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McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Apr 26

    Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry

    Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry
    The hospitality industry is slowly coming to terms with a reality it has long known about but neglected to address. It is becoming harder and harder to deny that the dangers of sexual assault exist […]
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1943

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 24

    California Federal Court Rejects Class Certification in Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation

    California Federal Court Rejects Class Certification in Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation
    If you are the antitrust lawyer for a defendant in a class action, defeating class certification is a major victory—usually a complete victory, pending appeal. You can read a more complete description of the requirements for class…
  • Apr 3

    How do I Know Whether My Company is Abusing its Dominant Position in the European Union?

    How do I Know Whether My Company is Abusing its Dominant Position in the European Union?
    Author: Luis Blanquez Luis Blanquez is an antitrust attorney at Bona Law with fifteen years of competition experience in different jurisdictions within the European Union such as Spain, France, Belgium and the UK. He lives in San Diego and is…
  • Mar 28

    How to Write a Significant Antitrust or Appellate Brief

    How to Write a Significant Antitrust or Appellate Brief
    I have written many briefs over the years, since graduating from Harvard Law School in 2001. I have also read many briefs, both practicing law and clerking for Judge James B. Loken on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit…
Rank this Week: 2578

JKR Law

JKR Law

Covers criminal laws affecting California residents.

http://www.jkrlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS
    PROPOSITION 57: THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REHABILITATION ACT INTRODUCTION Many people have called us about Proposition 57, how it works, and who qualifies. As a result, we have decided to cover this topic to hopefully enlighten and inform you…
  • Oct 12

    PROPOSITION 57

    PROPOSITION 57
    PROPOSITION 57 CALIFORNIA PAROLE FOR NON-VIOLENT CRIMINALS AND JUVENILE COURT TRIAL REQUIREMENTS INITIATIVE Proposition 57, also known as the California Parole for Non-violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements, will be on the…
  • Aug 18

    Proposition 64 Legalizing Marijuana on California November 2016 Ballot

    Proposition 64 Legalizing Marijuana on California November 2016 Ballot
    Proposition 64: Legalization of Marijuana I am sure by now, everyone has heard about a Proposition that will be on the November 2016 Ballot that legalizes Marijuana.  But what does the Proposition specifically propose?  Below is the…
Rank this Week: 1724

IRS Report Card

IRS Report Card

Comments of a 30-Year Former IRS Insider. By Mopsick Tax Law, LLP.

http://mopsicktaxlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3770

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

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

    Uber Or Lyft Accident In San Diego? Here’s What To Do

    Uber Or Lyft Accident In San Diego? Here’s What To Do
    In the state of California, across the United States, and around the world, the rideshare industry has flourished with amazing speed. It’s hard to remember that Uber was founded only eight years ago and that Lyft was founded only five…
  • Mar 16

    Misdemeanor vs. Felony DUIs In San Diego

    Misdemeanor vs. Felony DUIs In San Diego
    All fifty states have laws that govern drinking and driving. Whether a state calls it DWI (driving while intoxicated), DUI (driving under the influence), or OUI (operating under the influence), the laws are similar, the enforcement is…
  • Feb 23

    California’s New Parole Law Redefines “Violent” Crime

    California’s New Parole Law Redefines “Violent” Crime
    California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 57 in November 2016. The measure gives the state parole board new powers to approve the early release of inmates whose offenses are not defined as “violent” under California…
Rank this Week: 1967

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…
Rank this Week: 3176

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: 2175

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: 2187

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

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

    Attacking Probable Cause in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Attacking Probable Cause in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you have been stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, there are certain things you need to be aware of. In order for an officer to arrest you for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or…
  • Dec 29

    Does my Prior DUI Have an Effect on Current DUI Charges?

    Does my Prior DUI Have an Effect on Current DUI Charges?
    When a person has been arrested under the suspicion of driving under the influence in Los Angeles, officers have only gathered evidence that leads to possible charges. The information is then transferred over to the Prosecutor’s office,…
  • Dec 8

    Can I get Charged with a Los Angeles DUI Without Having Consumed Any Alcohol?

    Can I get Charged with a Los Angeles DUI Without Having Consumed Any Alcohol?
    Many of our clients mistakenly believe that a person can only be charged with driving under the influence if a person is intoxicated by consuming alcohol. This is not true at all. A person can be charged with a DUI in Los Angeles without ever…
Rank this Week: 5160

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers immigrant and non-immigrant visas, including H-1B visas. By Cornerstone Law Group.

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: May 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 remains current for all countries except India…
  • Apr 12

    DOJ Cautions Employers Seeking H-1B Employees Not to Discriminate Against U.S. Worker

    DOJ Cautions Employers Seeking H-1B Employees Not to Discriminate Against U.S. Worker
    The Justice Department cautioned employers filing H-1B petitions not to discriminate against U.S. workers. The warning came as the federal government began accepting employers’ H-1B visa petitions for the next fiscal year. The H-1B…
  • Apr 12

    Putting American Workers First: USCIS Announces Further Measures to Detect H-1B Visa Fraud and Abuse

    Putting American Workers First: USCIS Announces Further Measures to Detect H-1B Visa Fraud and Abuse
    UCSIS recently announced that it will restructure the focus of H-1B site visits. The H-1B visa is an employment based visa in which the employer petitions USCIS to grant lawful status for the purposes of work on the behalf of the employee.…
Rank this Week: 4301

California Legal Blog

California Legal Blog

Covers business, real estate, estate planning, probate, trusts, wills, intellectual property and civil litigation. By Anker Hymes & Schreiber LLP.

http://ankerhymesschreiberllp.com/
  • Apr 19

    How to Avoid the Nightmare of Giving Up Business Ownership

    How to Avoid the Nightmare of Giving Up Business Ownership
    Continuing from our last post, Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture, Ownership of your business is key. It is the symbol of your own hard work and passion, and security for the success of your future decisions. The more…
  • Mar 28

    Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture (Part 1)

    Pitfalls of Giving Up Equity in a Business Venture (Part 1)
    From entrepreneurs to trusted advisors, financing a new business venture can be extraordinarily challenging. When you are considering your options, however, be very cautious about giving up ownership. Such a strategy can help get your…
  • Jan 26

    New Name, Same Dedication…

    New Name, Same Dedication…
    We have changed the name of our firm from Anker, Hymes & Schreiber, LLP to Hymes, Schreiber & Knox, LLP. The name change comes after the passing of Samuel H. Anker and the promotion to partner of our long-time firm member, KC Marie…
Rank this Week: 3344

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Eric Morton's Legal Blog

Provides insights into business and intellectual property issues.

http://ericmortonlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Transfer on Death Deeds - The Sky Report April 2017

    Transfer on Death Deeds - The Sky Report April 2017
    Our latest newsletter, The Sky Report April 2017.  Article on Transfer on Death Deeds and announcements of our newest attorney and new office.  See more on our website www.clearskylaw.com
  • Oct 13

    Led Zeppelin wins copyright case

    Led Zeppelin wins copyright case
    Jury rules that Led Zeppelin did not infringe when composed and recorded Stairway to Heaven.
  • Oct 13

    The Slants to play before U.S. Supreme Court

    The Slants to play before U.S. Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether disparaging trademarks can be registered by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Rank this Week: 5048

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to starting and running a business.

http://www.kalialawpc.com/from-the-blog/
  • Apr 18

    Social Media Campaigns for Startups – Legal Issues to Consider

    Social Media Campaigns for Startups – Legal Issues to Consider
    For startups, social media serves an advertising channel and a direct line of communication with its existing and prospective customers. When used correctly, social media can have a positive impact. Successful social media campaigns can peek…
  • Mar 14

    What Will Happen to the New Overtime Rule?

    What Will Happen to the New Overtime Rule?
    Employers and employees across the country are closely monitoring developments regarding the suspension of former President Obama’s “Overtime Rule.” In November 2016, a Texas Federal Court judge issued a preliminary…
  • Feb 27

    Where Should You Incorporate?

    Where Should You Incorporate?
    Launching a new business presents an exciting opportunity that includes making important decisions with far-reaching consequences. Not the least of these is deciding where to incorporate your business. Some states are widely considered more…
Rank this Week: 1845

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Discusses the defense and prosecution of California federal and state lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation and harassment, including class action lawsuits.

http://quintilonelaw.net/blog
Rank this Week: 3945

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • Apr 14

    I CAN DO IT!

    I CAN DO IT!
    WE’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT SELF-EFFICACY.  NOW LET’S TALK ABOUT BELIEF IN  ABILITY. One of the key factors in gaining or having self-efficacy is the expectation that the goal can be accomplished. If there is no hope or…
  • Mar 13

    WHAT THE HECK IS SELF-EFFICACY AND WHY DO YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT IT?

    WHAT THE HECK IS SELF-EFFICACY AND WHY DO YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT IT?
    THE BIG GUY ON THIS ONE IS STANFORD’S ALBERT BANDURA.                                                    …
  • Mar 2

    TEACH THEM HOW TO FISH

    TEACH THEM HOW TO FISH
    I know it says somewhere in the Bible something like: “Don’t give a hungry man a fish, teach him how to fish”.  THAT MAKES A LOT OF SENSE! We have hundreds of Vets coming out of service that have great benefits afforded…
Rank this Week: 2798

So Cal Criminal Defense Attorney

So Cal Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal law blog with a focus on legal issues in California.

http://www.socalcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet

    Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet
    California Underage Drinking Lawyer — The Annual Coachella Dragnet It is a rite of passage for many music lovers to journey to the Coachella Valley in Riverside, California to enjoy the annual music festival which this year will last…
  • Mar 9

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California
    The weekly tweet of President Trump have raised a new subject sometimes facing person charged with crimes in California, wiretapping.   Mr. Trump has accused former President, Barack Obama, of recording conversations taking place in…
  • Jan 20

    California Vandalism Attorney

    California Vandalism Attorney
    California Vandalism Attorney Last week Zachary Fernandez turned himself into Los Angeles police after vandalizing the Hollywood sign in as part of a New Year’s prank.  Mr. Fernandez trespassed onto the property of the sign and…
Rank this Week: 2099

SoCal Criminal Defense Blog

SoCal Criminal Defense Blog

Posts about criminal defense cases relevant to Californians.

http://www.socalcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet

    Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet
    California Underage Drinking Lawyer — The Annual Coachella Dragnet It is a rite of passage for many music lovers to journey to the Coachella Valley in Riverside, California to enjoy the annual music festival which this year will last…
  • Mar 9

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California
    The weekly tweet of President Trump have raised a new subject sometimes facing person charged with crimes in California, wiretapping.   Mr. Trump has accused former President, Barack Obama, of recording conversations taking place in…
  • Jan 20

    California Vandalism Attorney

    California Vandalism Attorney
    California Vandalism Attorney Last week Zachary Fernandez turned himself into Los Angeles police after vandalizing the Hollywood sign in as part of a New Year’s prank.  Mr. Fernandez trespassed onto the property of the sign and…
Rank this Week: 2004

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/
  • Apr 14

    Offshoring Industry Trends Affecting California Employment Law

    Offshoring Industry Trends Affecting California Employment Law
    By Steve Danz Businesses around the world are expected to spend nearly $1 trillion dollars on outside IT labor services in 2017. Perhaps this figure does not seem overwhelming on a global scale, but, the implications for employers and…
  • Feb 21

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?
    By Lisa Mak This past Sunday, ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler published a powerful blog post about the gender discrimination she experienced while working at Uber. It started with her male manager sending her messages, stating that he was in an…
  • Feb 20

    Why I called my relatives this weekend

    Why I called my relatives this weekend
    By Elizabeth Kristen We are not a close family. We rarely get together. We certainly don’t call each other on a daily or even monthly basis. It’s basically a text-on-your-birthday type of relationship. But this weekend, I called…
Rank this Week: 2840

GREENberg bLAWg

GREENberg bLAWg

Covers environmental law, climate change, and clean technology. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://environmentallawblog.greenbergglusker.com/
  • Apr 13

    RCRA Update: New Hazardous Waste Generator Rule Goes Into Effect in May 2017

    RCRA Update: New Hazardous Waste Generator Rule Goes Into Effect in May 2017
    EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (“Rule”), which goes into effect on May 30, 2017, contains approximately 60 revisions to the hazardous waste generator regulatory program. The revisions focus on…
  • Sep 28

    Shell Pays Big for Double Dipping with the UST Fund

    Shell Pays Big for Double Dipping with the UST Fund
    Last week, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced that it permanently banned 100 of Shell Oil Company’s underground storage tank (UST) claims from the California UST Cleanup Fund (Fund) for…
  • May 31

    U.S. EPA’s Proposed Rule Would Modernize NPDES Regulation

    U.S. EPA’s Proposed Rule Would Modernize NPDES Regulation
    Earlier this month, the United States EPA proposed a rule (“Proposed Rule”) that would update and revise National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) regulations. Rather than reopening the existing NPDES…
Rank this Week: 3128

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 1478

The Tax Lawyer Blog

The Tax Lawyer Blog

By William D. Hartsock.

http://thetaxlawyer.com/blog
  • Apr 11

    Business IRS Audit FAQ

    Business IRS Audit FAQ
    Click on any of the Business IRS Audit FAQ's below to see and hear tax attorney William Hartsock, Esq answer your question in a short video: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about IRS audits from a tax attorney with over 25…
  • Apr 11

    Personal IRS Audit FAQ

    Personal IRS Audit FAQ
    Click on any of the Personal IRS Audit FAQ's below to see and hear tax attorney William Hartsock, Esq answer your question in a short video: Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about IRS audits from a tax attorney with over 25…
  • Apr 3

    The IRS is Auditing Streamline FBAR Submissions. What Your Must Know.

    The IRS is Auditing Streamline FBAR Submissions. What Your Must Know.
    Tags: International Tax NewsFBAR News and Information On Programs and ProceduresRead more about The IRS is Auditing Streamline FBAR Submissions. What Your Must Know.
Rank this Week: 1879

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP…

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP News & Commentary

Covers estate planning, tax law, and real estate law.

http://rogerssheffield.com/news-and-commentary
  • Apr 11

    12 Things To Keep In A Safe At Home

    12 Things To Keep In A Safe At Home
    Many folks erroneously believe that the safest place to store valuable items is in a bank safe deposit box.  This is because they think that banks have the best 24 hour security and alarm systems and are least likely to be subject to…
  • Mar 16

    Lawsuit Against Santa Barbara's Ban On Short-Term Rentals Can Proceed

    Lawsuit Against Santa Barbara's Ban On Short-Term Rentals Can Proceed
    Jason Wansor and Travis Logue, attorneys with the Santa Barbara law firm of Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP, are representing Theo Kracke in his lawsuit against the City of Santa Barbara over its ban of short-term vacation…
  • Mar 10

    Court Denies City of Santa Barbara's Anti-SLAPP Motion

    Court Denies City of Santa Barbara's Anti-SLAPP Motion
    On March 10, 2017, Ventura Judge Mark Borrell issued a ruling to deny the City of Santa Barbara’s anti-SLAPP motion in the lawsuit brought by Theo Kracke challenging the City’s ban of short-term vacation rentals as a violation of…
Rank this Week: 1974

California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

News and insight about appellate law. By Archer Norris, a professional law corporation.

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Apr 10

    Don’t Assume That the Assets of the Receivership Estate Will Be Used to Pay for the Receivership

    Don’t Assume That the Assets of the Receivership Estate Will Be Used to Pay for the Receivership
    Parties (typically plaintiffs) may request the appointment of a receiver in cases involving disputes over corporate assets or interests in real estate.  But the appointment of a receiver may have unexpected consequences for the party…
  • Jan 10

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?

    “Do-Over” Arbitrations—Appeals Without Appellate Rules?
    Are the commonly accepted features of arbitration—speed and finality—being watered down by rules permitting a second arbitration that expose parties to delays and significantly increased expenses? In a recently published decision,…
  • Aug 2

    California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Untangled

    California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute Untangled
    On August 1 the California Supreme Court finally resolved a split of authority among California’s appellate courts over operation of the anti-SLAPP statute, Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, in the mixed cause of action…
Rank this Week: 1125

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law news. By Takakjian & Sitkoff.

http://www.california-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California
    For most of our clients arrested for DUI in California, their arrests represent their first ever contact with the criminal justice system. Given the involvement of both the criminal courts and California DMV in the DUI process, it is no…
  • Mar 1

    What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest In California

    What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest In California
    Although all criminal arrests in California procedurally involve the same process from the moment you’re taken into police custody through your first court appearance or arraignment hearing, investigations and arrests for domestic…
  • Feb 6

    Miranda Violations And Criminal Charges in Southern California

    Miranda Violations And Criminal Charges in Southern California
    Criminal defense in California is a complex area of legal practice with numerous misconceptions that are often held as popular belief. The majority of people arrested for their first criminal charge have no experience with the criminal…
Rank this Week: 4136

Jacobs & Dodds

Jacobs & Dodds

Covers California business law.

http://irvinebusinesslawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 8

    City of Los Angeles - Mandatory Paid Sick Leave (Potholes and Pitfalls)

    City of Los Angeles - Mandatory Paid Sick Leave (Potholes and Pitfalls)
    The City of Los Angeles has a mandatory paid sick leave (PSL) law which is part of its minimum wage ordinance and which has been in effect since July 1, 2016 for employers with 26 or more employees.  The Los Angeles PSL…
  • Apr 1

    New California Laws Effecting California Businesses in 2017

    New California Laws Effecting California Businesses in 2017
    LAW AND FORUM CHOICE IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTSLaw: SB1241Employees who primarily work and reside in California cannot be required by employers to enter agreements that would put their claims in a non-California forum or generally litigate…
  • Jun 22

    California Employers and How to Defend Wage and Hour Claims before the Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement

    California Employers and How to Defend Wage and Hour Claims before the Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement
    In California the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) adjudicates wage claims on behalf of workers who file claims for nonpayment of wages, overtime, or vacation pay, pursuant to California Labor Code sections 96 and 98. DLSE…
Rank this Week: 2374

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Covers consumer law. By Hotel Lawyer Jim Butler & the Hotel Law Attorneys of the Global Hospitality Group.

http://www.chinesehotellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1783

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Apr 6

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver
    The key excerpt from this latest ruling from the California Supreme Court, McGill v Citybank, says it all: In previous decisions, this court has said that the statutory remedies available for a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 6

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver
    The key excerpt from this latest ruling from the California Supreme Court, McGill v Citybank, says it all: In previous decisions, this court has said that the statutory remedies available for a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jan 16

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?
    If your boss gives you a 1099 tax form each year, does that mean you are an independent contractor? What if you signed an independent contractor agreement? What if you submit invoices to your boss to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 970

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

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

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
  • Apr 4

    2017 CEQA 1st QUARTER REVIEW

    2017 CEQA 1st QUARTER REVIEW
    By William W. Abbott, Diane Kindermann, Glen Hansen, Brian Russell and Dan Cucchi Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2017 1st Quarter CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog.…
  • Apr 1

    POTUS Doubles Down On Local Government – Cuts In Federal Funding To Local Governments Looming

    POTUS Doubles Down On Local Government – Cuts In Federal Funding To Local Governments Looming
    By William W. Abbott The White House puts punitive zoning regulations under the magnifying glass. In his latest Saturday morning tweet, POTUS signaled that his love affair with local government was over. “Local government is worst enemy…
  • Apr 1

    Not Every Mitigation Measure Is A Good Idea: How To Say “No” And Successfully Defend The Result

    Not Every Mitigation Measure Is A Good Idea: How To Say “No” And Successfully Defend The Result
    Appellate court rejects arguments of multiple CEQA claims of procedural error concerning EIR recirculation, error in the notice of determination, insufficient rejection of suggested mitigation measures, and failure to consider late comments.…
Rank this Week: 1441

Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

https://www.justice-firm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2782

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

    Conflict resolution, not litigation
    I prefer to describe my practice as “conflict resolution” rather than “litigation.” It’s not because I have any objections to filing or defending lawsuits, and I am not at all adverse to taking cases to trial.…
  • Feb 7

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
  • Jan 23

    Alternative Fact

    Alternative Fact
    When Kellyanne Conway used the phrase “alternative facts” on Sunday to describe Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s counter-portrayal of the size of President Trump’s inauguration crowds, her comments were greeted derisively…
Rank this Week: 2235

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4660

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: 2498

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Slatter Law Firm, APC.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyer.net/
  • Mar 28

    What Should I Do If My Child Is Injured At Daycare Or Nursery School?

    What Should I Do If My Child Is Injured At Daycare Or Nursery School?
    Every parent knows the feeling of dropping their child off for their first day of preschool, nursery school, or daycare. Overcome with worry, we entrust the well-being of our children to childcare facilities and their staff. Most of the time,…
  • Jan 10

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?
    If you are injured by an actor that is owned by a city, county, state, or even federal government, it is VERY important to know that there are special rules that you must follow in order to properly pursue your claim against a government…
  • Jan 10

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?

    What Do I Need To Know When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Government Entity?
    If you are injured by an actor that is owned by a city, county, state, or even federal government, it is VERY important to know that there are special rules that you must follow in order to properly pursue your claim against a government…
Rank this Week: 2186

Wade Law Offices Blog

Wade Law Offices Blog

Coves estate planning.

http://wadelawcorp.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Estate planning to prepare for the death of a spouse

    Estate planning to prepare for the death of a spouse
    Whether couples are newly married or advanced in age, it is important that they try to engage in end-of-life planning, including keeping their wills current, creating powers of attorney and establishing advance directives for health care.…
  • Mar 24

    Picking the Right Successor Trustee

    Picking the Right Successor Trustee
    Few people take the time to arrange in advance for someone else to handle their financial issues when they can no longer fully care for themselves. It’s an easy decision to put off, partly because it’s emotionally stressful to…
  • Mar 23

    The advantages of establishing a quiet trust

    The advantages of establishing a quiet trust
    Many families are concerned about transferring wealth to their children because they feel the children are unprepared to manage their inheritance. In fact, just one-third of affluent parents have revealed their wealth to their heirs.…
Rank this Week: 1945

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Mar 28

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service
      When I was a research attorney for Alameda County Superior Court, my judge drilled into me to always check the proof of service to make sure that it was signed and service on all parties had properly been made.  As a…
  • Jan 31

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?
    Recently I saw the following document response and without even looking at the document request I knew that the response was bad and a motion to compel further responses was going to need to be filed: Objection, as some or all of these…
  • Jan 4

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…
    What discovery methods do you consider when you are strategizing about the most effective method to obtain the information you need and pin down your opponent?  If you have a contract case, think about serving a Demand for Bill of…
Rank this Week: 3742

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Nadrich & Cohen Blog

Covers personal injury law in California.

http://www.personalinjurylawcal.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Roundup of Death: Can it cause cancer?

    Roundup of Death: Can it cause cancer?
    Herbicide Roundup “the famous weed killer” is it safe? When chemical giant Monsanto first introduced the herbicide Roundup in 1974, it was marketed as being the “safe” alternative to the by now banned DDT. It…
  • Mar 22

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant

    Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Risk And Breast Implant
    The Breast Implant Lawsuit Attorneys of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP respond to the recent 2017 FDA Alert regarding the lymphoma risk associated with certain types of breast implants. This is not the first FDA warning regarding this risk. The…
  • Mar 13

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact

    Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Story And Fact
    March is the season of green beer, corn beef, and cabbage, as today St. Patrick’s Day is observed around the globe as a celebration of everything Irish. The real St. Patrick however, was far more interesting than even the legends of his…
Rank this Week: 1947

Autolaw

Autolaw

Covers issues and legal challenges facing California auto dealers. By Chris Bruni.

http://autolaw.typepad.com/autolaw/
  • Mar 20

    Roll It Out

    Roll It Out
    I was busy last month trying a case in Long Beach when the first case post-Kesner decision came down from the Court of Appeal. Kesner, as you recall, was a California Supreme Court case which held that in certain instances...
  • Dec 29

    Take Home Exposure, Finally?

    Take Home Exposure, Finally?
    Earlier this month the California Supreme Court finally ruled on the status of "Take Home" exposure cases. The Court consolidated two conflicting appellate court decisions, Haver v BNSF Railways, and Kesner v Pneumo Abex for oral argument and…
  • Oct 31

    Make Me an Offer

    Make Me an Offer
    Last week an interesting case was handed down by the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District in San Diego. The case involved a claim for attorney fees under the Song-Beverly Act (aka "The Lemon Law"). See, Nancy Goglin v BMW...
Rank this Week: 1309

Environmental Legal Blogs

Environmental Legal Blogs

Covers asbestos, biomonitoring, CERCLA, endangered species, EPA, ethanol, global warming, and toxic torts. By Stephen Holzer.

http://environmentallegal.blogs.com/sholzer/
  • Mar 17

    COURT UPHOLDS OEHHA DEFERENCE TO IARC

    COURT UPHOLDS OEHHA DEFERENCE TO IARC
    In 1986, California voters passed Proposition 65, generally requiring warnings when a business of 10 or more employees exposes someone (consumer, worker, neighbor) to a chemical which can cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. Since then the…
  • Feb 14

    Prop 65 Update: The Rules They Are a Changin’

    Prop 65 Update: The Rules They Are a Changin’
    Proposition 65, known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, among other things requires businesses employing ten or more people to warn consumers if the business’ products contain a chemical scientifically shown…
  • Feb 14

    Court rules bankruptcy settlement does not preclude further claim by bankrupt

    Court rules bankruptcy settlement does not preclude further claim by bankrupt
    In Asarco v. Noranda Mining Inc., (2017) No. 16-4045, the Tenth Circuit federal court of appeals has ruled that a bankruptcy court’s approval of an environmental settlement as “fair” does not preclude the bankrupt from…
Rank this Week: 2512

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    Certain Tax Liens will No Longer be Included on Credit Report

    Certain Tax Liens will No Longer be Included on Credit Report
    Tax experts generally agree that the tax lien is one of the least useful of IRS collection tools for the amount ...
  • Feb 9

    Business Email Spoofing

    Business Email Spoofing
    Google defines “spoof” as a “humorous imitation of something,” or a “trick played on someone as a joke.” But there is ...
  • Dec 13

    IRS Holiday Fraud Warning

    IRS Holiday Fraud Warning
    For years now, the IRS has taken an active role in warning taxpayers, and the tax industry in general, of tax-related ...
Rank this Week: 2880

Small Enough To Fail

Small Enough To Fail

Covers bankruptcy law. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://www.southerncaliforniabankruptcylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2669

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Being on Probation in Orange County CA

    Being on Probation in Orange County CA
    So you find yourself on probation after working out a plea bargain with the District Attorney.  Your lawyer and you have entered into a deal where you will spend 3 years on formal supervised probation.  What does this really mean to…
  • Jan 25

    How Does Bail Work in Orange County, CA?

    How Does Bail Work in Orange County, CA?
    We’ve all heard of it, but unless you need it you probably have no idea exactly how it works or how to get it. The idea behind bail is to prevent a defendant from running away after he or she has been arrested. The theory is that if…
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
Rank this Week: 3184

Business Law Blog

Business Law Blog

Covers California business law. By Richard G. Burt.

http://richardburtlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2850

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 7

    i 601a Waiver Approval

    i 601a Waiver Approval
    Waiver Filed: July 27, 2016 Waiver Approved: December 23, 2016 The Facts about this i 601a waiver case Client is from Mexico Client entered the United States illegally in 2005 and has remained in the U.S. illegally Client is married to U.S.…
  • Mar 6

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform
    Article Published in The Sacramento Bee   My family immigrated to the United States from Cape Town, South Africa, when I was just a year old, so I understand on a very personal level why people are willing to leave their family, friends…
  • Feb 24

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on October 13, 2016 Approved: February 10, 2017 The Facts Our Client entered the U.S. illegally over twelve years ago She does not have a criminal record She is married to a U.S. Citizen Together, they have three…
Rank this Week: 3204

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce
    “Life or death experiences may cause people to re-evaluate what’s important in their lives.” A new study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior states that 6% of marriages end in divorce if the wife has been diagnosed…
  • Feb 21

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?
    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal? While serving divorce papers using Facebook may not sound legal, considering that they can be served using publication if the spouse can’t be located, it makes sense. Also, many spouses go…
  • Feb 14

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support
    Former NFL receiver Robert Meachem has been sent to jail for 30 days unless he is able to pay a portion of the child support he owes to his ex-wife. Meachem in Jail for Child Support Former New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem, 32, has…
Rank this Week: 2219

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce

    If Wife Has Serious Illness It Could Mean Divorce
    “Life or death experiences may cause people to re-evaluate what’s important in their lives.” A new study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior states that 6% of marriages end in divorce if the wife has been diagnosed…
  • Feb 21

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?

    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal?
    Is Serving Divorce Papers Using Facebook Legal? While serving divorce papers using Facebook may not sound legal, considering that they can be served using publication if the spouse can’t be located, it makes sense. Also, many spouses go…
  • Feb 14

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support

    Meachem in Jail for Child Support
    Former NFL receiver Robert Meachem has been sent to jail for 30 days unless he is able to pay a portion of the child support he owes to his ex-wife. Meachem in Jail for Child Support Former New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem, 32, has…
Rank this Week: 1751