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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...


The average age of active attorneys in California is 50, and more than 16% are over 65. This “silver tsunami” of baby boomer l...



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...


United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has been criticized for his alleged ethical violations and bias. However, ...



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...



Military Law

Under the statute, Koreans who fought in Vietnam to support the United States are eligible for health care at the VA.


The court in Lietz clarified that the holding of Sanchez, which was a criminal case, applies to civil cases, including ...



Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price has placed all 35 of her county's death sentences on hold due to evidence of pro...


The Supreme Court's recent ruling in Macquarie, which clarified Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5, is unlikely to have a significan...



Courts have consistently affirmed that cities can regulate sleeping in public, provided that viable alternatives for sleeping ...


Remote workers who work in California only part of the time may not be covered by § 925, but they may still be able to void th...