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Usury-Exempt Insurers Not Bound by Compound Interest Law
(November 15, 2019)

Good-Faith Blunder Is Actionable In Disability Discrimination Case
(November 15, 2019)

Report: High Court Peeved at State Bar’s Unilateral Action
(November 14, 2019)

No Basis for Firing Teacher Who Expressed Pleasure at Reduced Class Size—C.A.
(November 14, 2019)

PD Barred From Representing Client in People’s Appeal
(November 14, 2019)

C.A. Certifies Opinion for Publication—Except Portion Saying Dirt Road Is a ‘Highway’
(November 14, 2019)

Shannon Kathleen Cooley Unopposed for Superior Court
(November 13, 2019)

Class Must Be Certified on Issue of Whether Hospital Is Entitled to Payment at Full Rates
(November 13, 2019)

Parent’s Postings on High School Election Flap Protected
(November 12, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Judgment for Anaheim, Police Officer in Case of Fatal Shooting
(November 12, 2019)

Ex-Stanislaus Judge With First Name of ‘Judge’ Becomes Candidate
(November 8, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Leaves in Place Ban on Release Of ‘Demo’ Recording Made in 1991
(November 8, 2019)

No Superior Court Judge Known to Have Been Challenged
(November 7, 2019)

Order for Forfeiture of Nearly $2 Million Did Not Violate Eighth Amendment
(November 7, 2019)

Qualified Immunity Properly Granted in White Supremacist’s Suit
(November 7, 2019)

At Least 11 Superior Court Open Seats to Be Filled
(November 6, 2019)

ADDA Endorses Lacey for Reelection As Los Angeles District Attorney
(November 6, 2019)

Civil Rights Activist, Former Candidate, to Seek Judgeships
(November 5, 2019)

Eleventh Candidate Files Declaration for Superior Court Seat
(November 4, 2019)

Judge Can’t ‘Reactivate’ Case After Dismissal Even If Prosecution, Defense Agree to It
(November 4, 2019)

Judges Ramirez, Rotenberg, Sterling Won’t Seek Reelection
(November 1, 2019)

Damages for Denial of License Renewal Had to Be Sought in Writ Action
(November 1, 2019)

Two Target One Superior Court Seat, Three Eye Another
(October 31, 2019)

Dellinger, Cole Target Open Seats; Romero Won’t Seek Reelection
(October 30, 2019)

Action Could Be Maintained Under CLPA Although Purchaser Was a Business Entity
(October 30, 2019)

Cooley, Sun, Parsekian File Superior Court Candidacy Papers
(October 29, 2019)

Allegation That Doctor ‘Screwed Up’ Surgery Can Be Actionable
(October 28, 2019)

Retired Los Angeles Judge Lester E. Olson Dies
(October 28, 2019)

Governor Appoints Three to Los Angeles Superior Court
(October 28, 2019)

Officers Who Arrested Man for Lying at Trial Have Immunity
(October 25, 2019)

Fields to Give Talk on Shakespeare, Shylock
(October 25, 2019)

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Ninth Circuit Nominee Hunsaker
(October 25, 2019)

Deep-Rooted Law Firm Loses Bout With IRS Over Penalty
(October 24, 2019)

‘Deliberate Ignorance’ Instruction Proper Where Accused Disclaims Knowledge Bills Were Fake
(October 24, 2019)

Expungement May Be Denied Based on Nonpayment of Restitution
(October 23, 2019)

Prosecutor’s Misconduct Requires Reversal Of Felony Cruelty-to-Animal Conviction
(October 23, 2019)

Dirt Road Constituted a ‘Highway’ Under Vehicle Code, Appeals Court Declares
(October 23, 2019)

Div. Seven Won’t Retreat From Controversial Decision in Dueñas
(October 22, 2019)

Culpability of Youth Is Not Diminished Based on ‘Non-Developed’ Brain
(October 22, 2019)

Fraud in Inducing Marriage No Defense to Support Obligation
(October 21, 2019)

Dog Can Be Killed by City Based Solely on Hearsay Because Objection Not Made
(October 21, 2019)

City of L.A. Has No Liability to Inadvertent Pedestrian
(October 18, 2019)

Judges Retirement System Did Not Shortchange Two Retired Judges of Superior Courts
(October 18, 2019)

Memorial Service Set for Mayerson, Retired Superior Court Judge
(October 18, 2019)

Doctor Has No Duty to Tell of Availability of Abortion Out of State
(October 17, 2019)

L.A. Superior Court Judges Form PAC To Support Challenged Colleagues
(October 17, 2019)

Action Seeking to Avoid Attorney Fees Wasn’t Time-Barred
(October 16, 2019)

Insured’s Voluntary Intoxication Did Not Render Battery Non-Willful, Covered by Policy
(October 16, 2019)

Statutory Period for Court Action Cannot End on a Saturday
(October 15, 2019)

Burglary Victim Entitled to Double Recovery As Restitution, Court of Appeal Declares
(October 15, 2019)

Funeral Services Are Set for Retired Judge Arthur Lew
(October 15, 2019)

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Hiking State Bar Licensing Fees
(October 11, 2019)

Retired Superior Court Judge Arthur Lew Dies at 74; Was Prosecutor for 14 Years
(October 11, 2019)

Judge Erred in Revoking Probation of Man Who Had Been Deported
(October 11, 2019)

Sanchez-Gordon Turns to Marketing
(October 11, 2019)

Nonprofit Might Be Liable to Victims of Sexual Child Abuse
(October 10, 2019)

Judicial Council Questions Need for Loosening of UPL Standards
(October 10, 2019)

New Law Requires ‘Paid for by’ Disclosure In Political Campaign Text Messages
(October 10, 2019)

C.A. Decides Issue of First Impression in Probate Law
(October 9, 2019)

Judge Erred in Hearing a Motion Without Presence of Party, Though at His Request
(October 9, 2019)

Flynt, Others May Challenge Cardroom Licensure Restriction
(October 8, 2019)

GOP Assembly Whip Mathis Seeks Records of Time, Money Spent in Defending SB 27
(October 8, 2019)

Plaintiff Must Be Able to Attend Deposition of His Ex-Wife
(October 7, 2019)

Judge Erred 15 Years Ago in Finding Priors Constituted Strikes
(October 4, 2019)

Santa Monica’s Restriction on Short-Term Rentals Does Not Violate Dormant Commerce Clause
(October 4, 2019)

Granting of Anti-SLAPP Motion to Facebook Executives Was Error
(October 3, 2019)

Inland Empire Appeals Court Upholds Measure Barring Trial of 14-, 15-Year-Olds as Adults
(October 3, 2019)

C.A. Spurns Entreaty to Apply ‘Neutral Reportage Privilege’
(October 2, 2019)

C.A. Panel, Repudiating Contrary Decisions, Says 15-Year-Old May Be Tried as Adult
(October 2, 2019)

$20 Million Action Barred Because Claim Arrived One Day Late
(October 1, 2019)

Unavailability of Lawyer Handling Case Didn’t Require Continuance of Trial
(October 1, 2019)

Appeal Heard Where Plaintiff Voluntarily Dismissed Action With Prejudice
(October 1, 2019)

Evidence Lacking That Sending Blood Sample Through Mail Boosted Reading of Alcohol
(October 1, 2019)

 

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Dirty Tricks Are Being Used to Increase Your Taxes


By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 5, 2019)

Newsom Makes a Few Good Moves
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 22, 2019)

The DOJ Agrees: CalSavers Is Illegal
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 9, 2019)

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

Assembly Bill 133 Can Help Keep Seniors in Their Homes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 1, 2019)

AB 1451 Is An Attack on Direct Democracy
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, September 17, 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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