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Best practices for counsel in domestic violence restraining order cases under Family Code section 6309

Apr. 12, 2024

Family Code section 6309, which became effective on Jan. ...

By Lawrence P. Riff

The fall of the Privette doctrine in landlord-tenant relationships

Apr. 8, 2024

In Ramirez v. PK, the 1st District Court of Appeal...

By Garret D. Murai

Identifying and screening conflicted non-attorney staff

Apr. 5, 2024

Hiring due diligence and effective screening measures, su...

By Alanna G. Clair, Shari L. Klevens

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Technology, Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility

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Constitutional Law

Two judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel asked attorneys for the states and for Second Amendment advocates why they shouldn’t defer to a 2nd...


Zendesk opposes PAGA notices for former employees

Apr. 12, 2024
By Wisdom Howell

“Their individual PAGA claims belong in arbitration and there’s no reason that the Belaire-West notice should go to the aggrieved individuals who signed arbi...

The murder trial of O.J. Simpson, who died on Wednesday at 76, was pumped into the consciousness of millions of people, changing the way they interacted with...


It's expected that 'juratorologist' Robert Wilson will be ordered to not have any further involvement in the case and to testify under oath later this month.


The bill sets strict requirements for pre-deployment safety testing and guardrails for large-scale AI systems, focusing on alg...

The case is stalled due to unresolved pretrial motions, which are aimed at delaying the trial until after the 2024 election an...

Family Code section 6309, which became effective on Jan. 1, allows limited civil discovery in Domestic Violence Prevention Act...

Verdicts & Settlements

Wage and Hour Verna Maxwell Clarke and La... $59,990,000
Miriam Green, on behalf of ... $17,337,111
Dischargeability David Berger v. Leslie Klein $7,401,370
Breach of Contract Wiseman Park LLC, a cancell... $5,500,000
Wage and Hour Gelin Turcios Toledo, indiv... $2,300,000
Elder Abuse Jane Doe 1; Jane Doe 2; Joh... $2,223,500
Rent Control The People of the State of ... $2,040,000
Wage and Hour Anthony Sikes, on behalf of... $2,000,000
Assault and Battery Leticia Sanchez v. County o... $1,750,000
Wage and Hour Courtney Haynes, on behalf ... $1,660,000

Attorney Profiles

On the Move

Judicate West

Apr. 12, 2024

Johanna Bracy as Neutral in Los Angeles from Bracy Mediation.

In her mediation career, Bracy has successfully settled hundreds of disputes and has expertise with employment, real estate and business matters. In 2020, she founded her own mediation firm, Bracy Mediation. She has also worked as a corporate attorney representing regulated industries, a public interest lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and as a management-side labor relations executive.

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Community News

Laurie Levenson to be honored by LA County Law Library

Mar. 20, 2024
By Douglas Saunders Sr.

Capri Maddox, general manager of the Los Angeles Civil, Human Rights and Equity Department, will also be honored at the April ...

Special Reports

Top Family Lawyers 2024

Mar. 20, 2024

The annual list of the best California attorneys handling divorce and custody matters.

Daily Appellate Report


People v. Lozano

Deceased victim's statement to her mother regarding protracted pattern of sexual abuse was not admissible under the excited utterance hearsay exception because there had been time for her...

Health Care

Ryan S. v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

Healthcare beneficiary adequately claimed Parity Act violation by alleging disparate handling of mental health versus medical claims and providing supporting documentation.

Criminal Law and Procedure

People v. Lewis

Gang member suffering from terminal ALS did not pose an unreasonable risk of danger under Penal Code Section 1172.2 because his illness made it difficult to walk and breath.


Fli-Lo Falcon LLC v., Inc.

The Federal Arbitration Act's "transportation worker exemption" does not extend to delivery services contracts between business entities.