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The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Fearless Fund’s Strivers Grant Contest, which provides $20,000 to busine...


Public defender resentencing units should not depend on annual budget battles, but rather receive permanent funding and recogn...



Criminal

The Trump verdict

Jun. 12, 2024

The jury in New York made clear that no one, not even a former president, is above the law.


Evidence, Contracts

The Legislature has not created an evidentiary privilege for collaborative law as it has for mediation. For those opting for c...



There are 1.33 million lawyers and 40 million lawsuits filed in the US every year, creating a backlog and delay in the court s...


A white teacher in Sacramento County has sued his union for reserving one seat on its governing board for a non-white member, ...



The report fails to provide verifiable data or specific analysis to justify its proposals, and in some cases, contradicts its ...


Torts/Personal Injury

Proposition 22 and the statute only relate to workers’ compensation, and do not address the tort liability of app-based compan...



State Bar & Bar Associations, Letters

The State Bar of California is confronting its most significant test yet in proving its reformation efforts. This comes as the...


The ongoing legal battle over Marilyn Monroe’s Brentwood property has reignited discussions about historic designations in Los...



The Daily Journal's recent piece on the retirement of Judge Cormac J. Carney failed to include all facts regarding Judge Carne...


Law Practice

And the winner is…

Jun. 3, 2024

Horse owners and litigants who prevail in hard cases should not take credit for the achievements of their horses or lawyers, r...



The California Supreme Court could either grant review and appoint a special master, as suggested by the AG, or deny review wi...


The fee agreement is a critical document when a dispute arises between a lawyer and their client. It outlines the scope of the...



Securities, Law Practice

SEC examinations are unpredictable, time-consuming, and potentially detrimental for a fund’s reputation and longevity if an en...


Exoneration would correct a historical injustice and recognize the courage and sacrifice of the Port Chicago 50. It would also...



The anti-SLAPP regime requires that the statements or conduct at issue be in connection with a public issue or an issue of pub...


Judicial decisions are based on public policy and legal principles, but often lack the time and resources to address the compl...



The Supreme Court will hear Glossip v. Oklahoma, a case involving criminal discovery obligations of prosecutors, and pr...


Intellectual Property

The convergence of technologies from different industries, such as cars and computers, has expanded the scope of tech trans la...



Activision and Warzone.com recently faced a trademark dispute over the use of the word "Warzone" in the title of Activision's ...


Healthcare companies must ensure clinical oversight, especially where the tools assist with functions traditionally performed ...



U.S. Supreme Court, Intellectual Property

The U.S. Supreme Court has, for now, allowed claimants to recover damages for acts allegedly occurring more than three years b...


The California State Bar is considering adding privacy law as a new area of legal specialization, which would require lawyers ...



Labor/Employment

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its harassment guidelines for the first time in 25 years. The n...


Employers should conduct a thorough and fair investigation when they receive or observe a workplace complaint, which involves ...



California has one of the highest rates of pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents in the US, with over 1,100 pedestrians killed an...


Delaware needs to fix a broken dispute resolution process affecting Delaware-governed contracts, particularly M&A agreemen...



TikTok sued the federal government on Tuesday, arguing the law was unconstitutional. Here's what our columnist published last ...


The ruling could have broader implications for future state legislation that attempts to supersede charter cities’ authority o...