Former chief justice of California joins ADR Services
By David Houston
In addition to dispute resolution, Cantil-Sakauye is expected to continue as president and chief executive officer of the Publ...
Government, Civil Rights
The blurred lines of government speech and private expression
By Catherine M. Nashed
Government speech seems like a relatively simple doctrine, and yet its simplicity can be deceiving, especially in the context ...
The coming prosecution of Donald Trump
By Paul N. McCloskey
The recently published report of the Jan. 6 committee includes sworn testimony that strongly supports a criminal prosecution o...
State Bar & Bar Associations, Criminal
State Bar admits it failed - badly
By George Cardona, Hailyn J. Chen
We are speaking openly about the State Bar’s mistakes to underscore our deep commitment to being both transparent and accounta...
Community News, Alternative Dispute Resolution
A pioneer of using mediation, the California legal community celebrates mediation week
By Serena K. Lee
The CLA Litigation Section Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution in California Litigation Week is offering five full day...
California Supreme Court, Administrative/Regulatory
California Supreme Court Review: February 2023
By Nicole J. Kim, James Nikraftar, Jennifer Fisher, Alexis S. Coll
Given the pervasiveness of illegal cannabis operations throughout California, the Court's upcoming decision in Wheeler ...
California International Arbitration: Coming of Age
WATCH NOW: Gain insight into the current dramatic expansion of international arbitration in California. This knowledge is ess...
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Featuring: Hon. Kevin R. Culhane (Ret.), Hon. Risë Jones Pichon (Ret.), Hon. Glen M. Reiser (Ret.)
Although most arbitrators apply rules when the contract is silent, some California arbitrators (especially retired California ...
Rocking for a Cause: Law Rocks Los Angeles sets the Bar High
By Douglas Saunders Sr.
This event marked the beginning of the 12th Annual Law Rocks World Tour, with its next California battle scheduled for April 2...
When is a partial appeal bond sufficient?
What happens if an insurance carrier is required to post...By David M. Axelrad
Trauma-informed lawyering is our professional responsibility
The neurobiology of trauma is an established science, des...By Sarah Abraham, Brenda Star Adams
Well, Recu-u-use Me!
Considering how basic the need for impartial judging is t...By Benjamin G. Shatz