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Pro Per Persuades C.A. Action Was Wrongfully Scrapped
(December 9, 2016)

C.A.: No Need to Read Robbery Statute in Conformity With Common Law
(December 9, 2016)

C.A. Says Judge Erred at Resentencing, Orders Third Sentencing
(December 9, 2016)

Filing Claim Against Wrong Entity Can’t Be Excused
(December 8, 2016)

Cross Action for ‘Civil Extortion’ Was a SLAPP, Appeals Court Declares
(December 8, 2016)

Spousal Support May Be Denied Based on Fault—C.A.
(December 7, 2016)

C.A. Orders Striking of Search-of-Computers Condition of Probation as Unreasonable
(December 7, 2016)

Photos on Cell Phone Should Have Been Suppressed
(December 6, 2016)

Mandamus Proceeding Equitably Tolled Limitations Period for Damage Action
(December 6, 2016)

$50 Million Slander Action Was a SLAPP—C.A.
(December 5, 2016)

C.A. Finds Attorney’s FEHA Action Meritless
(December 5, 2016)

C.A. Scraps Libel Action by Ousted ‘American Idol’ Contestant
(December 2, 2016)

Law May Be Invalidated Where Compliance Is Impossible—Court of Appeal
(December 2, 2016)

S.C. Finds Duty to Prevent ‘Take-Home’ Asbestos Exposure
(December 2, 2016)

New 60-Day Period for Bringing Anti-SLAPP Motion Not Necessarily Sparked by Amended Pleading—C.A.
(December 2, 2016)

Actress Loses in Appeals Court Based on Inadequate Brief
(December 1, 2016)

Court of Appeal Voids Order That Probationer Stay Away From His Church
(December 1, 2016)

LAUSD’s ‘Chief Risk Officer’ Was Not a ‘Whistleblower’—C.A.
(November 30, 2016)

C.A. Approves EIR for Arena to House Warriors
(November 30, 2016)

Slight Misdescription of Recipient Does Not Invalidate Service of Process
(November 30, 2016)

C.A. Affirms $25,000 in Sanctions Against Serial Litigator
(November 29, 2016)

Court of Appeal Finds Fee Proviso in Retainer Agreement Unenforceable
(November 29, 2016)

Man on Home-Detention Who Left House Committed an ‘Escape’—C.A.
(November 29, 2016)

Man May Be Restrained From Bad-Mouthing Son-in-Law
(November 28, 2016)

 

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There Ought NOT Be a Law


By JON COUPAL

(In My Opinion, December 6, 2016))

Leaving the State for a Foreign Land Called America
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 29, 2016)

California’s Taxpayers Should Be Thankful for 2016
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 22, 2016)

Will California’s Outlier Status Accelerate Exodus?
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 15, 2016)

Cities Are Increasing the Cost of Internet Services
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 8, 2016)

Summary of Judicial Endorsements
(Editorial, November 3, 2016)

Debt Addicts Spend Big Opposing Proposition 53
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, November 3, 2016)

JEEC Is Not Comprised of Members Meeting the Prime Criterion
(Perspectives, November 2, 2016)

LACBA Seeks to Promote Candidacies of Three Judicial Aspirants
(Perspectives, November 1, 2016)

Local Governments Are Rigging Elections—Again
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 26, 2016)

Making It Harder for Politicians to Fib to Their Constituents
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 20, 2016)

Trump’s Charge of Election-Rigging Is Bogus


By JULIE PACE
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(In My Opinion, October 19, 2016)

Proposition 13 Report from Legislative Analyst Elicits Mixed Reactions
By JON COUPAL
(In My Opinion, October 4, 2016)

Judge Percy ‘Mad Dog’ Anderson Clings to Baca Case
(Perspectives, August 16, 2016)

[X] E. Matthew Aceves
(Editorial, August 2, 2016)

The Only Appropriate Course for Baca’s Prosecutors: Move for Dismissal
(Editorial, July 26, 2016)

Percy Anderson: Is He Fit to Be a Judge?
(Perspectives, July 25, 2016)

U.S. Attorney’s Office Acts Viciously in Seeking Incarceration of Ex-Sheriff Baca
(Perspectives, July 14, 2016)

LACBA Installation: Gouging Price, Lousy Food, Babbling Barristers
(Perspectives, June 29, 2016)

LACBA Chief Margaret Stevens: Does She Fail to Grasp the Mandate for Reform?
(Perspectives, June 28, 2016)

Summary of Recommendations in Superior Court Races
(Editorial, June 6, 2016)

Endorsements in LACBA Election
(Editorial, June 6, 2016)

LACBA’s General Counsel: A Loose Cannon
(Perspectives, May 23, 2016)

[X] Ray Santana
(Editorial, May 9, 2016)

[X] Cyndy Zuzga
(Editorial, May 9, 2016)

[X] Susan Jung Townsend
(Editorial, April 29, 2016)

[X] David Berger
(Editorial, April 22, 2016)

[X] James Kaddo
(Editorial, April 22, 2016)

LACBA Leaders Engage in Election Misdeeds
(Editorial, April 19, 2016)

State Bar Misrepresents Extent of Its Victory in Dunn Case
(Perspectives, April 12, 2016)

LACBA Nominating Committee Displays Short-Sightedness
(Perspectives, April 8, 2016)

[X]Steven Schreiner
(Editorial, March 31, 2016)

[X] Kathryn Ann Solorzano
(Editorial, March 16, 2016)

LACBA Should Swerve From Its Perilous Course
(Editorial, March 15, 2016)

LACBA Censors Report Critical of LACBA


By WILLIAM L. WINSLOW
(Viewpoint, March 4, 2016)

Saladino Entered Into an Accord; His Claim Against the County Is a Sham
(Perspectives, December 15, 2015)

C.A. Permits Amended Complaint Contradicting Previous Pleadings
(Perspectives, December 9, 2015)

‘But Officer, Don’t You See My Windshield Decal?’
(Perspectives, December 7, 2015)

Court of Appeal Justice Judith Ashmann-Gerst Backs Down, but Only a Little
(Perspectives, December 3, 2015)

LACBA Sections Need More Information Than They’ve Been Promised
(Perspectives, December 1, 2015)

Attorney Asks Court of Appeal to Strip Potshots at Him From Opinion
(Perspectives, November 24, 2015)

Take Your Choice: A Traffic Ticket or a Ticket to the Policemen’s Ball
(Perspectives, November 17, 2015)

ACLU’s Action to Bar Cross From County Seal to Be Decided Without Witnesses
(Perspectives, November 12, 2015)

Justice Ashmann-Gerst Owes Apology to Lawyers She Berated
(Perspectives, November 9, 2015)

License Plates With Low Numbers Became Political Rewards
(Perspectives, November 5, 2015)

Mayors, Governors, ‘Special’ Deputies Had Cars Equipped With Sirens
(Perspectives, November 2, 2015)

Paper ‘Courtesy Cards’ Were Desirable—but Gold Ones Were All the More So
(Perspectives, October 29, 2015)

‘Courtesy Cards’ Shield Bearer From Traffic Tickets
(Perspectives, October 27, 2015)

Presley Garners Another Badge, Thanks to Richard Nixon
(Perspectives, October 22, 2015)

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)

Elvis Presley: The Man Who Flimflammed President Nixon
(Perspectives, October 19, 2015)

Alighting From a Car With a Revolving Blue Light Is ‘Lawman’ Elvis Presley
(Perspectives, October 13, 2015)

Myths Surround Los Angeles Badges Given to Elvis Presley
(Perspectives, October 7, 2015)

Carrying a Badge, Elvis Presley Play-Acts the Role of a Policeman
(Perspectives, September 24, 2015)

Chinese Americans Face a Challenging Road to Admission


By NOWLAND C. HONG
(The Legal Community, September 17, 2015)

Judges Should Not Enjoy Impunity From Prosecution for Perjury
(Editorial, September 16, 2015)

Honorary Badges Evoke Controversies Across the Continent
(Perspectives, August 18, 2015)

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

Federal Government Requires Peering Through Students’ Bedroom Windows
(Perspectives, July 27, 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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SERIES ON
District Attorneys of  Los Angeles County

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