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Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal justice, family law and Orange County DWI news. By Lauren Johnson, Attorney At Law

http://www.orangecountycriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 23

    The Dos and Don'ts of Medical Marijuana Cultivation in California

    The Dos and Don'ts of Medical Marijuana Cultivation in California
    Despite the legalization of growing medical marijuana in California in 1996, it still remains illegal under federal law to grow, sell, or use the drug. Those who do grow within the state's regulations do not usually find any problems with the…
  • Dec 16

    Four Arrested for the Alleged Kidnapping and Torture of Medical Marijuana Proprietor

    Four Arrested for the Alleged Kidnapping and Torture of Medical Marijuana Proprietor
    Last week, four people were charged for their involvement in an alleged kidnapping that ended with a man's penis being cut off. According to a report by the NY Daily News, one of the group members had conducted business with a medical…
  • Dec 9

    Police Seize 107 lbs of Methamphetamine in Southern California Drug Bust

    Police Seize 107 lbs of Methamphetamine in Southern California Drug Bust
    After an investigation that lasted over a month, investigators arrested four men who are suspected to belong to a Southern California drug trafficking ring. The men, who are alleged to have imported cocaine, heroin, and other drugs to the…
Rank this Week: 798

The Truth About Loan Modification,…

The Truth About Loan Modification, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy

Recounts tales of horror from the trenches and warn people about banking practices. By R. Grace Rodriguez.

http://letbksaveyou.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 359

Sacramento Injury Attorney Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Sacramento and Stockton worker's compensation, personal injury and auto accident topics. By Law Office of Frederick J. Sette.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    SFO Runway Death Leads to New Training

    SFO Runway Death Leads to New Training
    San Francisco news reports that firefighters working at San Francisco International Airport will be receiving additional training on the appropriate protocol in responding to emergencies.  This past summer, a teenage girl was run over…
  • Dec 8

    Bike Friendly Towns May Be More Prone To Accident

    Bike Friendly Towns May Be More Prone To Accident
    The California Office of Traffic and Safety has just released statistics concerning cities with the most bike accidents.  According to the report, San Luis Obispo is seventh worst in the state for bicyclist injuries and deaths per 1,000…
  • Nov 29

    California Truck Accident Kills One

    California Truck Accident Kills One
    California news reports that a big rig accident over the weekend killed a truck driver.  According to sources, the driver was killed after the 18-wheeler crashed at about 8:05 p.m. as it was entering Harbor Scenic Drive in Long…
Rank this Week: 367

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Dec 10

    If You Spam Us, and Google Smacks You, Don't Come Asking Us For Help

    If You Spam Us, and Google Smacks You, Don't Come Asking Us For Help
    A fellow named Ener sent us a email last week asking us to remove a spammy comment and link his company, logoworkgloves.com, left on one of our posts in 2010. For whatever reason, our spam filter didn't block it. Now...
  • Nov 8

    SB 390 Signed

    SB 390 Signed
    SB 390 (employee wage withholdings, failure to remit) amending Labor Code § 227 concerning employee wage withholdings, has been signed by Governor Brown: Existing law makes it a crime for an employer to fail to make agreed-upon payments to…
  • Nov 7

    SB 435 Signed

    SB 435 Signed
    SB 435 (compensation, meal and rest or recovery periods) amending Labor Code § 226.7 concerning meal and rest periods, has been signed by Governor Brown: Existing law prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to work during any meal…
Rank this Week: 533

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Oct 9

    Assembly Bill 227: Proposition 65 Reform or Sausage Making?

    Assembly Bill 227: Proposition 65 Reform or Sausage Making?
    Two different efforts to reform Proposition 65 abuses have fallen flat. As CalBizLit readers know, last May, Governor Brown announced a plan to eliminate a number of abuses of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.…
  • Jul 16

    Attorney General Releases 2012 Proposition 65 Settlement Data

    Attorney General Releases 2012 Proposition 65 Settlement Data
    Each year, California's Attorney General posts a document listiing all of the past year's Proposition 65 settlements. Cal Biz Lit has summarized these in past years adding information about the percentage of private party enforcer /…
  • May 8

    Governor Brown's Proposition 65 Proposals: Real Reform, or Reform Lite?

    Governor Brown's Proposition 65 Proposals: Real Reform, or Reform Lite?
    Amidst much fanfare, California Governor Jerry Brown announced yesterday his support for a variety of changes to California's Proposition 65, which is well-known to readers of Cal Biz Lit and officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and…
Rank this Week: 572

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Sonoma County Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers landlord-tenant, bankruptcy, small business and family law. By Richard C. Koman.

http://www.richardkoman.com
  • Sep 20

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide

    Can San Jose require affordable housing? Cal Supremes will decide
    The California Supreme Court will take on the case of whether San Jose can require developers to include “affordable housing” in new developments, The Mercury News reports. San Jose would require developers to offer 15 percent of…
  • Dec 8

    California eviction basic

    California eviction basic
    I wrote this step by step for Avvo a while back, called How to Evict a Tenant in California. It’s not just the basic procedures, but also gives a sense of the negotiation and settlement process that is key to working out a good deal. 1…
  • Sep 23

    Thinking about college? Did you know student loan debt is nondischargeable?

    Thinking about college? Did you know student loan debt is nondischargeable?
    Created by: CollegeAtHome.com
Rank this Week: 637

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 750

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Orange County Teacher Accused of Lewd Acts to Start Trial

    Orange County Teacher Accused of Lewd Acts to Start Trial
    A San Clemente teacher accused of sexually assaulting an 8th grade student is scheduled to begin trial on this week. Richard John Rack, 51 of San Clemente was a teacher at Shorecliffs Middle School in San Clemente since 2002. Between April…
  • Aug 3

    Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Charged with Assault

    Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Charged with Assault
    Orange County Sheriff's Deputy, Juan Tavera, 30, is being charged with one misdemeanor count of assault after allegedly spraying a pizza with pepper spray. On September 23, 2012, Tavera was on patrol and stopped a 19 year old teenager for a…
  • Aug 2

    Church Treasurer Charged with Embezzlement of Church Bank Account

    Church Treasurer Charged with Embezzlement of Church Bank Account
    A man was arraigned on charges he embezzled over $100,000 from several church bank accounts while serving as the treasurer. Fiatala Manu, 46, of Lake Elsinore was charged with four felony counts of money laundering, seven felony counts of…
Rank this Week: 675

California Injury Lawyers Blog

California Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, personal injury and wrongful death. By Howard Law, P.C.

http://www.californiainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    Los Angeles Bike-Sharing Program on Hold

    Los Angeles Bike-Sharing Program on Hold
    The public bike-sharing program we were look forward to might be delayed a little longer than we thought. According to CBS Los Angeles, Angelenos might not be able to rent a bicycle from a kiosk for some time yet. This setback comes about…
  • Jul 10

    California's 'Move Over Law' to Save Live

    California's 'Move Over Law' to Save Live
    After responding to a recent car accident on 10 Freeway in Temecula, a firefighter was hit and killed by a passing motorist. According to CBS Los Angeles, the firefighter worked for Cal Fire as a fire apparatus engineer and paramedic for…
  • Jul 8

    California Traffic Accidents Causing More Accidents!

    California Traffic Accidents Causing More Accidents!
    Emergency responders rushed to the scene of a pedestrian-car-motorcycle accident recently in the eastbound lanes of Rancho California Road, near Moraga Road. According to the Southwest Riverside News Network, a 24-year-old was crossing the…
Rank this Week: 697

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 393

DUI Blogger

DUI Blogger

This blog covers DUI law, science, and policy. Topics include celebrity DUI arrests, DUI consequences, and DUI legislation. Published by Southern California criminal defense lawyer, Neil Shouse.

http://www.duiblogger.com/
  • Jun 17

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?
    You are driving home from drinks with friends when you are stopped by the police. After you fail field sobriety tests, the officer asks you to agree to a breath test to measure your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). You decline....
  • May 28

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California
    In California, driving under the influence is a crime. Using a handheld cell phone, or texting while driving, on the other hand, is a mere traffic violation under Penal Code 23123, also known as California’s “distracted driving” law.…
  • May 20

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?
    The National Transportation Safety Board has called on all 50 states to reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration by more than a third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent. The recommendation was one of 19 made in a safety report…
Rank this Week: 690

Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law developments, including in the areas of DUI and search and seizure. By The Law Office Of Nancy King.

http://www.sacramentocriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 26

    Voluntary v. Involuntary Intoxication

    Voluntary v. Involuntary Intoxication
    A recent California appellate court decision of a Placer County DUI case highlights the difference between voluntary and involuntary intoxication as it relates to driving under the influence. In People v. Mathson, the defendant was pulled…
  • Nov 25

    Voters Approve Revision of Three Strikes Law

    Voters Approve Revision of Three Strikes Law
    California voters' overwhelming approval of Proposition 36 - a ballot measure that significantly alters the state's three strikes law - will result in more equitable sentencing and reduced prison costs. In 1994, California voters said yes to…
  • Nov 10

    Sacramento City Tax Measure Passes, Providing Funding For Law Enforcement

    Sacramento City Tax Measure Passes, Providing Funding For Law Enforcement
    Sacramento city residents on Tuesday approved a half percent sales tax increase, with the new revenue targeted at restoring city services cut during the recession the last five years. According to city officials, one use of the annual $28…
Rank this Week: 826

Northern California Accident…

Northern California Accident Attorney Blog

Published By Estey & Bomberger, LLP

http://www.northerncaliforniaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County
    YREKA - A head-on collision that left a Fort Jones resident and an Etna man seriously injured is being blamed on distracted driving, the Siskiyou Daily has reported. The accident happened on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at approximately 2:55…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection
    SAN LEANDRO - A teenage bicyclist was hurt Wednesday morning when he was hit by a car, Mercury News reported. The accident occurred at the intersection of Liberty Street and 163rd Avenue. According to the news report, the cyclist, a…
  • Sep 27

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie
    Q. I thought one of the benefits of wearing a Skechers Shape-ups was back pain relief? A. One of the many benefits of Shape-ups touted by Skechers was back pain relief, however, a number of consumers have experienced the opposite - the…
Rank this Week: 566

Los Angeles Trademark Attorney…

Los Angeles Trademark Attorney Blog

Published By Mandour & Associates, APC

http://www.losangelestrademarkattorney.pro/
  • Sep 7

    Pinterest Goes After Cybersquatter Imposter For Trademark Infringement

    Pinterest Goes After Cybersquatter Imposter For Trademark Infringement
    Los Angeles -- Pinterest Inc. filed a trademark infringement action in California federal court last week against a Chinese national it accuses of buying up domain names and attempting to register trademarks that are confusingly similar to…
  • Aug 31

    Ninth Circuit Shuts Down Marilyn Monroe Estate's Likeness Claim

    Ninth Circuit Shuts Down Marilyn Monroe Estate's Likeness Claim
    The Ninth Circuit on Thursday demolished an attempt by the estate of iconic actress Marilyn Monroe to claim the right of publicity to her likeness under California law, saying the estate has repeatedly and forcefully argued in the past that…
  • Aug 31

    Ninth Circuit Shuts Down Marilyn Monroe Estate's Likeness Claim

    Ninth Circuit Shuts Down Marilyn Monroe Estate's Likeness Claim
    Los Angeles - The Ninth Circuit on Thursday demolished an attempt by the estate of iconic actress Marilyn Monroe to claim the right of publicity to her likeness under California law, saying the estate has repeatedly and forcefully argued in…
Rank this Week: 482

California Consumer & Bankruptcy…

California Consumer & Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers mortgages, foreclosures and bankruptcy. By the Law Office of Linda C. Garrett.

http://www.solanocountyconsumerlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 8

    Self Employed and Denied a MHA HAMP Loan?

    Self Employed and Denied a MHA HAMP Loan?
    As most of us know by now, while it may appear easy to apply for a loan modification under the Making Home Affordable (MHA) Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), it's not so easy to get approved
  • Jun 1

    Can Two Creditors Garnish Up to 50% of Your Take-Home Pay?

    Can Two Creditors Garnish Up to 50% of Your Take-Home Pay?
    Usually, when a person is sued by a creditor or is served with a garnishment order, a debtor/employee's first recourse is to contact a bankruptcy attorney, requesting that the attorney file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition on…
  • May 25

    Top 11 Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Applying for a MHA HAMP Loan Modification

    Top 11 Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Applying for a MHA HAMP Loan Modification
    Even now, three years after the Obama Administration introduced the Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) in February 2009 and the first program under the MHA intended to prevent foreclosure, the Home Affordable Modification Program (MHA HAMP)…
Rank this Week: 400

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 681

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 548

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    http://ow.ly/w5Rsw Is Due Process going

    http://ow.ly/w5Rsw Is Due Process going
    http://ow.ly/w5Rsw Is Due Process going down? DHS’s increased use of the expedited removal process, in which the deportee never sees a judge, but the removal remains on his or her permanent record.
  • Apr 17

    http://ow.ly/vROzx The Fourth Circuit ga

    http://ow.ly/vROzx The Fourth Circuit ga
    http://ow.ly/vROzx The Fourth Circuit gave deference to the BIA decision in Camarillo and found that service of the notice to appear (NTA) terminated physical presence by triggering the stop-time rule, notwithstanding the fact that the NTA…
  • Apr 16

    http://ow.ly/vMA3D Try an O-1. USCIS ann

    http://ow.ly/vMA3D Try an O-1. USCIS ann
    http://ow.ly/vMA3D Try an O-1. USCIS announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed…
Rank this Week: 2706

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 2040

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Apr 23

    No One Wants to Make Costly Hiring Mistake

    No One Wants to Make Costly Hiring Mistake
    As an employer or someone who handles HR in California, do you know the risks of rescinding a job offer? What are you entitled to learn about a prospective employee’s background? Recruiting and hiring employees certainly isn’t…
  • Apr 22

    Diabetic Worker Fired for “Grazing” on a Bag of Chip

    Diabetic Worker Fired for “Grazing” on a Bag of Chip
    A long-term employee of Walgreens was fired because the company claimed she violated its “anti-grazing” policy when she grabbed a bag of potato chips from the store and ate some of them to stabilize her low-blood sugar. According…
  • Apr 21

    EEOC Cracks Down on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Cracks Down on Pregnancy Discrimination
    Recent actions from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) show that the agency is serious about its commitment to address pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. Within the past 30 days alone, the EEOC announced that it…
Rank this Week: 3903

CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
Rank this Week: 2002

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 23

    Mediators Are not the Same as Judge

    Mediators Are not the Same as Judge
    Are you considering divorce mediation? If so, it is important to know how the mediation process works. With mediation, you will hire a professional mediator that will meet with you and your spouse together. The goal of the meeting(s) is to…
  • Apr 22

    Famous Actor Hit with Divorce

    Famous Actor Hit with Divorce
    The Scandal star, Columbus Short, is facing a divorce after his estranged wife filed for one recently, and issued a temporary restraining order against the actor. According to the Los Angeles Times, the celebrity's wife filed for a split last…
  • Apr 21

    Married Couples, Small Businesses and Divorce

    Married Couples, Small Businesses and Divorce
    The Census Bureau reports that married couples in America own 3.7 million small businesses. The difficulty in businesses owned by spouses is that when the marriage falls apart, the company may deteriorate as well. That is why it is important…
Rank this Week: 3893

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 23

    Clarifying Attorney-Client Privilege in HOA Construction Defect Litigation

    Clarifying Attorney-Client Privilege in HOA Construction Defect Litigation
    *New Case LawCivil Code Section 6150 requires that a homeowners association ("HOA") make various disclosures to its membership in the context of construction defect litigation. The HOA is further required to hold a meeting of its membership…
  • Apr 21

    New Client: JP Ranch Community Association

    New Client: JP Ranch Community Association
    We are proud to announce that JP Ranch Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their association's legal counsel. JP Ranch is a master planned community consisting of 786 single family homes nestled in the foothills near the…
  • Apr 16

    Community Website for our Homeowners Association?

    Community Website for our Homeowners Association?
    *Asked & Answered Asked - Is it common for an association to create a website and share certain information via this website with owners/residents of the community? If yes, what are the regulations? Answered - Yes. A community website…
Rank this Week: 3099

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Covers personal injury cases and facts.

http://www.bohnlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Cupertino Truck Accident Resulted in Fatality

    Cupertino Truck Accident Resulted in Fatality
    Personal injury lawyers can help uncover the facts and recover for wrongful death More than a year ago, a Sysco food vending company big rig struck and killed a female pedestrian near North Foothill Road and Cupertino Road. She was starting…
  • Dec 9

    How Pleading Guilty to a Traffic Ticket Can Complicate an Auto Injury Case

    How Pleading Guilty to a Traffic Ticket Can Complicate an Auto Injury Case
    In the United States, approximately one in every six drivers receives a speeding ticket each year. Over 95% of those drivers choose to pay the fine and not contest the citation. Oftentimes, individuals pay traffic tickets in order to avoid…
  • Dec 6

    How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

    How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
    After an accident, you may wonder how much your personal injury claim is worth. Whomever hurt you should be held responsible and accountable for your harms and losses. They, or more likely their insurance company, will have to pay the value…
Rank this Week: 1655

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Oakland Attorney on the Fight Against Financial Exploitation of Older American

    Oakland Attorney on the Fight Against Financial Exploitation of Older American
    Financially savvy individuals set aside money during their working years so that they can enjoy a secure retirement, making short-term sacrifices for long-term security. Some people plan for specific dreams such as having the ability to…
  • Apr 21

    The Dangers of Medical Identity Theft

    The Dangers of Medical Identity Theft
    Identity theft has been a hot issue for the past few years. Increasing numbers of Americans are keeping a close eye on their bank and credit card statements, even taking the next step of reviewing their full credit report. However, unless…
  • Apr 18

    San Jose Accident Attorney on the Danger of Impaired Driving

    San Jose Accident Attorney on the Danger of Impaired Driving
    From fender-benders to fatal pile-ups, car crashes can often be traced back to one fundamentally dangerous decision, a truth we are reminded of daily as your San Jose car accident injury law firm. Opting to drive under the influence of…
Rank this Week: 2864

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Apr 23

    Supreme Court Rules That State Voters May Ban Affirmative Action Policie

    Supreme Court Rules That State Voters May Ban Affirmative Action Policie
    This blog post was authored by Steven Tang. The U.S. Supreme Court has decided that state voters may choose to prohibit the consideration of race in governmental decisions, in particular with respect to public school admissions.  The…
  • Apr 22

    Due Process and Disability: What Due Process Must Be Provided to Disabled Employee

    Due Process and Disability: What Due Process Must Be Provided to Disabled Employee
    This bog post was authored by Connie Almond More than 2/3 of the discrimination claims filed in California allege disability as the protected category at issue.  California’s complex disability laws are compounded for public…
  • Apr 15

    It’s Not FMLA Unless I Say So!

    It’s Not FMLA Unless I Say So!
     This blog post was authored by Jennifer Rosner. In a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court in California held that an employee can affirmatively decline to use leave under the Family Medical Leave Act…
Rank this Week: 3607

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 879

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    More Pardons for Federal Drug Offenders!

    More Pardons for Federal Drug Offenders!
    This week the Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced that the United States would be offering more pardons and clemency for federal drug offenders. President Obama wants to make sure that “everyone has a fair shot” at the…
  • Mar 28

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case
    1.5 kilos of methamphetamine and no jail time! V.R was stopped along the Interstate 15 corridor where agents encountered 1.5 kilos of methamphetamine in her purse. It is curious how the agents call the major freeway I-15 a…
  • Mar 25

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!
    El 21 de marzo de 2014 los abogados de defensa criminal Russell Babcock y Ryan Mardock presenciaron la sentencia en el caso de R.G; nuestro cliente había sido acusado de ayudar al transporte de miles de kilos de marihuana de un…
Rank this Week: 4593

Pasha's San Diego Business…

Pasha's San Diego Business Attorney Blog

Features business updates with a focus on California law. By Top Floor Legal, PC.

http://www.pashalaw.com/
  • Apr 23

    Does Heartbleed Affect Your Business?

    Does Heartbleed Affect Your Business?
    The software bug, Heartbleed, is particularly bad news.  It may have compromised as many as 500,000 sites, including some big ones like Yahoo, Google, GoDaddy and Amazon.  It’s also not entirely clear how long this has been…
  • Apr 22

    Those 250 UPS Workers Are Back at Work

    Those 250 UPS Workers Are Back at Work
    Just to catch everybody up, UPS did relent, and those 250 UPS workers who were fired after staging a 90-minute walkout on February 26 in Maspeth, Queens, NY are back at work.  So is the union activist whose firing on February 14 was the…
  • Apr 17

    Call Me Maybe – Three Ways to Strengthen Your Email Signature

    Call Me Maybe – Three Ways to Strengthen Your Email Signature
    If you have been closing your business emails the same way that you might close a letter on letterhead, it may be time to re-think your strategy.   You are missing an important marketing opportunity. However, doing it well…
Rank this Week: 2008

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 23

    Can Grandma Still Drive?

    Can Grandma Still Drive?
    One of the most difficult concepts to accept for those with some form of “incapacity” is a restriction on their ability to drive. And taking away the car keys from someone else is one of the hardest things to do. Here’s an…
  • Apr 21

    Sometimes You’re Legally Right and Legally Wrong

    Sometimes You’re Legally Right and Legally Wrong
    The following is a guest blog by Alan M. Goldberg of the Law Office of Alan Goldberg. Alan’s practice includes Appeals, Civil Trials, and Family Law. You can follow Alan on Twitter @AlanMGoldberg. The law can have some seemingly unfair…
  • Apr 18

    Refreshing Recollection in Court

    Refreshing Recollection in Court
    It’s common for witnesses forget facts while testifying—often due to nerves and sometimes due to selective memory. The good news is that you can use almost any item to refresh a witness’s recollection. A common way to…
Rank this Week: 1704

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 23

    Can Grandma Still Drive?

    Can Grandma Still Drive?
    One of the most difficult concepts to accept for those with some form of “incapacity” is a restriction on their ability to drive. And taking away the car keys from someone else is one of the hardest things to do. Here’s an…
  • Apr 21

    Sometimes You’re Legally Right and Legally Wrong

    Sometimes You’re Legally Right and Legally Wrong
    The following is a guest blog by Alan M. Goldberg of the Law Office of Alan Goldberg. Alan’s practice includes Appeals, Civil Trials, and Family Law. You can follow Alan on Twitter @AlanMGoldberg. The law can have some seemingly unfair…
  • Apr 18

    Refreshing Recollection in Court

    Refreshing Recollection in Court
    It’s common for witnesses forget facts while testifying—often due to nerves and sometimes due to selective memory. The good news is that you can use almost any item to refresh a witness’s recollection. A common way to…
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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 23

    Happy 450th, Mr. Shakespeare.

    Happy 450th, Mr. Shakespeare.
  • Apr 22

    Earth Day's Founders: Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes.

    Earth Day's Founders: Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes.
    Earth Day was founded by the late U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisconsin) and Denis Hayes, National Coordinator for the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Nelson was a country lawyer, outdoorsman, true Wisconsin character, ex-governor and…
  • Apr 21

    England's most famous Etonian suffers a lapse in class.

    England's most famous Etonian suffers a lapse in class.
    Did the British PM blow a few "dog-whistles" at cranky devout Christian voters last week? Though almost a week old, this story has legs--in and beyond Old Blighty--because it's so, well, appalling. It is also cringe-worthy for any…
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California Probate and Estate…

California Probate and Estate Planning Blog

Covers California probate and estate planning including law changes, legal strategies, and detailed descriptions of the options available. By Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.

http://www.californiaprobate.info/blog
  • Apr 23

    The Dangers of Do-it-Yourself Will

    The Dangers of Do-it-Yourself Will
    I often tell people that it MIGHT work out fine if they do their own will. Of course it might not. I like to tell people that we’ll find out after they die! Well, a recent Florida case emphasizes this … Continue reading…
  • Mar 26

    We fix $499 Trust

    We fix $499 Trust
    I was reading the paper the other day and I saw an ad for a $499 trust. This blog post is not specifically saying that trust company is bad because I have no idea. That $499 trust may be the … Continue reading →The post We fix…
  • Mar 17

    Ten characteristics of a good trustee

    Ten characteristics of a good trustee
    When I go through the estate planning questionnaire with a client I suggest they think long and hard before selecting their trustee. In fact, if they hesitate for a split second when naming someone I ask about it. For example, ……
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California Appellate Lawyer Blog

California Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers California appellate court decisions. By Dowling Aaron Incorporated.

http://www.californiaappellatelawyerblog.com/
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Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
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McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Apr 23

    9 Drunk Driving Arrests at Downtown San Diego DUI Checkpoint

    9 Drunk Driving Arrests at Downtown San Diego DUI Checkpoint
    San Diego police arrested 9 drivers on suspicion of drunk driving and impounded 13 vehicles during a DUI/driver's license checkpoint in Downtown San Diego Saturday night. The checkpoint was conducted at the 1400 block of G Street in…
  • Apr 21

    Taxi Driver Killed in Double Hit-and-Run Accident near Old Town San Diego

    Taxi Driver Killed in Double Hit-and-Run Accident near Old Town San Diego
    A taxi driver lost his life in a double hit-and-run accident on Interstate 5 near Old Town San Diego early Saturday. The incident occurred around 2:30am on the I-5 South between Old Town Avenue and Washington Street. First, the taxi cab…
  • Apr 18

    Distracted Driving Crackdown in Southern California

    Distracted Driving Crackdown in Southern California
    According to local news sources, law enforcement cited 52 drivers for behind-the-wheel cellphone use during a five hour distracted driving crackdown in Chula Vista, CA. The drivers now face fines. Police cited the drivers yesterday…
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San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    DUI in San Diego Resulting in Fatal Crash, Killing Two Young Adult

    DUI in San Diego Resulting in Fatal Crash, Killing Two Young Adult
    On April 19, in San Diego, 26-year-old Mario Castaneda-Carranza made a horrible decision that cost him the lives of his friends. He chose to operate his vehicle, a '97 Nissan Sentra, under the influence of alcohol. It's surprising he chose to…
  • Apr 19

    San Diego Cab Driver Dies, Victim of Two Consecutive Hit-and-Run

    San Diego Cab Driver Dies, Victim of Two Consecutive Hit-and-Run
    Early this morning around 2am, tragedy struck as a San Diego cab driver's taxi was impaled by another driver going the wrong way in southbound lanes on interstate 5. The reckless driver did not stop and successfully fled the scene in an…
  • Apr 14

    A San Diego Architect Killed Outside His Home by Employee

    A San Diego Architect Killed Outside His Home by Employee
    A neighbor called 911 after she heard the sounds of a dangerous altercation outside of the home of Graham Downes, a San Diego architect. When police arrived, they found a bloody scene of violence - Downes laying unresponsive on the ground…
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Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    8 Year Old Girl Bitten By Two or Three Pit Bull

    8 Year Old Girl Bitten By Two or Three Pit Bull
    8 Year Old Bitten by Pit Bulls While Visiting a Residence Dog attacks are becoming more common but Pit Bull attack numbers are growing steadily. Recently an eight year old little girl was attacked by two, possibly three pit bulls while she…
  • Apr 22

    Woman Struck While Pushing Broke Down Car Off the Road

    Woman Struck While Pushing Broke Down Car Off the Road
     21 Year Old Dies From Being Hit While Pushing Broken Car Off Road Car accidents are scary and sad enough by themselves but not knowing who is to blame or what happened is a little disheartening. When there’s a death in the crash…
  • Apr 21

    LAPD Officer and Young Girl Sent to Hospital After Crash

    LAPD Officer and Young Girl Sent to Hospital After Crash
    Crash Sends LAPD Officer and 6 Year Old to Hospital Car accidents are always sad but it seems a little sadder when an innocent child is involved. On Sunday, April 20th an LAPD Officer and a six year old young girl were transported to a local…
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DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Just a Financial Intermediary

    Just a Financial Intermediary
    National Council on Compensation Insurance's Chief Economist, Dr. Harry Shuford, published a great read for anyone in workers' compensation about the cyclicality of the industry.It is in NCCI's Workers' Compensation 2014 Issues Report, which…
  • Apr 22

    Drugs, Testing, and Incentive

    Drugs, Testing, and Incentive
    In workers' compensation, if there's a cost to contain, then there are enterprising people willing to sell something to contain that cost which in itself ends up being a cost to contain.Such it seems with drugs and drug…
  • Apr 21

    The Gremlin of Reform

    The Gremlin of Reform
    A few years ago I participated in a fly-in to Mexico.To those of you unfamiliar with aviation parlance, a fly-in is where a bunch of pilots fly their airplanes to a common destination to socialize.When flying into Mexico, this generally means…
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The Antitrust Attorney Blog

The Antitrust Attorney Blog

Covers antitrust and consumer law. Published by Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

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

    The Antitrust Laws Encourage Stealing

    The Antitrust Laws Encourage Stealing
    That’s right, the antitrust laws care so much about competition that they even prohibit agreements among competitors to not steal. In a society that morally condemns stealing, this is counter-intuitive (and a good reason to learn a…
  • Apr 16

    The Problem with Conduct Remedies for the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The Problem with Conduct Remedies for the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
    Antitrust attorneys do everything that a lawyer can do: They litigate in both courts and agencies; they counsel clients; and they participate in mergers & acquisitions. If you are a young lawyer or law student that can’t decide what…
  • Apr 10

    Classic Antitrust Cases: National Society of Professional Engineers v. United States, 435 U.S. 679 (1978)

    Classic Antitrust Cases: National Society of Professional Engineers v. United States, 435 U.S. 679 (1978)
    As an antitrust attorney, over time you see the same major cases cited again and again. It is only natural that you develop favorites. Here at The Antitrust Attorney Blog, we will, from time-to-time, highlight some of the “Classic…
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MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

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

    Supreme Court to Hear Case on IRS Summons Power

    Supreme Court to Hear Case on IRS Summons Power
    If the IRS, as part of a tax audit or examination, wants something from the taxpayer, they tend to ask nicely only once. Sometimes it is difficult to hand over the books and every last financial detail to the IRS.  … Continue…
  • Apr 15

    Tax Day 2014

    Tax Day 2014
    It’s April 15th — tax filing deadline day!  From where I sit, there are only a couple more hours left to file your federal income tax return.  Today I should be writing about (and you should be reading about)…
  • Apr 12

    Supermodel Gisele Blames IRS Audit on her Forbes List Ranking

    Supermodel Gisele Blames IRS Audit on her Forbes List Ranking
    Are you not making the millions you planned to make?  Is your face not occupying magazine covers? Is your name nowhere to be found on any Forbes lists?  Well, the silver lining is that you are not subject to any … Continue…
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California Social Security Lawyer…

California Social Security Lawyer Blog

Covers Social Security Disability Law. By Geri Kahn.

http://thecaliforniasocialsecuritylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Something to look forward to if you are 55 or older – easier to win disability

    Something to look forward to if you are 55 or older – easier to win disability
    Individuals who are 55 and older are treated differently under Social Security’s rules for disability than younger individuals. Essentially it becomes easier to win a disability case for an older individual. This is because Social…
  • Mar 23

    The fastest and (soon only) way to obtain verification of SSI/SSDI benefit

    The fastest and (soon only) way to obtain verification of SSI/SSDI benefit
    I have often sent my clients to the local Vallejo Social Security field office to obtain a benefit verification letter.  It is no longer necessary to go in person to obtain a letter and in fact, by October 2014, it … Continue…
  • Mar 9

    A strategy to win SSI for someone with Williams Syndrome

    A strategy to win SSI for someone with Williams Syndrome
    I am currently working on a case for an individual with Williams Syndrome.  According to the Williams Syndrome Association, Williams Syndrome is  ”a genetic condition that is present at birth and can affect anyone. …
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The Lemon Law Blog

The Lemon Law Blog

Covers issues and topics relating to consumer law as it relates to car lemon laws and auto dealer fraud. By Kemnitzer, Anderson, Barron, Ogilvie & Brewer.

http://www.lemonlaws.com/
  • Apr 22

    Student Loan Co-Signer Death May Trigger Default

    Student Loan Co-Signer Death May Trigger Default
    We have previously warned - on this blog - of the dangers of co-signing. Usually a relative or love interest asks the co-signer to simply add his or her signature to loan documents. "I just need your credit," the borrower says, "You'll…
  • Apr 21

    General Mills Backs Down

    General Mills Backs Down
    Last week we reported on General Mills' efforts to bully consumers into forced binding arbitration and we predicted the ploy would backfire. Well, it did backfire. Consumer outrage and negative publicity erupted. Public Justice reports that…
  • Apr 17

    General Mills Arbitration Ploy Could Backfire

    General Mills Arbitration Ploy Could Backfire
    Arbitration clauses hidden in the small print of many contracts take away consumers' right to sue in court, the right to a jury trial, the right to discovery of internal corporate documents, the right to class actions, the right to appeal,…
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California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Apr 22

    Cervical Vertebrae Fractures and Disc Herniation

    Cervical Vertebrae Fractures and Disc Herniation
    Cervical vertebrae fractures and disc herniation are some of the most serious personal injuries one can sustain.  Sometimes these heal with immobilization and sometimes even surgical intervention is not enough to prevent lifetime…
  • Apr 18

    Medical Liens on Personal Injury Settlements in California

    Medical Liens on Personal Injury Settlements in California
    Medical liens on personal injury settlements in California can complicate the final resolution and payment of medical bills related to an accident claim.  Depending upon the type of lien asserted and other factors, the injured party may…
  • Apr 15

    Child Safety Seat Laws in California

    Child Safety Seat Laws in California
    Child safety seat laws in California are based upon federal regulations and manufacturer recommendations.  There can be no more “precious cargo” than our children and proper use of safety seats and boosters can have a major…
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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 22

    Medical Marijuana and Drug Bans in Pro Sport

    Medical Marijuana and Drug Bans in Pro Sport
    Marijuana is banned in most professional sports leagues, including the National Basketball Association (NBA). However, as laws related to marijuana use have been relaxed and the benefits of medical marijuana have become more apparent, many…
  • Apr 20

    Long Beach Moves to Tax Medical Marijuana

    Long Beach Moves to Tax Medical Marijuana
    And where would we be without a marijuana law blog on 4/20? The Long Beach city counsel does not yet have regulations in place to govern the sale of medical marijuana. Despite the fact that medical marijuana is not legal for sale in Long…
  • Apr 18

    Federal Government Claims Medical Marijuana Law Used as a "Ruse"

    Federal Government Claims Medical Marijuana Law Used as a "Ruse"
    The federal government has indited 37 people as part of an alleged marijuana grow operation that spanned multiple counties. The government accuses defendants of using the medical marijuana laws in the state of Michigan as a cover for…
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