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Probable Cause Lacking for Arrest Based on General Description
(February 21, 2019)

Pro Per Can’t Obtain Sanctions Under CCP §128.7
(February 21, 2019)

Company’s Whistleblowing Activity Barred by Consent Decree
(February 20, 2019)

Defendant’s Arbuckle Right Not Forfeited By Failing to Raise It at Sentencing—C.A.
(February 20, 2019)

Premarital Agreement Can Be Attacked as Fraudulent Transfer
(February 19, 2019)

Foreclosure Sale Valid Even if Party Purporting to Be Beneficiary Wasn’t
(February 19, 2019)

Pro Per With Seven Failed Actions Not Vexatious Litigant
(February 15, 2019)

Conviction to Stand Despite Prosecutor’s Effort to Arouse Jurors’ Passion
(February 15, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Won’t Block Deportation of Sexual Predator
(February 14, 2019)

Woman’s Action for Wrongful Handcuffing by Police Fails
(February 14, 2019)

Man Entitled to Trial in Wrongful Imprisonment Case
(February 13, 2019)

Lacey: Immigrant Fraud Unit Nabbing Con Artists
(February 13, 2019)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Convictions of Former Sheriff Leroy D. Baca
(February 12, 2019)

Asylum Can’t Be Denied Based Solely on Alien’s Lies
(February 12, 2019)

$44 Million Award Against Cigar-Maker Must Be Restored
(February 11, 2019)

New Trial Not Warranted Based on Juror Blurting Out ‘Stupid’—C.A.
(February 11, 2019)

Parole Wrongly Revoked Based on Explained Delay in Reporting
(February 11, 2019)

Time for Challenging Judge Triggered by Opposing Transfer
(February 8, 2019)

Invocation of Attorney-Client Privilege Barred Order for In Camera Inspection of Emails
(February 8, 2019)

County May Ban Cannabis Businesses Without Voter Assent
(February 8, 2019)

C.A. Denies Publication Request; Bedsworth Laments Flood of Reported Decisions
(February 8, 2019)

Losing Respondent to Pay $1.4 Million Cost of Appeal Bond
(February 7, 2019)

Ex-Players’ Action Against NFL Clubs Over Policy on Injuries Is Time-Barred
(February 7, 2019)

Jurist Defied Due Process by Not Hearing Both Sides
(February 6, 2019)

Lawyer Properly Sanctioned $50,000 for Deposition Questions—Court of Appeal
(February 6, 2019)

No Anti-SLAPP Motion Where Protected Activity Tangential
(February 5, 2019)

Relief Not Mandatory Under CCP §473 Where Judge Disbelieves Assertion of ‘Mistake’—C.A.
(February 5, 2019)

Employees’ Telephonic Check-In Is Compensable ‘On-Call’ Time
(February 5, 2019)

Singer’s Exclusion of Drummer From Band Constituted ‘Protected Conduct’—C.A.
(February 4, 2019)

Paid-in-Full Judgment Creditor Properly Declined to Acknowledge Satisfaction
(February 4, 2019)

No Basis for Relief From 2010 Decision Against Estate of Anna Nichole Smith
(February 4, 2019)

Attorney Fees May Be Sought in Responsive Pleading
(February 1, 2019)

Judgment Not Assailable on Basis of Bias Where Lawyer’s Shenanigans Irked Judge
(February 1, 2019)

Soda Pop Ordinance Breaches Commercial-Speech Rights
(February 1, 2019)

Judge Can’t Countermand Arbitrator’s Denial of Attorney Fees
(January 31, 2019)

Contract Action Against Ex-Fiancé Over Frozen Embryos Not a SLAPP
(January 30, 2019)

Panel Expresses Annoyance Over Appeals From Denials of Unmeritorious Anti-SLAPP Motions
(January 30, 2019)

Judge’s In-Chambers Inspection of Gun Not Misconduct
(January 30, 2019)

Rule Barring Sex Offenders From Early Parole Invalid
(January 29, 2019)

Order That Antipsychotic Drugs Be Administered to Rapist Must Fall
(January 29, 2019)

Metropolitan News-Enterprise Holds 31st ‘Persons of the Year’ Dinner
(Persons of the Year, January 30, 2019)

Reliance Can’t Be Placed on Government Staff Members
(January 29, 2019)

Violation of Improperly Amended Judgment Is Not a Contempt—Court of Appeal
(January 29, 2019)

Lawyer Properly Sanctioned in Judge’s Retirement System Suit—C.A.
(January 29, 2019)

Label Saying That Olives Are ‘Pitted’ Doesn’t Authorize Action Based on Injury From Pit
(January 28, 2019)

Insurer Has No Duty to Defend Porn Studio In Action Brought by Actors Over HIV
(January 28, 2019)

Proposition 47 Inapplicable to Entries in Non-Public Areas
(January 25, 2019)

Anti-SLAPP Motion Was Properly Granted in Issa’s Action Over Campaign Commercials
(January 25, 2019)

Los Angeles’s Access to Data Doesn’t Establish ‘Possession’
(January 24, 2019)

College Players’ Discrimination Lawsuit Can Continue—Court of Appeal
(January 24, 2019)

No Fees for Non-Class Counsel in Volkswagen Settlement
(January 23, 2019)

Services Set for Retired Judge Peter Smith
(January 23, 2019)

Case Remanded for New Trial Under Court Reporter Ruling
(January 23, 2019)

Term ‘Grant’ in Deed Did Not Transmute Community Property
(January 22, 2019)

Damages for Elder Abuse Are Doubled, Not Tripled—Court of Appeal
(January 22, 2019)

 

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Governor Newsom Don’t Derail the Bullet Train Derailment


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, February 20, 2019)

It’s Time to Defend Direct Democracy, Taxpayers
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 12, 2019)

Progressives Complain About Gas Prices
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, February 5, 2019)

Sacramento Keeps on Fooling Us
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 29, 2019)

New Tax Proposals Are Unnecessary, Hurt the Middle-Class
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 23, 2019)

Newsom’s Budget Calls for More Spending, Higher Taxes
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, January 15, 2019)

Coletta, Michel, Cho, Perez Endorsed for Superior Court
(Editorial, November 5, 2018)

Sentence Exceeding the Defendant’s Life Serves No Rational Purpose


By STANLEY MOSK

(In My Opinion, November 1, 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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By Roger M. Grace

SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

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