10, 2020)

Contempt Adjudication Against State Improper Where Based on Refusal to Violate Statute
(January 10, 2020)

C.A. Reaffirms View That Action Over Album Cover Is a SLAPP
(January 9, 2020)

Malicious Prosecution Action Lies Against Airline Based on Allegations to Officials Following Flight
(January 9, 2020)

C.A. Blocks Prosecutions for Felony Child Endangerment
(January 8, 2020)

Woman Convicted of Stabbing Husband Can’t Sue on Ground That Drug Caused Conduct
(January 8, 2020)

Forcing Robbery Victim to Back Up Four Steps Not Kidnapping
(January 7, 2020)

Lawyers Not Entitled to Nearly $1 Million Sought for Recovery of Experts’ Fees
(January 7, 2020)

Judge Katherine Mader Retires From Los Angeles Superior Court
(January 7, 2020)

CJP Masters Find Allegations Against Johnson Are Established
(January 6, 2020)

Childhood Sex Abuse Actions Against Jackson’s Companies Are Revived
(January 6, 2020)

C.A. Declares Fraud Action Is Subject to Anti-SLAPP Motion
(January 3, 2020)

Investor Gains, Loses, Gains, Loses $62 Million Judgment
(Jan. 2, 2020)

Judge Elizabeth Allen White to Retire From Superior Court March 14
(Jan. 2, 2020)

Labeling of Diet Dr Pepper Doesn’t Breach Consumer Laws
(December 31, 2019)

Philip M. Saeta, 88, Retired Judge of L.A. Superior Court, Dies
(December 31, 2019)

‘Accident’ Encompasses Initial Collision and Ensuing Harms
(December 30, 2019)

Office Depot Did Not Breach Copyright by Making Photocopies for a Fee
(December 30, 2019)

Retiree With the First Name of ‘Judge’ Competes With Deputy District Attorney
(Judicial Elections, December 30, 2019)

Challenge to ‘Sexual Exploitation’ Reporting Law May Proceed
(December 27, 2019)

Officers Who Shot in Defense of Fellow Officers Deserve Immunity
(December 26, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Accords Qualified Immunity to School District Over Use of Restraints
( December 26, 2019)

Fees Were Denied Based on Misapplying Res Judicata
(December 24, 2019)

Superior Court Judge Edward Ferns to Retire
(December 24, 2019)

Two Deputy Districts Are in Race With State Administrative Law Judge
(Judicial Elections, December 24, 2019)

Penal Code Section Doesn’t Bar Recording Phone Call
(December 23, 2019)

Reuben’s Designation Changed
(December 23, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Reinstates Action Against Starbucks Over Canned Coffee Label
(December 23, 2019)

Judicial Council Fails to Report $120 Million in Expenditures
(December 20, 2019)

Alameda Superior Court Judge Receives Public Admonishment for Second Time
(December 20, 2019)

Blogger’s Defamation Action Against Times Is a SLAPP
(December 19, 2019)

DDA Who Is Distant Relative of Ricardo Montalban Vies With TV-Son of Tyne Daly
(Judicial Elections, December 19, 2019)

‘Game Playing’ Candidate May Use First Name of ‘Judge’ on Ballot
(December 18, 2019)

Prosecutor for District Attorney’s Office Competes With Supposed ‘Former Prosecutor’
(Judicial Elections, December 18, 2019)

Confrontation Right Denied Where Witness Hidden From View
(December 17, 2019)

Testimony Wrongfully Barred by Mother Of Man Killed in Police Shooting
(December 17, 2019)

 

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Three Are Endorsed for the Los Angeles Superior Court
(Editorial, January 28, 2020)

[X] Adan Montalban
(Editorial, January 23, 2020)

Correcting Ballot Measure Deception


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, December 24, 2019)

The ‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Scam: This Is the Time for Use of Inherent Powers
(Perspectives, December 10, 2019)

Candidate David D. Diamond Is at It Again
(Perspectives, December 4, 2019)

‘Judge Mike Cummins’ Is Unfit for Service on Los Angeles Superior Court
(Editorial, December 3, 2019)

Fake Prop. 13 Does Nothing to Improve Classroom Instruction
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 26, 2019)

Dirty Tricks Are Being Used to Increase Your Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 5, 2019)

Los Angeles County Bar Association Leaders, Units Respond to State Bar ‘Access’ Proposal
(The Legal Community, October 2, 2019)

Returning to Courtroom 16 at the Spring Street Courthouse
By J. STEPHEN CZULEGER
(Special Feature, August 29, 2019)

The Art of Craft Breweries
By RALPH BARAT SALTSMAN, STEPHEN WARREN SOLOMON
and STEPHEN ALLEN JAMIESON

(The Legal Community, August 20, 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)

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