2008 

C.A. Justice Davis to Leave Court for Episcopal Priesthood
(December 31, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Forneret Retires
(December 31, 2008)

Memorial Service Scheduled for Attorney Pamela Dunn
(December 31, 2008)

Fujie to Chair Judicial Selection Group for Feinstein
(December 30, 2008)

C.A.: Company Officers Personally Liable for Tank Leak
(December 30, 2008)

Services Pending for County Bar Association Trustee Pamela Dunn
(December 30, 2008)

Riverside Superior Court Judge Joins Judicial Council
(December 30, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Disqualification of Pasadena Attorney
(December 29, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Suit Over Failure to Report Sexual Abuse
(December 29, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction in Gang-Related Murder
(December 29, 2008)

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ruling Tossing Judges' Benefits
(December 24, 2008)

Court: Aiding Aliens' Escape Not Obstruction of Justice
(December 24, 2008)

Deputy's Obligation to Report Crime Trumps Spousal PrivilegeC.A.
(December 24, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Second Amendment Challenge to State Firearms Laws
(December 23, 2008)

Court: Mother's Day Giveaway Not Unlawfully Discriminatory
(December 23, 2008)

Court Tosses Animal-Rights Suit Against University of California
(December 23, 2008)

C.A. Turns Back Challenge to LAUSD Integration Programs
(December 22, 2008)

Justices Revive Ex-Court Commissioner's Age Bias Suit
(December 22, 2008)

No Strict Liability for Gym's Allegedly Defective EquipmentC.A.
(December 22, 2008)

District Attorney Cooley Plays Santa to Crime Victims
(December 22, 2008)

Allegedly Negligent Rescuer Not Entitled to ImmunityS.C.
(December 19, 2008)

Judge Joe Hilberman to Leave Bench Next Month
(December 19, 2008)

Snow Forces Closure of Lancaster Courthouse
(December 19, 2008)

Court Commissioner Kirkland Nyby Sets Retirement Date
(December 19, 2008)

S.C. to Decide Whether Bicycle Footrest Was 'Metal Knuckles'
(December 18, 2008)

Czuleger Unveils Portrait, Passes Gavel to McCoy
(December 18, 2008)

Court: Cumis Counsel Fee Dispute Subject to Mandatory Arbitration
(December 18, 2008)

Loan Companies Owned by Tribes Have Sovereign ImmunityC.A.
(December 17, 2008)

CJP Admonishes Judge Over Improper Statements
(December 17, 2008)

Intervenors Move to Join in Opposition to Disclosure of Bar Data
(December 17, 2008)

S.C. Limits Scope of 'Public Interest' Exception to Anti-SLAPP Law
(December 16, 2008)

Services Saturday for Retired Judge Maurice R. Hogan Jr.
(December 16, 2008)

C.A. Revives Claim That Lawyer Received Fraudulent Transfer
(December 16, 2008)

Court Solicits Comments Regarding Reappointment of Magistrate Judges
(December 16, 2008)

C.A. Tosses Conviction Over Mid-Trial Resignation From State Bar
(December 15, 2008)

Religious School Fees Not Deductible, Ninth Circuit Rules
(December 15, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Rules Seattle Parade Ordinance Facially Unconstitutional
(December 15, 2008)

Loyola Law School Names Victor J. Gold New Dean
(December 15, 2008)

Court Again Orders Release of Man Who Killed Wife Over Affair
(December 15, 2008)

Lawyers Orchestra Forming, to Play at 'Person of Year' Dinner
(December 15, 2008)

Officer May Not Stop Car Solely Due to Temporary PlatesS.C.
(December 12, 2008)

C.A. Orders Release of Septuagenarian Murderer on Parole
(December 12, 2008)

Supreme Court to Review if Consent Defense to Lewd Conduct on Minor
(December 12, 2008)

Court Clarifies Standards For Discovery Sanctions
(December 12, 2008)

Court Tosses Starbucks' Applicants Suit Over Marijuana Question
(December 11, 2008)

C.A. Reverses Decision That Argument Caused Aneurysm
(December 11, 2008)

Guitar Hero: Sheppard Mullin Associate Combines Work and Play
(December 11, 2008)

Court Limits Effect of Arbitration Provision in Retainer Agreement
(December 10, 2008)

Citizen, Defense Lawyers Offer Critiques of Discipline System
(December 10, 2008)

Judicial Council Votes to Pursue Change in Retirement Benefits
(December 10, 2008)

CJP Convenes Special Masters Hearing Regarding Sacramento Judge
(December 10, 2008)

Court of Appeal: Assault on 'Special Needs' Student was Foreseeable
(December 9, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Urged to Revive Suit Over Art Looted by Nazis
(December 9, 2008)

Court: No Immunity for Police Officers Accused of Withholding Evidence
(December 9, 2008)

Speaker Names Michael Feuer to Judicial Council
(December 9, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Overturns Ruling on Disabled Seating at Movie Theaters
(December 8, 2008)

State Bar Panel Urges Suspension of Palm Desert Attorney
(December 8, 2008)

Shortened Notice Violated Due Process, Court of Appeal Rules
(December 8, 2008)

Governor Appoints Attorney to Housing Finance Board
(December 8, 2008)

Court Rules Statements in Loan Applications 'False Claims'
(December 8, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Harassment Injunction Against Fullerton Lawyer
(December 5, 2008)

Pearce, Loomis Elected Superior Court Commissioners
(December 5, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rules Couple Living Apart Not 'Living Together'
(December 5, 2008)

Court Upholds $3.1 Million Award Against Sacramento Lawyer
(December 4, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Convictions in Mexican Mafia-Linked Murders
(December 4, 2008)

Advocacy Groups Sue for Release of Legislative Voting Database
(December 4, 2008)

Orange County ABOTA Selects 'Lawyer of the Year'
(December 4, 2008)

Court of Appeal Sanctions Lawyer for Lack of Settlement Notice
(December 3, 2008)

U.S. High Court Reverses Ninth Circuit in Murder Case
(December 3, 2008)

C.A. Rules Attorney Cannot Sue to Defer Repaying Law School Loans
(December 3, 2008)

Court Clarifies Arbitrators' Duty to Disclose Relationships
(December 3, 2008)

Religious Freedom Does Not Protect Marijuana Sales-C.A.
(December 2, 2008)

Governor Sends Bendix's Name to JNE Commission
(December 2, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives Free Speech Suit Over Arrest Threat at Cook-Off
(December 2, 2008)

District Attorney Takes Historic Third Oath of Office
(December 2, 2008)

Court of Appeal's Oral Argument Changes Minds of Student Observers
(December 2, 2008)

Governor Reappoints Attorney to Public Utilities Commission
(December 2, 2008)

Thomas Rubinson Wins Tight Judicial Contest
(December 2, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Conviction in Gang Killing Over Hat Color
(December 1, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Claim That Apparent Illness Justified Detention
(December 1, 2008)

Court: Shots Fired Into House From Within Garage Not 'At' Dwelling
(December 1, 2008)

New Civil Fee and Traffic Fine Structure to Take Effect Jan. 1
(November 28, 2008)

Governor Appoints Judge Andrew Guilford to Access to Justice Commission
(November 28, 2008)

C.A. Orders Hearing on Claim Bank Defrauded Drug Chain Founder
(November 26, 2008)

Retired Judge Thomas Yager Dies at 90
(November 26, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rejects Inmates' Habeas Claims Over Hot Food
(November 26, 2008)

Veteran Antitrust Attorney Carlton A. Varner Dies at 61
(November 26, 2008)

Court Upholds Sanctions Over Misfiled Sealed Document
(November 26, 2008)

State Bar Examination Pass Rate Increases to 61.7 Percent
(November 25, 2008)

Court Clarifies Medical Marijuana Caregiver Defense
(November 25, 2008)

Supreme Court: Arrest Warrant Validates Search Even if Stop Is Illegal
(November 25, 2008)

Supreme Court: Arrest Warrant Validates Search Even if Stop Is Illegal
(November 25, 2008)

Anti-Defamation League Honors Two Attorneys
(November 25, 2008)

City Attorney Candidate Issues Full-Term Challenge
(November 25, 2008)

Court of Appeal Clarifies Rule on Reimbursing Client Security Fund
(November 24, 2008)

Court Allows Evidence of Conduct During Illegal Detention
(November 24, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rejects State Lethal Injection Protocol as Invalid
(November 24, 2008)

Van Nuys Courthouse Opens Children's Waiting Room
(November 24, 2008)

State Bar Board Votes Against Searchable Online Directory
(November 24, 2008)

Governor Appoints Two Former Prosecutors to Head DCSS
(November 24, 2008)

Supreme Court Rules: Attempt to Settle Not Required for 'Private Attorney General' Fees
(November 21, 2008)

State Bar to Meet With Associations on 'Find a Lawyer' Service
(November 21, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Reverses Sleeping Felon's Firearm Possession Conviction
(November 21, 2008)

Former Pasadena Municipal Court Judge Elvira Mitchell Dies at
(November 21, 2008)

Jury Must Find Facts for Sex Offender Residency Restriction-C.A.
(November 20, 2008)

S.C. to Rule Whether Antitrust 'Pass-On' Defense Is Viable
(November 20, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Default Judgment Against Sham Attorney
(November 20, 2008)

State Bar Launches Website to Aid Fire Victims
(November 20, 2008)

Los Angeles Superior Court Race Tightens as Ballot Count Continues
(November 20, 2008)

Court Rejects Suit Over Dating Service Rates for Lack of Standing
(November 19, 2008)

Failure to Pursue Fugitive Not a Speedy Trial Violation-C.A.
(November 19, 2008)

San Francisco Superior Court Assistant Presiding Judge Publicly Admonished
(November 19, 2008)

Services Set for Court of Appeal Justice Thomas A. Harris
(November 19, 2008)

State Supreme Court Limits Access to Grand Jury Materials
(November 18, 2008)

Court Expands Creditors' Rights Against Fraudulent Debtors
(November 18, 2008)

Brown Gives Go-Ahead to Controversial Riverside Conservation Pact
(November 18, 2008)

Deputy City Attorney Richard Bobb Dead at 56
(November 18, 2008)

Court 'Legacy' Project Nears Completion
(November 18, 2008)

Court Overturns Board's Revocation of Therapist's License
(November 18, 2008)

Court: State Had Duty of Care to Protect Transgendered Inmate
(November 17, 2008)

Judge William Pounders to Retire From Superior Court
(November 17, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Lifting of Nurse's License for Negligence
(November 17, 2008)

Little Change as Registrar Updates Count in Judicial Race
(November 17, 2008)

Governor Reappoints DA to Peace Officers Commission
(November 17, 2008)

Court of Appeal Clarifies Rule for Calculating Appeal Bonds
(November 14, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Compounding Interest on Renewed Judgments
(November 14, 2008)

Sheppard Mullin Announces Launch of New Firm Diversity Programs
(November 14, 2008)

High Court Lifts Restrictions on Navy Sonar off California Coast
(November 13, 2008)

Court Upholds Fee Award in Fight to Save Historic Mansion
(November 13, 2008)

Court: Widow of 'Gone in 60 Seconds' Star May Sue Over 'Eleanor' Replicas
(November 13, 2008)

SLAPP Ruling Against School Board Member Left Standing
(November 13, 2008)

Loyola Law School Launches Military Veterans Justice Project
(November 13, 2008)

Settlements Reached in Mediation Not Reasonable Per Se-C.A.
(November 12, 2008)

Court Grants Rehearing Over Ineffective Assistance Claim
(November 12, 2008)

Court of Appeal Revives Malicious Prosecution Action Over Infection Claim
(November 12, 2008)

Lead Expands as Registrar Updates Count in Judicial Race
(November 12, 2008)

MALDEF to Honor Leaders at 34th Annual Awards Dinner
(November 12, 2008)

Drug Maker May Be Liable for Injuries From Generic Product-Court
(November 10, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Firing of Officer Over Sex With Prostitute
(November 10, 2008)

Judge-Turned-Author to Sign Books at Japanese American Cultural Center
(November 10, 2008)

American Law Institute Elects Four USC Law School Faculty Members to Membership
(November 10, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Allows Overtime Case Against Oracle to Proceed
(November 7, 2008)


Chief Judge Stotler to Step Down, Be Succeeded by Collins
(November 7, 2008)

Supreme Court Limits Drug Law's Definition of 'False Compartment'
(November 7, 2008)

Juvenile Justice Group Honors Assistant Public Defender
(November 7, 2008)

CJP Admonishes Judge for Calling Case 'Waste of Time'
(November 7, 2008)

Prosecutors Appear to Sweep Los Angeles Superior Court Runoffs
(November 6, 2008)

Hahn, 16 Others Appointed to Superior Court
(November 6, 2008)

Court Grants American Apparel’s Request to Compel Arbitration
(November 5, 2008)

Firm Can Represent Developer Against Former Client—C.A.
(November 5, 2008)

Court of Appeal Shields Finance Companies From Strict Products Liability
(November 5, 2008)

Century City Bankruptcy Firm Appoints New Associate
(November 5, 2008)

Governor Makes Appointments to Labor Development, Resources Agencies
(November 5, 2008)

Candidates’ Spending in Two Judicial Races Tops $500,000
(November 4, 2008)

Court Tolls Statute of Limitations on Employee Benefits Claim
(November 4, 2008)

Superior Court Judges McCoy, Edmon to Be Feted as ‘Persons of the Year’
(November 4, 2008)

California Women’s Law Center Honors Former Olympian
(November 4, 2008)

Illegal Referral No Automatic Bar to Enforcing Fee Pact—C.A.
(November 3, 2008)

C.A. Revives Prisoner’s Action Against Officials Over Diet
(November 3, 2008)

Prosecutors Charge Attorney In Child Pornography Case
(November 3, 2008)

Children’s Law Center May Represent Former Client’s Child—S.C.
(October 31, 2008)

S.C. Rules for Critics of West Hollywood Housing Project
(October 31, 2008)

Court Tosses Out Retaliation Award to Ex-Deputy City Attorney
(October 30, 2008)

S.C. Stays Out of Dispute Over Disclosure Order
(October 30, 2008)

NLADA Honors Public Defender Judge
(October 30, 2008)

Governor Announces Appointment to State Criminal Justice Council
(October 30, 2008)

Court: Appeal No Reason to Delay Bringing Recusal Motion
(October 29, 2008)

Court Explains Fee Awards for ‘Enforcing’ Judgments
(October 29, 2008)

Court Dismisses Malpractice Suit Over Client’s Destruction of Case File
(October 29, 2008)

Reporter Who Sued to Open Police Agency Meetings Asks Cooley for Probe
(October 29, 2008)

FEHA Statute of Limitations Subject to Equitable Tolling—S.C.
(October 28, 2008)

CJP Admonishes Ex-Judge Over Disparaging Comments
(October 28, 2008)

Two Judicial Candidates at Voter Forum Criticize Ratings Process
(October 28, 2008)

Court Limits Weapons Confiscation From Mentally Disordered
(October 28, 2008)

Transportation Agency May Bring Anti-SLAPP Motion, C.A. Rules
(October 28, 2008)

Holland & Knight’s Real Estate Obtains New Senior Counsel
(October 28, 2008)

Alien’s Removal Upheld Despite Counsel’s Alleged Misconduct
(October 27, 2008)

Judicial Council Approves Courthouse Construction Projects
(October 27, 2008)

Governor Appoints Ex-Justice Zebrowski to State Law Revision Commission
(October 27, 2008)

Court Upholds Seizure at Shipping Facility as ‘Border” Search
(October 24, 2008)

C.A. Allows Review of Arbitration Award Against Larry Flynt
(October 24, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives Indian’s Charge in Cigarette Trafficking Case
(October 24, 2008)

Court Upholds Requirement to Report Suspected Illegal Aliens
(October 23, 2008)

C.A. Sets Aside Orange County Public Official’s Indictment
(October 23, 2008)

C.A. Throws Out Special Circumstance Finding Against Gang Member
(October 23, 2008)

Court Sides With Episcopal Hierarchy Over Parish in Schism
(October 22, 2008)

Court Orders Hearing on Hollywood Director’s Guilty Plea
(October 22, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Denial-of-Counsel Claim by Lawyer Who Represented Self
(October 22, 2008)

C.A. Revives Claim That Fox Stole Idea for Dance ‘Reality’ Show
(October 21, 2008)

Court of Appeal Clarifies Rule on Initiative Ballot Summaries
(October 21, 2008)

Southwestern Presents Alumni Award to Wayne Levin
(October 21, 2008)

Court Rules Remounting Worn Tires Not Negligence Per Se
(October 20, 2008)

Judicial Candidates Dig Deep for Runoff Campaign Cash
(October 20, 2008)

Community Legal Organizations Voice Opposition to Redistricting Proposal
(October 20, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Attempt to Retain Unclaimed Settlement Funds
(October 17, 2008)

High Court Agrees to Hear Sex Offender Registration Case
(October 17, 2008)

Chief Justice Presents Judge Wesley With Jurist of the Year Award
(October 17, 2008)

C.A. Finds Right to Cross-Examination at Administrative Hearing
(October 16, 2008)

Berle Named Supervising Judge in Civil Courts
(October 16, 2008)

Court Holds Denial of Motion to Set Aside Default Abuse of Discretion
(October 16, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives Employee’s Free Speech Claim
(October 16, 2008)

Court Rules Domestic Violence Programs Must Be Open to Men
(October 15, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives San Jose Election Ordinance
(October 15, 2008)

USC School of Law Plans Memorial for Professor Charles Whitebread
(October 15, 2008)

Panel Orders Predatory Lending Claims Consolidated
(October 15, 2008)

C.A. Holds Local Judges’ Extra Benefits Unconstitutional
(October 14, 2008)

Filmmaker Sues Talk Radio Host Over Copyright Claim
(October 14, 2008)

Court Upholds Award Against School for Allowing Harassment of Gays
(October 14, 2008)

DLA Piper Practice Group Acquires New Partner
(October 14, 2008)

  Reinstatement of Corrections Employees Who Beat Youths Upheld
(October 10, 2008)

Court Clarifies Rules for Breach of Warranty Claims
(October 10, 2008)

U.S. Justices Appear Divided in Dispute Over Sonar Use by Navy
(October 9, 2008)

C.A. Throws Out Conviction for Resisting Arrest
(October 9, 2008)

Embattled Sacramento Judge McBrien Draws Write-In Opponent
(October 9, 2008)

Three Attorneys to Receive ‘Compassion Award’
(October 9, 2008)

Ninth Circuit: DUI Convictions Rendered Alien Ineligible for Asylum
(October 9, 2008)

C.A. Clarifies Arbitration Rule in Uninsured Motorist Case
(October 8, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Kathryne A. Stoltz to Retire
(October 8, 2008)

California Judges Association Urges Rejection of Proposition 5
(October 8, 2008)

Court Permits Written Withdrawal of Speedy Trial Waiver
(October 8, 2008)

U.S. High Court Declines to Intervene in Dispute Over Rap Lyrics
(October 7, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Alaska Law Governing Primaries
(October 7, 2008)

Court Tosses Conviction Leading to Three-Strikes Sentence in Bar Fight
(October 7, 2008)

Court Reinstates Forfeiture Suit Against Former City Commissioner
(October 6, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to UC Evolution Website
(October 6, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rejects Muslim Teacher’s Bias Claim Against LAUSD
(October 6, 2008)

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Group Receives County Award
(October 6, 2008)

Employment Law Firm Expands to West Coast
(October 6, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives Suit Against U.S. Over Alien’s Cancer Death
(October 3, 2008)

Schiavelli Joining JAMS, Brown White
(October 3, 2008)

Long Beach Attorney Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzling From Legal Group
(October 3, 2008)

Court: Upholds Sentencing Disparity for Crack, Powder Cocaine
(October 2, 2008)

Landslide Area Construction Moratorium Was a Taking – C.A.
(October 2, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Six-Figure Malpractice Award Against Attorney
(October 1, 2008)

Court of Appeal Justice Douglas E. Swager to Step Down
(October 1, 2008)

C.A. Tosses Order Preventing Newspaper From Reporting on Its Trial
(October1, 2008)

Conference of Delegates Rejects Mediator Compensation Proposal
(September 30, 2008)

CJP Launches Proceedings Against Sacramento Judge
(September 30, 2008)

Text of Chief Justice Ronald M. George’s State of the Judiciary Address
(September 30, 2008)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kenneth Black Sets Retirement Date
(September 30, 2008)

Governor Vetoes Interpreters Bill, Approves Court Repairs Bill
(September 30, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Former Ukrainian Leader’s Convictions
(September 29, 2008)

C.A. Rules Drug Product Liability Claim Not Preempted
(September 29, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Warrantless Search of Military Living Quarters
(September 29, 2008)

C.A. Restricts Malpractice Suits Over Criminal Representation
(September 26, 2008)

Court Upholds LASD Policy on Consultation With Lawyers
(September 26, 2008)

C.A. Rejects ‘Single Subject’ Challenge to Los Angeles Term-Limits Measure
(September 26, 2008)

C.A. Revives Claim Against Generic Drug Maker
(September 26, 2008)

Witnesses Say Deputy Public Defender Leapt Into Path of Train
(September 25, 2008)

Court Rejects Genocide Suit Against Pesticide Makers
(September 25, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Qualifies Right to Dismiss in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
(September 25, 2008)

Court: Copyright Infringement Award May Be Dischargeable
(September 24, 2008)

C.A. Permits Dismissal After Claim Is Ordered to Arbitration
(September 24, 2008)

C.A. Construes Temporary Judge’s Continuing Jurisdiction Narrowly
(September 24, 2008)

Court Tosses Policyholders’ Dividend Class Action Against State Farm
(September 23, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Francis Gately to Retire in November
(September 23, 2008)

Services Tomorrow for Retired Judge Julius Title, Dead at 93
(September 23, 2008)

Court Denies Motion to Dismiss Obscenity Case After Mistrial
(September 23, 2008)

C.A. Throws Out Lawyer’s Suit Over Fee-Sharing Agreement
(September 22, 2008)

LACBA to Oppose Proposal to Charge Parties for Mediation
(September 22, 2008)

New Judge Spent More Than $360,000 to Win Seat, Records Show
(September 22, 2008)

C.A. Clarifies Rule on Administrative Writ Proceedings
(September 22, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Suit Against Wind Farmers Over Killing of Birds
(September 19, 2008)

Judge, Groups Back Bill Providing Interpreters in Civil Cases
(September 19, 2008)

Veteran Deputy District Attorney Ken Lamb Succumbs to Cancer at 55
(September 19, 2008)

Attorney Asks Bar Court to Dismiss Proceeding as ‘SLAPP’
(September 19, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Arizona Immigration Law
(September 18, 2008)

S.C. to Consider Ex-Judge’s Duty to Disclose Censure
(September 18, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Allows Lawsuit Against Medi-Cal Rate Cut to Proceed
(September 18, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Overturns $400,000 Fee Award in Sonar Case
(September 17, 2008)

Judge Robert A. Schnider to Retire After 27 Years on Bench
(September 17, 2008)

San Diego Judge Publicly Censured Over ‘Wet Reckless’ Plea
(September 17, 2008)

Court of Appeal Revives Challenge to Law on Aliens’ Tuition
(September 16, 2008)

No Privacy Expectation in Home Shown by Realtor—C.A.
(September 16, 2008)

Gay Man From Jamaica Eligible for Asylum, Ninth Circuit Rules
(September 16, 2008)

Law Enforcement Organization Honors Steve Cooley
(September 16, 2008)

Court Denies Widow’s Request for Husband’s Frozen Sperm
(September 15, 2008)

Van de Kamp to Receive Witkin Medal
(September 15, 2008)

Suit Alleging Theft in Aid of Litigation Not SLAPP—C.A.
(September 12, 2008)

Lawyer Named to Cultural Property Advisory Committee
(September 12, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rules Expert Witness Fees Recoverable Under FEHA
(September 12, 2008)

Court: Permanency Plan Selection Hearing Not ‘New Trial’
(September 12, 2008)

Edmon to Become Superior Court’s First Woman APJ
(September 11, 2008)

Court Rejects Scienter Argument in Death of Fetus
(September 11, 2008)

Vickrey to Serve on ABA Commission on State Courts
(September 11, 2008)

Ad Ban Applies to Noncommercial Speech—C.A.
(September 10, 2008)

Court: Arbitrator’s Disclosure Gave Notice of Potential Bias
(September 10, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rules for County in Bike Path Suit
(September 10, 2008)

Anti-Gang Beliefs Not Political Opinion, Ninth Circuit Rules
(September 9, 2008)

Bicycle Footrest Violated ‘Metal Knuckles’ Ban—C.A.
(September 9, 2008)

Court Holds Board Member’s Suit Against School District a SLAPP
(September 8, 2008)

Court Upholds Prostitution Convictions, Based on Preposition
(September 8, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Revocation of Masry Family Trust
(September 5, 2008)

Conference of Delegates May Consider Opposing Proposition 8
(September 5, 2008)

Judge Orders Changes to Cynthia Loo’s Candidate Statement
(September 4, 2008)

Court Rejects Motorcyclists’ Civil Rights Suit Against Festival
(September 4, 2008)

Commission Ordered to Consider Listing Salamander as Endangered
(September 3, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Applies Strict Time Limit to Habeas Petitions
(September 3, 2008)

Stotler, Others Pay Tribute to Departing Judge Schiavelli
(September 3, 2008)

District Judge George Schiavelli to Step Down
(September 2, 2008)

Panel Confirms Ventura Lawyer’s Election to Board of Governors
(September 2, 2008)

C.A. Tosses Secretary of State’s Manual Ballot Count Procedures
(September 2, 2008)

Tucson Judge Appointed to Ninth Circuit BAP
(September 2, 2008)

Plaintiffs May Serve Settlement Offer With Summons—C.A.
(August 29, 2008)

Death Sentence Upheld for White Supremacist in Hate Crime
(August 29, 2008)

State Supreme Court Says Pregnancy May Be ‘Great Bodily Injury’
(August 29, 2008)

LACBA Invests in Equipment To Broadcast CLE
(August 29, 2008)

Court Upholds Man’s Will Giving Drafter Control of Estate
(August 28, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Panel Rejects Bid to Protect Historic District
(August 28, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Admission of Certified Rap Sheets as Evidence
(August 28, 2008)

Public Defender’s Office Joins National Program to Improve Legal System for Indigent Juveniles
(August 28, 2008)

Third District C.A. Limits Impact of Proposition 213
(August 27, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Conviction in Shooting at Gas Station
(August 27, 2008)

Venable LLP Acquires New Litigation Partner
(August 27, 2008)

Death Penalty Upheld for Man Who Killed Mother on Mother’s Day
(August 26, 2008)

Doctor-Patient Privilege Extends to Drug Records—C.A.
(August 26, 2008)

C.A. Rules Against Chuck Yeager’s Daughter in Dispute With Stepmother
(August 26, 2008)

Services Today for Ex-Municipal Court Commissioner Spada
(August 26, 2008)

Court Declines to Decide Whether Soviet-Era Ukraine a ‘Country’
(August 26, 2008)

Failure to Disclose Fee-Splitting Plan Bars Enforcement—C.A.
(August 25, 2008)

Wada and Berman Elected Superior Court Commissioners
(August 25, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Holds Inability to Pay No Defense in Tax Evasion Case
(August 25, 2008)

Services Thursday for Judge Deanne Myers
(August 25, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Release of Prisoner Who Killed Lover’s Wife
(August 22, 2008)

Judge Wesley Named Jurist of the Year
(August 22, 2008)

State Bar Bestows Public Service Award on Los Angeles Attorney
(August 22, 2008)

Crowd Cheers as Court Official Accepts Judge’s Proposal
(August 22, 2008)

U.S. District Court for Central District Names New Executive
(August 22, 2008)

Services Pending for Superior Court Judge Deanne Myers
(August 22, 2008)

Supreme Court to Review Pro-Worker Ruling on Family Leave
(August 21, 2008)

Single eBay Sale Does Not Support Jurisdiction—C.A.
(August 21, 2008)

Court: Vexatious Litigants Do Not Need Leave to Appeal When Defendants
(August 21, 2008)

Court: Changed Conditions in Sierra Leone Justify Asylum Denial
(August 20, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Union Labor Mandate for Capitol Project
(August 20, 2008)

Attorney Entitled to Fees in Dispute Over Subcontracted Legal Work—C.A.
(August 20, 2008)

Bill on Judicial Appointment Advisers Passes, Faces Veto
(August 19, 2008)

S.C. Reverses Ruling in Lesbian Artificial Insemination Case
(August 19, 2008)

Ninth Circuit: District Courts Can Hear Challenge to No-Fly List
(August 19, 2008)

State Bar Files Response to Bar Application Records Request
(August 19, 2008)

Inclusion of Possible Bonus in Support Calculation Held Error
(August 18, 2008)

Court: Intervenor May Be Liable for Fees in Antitrust Case
(August 18, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Sends ‘Millenium Bomber’ Case Back for Resentencing
(August 18, 2008)

C.A. Overturns Award of Fees to Accused Child Abuser
(August 18, 2008)

Loyola Program Receives ABA Public Interest Award
(August 18, 2008)

State Courts Have Jurisdiction Over Prisoner Medical Care—C.A.
(August 15, 2008)

Court Upholds Death Sentence in Killing of Riverside Woman
(August 15, 2008)

C.A. Orders Disclosure of Some Personal Data in Writers’ Age-Bias Suit
(August 15, 2008)

S.C. Allows Sex Abuse Suit to Go Forward Against Fresno Diocese
(August 14, 2008)

Court: Reduction of Inflated Fee Request Justified
(August 14, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Criminal Jurisdiction Over Saipan
(August 14, 2008)

LACBA Sponsors Annual Dialogues on Freedom Event
(August 14, 2008)

Church Elders Who Heard Member Admit Rape Must Testify—C.A.
(August 13, 2008)

Divided C.A. Revives Suit Over Employee Medical Leave
(August 13, 2008)

Court: Lack of ADA Notice Does Not Justify Denial of Fee Award
(August 13, 2008)

City Attorney Sues City Controller, Says She Cannot Audit Him
(August 12, 2008)

Court: Disgorgement Not Required for Attorney Misconduct
(August 12, 2008)

Supreme Court Rules Defendant May Waive Jury for Death Penalty Retrial
(August 12, 2008)

‘Banishment’ of Minor Probationer Unconstitutional—C.A.
(August 12, 2008)

Court Backs Away From Broad Anti-Home School Ruling
(August 11, 2008)

Perjured Grand Jury Testimony Not Prejudicial—C.A.
(August 11, 2008)

Court: Political Party Has No Right to Register Voters at VA Facility
(August 11, 2008)

Nash Elected Secretary of National Judges Group
(August 11, 2008)

State Bar to Recognize Local Attorneys for Pro Bono Work
(August 11, 2008)

S.C. Places Strict Limits on Noncompetition Agreements
(August 8, 2008)

Two Superior Court Judges, One Commissioner to Step Down
(August 8, 2008)

Defendant’s Illicit Personal Conduct Irrelevant to Personal Injury Claim—C.A
(August 8, 2008)

Court: No Higher Standard for Service on Michael Jackson
(August 8, 2008)

Court Rejects Attempt to Amend Indictments After Plea Entry
(August 7, 2008)

Court Upholds Gender Disparity for Derivative Citizenship
(August 7, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Alexander Williams to Retire
(August 6, 2008)

Court Rejects Challenges to Rulings by Encino Attorney Wolf
(August 6, 2008)

Wildman Harrold Opens Beverly Hills Location
(August 6, 2008)

Defense Counsel’s Call to Plaintiff Not Ethical Violation—C.A.
(August 5, 2008)

Court: No Duty by Homeowners to Warn of Power Lines
(August 5, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds One-Day Sentence for White-Collar Criminal
(August 4, 2008)

Court Eases Discharge Requirements for Student Loans
(August 4, 2008)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Leon S. Kaplan Retires Today
(August 4, 2008)

Court Officials Say Governor’s Cuts Do Not Apply to Judiciary
(August 1, 2008)

UC Employees’ Whistleblower Claims Barred, S.C. Rules
(August 1, 2008)

C.A. Panels Affirm, Strike Provisions of Medical Marijuana Law
(August 1, 2008)

S.C. to Review Dismissal of Suit Over Lawyer’s Advertising
(July 31, 2008)

L.A. Firm Weston Benshoof to Merge With National Firm
(July 31, 2008)

Court of Appeal Justice William D. Stein to Retire
(July 31, 2008)

C.A. Justice Demands Retraction From Magazine
(July 30, 2008)

Court: Acquiescence to Document Use Not Alien Smuggling
(July 30, 2008)

Court Upholds Censure of Forensic Expert Over ‘Ludicrous’ Testimony
(July 30, 2008)

Federal Courts Announce Action on California Prisoner Petitions
(July 30, 2008)

S.C. Tosses Death Sentence Over Removal of Holdout Juror
(July 29, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Orders Judge to Reconsider Fee Cut
(July 29, 2008)

Plea Agreement Conditioned on Prior Statements’ Truth Not Coercive—C.A.
(July 29, 2008)

State Bar Honors Michael Judge, S.F. Lawyer for Diversity Efforts
(July 29, 2008)

Court of Appeal Tosses Sanctions for Violating in Limine Order
(July 28, 2008)

Undiagnosed Illness Not Grounds to Rescind Annuity—C.A.
(July 28, 2008)

Appellate Courts Must Conduct Comparative Juror Analysis—S.C.
(July 25, 2008)

High Court Rejects Jury Selection Discrimination Claim
(July 25, 2008)

Court Rules Poverty No Basis to Terminate Parental Rights
(July 24, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rejects Bid to Assign Lottery Prize
(July 24, 2008)

Damages Inadequate Remedy for Failure to Close Oil Well—C.A.
(July 24, 2008)

Employers Must Give Breaks, Not Ensure They Are Taken—C.A.
(July 23, 2008)

Czuleger Says New Appointees Help, but More Needed
(July 23, 2008)

Denial of Pension Boost to Injured Deputies Held Unlawful by C.A.
(July 23, 2008)

No Estoppel Exception to Mediation Confidentiality, S.C. Rules
(July 22, 2008)

Court: Clapping Juror’s Misconduct Not Prejudicial
(July 22, 2008)

Court: Indemnitor’s Duty to Defend Separate From Issue of Indemnification
(July 22, 2008)

Defendant’s Use of Object Resembling Gun Supports Firearm Enhancement—C.A.
(July 22, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Deputy’s Conviction in Sexual Assaults
(July 21, 2008)

Court Overturns Asylum Denial to Woman Claiming Torture
(July 21, 2008)

Labor Lawyer Cynthia Emry Joins Jackson Lewis LLP
(July 21, 2008)

State Supreme Court Orders New Headwaters Logging Plan
(July 18, 2008)

Judge Strikes City’s Combined Adult Business Ordinance
(July 18, 2008)

Court Rules Prosecutor’s Peremptory Strikes Were Racially Motivated
(July 18, 2008)

S.C. Rejects Bid to Remove Marriage Initiative From Ballot
(July 17, 2008)

Court Tosses Records Request For Failure to Name Party
(July 17, 2008)

Trust’s No Contest Clause Does Not Apply to Amendment—C.A.
(July 17, 2008)

Creditor Cannot Assign Judgment to Debtor’s Lawyer—C.A.
(July 16, 2008)

Court Strikes Parole Search of Vehicle Passenger’s Purse
(July 16, 2008)

Court: UCC Inapplicable to Contracts for Placement of Advertising
(July 16, 2008)

Attorney Alan Skobin Gets New Term on Police Commission
(July 16, 2008)

McKeown to Chair National Codes of Conduct Committee
(July 16, 2008)

Court Upholds Award in Officers’ Suit Over Rampart Scandal
(July 15, 2008)

Witnesses Tell Panel Politics Threatens Judges’ Independence
(July 15, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for Man Aged 19 at Time of Murders
(July 15, 2008)

Court: Medicare Cost Reports Violated False Claims Act
(July 15, 2008)

Fujie Elected President of State Bar of California
(July 14, 2008)

Court Rules Middle Schooler’s Strip Search Unconstitutional
(July 14, 2008)

State Bar to Probe Newly Elected Board Member’s Eligibility for Office
(July 14, 2008)

Court: Author’s Daughter May Reclaim ‘Lassie’ Copyright
(July 14, 2008)

Former Judge Had Duty to Disclose Censure—C.A.
(July 11, 2008)

Television Excerpt Properly Shown to Jury, S.C. Rules
(July 11, 2008)

James Aguirre Elected to Seat on State Bar Board of Governors
(July 11, 2008)

Law Revision Commission Elects New Leaders
(July 11, 2008)

Ninth Circuit to Honor Superior Court Judge Chirlin, Local Attorney Warren
(July 11, 2008)

Div. Eight Presiding Justice Candace Cooper to Retire
(July 10, 2008)

Court Strikes Early Filing Law for Independent Candidates
(July 10, 2008)

Supreme Court to Determine Constitutionality of ‘Jessica’s Law’
(July 10, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives ADA Suit Against Historic Winery
(July 10, 2008)

Court Upholds Man’s Conviction for Claiming to Be Federal Agent
(July 9, 2008)

C.A. Allows Attachment Remedy Against Unlicensed Contractor
(July 9, 2008)

Court Rules Unexpected Hearsay Challenge Good Cause for Continuance
(July 9, 2008)

Anti-SLAPP Law Not Applicable to Subpoena Request—C.A.
(July 8, 2008)

Disability Activist Wins One Case, Loses Another in C.A.
(July 8, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Takes Stringent View of Debt Collection Practices Statute
(July 8, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Challenge to Sex Abuse Claims Revival Statute
(July 7, 2008)

Court Orders Rehearing on Governor’s Aides’ Title VII Suit
(July 7, 2008)

San Diego Appeals Ruling on Blackwater Training Facility
(July 7, 2008)

Court: Anti-Abortion Display Near School Was Protected Speech
(July 3, 2008)

High Court Ruling on Sex Offenders Not Retroactive—C.A.
(July 3, 2008)

Court Tosses Driver’s Convictions for Striking Pedestrian on Bike Path
(July 3, 2008)

Czuleger Says Court to Increase Oversight of Commissioners
(July 2, 2008)

C.A. Clarifies Priority of Lien for Attorney Fees
(July 2, 2008)

Local Prosecutor Honored for Insurance Fraud Interdiction Program
(July 2, 2008)

Court: Labor Code Did Not Apply to Charter County Employees
(July 2, 2008)

Report Proposes Reforms for State’s Death Penalty System
(July 1, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for Man Who Murdered Seven
(July 1, 2008)

Nossaman Guthner Announces Merger With Washington D.C. Firm
(July 1, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Holds Van’s Message of ‘Jihad’ Protected Speech
(June 30, 2008)

Court: Saddam’s Fall Does Not Negate Persecution Fears
(June 30, 2008)

Trustees’ Fees Not Recoverable Under Elder Abuse Act—C.A.
(June 30, 2008)

CJP Orders Orange Superior Court Judge Removed From Bench
(June 27, 2008)

Lawyers Expect Challenges in Light of High Court Gun Ruling
(June 27, 2008)

Court: Admission of Pornography in Capital Trial Not Prejudicial
(June 27, 2008)

Happy 80th, Governor Deukmejian
(People, June 27, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Orders Reconsideration of Copts’ Asylum Bid
(June 26, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Coleman A. Swart to Retire
(June 26, 2008)

Senior Ninth Circuit Judge Warren J. Ferguson Dies Suddenly at 87
(June 26, 2008)

Retiring Justice Vogel ‘Exploring Options’ on Next Move
(June 26, 2008)

Running a Different Kind of Trial on a ‘Stopwatch’
(People, June 26, 2008)

Court of Appeal Justice Miriam Vogel Sets July 3 Retirement
(June 25, 2008)

Attorney Accuses State Bar of Violating First Amendment
(June 25, 2008)

Court Rejects Probation Condition Requiring Pet Status Updates
(June 25, 2008)

Legal Professionals and Their Canine Companions Vying to Become Top Dog
(People, June 25, 2008)

High Court to Review Ninth Circuit Ruling on Navy’s Sonar Use
(June 24, 2008)

Court: Inmate Did Not ‘Possess’ Drugs Where Delivery Averted
(June 24, 2008)

‘Chap’ Findlay, Prolific Expert Witness, Dead at 63
(June 24, 2008)

Consumer May Enforce Policy Issued by Unlicensed Insurer—C.A.
(June 23, 2008)

Superior Court Judges Elect Jacqueline Lewis Commissioner
(June 23, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Rejection of Suit Over ‘Operation Tailwind’ Story
(June 23, 2008)

Czuleger Proclaims Weeklong Traffic Court Experiment a Success
(June 20, 2008)

LACBA Tables Proposal to Charge Parties for Mediation
(June 20, 2008)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence in Van Nuys Shooting
(June 20, 2008)

Court Recognizes Privacy Expectation in Text Message Contents
(June 19, 2008)

C.A. Overturns Burglary Conviction Over Search Issue
(June 19, 2008)

S.C. to Resolve Appellate Conflict Over Definition of ‘Prevailing Party
(June 19, 2008)

Assembly Hearings Set For Courthouse Funding Bill
(June 19, 2008)

Prior Accusations Inadmissible Under ‘Rape Shield’ Law—C.A.
(June 18, 2008)

Court Upholds Conviction of Paraplegic Drug Dealer
(June 18, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Applies Cumis Conflicts Statute to Environmental Dispute
(June 18, 2008)

U.S. Senate Committee Cancels Hearing on New Judgeships
(June 18, 2008)

State Supreme Court Overturns Tax Sale Based on Flawed Notice
(June 17, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Conviction Based on ‘Cold’ DNA Hit
(June 17, 2008)

State Bar Proposes Holding Annual Meetings Outside California
(June 16, 2008)

Court Upholds Municipal Contracts for Red Light Cameras
(June 16, 2008)

Court Approves Inter-County Joinder of Killer’s Murder Charges
(June 13, 2008)

Past Appearance Gave Rise to Ongoing Jurisdiction—C.A.
(June 13, 2008)

Judge Appointed to Judicial Council
(June 13, 2008)

Court Revives Emotional Distress Claim Over Toxic Sludge Exposure
(June 12, 2008)

Strategic Counsel Announces Addition of Angela J. Reddock
(June 12, 2008)

Suit by Disabled Activist Who Alleged Retaliation May Proceed—C.A.
(June 12, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Equal Protection Challenge to Sex Offender Registry
(June 11, 2008)

George Directs Domestic Violence Group to Implement Report
(June 11, 2008)

Court: Mother Not Criminally Responsible for Drowning Death of Toddler
(June 11, 2008)

Van Sicklen to Step Down as Criminal Courts Supervising Judge
(June 10, 2008)

Court Upholds Arbitrator’s Application of Equitable Defense
(June 10, 2008)

Class Action May Proceed Against Cellular Providers
(June 10, 2008)

Lee Edmon to Run for Superior Court Assistant Presiding Judge
(June 9, 2008)

Court Upholds Conviction Despite Juror’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’
(June 9, 2008)

Acquiescence to Housing Inspection Was Fourth Amendment Consent—C.A.
(June 9, 2008)

Judge Lee Edmon Among Eight Named to Judicial Council
(June 9, 2008)

California Supreme Court Upholds Plan to Restore Bay-Delta
(June 6, 2008)

LACBA Rating Process Worked Well, Committee Chair Says
(June 6, 2008)

Dentist’s Alleged Past Patient Abuse Not Evidence of Common Plan—C.A.
(June 6, 2008)

Commission Disciplines Judge For Fundraising Activities
(June 6, 2008)

Three Commissioners, Two Prosecutors Win Judicial Races
(June 5, 2008)

Commission Confirms Court of Appeal Appointments
(June 5, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Searches of Cruise Ship Passenger Cabins
(June 5, 2008)

Judge Michael Hoff to Retire, Join ARC
(June 5, 2008)

Court Upholds Emergency Declaration based on Prison Overcrowding
(June 5, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Conviction of Lawyer/Pastor for Molesting Youths
(June 4, 2008)

Court Throws Out Part of Metrolink Derailment Suit
(June 4, 2008)

Court: State May Not Suspend Driver’s License Over Drunken Boating
(June 4, 2008)

Commissioner Richardson Retires After 20 Years
(June 4, 2008)

Court: Defendant’s Mental Examination Cannot Be Compelled
(June 3, 2008)

C.A.: Cap on Worker’s Compensation Benefits Constitutional
(June 3, 2008)

Panel Rules Bar Court Erred in Dismissing Discipline Referral
(June 3, 2008)

Retired Superior Court Judge Robert Einstein Dies at 83
(June 3, 2008)

Three Women in Running to Become Next State Bar President
(June 2, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Dissidents’ Exclusion From S.F. Chinese Events
(June 2, 2008)

Court Orders New Trial After Witness Lies About Combat Experience
(June 2, 2008)

Guild Lawyers Can Represent Writers in ‘Reality’ TV Suits—C.A.
(May 30, 2008)

C.A. Justice Zelon to Head Task Force on Family Law Rules
(May 30, 2008)

New DNA Test Does Not Require Full Kelly Hearing—C.A.
(May 29, 2008)

Brown Authorizes Removal Action Against Maywood Councilman
(May 29, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives Retaliation Suit Against Upland Police Chief
(May 29, 2008)

Court Rejects Challenge to Amazon’s Operation of Borders Website
(May 28, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Suit Against Law Firm by Ex-Client
(May 28, 2008)

Valley Legal Group to Sponsor Law Day Charity Event
(May 28, 2008)

Commissioner Kevil Martin to Retire From Superior Court
(May 28, 2008)

Emily Graham Named Head of Supreme Court’s Civil Central Staff
(May 28, 2008)

Former Los Angeles Mayor Hahn Seeks Appointment to Bench
(May 27, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Man’s Conviction for Threat to Kill His Lawyer
(May 27, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rules for Workers in Flap Over Family Leave
(May 27, 2008)

C.A. Publishes Opinion Holding Judge Violated Due Process
(May 27, 2008)

Supreme Court Sets High Bar to Post-Conviction DNA Testing
(May 23, 2008)

Police May Make Traffic Stops in Unmarked Cars—C.A.
(May 23, 2008)

Court: Pretrial Discovery Ruling Not ‘On Merits’ Under Sec. 170.6
(May 23, 2008)

Court of Appeal Revives Sex Abuse Suit Against Fresno Diocese
(May 22, 2008)

Supreme Court to Rule on Application of Sister State Statute of Repose
(May 22, 2008)

Local Attorney, Legal Assistant Join Athletic Commission
(May 22, 2008)

State Bar Approves Proposal for Malpractice Insurance Disclosure
(May 22, 2008)

AG: No Permission Needed to Transmit Databases With Personal Data
(May 22, 2008)

Court: Videotape of Assault Victim’s Medical Exam Brady Material
(May 21, 2008)

Six Hispanic Judges Will Not Face Write-In Campaign
(May 21, 2008)

State Bar Court Seeks Applicants for Two Judicial Positions
(May 21, 2008)

Display of Firearm During False Imprisonment ‘Menacing’—C.A.
(May 21, 2008)

AG: Police Must Disclose Names of Officers in Critical Incidents
(May 21, 2008)

Assembly Approves Bill to Disclose Judicial Appointment Advisers
(May 20, 2008)

High Court Reinstates Conviction in Millennium Plot
(May 20, 2008)

Arrestee Shot in Buttock While Resisting Officers May Seek Damages
(May 20, 2008)

Encino Attorney Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
(May 20, 2008)

Confirmation Hearings Set for Court of Appeal Nominees
(May 20, 2008)

Governor Names Mallano Presiding Justice, Fills Other C.A. Slots
(May 19, 2008)

February State Bar Pass Rate Again Under 40 Percent
(May 19, 2008)

Supreme Court Ruling on Upper Term Sentencing Not Retroactive—C.A.
(May 19, 2008)

Czuleger Says Court May Face $57 Million in Cuts
(May 19, 2008)

Court: Police Officer Entitled to Benefits for Vacation Injury
(May 19, 2008)

Two Law Firms Support Public Interest Scholarship Program
(May 19, 2008)

State Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
(May 16, 2008)

Judge Michael Sauer to Retire After 36 Years on Bench
(May 16, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Conviction of Bank Robber Who Said He Wanted to Be Caught
(May 16, 2008)

Regents Confirm New UC Davis Law School Dean
(May 16, 2008)

U.S. Senate Committee Approves Creation of New Judgeships
(May 16, 2008)

State High Court to Rule on Fee Award Sought by LAPD Officer
(May 15, 2008)

Czuleger Expresses Concern Over Impact of Fiscal Crisis
(May 15, 2008)

State Agency Coerced Percipient Witness into Resigning—C.A.
(May 15, 2008)

Barge Owner Not Liable for Seaman’s West Nile Infection—C.A.
(May 14, 2008)

Court Upholds Limitation on ‘Steroid Rage’ Defense
(May 14, 2008)

LACBA to Honor Judge William McLaughlin as Outstanding Jurist for 2008
(May 14, 2008)

Services Scheduled for Judge David Mintz
(May 14, 2008)

Prosecutor’s Cooperation With Film No Conflict of Interest—S.C.
(May 13, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Mandatory School Uniform Policy
(May 13, 2008)

Two Los Angeles Labor Attorneys Make Switch to Larger Firms
(May 13, 2008)

State Courts Celebrating Juror Appreciation Week
(May 13, 2008)

Superior Court Judge David Mintz Loses Fight With Lung Cancer
(May 13, 2008)

Court: Officers Not Liable for Releasing Drunk Driver’s Car
(May 12, 2008)

Disney Overpaid Royalties to ‘Roger Rabbit’ Creator—C.A.
(May 12, 2008)

Judicial Candidate Apparently Cancels Meeting, Will Not Discuss Past
(May 12, 2008)

Defrocked Judge Turns Internet Radio Personality, Entrepreneur
(May 12, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Compton Drive-By Shootings
(May 9, 2008)

Trial Judge’s Behavior ‘Openly Violated’ Due Process—C.A.
(May 9, 2008)

Murder Defendant Not Entitled to Independent DNA Test—Court of Appeal
(May 9, 2008)

AG Says Rule of Necessity Applies to Post-Accident Drug Testing
(May 9, 2008)

Presidential Candidate Drops Endorsement of Judicial Contender
(May 8, 2008)

Court: Resubmitted Development Plan Not a ‘New Project’
(May 8, 2008)

Courts May Reduce Deposition Transcript Fees for Non-Noticing Party—C.A.
(May 8, 2008)

LACBA to Honor Judge, Prosecutor and Defense Attorney Of the Year, and Present Career Achievement Award
(May 8, 2008)

Services Set for Retired Municipal Court Judge Robert O. Young
(May 8, 2008)

Robert Willett Returns to Southwestern Law School Board
(May 8, 2008)

LACBA Rates 10 Judicial Candidates as ‘Not Qualified’
(May 7, 2008)

Putative Spouse Doctrine Applies to Domestic Partners—C.A.
(May 7, 2008)

District Judge Rules FAA Fully Liable for Fatal Torrance Helicopter Crash
(May 7, 2008)

Legal Aid Foundation to Close South Los Angeles Office
(May 7, 2008)

S.C. Tosses Death Sentence, Cites Prosecutors’ Discovery Violation
(May 6, 2008)

LACBA, After Appeal, Says Candidate Chomel ‘Well Qualified’
(May 6, 2008)

Retired Citrus Municipal Court Judge Robert O. Young Dies at 80
(May 6, 2008)

Judge Lee Named Chef de Mission for 2008 Olympic Games
(May 6, 2008)

Ethics Watchdogs Criticize Study of Gift Restrictions for Judges
(May 6, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Reinstates Death Sentence in Tarzana Burglary-Murder
(May 5, 2008)

Court Upholds Injunction Against Washington ‘Plan B’ Pill Rules
(May 5, 2008)

Retired San Diego Judge to Receive CWL’s Joan Dempsey Klein Award
(May 5, 2008)

State Judicial Accountability System Ranked Fifth Nationwide
(May 5, 2008)

LACBA Panel Says It Will Not Rate Murillo or Silberman
(May 2, 2008)

Court Upholds Dismissal of Suit Over Lawyer’s Advertising
(May 2, 2008)

Court of Appeal Says Ex-Football Star Can Appeal Plea Ruling
(May 2, 2008)

County Bar Rates Dau and Winters ‘Exceptionally Well Qualified’
(May 1, 2008)

S.C. Declines to Enter Orange County Election Dispute
(May 1, 2008)

LACBA Selects Supervisor Yvonne Burke for Shattuck-Price Award
(May 1, 2008)

Student-Athlete’s Recruitment Did Not Create Jurisdiction—C.A.
(April 30, 2008)

License Restoration Ordered for Alleged DMV Exam Cheat
(April 30, 2008)

False Claims Act Inapplicable to Acts in ‘Official Capacity’—C.A.
(April 29, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in 1991 Murder Spree
(April 29, 2008)

State Bar Raids Unauthorized Law Practice, Shuts It Down
(April 29, 2008)

Downtown Courts to Remain Open During Rally
(April 29, 2008)

Court of Appeal Rejects Lawyer’s Claim Against Bank Over Fraud
(April 28, 2008)

Judicial Council Endorses Electronic Discovery Legislation
(April 28, 2008)

Services Scheduled for Attorney Robert J. Chavez
(April 28, 2008)

S.C. Tosses $200 Million Punitive Damage Award to City of Hope
(April 25, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Chinese Man’s Piracy Convictions
(April 25, 2008)

Civil Litigator Robert Chavez, Son and Brother of Judges, Dead at 45
(April 25, 2008)

Director Says LACBA Offices to Move Within 12 Months
(April 25, 2008)

Commissioner Bianco Raises $180,000 War Chest for Campaign
(April 24, 2008)

Pretrial Merits Showing Required in Claim Against Religious Healthcare Facility for Punitive Damages
(April 24, 2008)

Public Defender’s Office Honored for Work on Behalf of Mentally Ill
(April 24, 2008)

Complex Financed by Tax Credits Not ‘Public Work’—C.A.
(April 24, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Vacates Fee Award in Debt Collection Practices Case
(April 23, 2008)

Services Tomorrow for Former Court of Appeal Justice McDaniel
(April 23, 2008)

C.A. Rules Support Formula Inapplicable When Child Goes to College
(April 23, 2008)

LACBA Begins Issuing Tentative Ratings to Judicial Candidates
(April 22, 2008)

Services Saturday for Retired Judge Walker, Dead at 83
(April 22, 2008)

Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence in Killing of Elderly South Gate Couple
(April 22, 2008)

Court Affirms $2 Million Award of Attorney Fees
(April 22, 2008)

Commissioner Tamila Ipema Moving to San Diego
(April 22, 2008)

Officer’s Peek Over Fence Did Not Violate Constitution—C.A.
(April 21, 2008)

Court Upholds Restitution Based on Handwritten Statement
(April 21, 2008)

City Attorney’s Office Utilizes Animals to Teach Lessons on Prejudice
(April 21, 2008)

State High Court Revives Misconduct Action Against LAPD Officer
(April 18, 2008)

Superior Court Judges Elect Alan Rubin Commissioner
(April 18, 2008)

Judicial Council Receives Honor for Jury Instruction Revisions
(April 18, 2008)

Order Granting Public Defender New Trial Left Standing
(April 17, 2008)

Commissioner Ipema to Resign, MetNews Learns
(April 17, 2008)

Court Holds Defunct Company’s Principals Not Liable for Unpaid Wages
(April 17, 2008)

Chapman, Glucksman & Dean Adds Partners, Changes Name
(April 17, 2008)

Border Patrol Agent Lacked Reasonable Suspicion for Stop—C.A.
(April 17, 2008)

Court Overturns Ruling Striking Long Beach Parade Ordinance
(April 16, 2008)

Services This Weekend for Attorney Benjamin Salvaty
(April 16, 2008)

Commissioner, Three Others to Be Honored by Southwestern Law School
(April 16, 2008)

C.A. Says Plaintiff Cannot Ask Legislators Why They Passed Law
(April 15, 2008)

CJP Sets Argument on Charges Against Orange County Judge
(April 15, 2008)

Complaint Against Law Firm Held Not Subject to Anti-SLAPP Motion
(April 15, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Lawyer’s Conviction for Bankruptcy Fraud
(April 14, 2008)

Court Rules Statements Sent Via Fax Not ‘Publications’
(April 14, 2008)

Court: City, School District Not Liable For Fatal Crosswalk Accident
(April 14, 2008)

Court’s Misspelling of Name Was Reversible Error—C.A.
(April 14, 2008)

Court Rejects Suit Over Plane Crash That Killed Balkan Leader
(April 11, 2008)

Couple Cannot Rescind Contract Over Bank’s Nazi Past—C.A.
(April 11, 2008)

Supreme Court: Forcible Retention of Stolen Property Constitutes Robbery
(April 11, 2008)

Circuit Replaces Judicial Discipline Rules With National Standards
(April 10, 2008)

Court Vacates City Permit for Fence on Hollywoodland Wall
(April 10, 2008)

CJP Admonishes Orange County Judge for Belittling Parties
(April 9, 2008)

Commissioner Ronald J. Slick Retires, Czuleger Calls Election for Post
(April 9, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Francis Hourigan III to Retire
(April 9, 2008)

C.A. Overturns Order for Discovery Sanctions in Auto Accident Case
(April 8, 2008)

Restitution Not Required From Accessory After Fact—C.A.
(April 8, 2008)

Local High School Students Say Court of Appeal Oral Argument ‘Cool’
(April 8, 2008)

Court: Mistaken Belief Sexual Advances Welcome No ‘Accident’
(April 7, 2008)

Chief Deputy County Counsel Donovan M. Main Retires
(April 7, 2008)

Commission Confirms Judge Martin Jenkins as Court of Appeal Justice
(April 7, 2008)

C.A.: Biological Father Waited Too Long to Assert Rights
(April 7, 2008)

Judicial Candidate Allowed to Run as ‘Retired Lieutenant Colonel’
(April 4, 2008)

Court Judges Elect Sharon Lewis Miller Commissioner
(April 4, 2008)

Supreme Court Unanimously Adopts ‘Sophisticated User’ Doctrine
(April 4, 2008)

Court: No Housing Discrimination Immunity for Web Site
(April 4, 2008)

Court Upholds Death Sentence in Killings of Placer County Women
(April 4, 2008)

Angela Davis Elected to State Bar Board of Governors Unopposed
(April 3, 2008)

Court: Prisoner Has Right to Post-Conviction DNA Test
(April 3, 2008)

Governor Has Absolute Immunity for Parole Review Decisions—Court
(April 3, 2008)

Heirs of Co-Creator Reclaim ‘Superman’ Copyright
(April 2, 2008)

Social Workers Immune From Suit Over Investigation—C.A.
(April 2, 2008)

C.A. Affirms Conviction in San Pedro Killing, Orders New Sentencing
(April 2, 2008)

Attorneys Recognized for Work With Low-Income Families
(April 2, 2008)

Court Rules Identity Theft Law Inapplicable to Former Creditors
(April 1, 2008)

Styrofoam Knife a ‘Dangerous Weapon,’ Court Says
(April 1, 2008)

C.A. Declines Firm’s Request to Block Rival’s Suit in China
(March 31, 2008)

Services Thursday for Senior U.S. District Judge Rafeedie
(March 31, 2008)

Court Rules No Contractual Duty to Return Remains in UCI Case
(March 31, 2008)

Criminal Prosecutor, Lt. Col./Pilot and Consumer Law Attorney Vie for Seat
(March 31, 2008)

Employer May Be Liable for Worker’s Attack on Customer—C.A.
(March 28, 2008)

Judge Allows Suit Over Detainee’s Headscarf to Proceed
(March 28, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence in Murder of Long Beach Market Clerk
(March 28, 2008)

Candidate Emerges Unscathed From Proceeding Against Him
(March 28, 2008)

D.A. Probes Whether Bid Made to Get Judicial Candidate to Withdraw
(March 27, 2008)

C.A. Reverses Course, Orders Man Who Killed Wife Released
(March 27, 2008)

County Prosecutor, City Prosecutor, Private Practitioner Compete for Seat
(March 27, 2008)

Courts Cannot Overturn Decisions on Awarding Oscars—C.A.
(March 26, 2008)

Court Orders Release of Man Who Killed Wife Over Affair
(March 26, 2008)

Full Text of Chief Justice George’s State of the Judiciary Address
(March 26, 2008)

Court of Appeal Revives Doors Insurance Lawsuit
(March 26, 2008)

S.C. Again Upholds Death Sentence for Self-Proclaimed ‘Beast’
(March 25, 2008)

Candidate to Be Designated as ‘Lieutenant Colonel/Pilot’
(March 25, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Says Orange County Violating Disabled Inmates’ Rights
(March 25, 2008)

Challenger to District Attorney Cooley Facing Criminal Charges
(March 24, 2008)

Court Rejects RICO Suit Over Hiring of Illegal Aliens
(March 24, 2008)

Louis Nissen, Labor Attorney and ‘Eyewitness to History,’ Dies at 94
(March 24, 2008)

Referee Takes on Two Deputy District Attorneys for Open Seat
(March 24, 2008)

S.C. Throws Out Death Sentence in Killing of L.A. Police Officer
(March 21, 2008)

Breakfast Club Endorses Aguirre, Davis for State Bar Board
(March 21, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Indeterminate Commitments for Sexual Predators
(March 21, 2008)

Write-In Campaign Targets Six Sitting Hispanic Judges
(March 21, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Robbers’ Murder Convictions in Accomplice’s Death
(March 20, 2008)

Opponent Sues to Remove Disciplined Judge From Ballot
(March 20, 2008)

Court Rules Disbarred Attorney Cannot Collect from Client
(March 20, 2008)

Live-In Employees Not Entitled to Pay for Time ‘On Call’—C.A.
(March 19, 2008)

Commissioner Reichman to Retire After 30 Years of Service
(March 19, 2008)

Judge Shuts Down Mortgagors as Brown Denounces ‘Fly-By-Night’ Lenders
(March 19, 2008)

Court: No Liability to Third Parties for Pistol’s Hair Trigger
(March 18, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Conviction in Alhambra Drive-By Shooting
(March 18, 2008)

Organic Milk Producer Subject to Mandated Price Structure—C.A.
(March 18, 2008)

‘Overstressed’ Dependency Courts Need Help, Commission Says
(March 17, 2008)

Superior Court Commissioner Albert J. Garcia to Retire
(March 17, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review of ‘Vote Swap’ Ruling
(March 14, 2008)

Hotel Owners Settle Suit With City Over ‘28-Day Shuffle’
(March 14, 2008)

Arbitration Provisions in Homebuyers’ Contracts Held Unconscionable
(March 14, 2008)

Court: Suit Against Lawyer Properly Thrown Out as SLAPP
(March 13, 2008)

Court Upholds Search of Vehicle With Concealed Ownership
(March 13, 2008)

Court Upholds Murder Conviction for Failing to Protect Son
(March 12, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Fee Award Against Losing Plaintiff in FEHA Case
(March 12, 2008)

County Not Liable for Tracking Device That Burned Car—C.A.
(March 11, 2008)

Court Awards Plaintiff Fees for Agency’s Unjustified Appeal
(March 11, 2008)

Two Candidates File Papers to Challenge District Attorney Cooley
(March 10, 2008)

Court: No Status Quo Requirement During Contract Negotiations
(March 10, 2008)

Anti-SLAPP Statute Does Not Protect Anti-Attorney Protest—C.A.
(March 10, 2008)

Final List of Candidates for Los Angeles Superior Court
(March 10, 2008)

Court: Anti-SLAPP Statute Does Not Shield Official in Defamation Suit
(March 7, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Rules Law Firm Must Pay Firm That Withdrew From Case Under Agreement
(March 7, 2008)

Candidates Finalized in All but Two Los Angeles Superior Court Races
(March 7, 2008)

Defendant Found Insane Only on Some Counts Must Be Committed—C.A.
(March 6, 2008)

Candidates Finalized in Four Superior Court Judicial Races
(March 6, 2008)

Public Defender Michael P. Judge Named an Attorney of the Year
(March 6, 2008)

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Public Employees’ Strike Threats—C.A.
(March 5, 2008)

Court: Admission of Other Spills Evidence in Suit Was Error
(March 5, 2008)

Court: Individuals Cannot Be Held Liable for Workplace Retaliation
(March 4, 2008)

Homeowners Had No Duty to Watch Unattended Toddler — C.A.
(March 4, 2008)

Court: No Constitutional Right to Educate Children at Home
(March 3, 2008)

C.A. Rejects Application of Sister State Statute of Repose
(March 3, 2008)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael S. Luros to Retire
(February 29, 2008)

Attorney Pattricia Vienna Will Not Pursue Judicial Race
(February 29, 2008)

Studies: Female and Minority Judicial Applications and Appointments Up
(February 28, 2008)

Karaoke Producer Cannot Sue Competitors Over Licenses—Court
(February 28, 2008)

Court: Anti-SLAPP Statute Applies to ‘Client-Stealing’ Suit Against Attorney
(February 27, 2008)

Schiavelli to Seek New Trial, Attorney Claims Jury Was Biased
(February 27, 2008)

Registrar to Determine if Davenport Can Run as ‘Retired Criminal Prosecutor’
(February 27, 2008)

Court: Spelling Estate Cannot Pursue Defamation Case Over Questionnaire
(February 26, 2008)

Services Friday for Retired Judge William E. McGinley
(February 26, 2008)

Medical Negligence May Reduce Tortfeasor’s Liability Under Proposition 51—C.A.
(February 26, 2008)

Contingent Fee Contract Modifications Must Comply With Bar Act—C.A.
(February 25, 2008)

Court: EMTs Entitled to Protections Under MICRA
(February 25, 2008)

Judicial Council Accepts Report on Domestic Violence Court Improvements
(February 25, 2008)

Court: Public Entities Not Liable for Dangerous Conditions Absent ‘Negligence’
(February 22, 2008)

Court Cannot Require Parolee to Waive Therapist-Patient Privilege—C.A.
(February 22, 2008)

C.A.: Court Retained Jurisdiction to Renew Judgment Against O.J. Simpson
(February 21, 2008)

Supreme Court Rules Arbitrator Must Hear ‘Judge Alex’ Dispute
(February 21, 2008)

Supreme Court Declines to Depublish Ruling on Grievance Exhaustion
(February 21, 2008)

Court: Animal Cruelty Statute Does Not Contain Private Right of Action
(February 20, 2008)

Brown Questions Settlement of Councilman’s Suit Against City
(February 20, 2008)

Court: Juror Misconduct Supports Order for New Trial in Asbestos Case
(February 19, 2008)

Services Tomorrow for Former Judge Ernest G. Williams
(February 19, 2008)

Court: “I Plead the Fifth” Is Not an Ambiguous Assertion of Rights
(February 19, 2008)

Governor Signs Measure Postponing Filling of Judgeships
(February 19, 2008)

Retiring Superior Court Judge Daniel S. Pratt to Join JAMS
(February 19, 2008)

Derivative Suit Barred After Plaintiff Forced to Sell Stock in Merger—S.C.
(February 15, 2008)

Court: Late Arrival Did Not Justify Immigration Hearing in Absentia
(February 15, 2008)

Court Strikes Malicious Prosecution Complaint Against Mehrban
(February 14, 2008)

S.C. to Decide Whether DNA-Based Prosecution of ‘Doe’ Was Timely
(February 14, 2008)

Services Tomorrow for Ninth Circuit Senior Judge Joseph T. Sneed III
(February 14, 2008)

Court of Appeal Revives UC Worker’s Whistleblower Suit
(February 13, 2008)

Federal Court Allows Suit Against County Over Jail Death to Proceed
(February 13, 2008)

Appeals Court Upholds Isley’s Sentence for Tax Evasion
(February 13, 2008)

Primary Election Field Complete as 12 Candidates Enter Court Races
(February 12, 2008)

Supreme Court Revives Suit Over Artificially Colored Salmon
(February 12, 2008)

Three More Candidates File for Superior Court Judicial Races
(February 11, 2008)

Court Partially Revives Action Against Rappers’ Lawyers
(February 11, 2008)

S.C. Upholds Death Sentence for Hawthorne Man in Torture Murder
(Fenruary 8, 2008)

Court: Poverty Is No Basis to Assert Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
(February 8, 2008)

Redondo Beach Attorney Singer to Challenge Judge Ralph W. Dau
(February 7, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg to Retire
(February 7, 2008)

Court Quashes Subpoena Seeking Identities of Posters to Online Message Board
(February 7, 2008)

Disgraced Ex-Riverside Judge Files Candidacy for Same Job
(February 7, 2008)

Superior Court Judge Tracy A. Grant to Retire at End of Term
(February 6, 2008)

Commissioner Richard Curtis to Retire After 25 Years
(February 6, 2008)

Court of Appeal Upholds Denial of Parole in Allegedly Racist Murder
(February 6, 2008)

Hotel Seeks High Court Review of Living Wage Ordinance
(February 6, 2008)

Judge Jack P. Hunt to Retire, Backs Commissioner as Successor
(February 5, 2008)

Task Force Members Score Competitive Elections for Judges
February 5, 2008)

Second Prosecutor to Seek Luros Seat on Superior Court Bench
(February 4, 2008)

C.A.: Clarifies Scope of Statutory TRO in Parentage Cases
(February 4, 2008)

C.A.: Dairy Assessment Does Not Violate Cheese Producer’s Speech Rights
(Fenruary 4, 2008)

Supreme Court to Televise Tomorrow’s Session
(February 4, 2008)

Court of Appeal Overturns Conviction of Shackled Defendant
(February 1, 2008)

Texas Court Cannot Make Sex Offender Register Here—C.A.
(February 1, 2008)

Steve E. Young Elected Chair of Petersen Foundation
(February 1, 2008)

Mortimer Will Not Run for New Term, Prosecutor Files for Seat
(January 31, 2008)

High Court to Rule on Age Discrimination Claim Against Google
(January 31, 2008)

Commission on Judicial Appointments Sets April 4 Hearing for Jenkins
(January 31, 2008)

Commissioner Patricia Nieto Files for Open Superior Court Seat
(January 30, 2008)

Court: Priest Sex Abuse Suit Barred by Statute of Limitations
(January 30, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Revives Suit By Victim of Los Angeles County Jail Beating
(January 30, 2008)

Prosecutors File for Seats Now Held by Judges Duggan, Gately
(January 29, 2008)

‘Person of the Year’ Awardees Draw Praise, Ribbing
(January 29, 2008)

Governor Schwarzenegger Names Four to L.A. Superior Court
(January 28, 2008)

Court: Negligent Entrustment Liability Subject to Prop. 51
(January 28, 2008)

Governor Nominates U.S. District Judge Jenkins to Court of Appeal
(January 28, 2008)

Justices: Employers Can Fire Workers For Using Medical Marijuana
(January 25, 2008)

S.C. Limits Scope of Private Attorney General Statute
(January 25, 2008)

Judge Allows Man to Sue A’s Over Women-Only Cap Promotion
(January 25, 2008)

Court: Muslim Inmate’s Suit to Obtain Kosher Meal Can Proceed
(January 24, 2008)

Deputy District Attorney Michael O’Gara to Seek Judgeship
(January 24, 2008)

Court: Challenge to Ban on Group Worship at Jail May Proceed
(January 23, 2008)

Prosecutor Blanchard to Seek Open Superior Court Seat
(January 23, 2008)

Man Properly Convicted of Burglarizing His Own Home, C.A. Rules
(January 23, 2008)

Christie, Parker & Hale LLP Elects David Steele as Partner
(January 23, 2008)

Appeals Court Orders New Trial in Suit Against Public Defender
(January 22, 2008)

Lawyer Pulls Papers, but Will Not Challenge Incumbent Judge
(January 22, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Result of Recount in Orange County Supervisor Race
(January 18, 2008)

Judge Chalfant to Replace Janavs in Writs and Receivers
(January 18, 2008)

Former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn Joins ARC’s Panel
(January 18, 2008)

Non-Resident May Circulate Local Referendum Petition—C.A.
(January 17, 2008)

S.C. to Decide if Juvenile May Be Held for Violating U.S. Law
(January 17, 2008)

Murchison & Cumming, LLP Names Jean M. Lawler as Managing Partner
(January 17, 2008)

C.A.: Judges Violated ADA by Denying Trial Delay to Bipolar Pro Per
(January 16, 2008)

Court: Police Have Qualified Immunity in High-Speed Chases
(January 16, 2008)

Release Bars Claim for Aerial Sightseeing Tour Injuries—C.A.
(January 15, 2008)

Court Overturns $1 Award For Lack of Supporting Evidence
(January 15, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Bars Intrusive Background Checks for JPL Workers
(January 14, 2008)

U.S. High Court Will Hear Murder Case From Los Angeles
(January 14, 2008)

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Bradford L. Andrews Retires
(January 14, 2008)

Commissioner Harvey A. Silberman to Run for Judgeship
(January 14, 2008)

C.A.: Sarcastic Comments About Bomb Constitute ‘False Reports’
(January 11, 2008)

Court Tosses Unfair Competition Suit Over Timber Harvesting
(January 11, 2008)

Death Penalty Proposal Will Alleviate Backlog, George Tells Commission
(January 11, 2008)

C.A. Says City Cannot Ban Handgun Possession or Firearms Sales
(January 10, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Upholds Regulation of Street Performers
(January 10, 2008)

Court Strikes Forfeiture Ordinance for Cars Used to Solicit Prostitutes
(January 9, 2008)

Superior Court Judges Kalkin and Pratt to Step Down
(January 9, 2008)

Deputy Attorney General Lance Winters to Run for Open Judicial Seat
(January 9, 2008)

C.A.: Book Purchaser Lacked Standing to Sue Publisher
(January 9, 2008)

Court Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Alien Removal Statute
(January 8, 2008)

Attorney Fees Awarded for Defeating Arbitration Petition
(January 8, 2008)

Judge Ray L. Hart Seeking Disability Retirement
(January 8, 2008)

Retired Judge Bruce Einhorn Joins Alternative Resolution Centers
(January 8, 2008)

Irell & Manella Elects Litigator Alan J. Heinrich as Partner
(January 8, 2008)

Supreme Court Turns Down Bid to Reopen Scottish Rite Cathedral
(January 7, 2008)

C.A.: Drunken Dune-Buggy Ride Not in Scope of Employment
(January 7, 2008)

Valderrama to Head Latin American Trade Practice at Musick Peeler
(January 7, 2008)

Ninth Circuit Overturns Denial of Parole to Vagos Gang Member
(January 4, 2008)

Panel Upholds Conviction of Man Who Killed Ex-Wife
(January 4, 2008)

Schwarzenegger Reappoints Michael Hersek as State Public Defender
(January 4, 2008)

Court Reverses Conviction for Denial of Faretta Waiver Withdrawal
(January 3, 2008)

C.A. Upholds Summary Judgment in Motorcyle Crash Case
(January 3, 2008)

City of San Diego Bucks County, Backs Medical Marijuana ID Cards
(January 1, 2008)

Court: Gas Company Not Liable For Scalding After Toilet Flush
(January 1, 2008)

 

 




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