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Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Dedication Ceremony for New Engines at the Turlock Fire Department

    Dedication Ceremony for New Engines at the Turlock Fire Department
    I’m Ed Smith, a Turlock car accident lawyer. Congratulations are in order to the dedicated members of the Turlock Fire Department, who are now in possession of two new fire engines for Stations 2 and 4. The dedication ceremony was held…
  • Apr 22

    Head-On Crash at Intersection in Santa Ynez Causes Injurie

    Head-On Crash at Intersection in Santa Ynez Causes Injurie
    I’m Ed Smith, a Santa Ynez car accident lawyer. A head-on crash is one of the most frightening experiences a driver can have. Not only do you experience the crash right before it happens, but the death rate is relatively high. A head-on…
  • Apr 22

    Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident Injures 5-Year-Old Boy

    Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident Injures 5-Year-Old Boy
    I'm Ed Smith, a South Sacramento personal injury lawyer. A Sacramento man was detained on suspicion of crashing into a child on a bicycle while driving under the influence in Meadowview during the evening hours of Tuesday, April 18,…
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The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Study: Brain Changes Could Leave Some Elderly Vulnerable to Financial Scam

    Study: Brain Changes Could Leave Some Elderly Vulnerable to Financial Scam
    Elder financial abuse is a problem that’s getting worse instead of better.  Unfortunately, elder financial abuse will likely continue to get worse as the population of the United States collectively ages.  People from all…
  • Apr 19

    Study of Truckers Quantifies Risks Created by Distracted Driver

    Study of Truckers Quantifies Risks Created by Distracted Driver
    Professional truck drivers spend more time on the roads than just about anyone else who climbs behind the wheel of any vehicle.  As such, one would expect that truckers would drive at a very high level as compared to others.  While…
  • Apr 18

    Study: Antibullying Programs Aided by Parents Giving Advice

    Study: Antibullying Programs Aided by Parents Giving Advice
    Bullying is an enormous problem across the entire world.  Bullying at school has come under particularly intense scrutiny in recent years because of all of the different ways in which it occurs.  Chronic bullying is more common than…
Rank this Week: 3521

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
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At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Apr 21

    Summary of April 19, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of April 19, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on April 19, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Apr 21

    Juvenile LWOP opinion filing Monday

    Juvenile LWOP opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in In re Kirchner, which was argued on the February calendar.  The case involves an issue of continuing interest to the Supreme Court — lengthy sentences for crimes…
  • Apr 21

    Ninth Circuit sends consumer loan/UCL question to Supreme Court

    Ninth Circuit sends consumer loan/UCL question to Supreme Court
    Two days ago, the Supreme Court dismissed the request of one federal appeals court — the Second Circuit — for an answer to a state law question.  (The case settled after the Supreme Court had agreed to answer the…
Rank this Week: 88

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Features commentary on personal injury, car accidents, insurance, and medical malpractice. By Rice & Bloomfield, LLP.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Insurance Companies Mislead the Public About Car Accident Injurie

    Insurance Companies Mislead the Public About Car Accident Injurie
    Living in Los Angeles, there are a lot of cars and a lot of people going places. Unfortunately, that also means there are a lot of car accidents. No one ever intends to be in a car crash, but especially throughout the San Fernando Valley,…
  • Apr 13

    Reducing Accidents in Los Angeles with Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Reducing Accidents in Los Angeles with Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    People in Encino, Tarzana, Reseda and across the San Fernando Valley are injured in car crashes everyday. In fact, someone is hurt in a car accident every 8 seconds. The National Safety Council has made April Distracted Driving Awareness…
  • Feb 2

    New Driving Laws for 2017 Are Designed to Reduce Car Accident

    New Driving Laws for 2017 Are Designed to Reduce Car Accident
    New laws which may reduce car crashes effecting Encino, Van Nuys, Reseda, Los Angeles, and all of California went into effect on January 1. Some of those laws relate to use of your cell phone while driving, and child car seats. The most…
Rank this Week: 239

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Is a Contract to Make a Will Legally Binding?

    Is a Contract to Make a Will Legally Binding?
    A person is free to dispose of property as he or she wishes by making a will. There are cases in which a person may enter into a written contract to make certain provisions in their will in exchange for certain considerations. For example, a…
  • Apr 20

    How Does a Reverse Mortgage Affect My Will or Trust?

    How Does a Reverse Mortgage Affect My Will or Trust?
    Living in southern California gets more expensive every year. For many elderly San Diego residents on a fixed income, just paying monthly bills can be a struggle. This is one reason “reverse mortgages” have become popular in…
  • Apr 19

    Have You Talked to Your Family About Estate Planning?

    Have You Talked to Your Family About Estate Planning?
    Estate planning is a process that affects your entire family. The decisions you make today regarding your will and trust can affect your spouse, children, and other relatives years down the line. This is why it is important to make sure your…
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Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Trust Accounting

    Trust Accounting
    A beneficiary is generally free to contest a trustee's accounting without fear of consequence. However, there is an exception to this rule.Probate Code § 17211(a) provides that "if a beneficiary contests the trustee's account and…
  • Apr 5

    Attorney fees in Probate

    Attorney fees in Probate
    Los Angeles County Superior CourtCompensation for a personal representative and attorney in a probate is derived from a statutory scheme that provides for ordinary compensation, and in certain instances, extraordinary compensation. Ordinary…
  • Mar 22

    Unpublished Appellate Opinions - Don't Use Them

    Unpublished Appellate Opinions - Don't Use Them
    A hallmark of our legal system is the establishment of precedent, or case holding, from appellate courts that bind future cases. That is, the prior case can be cited in a subsequent case to argue for a similar outcome, provided the facts are…
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HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Apr 21

    CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

    CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List
    The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to…
  • Apr 19

    Transgender Regulations On the Move

    Transgender Regulations On the Move
    California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related…
  • Apr 17

    Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch

    Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch
    Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed employers that there was a problem with the initial release of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification back in November. The USCIS says that employers…
Rank this Week: 4155

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle
    Alex Jones a right wing talk show host in Austin Texas is currently embroiled in a child custody battle.  Apparently he is quite outspoken and his on show persona is now in question.  The child custody battle with his wife Kelly…
  • Apr 18

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence
    Often parties to a marriage buy a home and eventually when the divorce comes are trying to split the marital equities and debts.  One of the hardest assets to divide is the marital residence.  Why is it hard to divide? Often there…
  • Apr 13

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce
    It finally has happened.   I guess some would say the inevitable.  But Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have finally called it quits after what appeared to be an on again off again relationship.  Jennifer Garner filed a Petition…
Rank this Week: 185

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors Tries to Fight Wrongful Evictions With Proposed Legislation

    San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors Tries to Fight Wrongful Evictions With Proposed Legislation
    In early April, the Board of Supervisors introduced two new pieces of legislations both aimed at making it more difficult for landlords to wrongfully evict tenants. The legislation, introduced by Supervisor Mark Farrell and Supervisors Aaron…
  • Apr 19

    Crash in Robin Williams Tunnel Involves Seven Vehicle

    Crash in Robin Williams Tunnel Involves Seven Vehicle
    A seven-vehicle crash inside Robin Williams tunnel, a busy commuter route between the North Bay and San Francisco, backed up commuter traffic to Marin on April 18. The accident occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m. and involved a collision…
  • Apr 17

    Three Sonoma County Contractors Face Multiple Charges Including Elder Abuse

    Three Sonoma County Contractors Face Multiple Charges Including Elder Abuse
    Three Sonoma County contractors are facing up to 50 felony and misdemeanor charges after an investigation led by the California Contractors State License Board found they were scamming customers. Some of the charges include grand theft,…
Rank this Week: 3730

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Under Trump, 160 People Arrested in L.A. Immigration Crackdown

    Under Trump, 160 People Arrested in L.A. Immigration Crackdown
    After Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration came out, fears have been running high among immigrant and migrant communities throughout the nation. After the highly publicized deportation of an undocumented Arizona mother of two,…
  • Apr 14

    Bill Would Amend California’s HIV Criminal Statute

    Bill Would Amend California’s HIV Criminal Statute
    It is reported that legislation will be introduced that will update California’s laws criminalizing HIV.  It would make it so that a person could not be prosecuted for intentionally transmitting the virus if his or her sex partner…
  • Apr 6

    LAPD Tries to Suppress Crime without Alienating South L.A.’s Black Resident

    LAPD Tries to Suppress Crime without Alienating South L.A.’s Black Resident
    This past summer, the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite Metropolitan Division flooded high-crime, predominantly African American and Latino communities in unmarked police cars, stopping drivers with paper license plates, tinted…
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Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    FCA Civil Penalties Rose in 2016, Increasing Financial Risk for Defendant

    FCA Civil Penalties Rose in 2016, Increasing Financial Risk for Defendant
    Individuals and businesses named in qui tam lawsuits alleging fraud against the government based on the False Claims Act (FCA) have always been at risk for significant financial penalties. If the federal government decides to join the qui tam…
  • Apr 14

    Understanding the Qui Tam Legal Proce

    Understanding the Qui Tam Legal Proce
    Qui tam claims are lawsuits filed by private citizens on behalf of the federal government based on allegations that someone violated the False Claims Act (FCA) or another federal statute. Most of the time these types of claims are brought by…
  • Apr 7

    Government Allowed Writs of Attachment and Garnishment Against Defendants in Qui Tam Case

    Government Allowed Writs of Attachment and Garnishment Against Defendants in Qui Tam Case
     In the qui tam case of BlueWave Healthcare v. U.S., the government was allowed to execute writs of attachment against both real and personal property and writs of garnishment against bank accounts of the defendants under the Federal…
Rank this Week: 1785

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Apr 21

    Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement

    Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement
    Disney may be giving joy to millions of people through its films. However, some of the studio’s policies have left employees feeling unhappy and frustrated. In an unusual move for a company known to rarely […]
  • Apr 17

    Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wage

    Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wage
    With their fluffy pompoms, big smiles and infectious energy, cheerleaders always look fabulous during their performances. However, few people know about the hard work and hours of rehearsals that go into perfecting each routine, often…
  • Mar 31

    Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit

    Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit
    A $2.9 million deal to settle one of several wage and hour class action lawsuits against Manpower Inc. has received preliminary approval from a California federal judge. Manpower Inc., a staffing agency, was accused of […]
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San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    California DMV’s Physical and Mental Evaluation or P & M Hearing

    California DMV’s Physical and Mental Evaluation or P & M Hearing
    My criminal defense practice is almost exclusively in the area of drunk driving. However, I have had a few DUI cases were my client was able to prevail at the DMV APS Hearing, just to receive another notice of suspension from the DMV because…
  • Apr 4

    Exhibition Of Speed Negotiated Plea In A DUI Case

    Exhibition Of Speed Negotiated Plea In A DUI Case
    In California, if a person is initially arrested for driving under the influence, the case may be negotiated down to other, less severe charges such as a wet reckless, dry reckless, drunk in public, or even an exhibition of speed charge.…
  • Mar 24

    Biking or Cycling Under The Influence (BUI or CUI)

    Biking or Cycling Under The Influence (BUI or CUI)
    The time has changed and the weather feels a lot like summer is just around the corner! Excited for Sunday Funday’s, cold beers and margaritas, BBQ’s, parties and beach time? Know the law and plan ahead so your fun does not end…
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Consumer Products Law Blog

Consumer Products Law Blog

Focuses on legal issues impacting the consumer products industry, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors and innovators. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of product safety and regulatory compliance issues, consumer product recalls, defense of enforcement proceedings and consumer class actions. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.consumerproductslawblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Your product labels could be deceptive based on what’s on a competitor’s label

    Your product labels could be deceptive based on what’s on a competitor’s label
    In what seems to be an ever-expanding zone of liability for false advertising claims on food products, the Ninth Circuit ruled this week that “external facts” – aka what a competitor does or does not put on their labels…
  • Apr 6

    ALERT: Merchants face new wave of class actions alleging excessive shipping charge

    ALERT: Merchants face new wave of class actions alleging excessive shipping charge
    Recently filed complaints seemingly forecast a new type of class action in California courts: consumer protection claims based on allegations that merchants are overcharging consumers for shipping and delivery charges. Such claims have the…
  • Mar 29

    Do California 998 settlement offers have legs in class actions?

    Do California 998 settlement offers have legs in class actions?
    If you litigate in California, chances are you have come across the CCP 998 settlement offer. Presenting the proverbial “carrot and stick,” 998 offers force plaintiffs to effectively “bet”  on their success in a…
Rank this Week: 1927

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Cameras & dogs @ SCOTUS?

    Cameras & dogs @ SCOTUS?
    Justice Alito Still Says No to Video Cameras at High Court, reports Law360, covering his comments made at the 3d Circuit's annual conference. Why? Because he thinks "it would change the nature of oral argument -- I have no doubt about it,…
  • Apr 20

    Flatware conflict?

    Flatware conflict?
    2/6's Justice Yegan begins today's opinion in In re B.M. like this:The Treachery of Images:Ceci ne'est pas une couteau à beurre?A common butter knife is designed to cut and spread butter. In the hand of a person bent on assaulting…
  • Apr 20

    Whittier Law School to close

    Whittier Law School to close
    Today's DJ reports Whittier Law School to Shut Down: Students Performed Poorly on Bar Exam, Had Few Job Prospects."Whittier Law School Dean Judith F. Daar told the students she disagrees with the closure and supports a lawsuit filed Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 4619

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 1915

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?
    Every time a contract is signed, the potential exists that one party fails to perform the obligations specified under the contract. In such cases, the aggrieved party may elect to file a lawsuit to try to seek performance under the contract…
  • Apr 14

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?
    As a business owner, you should take every possible precaution to ensure that the information of your clients, customers, and employees is safe. However, as many corporate owners will tell you, even the most well-prepared companies - large or…
  • Apr 7

    How do I Remove a Partner from my Business?

    How do I Remove a Partner from my Business?
    Many partnerships begin among friends or individuals with similar interests who have a business idea together. However, having a good business idea and being able to cooperate to actually run a successful partnership are two very different…
Rank this Week: 3120

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 21

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?
    The existence of insurance is often key to a lawsuit and one of the first orders of business in discovery. There are statutory provisions allowing for discovery of the existence and contents of insurance agreements—as well as limits on…
  • Apr 19

    Warn Your Expert Against Writing

    Warn Your Expert Against Writing
    Although in the “real world” scientists changing their minds may be the badge of intellectual honesty, in litigation the expert who backs away from a position or changes an opinion is supplying the opposition with a source of…
  • Apr 17

    Checklist: What to Include in a Government Claim

    Checklist: What to Include in a Government Claim
    Under California’s Government Claims Act (Govt C §§810–996.6), you can’t sue a public entity or its employees until after you’ve presented the entity with a claim for “money or damages.”…
Rank this Week: 2839

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Apr 21

    Latest MiFID II Academy webinar now available

    Latest MiFID II Academy webinar now available
    The recording of our latest MiFID II Academy webinar, Update on markets issues, is now available. To listen to the recording please register here.… Continue Reading
  • Apr 21

    BBA guidance on MiFIR transaction reporting short selling indicator

    BBA guidance on MiFIR transaction reporting short selling indicator
    The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) has published a guidance on the short selling requirements in the transaction reporting regime under MiFID II. The BBA explains that MiFIR transaction reporting introduces a number of new…
  • Apr 21

    FCA consults on 2017/18 regulated fee and levy rate proposal

    FCA consults on 2017/18 regulated fee and levy rate proposal
    On 17 November 2017, we blogged that the FCA published its first Consultation Paper 16/33: Regulatory fees and levies: policy proposals for 2017/18 (CP16/33). In CP16/33 the FCA sets out its proposed policy changes regarding how its fees…
Rank this Week: 1923

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Apr 21

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?
    The existence of insurance is often key to a lawsuit and one of the first orders of business in discovery. There are statutory provisions allowing for discovery of the existence and contents of insurance agreements—as well as limits on…
  • Apr 19

    Warn Your Expert Against Writing

    Warn Your Expert Against Writing
    Although in the “real world” scientists changing their minds may be the badge of intellectual honesty, in litigation the expert who backs away from a position or changes an opinion is supplying the opposition with a source of…
  • Apr 17

    Checklist: What to Include in a Government Claim

    Checklist: What to Include in a Government Claim
    Under California’s Government Claims Act (Govt C §§810–996.6), you can’t sue a public entity or its employees until after you’ve presented the entity with a claim for “money or damages.”…
Rank this Week: 2118

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Taking Steps Towards A New Life After Divorce

    Taking Steps Towards A New Life After Divorce
    A divorce can actually be a life-shattering experience for many people. But you just cannot be down and remain submerged in your agony. Check out the following steps to revive and lead a new life once the divorce proceedings are over. You…
  • Apr 20

    Tips To Deal With Worries During Your Divorce

    Tips To Deal With Worries During Your Divorce
    During a divorce process, there are many emotions that take place in the minds of the affected spouses. One of the major ones among them is worrying. Though worrying is not necessarily bad, how one deal with it can be a major concern? It can…
  • Apr 19

    Psychological Stages During And After A Divorce

    Psychological Stages During And After A Divorce
    Psychological stress during a divorce is common and most individuals who go through a divorce experience it. Often, those who experience psychological stress were not prepared for what was in store for them. The unpreparedness catches them…
Rank this Week: 1546

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Governor and Legislatures Argue About California Marijuana Law

    Governor and Legislatures Argue About California Marijuana Law
    According to a recent news article from the Los Angeles Times, the governor has proposed a plan to alter some marijuana laws in California, and this has led to some push back from state lawmakers.  Those who challenge these new measures…
  • Apr 20

    420 Roots – How it Became a Marijuana Holiday

    420 Roots – How it Became a Marijuana Holiday
    Most people know that 420 holds special meaning among stoners. What few seem to know, however, is just how April 20th became so revered among the reefer-loving throngs.  Different strands of the story have cropped up in…
  • Apr 18

    Anti-Cannabis Campaign Faces Violation

    Anti-Cannabis Campaign Faces Violation
    There is no question that more of the American public supports medical marijuana and the legalization of cannabis for recreational use than at any other point in our nation’s history.  Currently, more than half of all U.S. states…
Rank this Week: 4585

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/21/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/21/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: 7 current and former U.S. officials claimed that a ” Russian government think tank controlled by…
  • Apr 16

    Duty of Loyalty – Part 2

    Duty of Loyalty – Part 2
    In our earlier post on the Duty of Loyalty – Part 1, we discussed conflicts of interest, self-dealing (under California law), and excess benefit transactions. In this post, we’ll examine other aspects of the duty of loyalty:…
  • Apr 14

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/14/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/14/17
    Notable Events of the Week: United Airlines forcibly removed a paying senior citizen passenger from his seat, allowing him to be knocked out and dragged out by his arms (without administering immediate first aid), because the airline…
Rank this Week: 1209

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Apr 21

    Looking For A Deceased Celebrity’s Successor-In-Interest? The Secretary Of State Has An Answer

    Looking For A Deceased Celebrity’s Successor-In-Interest? The Secretary Of State Has An Answer
    The California Secretary of State’s office is the repository for a vast a disparate number of filings.  Few people, for example, may be aware that they may register with the Secretary of State’s office as a…
  • Apr 20

    Alter Ego and the Nevada LLC

    Alter Ego and the Nevada LLC
    California’s version of the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act expressly subjects members to potential alter ego liability:  A member of a limited liability company shall be subject to liability under the common law…
  • Apr 19

    California And The “Entitled To Vote” Standard

    California And The “Entitled To Vote” Standard
    Recently, I came across a proxy statement for a California corporation that stated the vote required for shareholder action on several proposals was “the affirmative vote of the majority of the shares represented at the Annual Meeting…
Rank this Week: 4895

Mediation's Place

Mediation's Place

Explores ways to integrate mediation into the litigation process. By Joseph Markowitz.

http://www.mediate-la.com/
  • Apr 20

    Dispute Resolution Protocol

    Dispute Resolution Protocol
    It's not enough to suggest that in resolving disputes, we ought to encourage the use of mediation or negotiation or some other techniques that are preferable to a long, drawn-out lawsuit. Litigants often are not comfortable enough with ADR to…
  • Mar 25

    Compared to what?

    Compared to what?
    In my sometimes over-simplified way of looking at negotiated agreements, I have argued that the only proper way to evaluate a potential deal is to compare it to alternatives that are actually available. Do not compare it to the deal that…
  • Mar 17

    Aikido and conflict resolution

    Aikido and conflict resolution
    I had a chance at the SXSW Interactive Conference this week, to attend an introductory session on how the principles of the martial art of Aikido can be applied to resolving workplace and other conflicts. The presenters used the symbols of…
Rank this Week: 3995

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Apr 20

    Wordsworth on Writing, Working, Lawyering.

    Wordsworth on Writing, Working, Lawyering.
    Writing--any kind of writing--is hard work. The most inspired "work moments" I've had are in this category: watching someone struggle with getting to the right word or phrase under pressure and when they are tired. The first time…
  • Apr 19

    Rule 7: Know The Client.

    Rule 7: Know The Client.
    See Rule 7: Know the Client. Every great client wants you to know him, her or it. Take time out to learn the client's stock price, day-to-day culture, key management figures, industry players, industry reputation, overall goals and major…
  • Apr 19

    My Rum Diary: Growing up Hunter S. Thompson.

    My Rum Diary: Growing up Hunter S. Thompson.
    Kurtz. He got off the boat. He split from the whole goddamn program. --Captain Willard, Apocalypse Now (1979) Thompson had a way of keeping anyone unfriendly to the very idea of him beyond even mere curiosity. Just unaware. In...
Rank this Week: 146

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE
    Many people who have been convicted on a misdemeanor charge or certain felonies for which they were not sentenced to prison can, after certain conditions are met, apply to the court for what is commonly called an “expungement” of…
  • Apr 14

    IS THE WAR ON DRUGS COMING BACK?

    IS THE WAR ON DRUGS COMING BACK?
    Way back in 1971, President Nixon declared a “War on Drugs.” The federal drug control agencies were dramatically beefed-up, the DEA was created (1973). Quaint as it seems now, much of the effort was directed at marijuana. Back in…
  • Mar 30

    California Law Regarding Search Warrant

    California Law Regarding Search Warrant
    KNOCK AND TALK: A TACTIC POLICE USE TO BYPASS THE WARRANT REQUIREMENT It’s the middle of the night. Someone is banging on your door yelling for you to open the door. Whoever it is does not identify himself and you do not recognize the…
Rank this Week: 962

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    DUI Drugs Roadside Mouth Swab Test

    DUI Drugs Roadside Mouth Swab Test
    ROADSIDE MOUTH SWAB DEVICE TESTS FOR SEVEN DRUGS IN A DRIVER’S SYSTEM Police are increasingly concerned about drivers who are under the influence of drugs (DUID), especially since marijuana has been legalized in the state. California…
  • Apr 14

    The History of California DUI Law

    The History of California DUI Law
    A BRIEF HISTORY OF DUI LAWS A couple of generations ago, drunk driving was almost acceptable. You’ve probably heard about “one for the road” — it was a common refrain at parties and bars and the phrase was often used…
  • Mar 30

    California DUI Laws Are Strict For Those Holding A Commercial Driver’s License

    California DUI Laws Are Strict For Those Holding A Commercial Driver’s License
    DUI LAWS ARE STRICT FOR THOSE HOLDING A COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE A big rig carrying a load of steel beams and a crane flipped over on the 101 near San Rafael this past week. The accident, which blocked three of the four lanes,…
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California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Jackson v. Mayweather (Cal. Ct. App. - April 19, 2017)

    Jackson v. Mayweather (Cal. Ct. App. - April 19, 2017)
    I'm confident that LA. attorney Michael Maroko cares more about the substance of this opinion than its caption.  Particularly since it concerns one of the firm's (many) high-profile clients; in this case, Floyd Mayweather, Jr.Still, I'm…
  • Apr 20

    U.S. v. Harris (9th Cir. - April 20, 2017)

    U.S. v. Harris (9th Cir. - April 20, 2017)
    Is this really right?I mean, part of it seems right.  But I'm not sure about the very end.Michael Harris stole some money and was convicted, so he's got a $640,000 restitution order against him.  Good luck getting him to pay much of…
  • Apr 19

    Quigley v. Garden Valley Fire Protection District (Cal. Ct. App. - April 19, 2017)

    Quigley v. Garden Valley Fire Protection District (Cal. Ct. App. - April 19, 2017)
    Nothing from the Ninth Circuit today.  Thus far, from the Court of Appeal, only this depressing story:Rebecca Quigley is seriously injured when she's part of a firefighting team and is run over by a truck while she's sleeping.…
Rank this Week: 425

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Apr 20

    Governor Brown Declares the End of the Drought

    Governor Brown Declares the End of the Drought
    On April 7, 2017, Governor Brown signed Executive Order B-40-17, ending the drought state of emergency in most of California.  Drought restrictions will remain in effect in Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Tuolomne counties, which…
  • Apr 18

    New Client: Tres Vistas Homeowners’ Association, Inc.

    New Client: Tres Vistas Homeowners’ Association, Inc.
    We are proud to announce that Tres Vistas Homeowners’ Association, Inc. has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. The Tres Vistas community surrounds Lake Mission Viejo with 64 custom built homes…
  • Apr 10

    Access to HOA Membership List Must be for a Proper Purpose

    Access to HOA Membership List Must be for a Proper Purpose
    *New Case Law As part of the ongoing management of a homeowners association (“HOA”), the HOA is obligated to prepare and maintain certain “association records,” most of which must be made available for inspection by…
Rank this Week: 3274

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Free Speech At Berkeley

    Free Speech At Berkeley
    "Freedom of speech is something that represents the very dignity of what a human being is. If you cannot speak... I mean, that's what marks us off. That's what marks us off from the stones and the stars. You can speak freely. It is almost…
  • Apr 11

    Passover And The Plague Of Trump

    Passover And The Plague Of Trump
    Three thousand years of beautiful tradition, from Moses to Sandy Koufax.  -- The Big LebowskiPassover is a celebration of the liberation of the Jewish people from Egypt three thousand years ago. We've been telling and re-telling the…
  • Mar 31

    Time Begins On Opening Day

    Time Begins On Opening Day
    You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.  -- Jim BoutonAs the vulgar talking yam occupying the White House seeks to delegitimize truth,…
Rank this Week: 54

California Land Use Blog

California Land Use Blog

Covers land use law for developers, owners and businesses. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://landuselaw.jmbm.com/
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
  • Mar 30

    Deja Vu: Court Overturns AB 219… Again!

    Deja Vu: Court Overturns AB 219… Again!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
  • Jan 26

    Beginning of the End for Davis-Bacon?

    Beginning of the End for Davis-Bacon?
    By Jon Welner PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California's "other" minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
Rank this Week: 2809

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2998

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1903

Natural Resources and Mining Law…

Natural Resources and Mining Law Blog

Covers energy law and real estate and property law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://mininglaw.jmbm.com/
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated
    My partner, Jon Welner, is a leading practitioner of prevailing wage law in California and is the Chair of JMBM’s Prevailing Wage Group. He is also a member of JMBM’s Natural Resources and Mining Group and advises and defends the…
  • Mar 30

    Deja Vu: Court Overturns AB 219… Again!

    Deja Vu: Court Overturns AB 219… Again!
    My partner, Jon Welner, is a leading practitioner of prevailing wage law in California and is the Chair of JMBM’s Prevailing Wage Group. He is also a member of JMBM’s Natural Resources and Mining Group and advises and defends the…
  • Jan 13

    Important news for mining companies with existing or future projects in the California desert

    Important news for mining companies with existing or future projects in the California desert
    BLM releases maps showing 1.3 million acres of proposed mining withdrawal On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) released maps showing the areas that BLM, on December 28, 2016, proposed to withdraw from…
Rank this Week: 1778

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Corporate Board Members and Conflicts of Interests are Not a Good Match

    Corporate Board Members and Conflicts of Interests are Not a Good Match
    Corporate board members can have a tremendous, beneficial impact on a company. If they have they company’s best interests at heart and have relevant but diverse backgrounds their input can help guide a company through tough times into…
  • Apr 11

    Hedge Fund That Pushed the Limits May Be a One Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme

    Hedge Fund That Pushed the Limits May Be a One Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme
    Investors are always looking for a good return and someone they can trust with their money. All too often that stellar return is the result of fraud and that person who was trusted with millions was lining his own pockets. The latest chapter…
  • Apr 4

    MetLife Hit With Massive Verdict Due to Alleged Ponzi Scheme

    MetLife Hit With Massive Verdict Due to Alleged Ponzi Scheme
    For your personal life or your business the right insurance is critical to protecting your assets. Finding the right agent who understands you and your business can make the process faster and easier. Christine Ramirez used an insurance agent…
Rank this Week: 2615

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1467

The San Diego Criminal Lawyer Blog

The San Diego Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ozols Law Firm.

https://www.thesandiegocriminallawyer.com/blog.html
  • Apr 20

    Don’t Hold Your Phone while Driving in California

    Don’t Hold Your Phone while Driving in California
    In 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1785 into law. This law, which has been in effect since January 1, 2017, states that it is now illegal for any individual in California to hold a smartphone or cellphone while driving.…
  • Apr 20

    Burglary Suspect Joseph Jakubowski Writes Manifesto

    Burglary Suspect Joseph Jakubowski Writes Manifesto
    A 32-year-old Wisconsin man, Joseph Jakubowski, has recently been the suspect in a gun shop burglary as well as sending a detailed manifesto to the president. The gun shop owner told authorities that a large quantity of handguns as well as…
  • Apr 17

    Street Race Leads to Father-Daughter Fatalitie

    Street Race Leads to Father-Daughter Fatalitie
    Street racing may be exhilarating in movies and video games. In real life, however, the consequences can be deadly. One apparent example of this occurred back in February 2017 in Palmdale, where a father and her daughter lost their lives.…
Rank this Week: 1940

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Apr 20

    Legislature Finds More Opportunity to Work: AB 5 Moves Along

    Legislature Finds More Opportunity to Work: AB 5 Moves Along
    By: Timothy Hix, Daniel Whang, Kristina Launey, and Melissa Aristizabal Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment yesterday heard and approved AB 5, The Opportunity to Work Act, as it continues to move…
  • Apr 18

    2017 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: What to Watch

    2017 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: What to Watch
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Back from Spring Break, and Back to Work: Our List of L&E Bills to Watch in the remainder of the 2017-2018 California Legislative Session. California Legislators were, as always, very busy in the first few months of…
  • Apr 12

    Marijuana at Work: Testing of (and for) Mary Jane

    Marijuana at Work: Testing of (and for) Mary Jane
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California voters gave the green light to recreational use of marijuana with the passage of Prop 64. Marijuana users may have felt like they struck Acapulco Gold, but a review of the law on drug testing in the workplace may…
Rank this Week: 1558

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Information on tort law in California. By Glotzer & Sweat LLP.

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Apr 20

    Los Angeles California Pedestrian Injuries Fatalitie

    Los Angeles California Pedestrian Injuries Fatalitie
    Los Angeles and California pedestrian injuries and fatalities remain some of the highest in the nation. Why is it so dangerous to be a pedestrian in Los Angeles and California? Each year, thousands of people are killed and many are injured…
  • Apr 13

    Personal injury claims for peripheral nerve injurie

    Personal injury claims for peripheral nerve injurie
    Personal injury claims for peripheral nerve injuries can run the gamut between mild radiating pain that goes away with some treatment to debilitating conditions that last a lifetime.  In the U.S., as many as 20 million people suffer from…
  • Mar 9

    TMJ Injuries After A Car Accident

    TMJ Injuries After A Car Accident
    TMJ injuries after a car accident is something I’ve seen many times as a Los Angeles personal injury attorney in practice over the last 20 years. TMJ (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction) is a potentially debilitating condition…
Rank this Week: 2001

Odgers Law Group Blog

Odgers Law Group Blog

Covers California business and estate planning law.

https://odgerslawgroup.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    How to start a business in Los Angele

    How to start a business in Los Angele
    How do I Start a Business in Los Angeles? Have you considered what it would be like to start a business in Los Angeles but are unsure where to begin? Without the proper knowledge, this can be an exhausting process. This blog post should be a…
  • Apr 13

    Benefits of a California Durable Power of Attorney

    Benefits of a California Durable Power of Attorney
    What is a California Durable Power of Attorney? A California Durable Power of Attorney is a document that authorizes your agent (a person you choose) to manage your financial affairs if you become unable (or unwilling) to manage them…
  • Apr 5

    The Significance of a Pre-Incorporation Agreement

    The Significance of a Pre-Incorporation Agreement
    Corporate ownership or Incorporation is one of the more complex forms of legal ownership of a business. Due to its complexity, it is wise to have a pre-incorporation agreement drafted to get started on the right foot. Pre-Incorporation…
Rank this Week: 1796

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    California Stem Cell Agency Plumps Its Program as It Eyes Need for More Funding

    California Stem Cell Agency Plumps Its Program as It Eyes Need for More Funding
    California's 12-year-old stem cell agency today launched a "statewide outreach tour" that is aimed "partly" at building support for pumping $5 billion more into the program which is nearing the end of its financial life. The agency has billed…
  • Apr 13

    UC Irvine Stem Cell Blog: Troubling New Federal Law on Stem Cell Research

    UC Irvine Stem Cell Blog: Troubling New Federal Law on Stem Cell Research
    The stem cell blog at UC Irvine this week published a piece that warned that a new federal law aimed at speeding commercialization of stem cell therapies is worrisome and could lead to harm to patients and damage the entire field of research.…
  • Apr 11

    New Top Lawyer Likely Coming Soon to California's $3 Billion Stem Cell Agency

    New Top Lawyer Likely Coming Soon to California's $3 Billion Stem Cell Agency
    California's $3 billion stem cell agency appears set to announce a new general counsel, a key position that pays nearly $400,000 a year.The agency has closed applications and has only one candidate to replace James Harrison, who has announced…
Rank this Week: 156

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    What Do California Wine Grapes and California Marijuana Have in Common?

    What Do California Wine Grapes and California Marijuana Have in Common?
    When a winery wants to tell consumers the geographic source of its wine, it includes on the label the wine’s “appellation of origin.”  An appellation of origin tells the consumer where the wine grapes were grown. …
  • Apr 13

    Are the Tides Turning for Motions to Amend Claims in IPR Proceedings?

    Are the Tides Turning for Motions to Amend Claims in IPR Proceedings?
    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) has rarely allowed patent owners to replace or modify claims during inter partes review (“IPR”), covered business method review, or post-grant review.  In fact, in April…
  • Apr 6

    The Fabric of Copyright Infringement: Obtaining Summary Judgment on Copying Element

    The Fabric of Copyright Infringement: Obtaining Summary Judgment on Copying Element
    Generally, the issue of copyright infringement presents issues of fact to be decided by a jury.  However, when evidence that a design is so “substantially similar” to a copyrighted design, the trial court can find…
Rank this Week: 223

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat - A Professional Corporation.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Legal Ramifications of Uber Ignoring Drunk Driver Complaint

    Legal Ramifications of Uber Ignoring Drunk Driver Complaint
    Should Uber get sued if its driver is drunk and injures or kills someone after ignoring complaints about that driver being DUI? People routinely use Uber and similar ride-share services for transportation throughout Southern California and…
  • Apr 18

    When can an employer be liable for their employee drinking and driving?

    When can an employer be liable for their employee drinking and driving?
    In some cases, employers in California may be liable when their employees are intoxicated and cause accidents. Plaintiffs may be able to sue the employers under a legal doctrine called vicarious liability. Employers may also be liable if they…
  • Apr 10

    Driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants lead to drop in hit-and-run accident

    Driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants lead to drop in hit-and-run accident
    Hit-and-run accidents have long been a problem in California and Los Angeles in particular. When people are victims of hit-and-run drivers, they may be left facing severe injuries and have difficulty with holding the responsible parties…
Rank this Week: 2511