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California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    People v. Lewelling (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2017)

    People v. Lewelling (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2017)
    One great thing about Court of Appeal opinions is that they sometimes give you a real-world glimpse into portions of society that you'd otherwise know little about.  Today's opinion, for example, takes the reader into the emergency room…
  • Oct 16

    Morales v. Fry (9th Cir. - Oct. 16, 2017)

    Morales v. Fry (9th Cir. - Oct. 16, 2017)
    Sometimes procedure can be a sly way to cut back on substance.  Here's a good example.The Ninth Circuit holds -- as have most (but not all) circuits -- that it's error to submit a "qualified immunity" issue to the jury.  Instead,…
  • Oct 13

    Stewart v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 12, 2017)

    Stewart v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 12, 2017)
    Don't get old.
Rank this Week: 1242

Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
Rank this Week: 2458

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Oct 17

    California’s Coming Left Turn

    California’s Coming Left Turn
    Yes, you read that headline correctly, according to “The Hill,” and most observer’s I have spoken to, California’s Democrats are looking to turn farther and harder left.
  • Oct 17

    Vice President Pence On The Kurds and the Senate

    Vice President Pence On The Kurds and the Senate
    Vice President Mike Pence joined me from my broadcast from the Old Executive Office Building this morning:
  • Oct 17

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders From The White House

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders From The White House
    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined me this morning from the OEOB:
Rank this Week: 2532

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    5 Ways to Get Back on Track During Divorce Recovery 

    5 Ways to Get Back on Track During Divorce Recovery 
    Divorce Recovery 5 Ways to Get Back on Track During Divorce Recovery  If you want to get back on track as soon as possible, here are 5 great ways to recover. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/back-on-track-during-divorce-recovery…
  • Oct 11

    Not Receiving Support Payments?

    Not Receiving Support Payments?
    Legal Issues Not Receiving Support Payments?  Here are steps a spouse can take when he or she has stopped receiving support payments. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/not-receiving-support-payments-next-step
  • Oct 3

    Why I Owed It to My Children to Divorce 

    Why I Owed It to My Children to Divorce 
    Considering Divorce  Why I Owed It to My Children to Divorce  What relationships will our children be a part of, based on our examples? It’s our job as parents to set the right example.…
Rank this Week: 1374

Sacramento Injury Lawyer Blog

Sacramento Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Travis G. Black & Associates.

http://www.sacramentoinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 17

    Buying the Appropriate Auto Insurance!

    Buying the Appropriate Auto Insurance!
    What type of coverage are you going to wish you had if you get in an Auto Accident? So many people just call an agent and try to find the cheapest deal, then they find themselves involved in an accident and now they pay. If you are on a…
  • May 10

    What you should know if you’ve been involved in an Auto Accident in California

    What you should know if you’ve been involved in an Auto Accident in California
    When you are involved in a motor vehicle collision and you are injured there are certain questions that every injured party wants answered. Some of this information and the corresponding insurance terms can be confusing, and rightfully so…
  • Apr 5

    Slip and Fall Injury Case

    Slip and Fall Injury Case
    Premises Liability Slip and fall injuries are often covered under what is known as premises liability cases. These injuries often occur at a place of business, but the incidents can also occur just about anywhere from a government building,…
Rank this Week: 2084

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law…

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law Blog

Cover international estate planning considerations, sophisticated estate planning techniques, answers to common estate planning questions, and probate, estate and gift tax law By Janet Brewer.

http://blog.calprobate.com/
Rank this Week: 4204

CEQA Developments

CEQA Developments

Covers California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemptions, legislation, litigation and reform. By Miller Starr Regalia.

http://www.ceqadevelopments.com
Rank this Week: 3556

Moynihan Lyons PC BLog

Moynihan Lyons PC BLog

Features estate planning and elder law news. By Moynihan Lyons PC.

http://blog.moynihanlyons.com/
  • Oct 17

    Jerry Lewis Cut Sons Out of Will

    Jerry Lewis Cut Sons Out of Will
    Comedian apparently had severed all ties with first wife and their children. As some of the details from the will of legendary comedian Jerry Lewis are released, it is learned that he cut all of his sons out of it, according to the Los…
  • Oct 16

    Hurricanes Can Affect An Estate Plan

    Hurricanes Can Affect An Estate Plan
    Storms can force temporary relocation to another state, as well as another look at your plan. Once again multiple hurricanes have hit the U.S. They have caused the displacement of people as they await the rebuilding of their homes. The state…
  • Oct 13

    Passing Copyrights on in Estate Planning

    Passing Copyrights on in Estate Planning
    Few people have any idea what a copyright protects or how it is enforced. Just how do you pass it along from generation to generation? Passing on copyrights and transferring them in an estate plan can be complicated, according to the Wills,…
Rank this Week: 3145

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    California Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook

    California Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook
    The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 USC 621, outlaws discrimination on the basis of one’s older age. When Congress passed the law, it acknowledged that older persons were disadvantaged by companies had commonly begun…
  • Oct 15

    $2.75M Settlement Proposed in California Employee Misclassification Lawsuit

    $2.75M Settlement Proposed in California Employee Misclassification Lawsuit
    A California employee misclassification lawsuit appears to be drawing toward a resolution, after plaintiffs – a group of corporate training managers – have asked a federal judge to approve a $2.75 million settlement alleging their…
  • Oct 14

    New California Employment Laws Enacted in October 2017

    New California Employment Laws Enacted in October 2017
    In mid-September, the 2017 California Legislature adjourned, having sent more than seven hundred bills to Governor Jerry Brown for approval. Governor Brown has already signed many of these bills into law. Among the new laws are several…
Rank this Week: 2125

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2812

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge
    Discharge Debt In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy If you have already filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are probably looking forward to the Chapter 7 debt discharge. To discharge debt in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, 60 – 90 days will need to pass ……
  • Oct 12

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Checklist

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Checklist
    What To Expect When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy For most people, preparing for your first bankruptcy meeting brings about a great deal of anxiety so we have put together a Chapter 7 bankruptcy checklist to help ease your worries and ……
  • Oct 6

    How To Guide: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    How To Guide: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    How To File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Dealing with debt is scary. Contemplating filing bankruptcy can be even scarier. While a bankruptcy lawyer can’t eliminate the fear bankruptcy and debt bring, we can provide comfort and guidance to help…
Rank this Week: 1586

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2776

Dominion Law Group, LLP Blog

Dominion Law Group, LLP Blog

Covers family law, child custody, support and visitation concerns.

http://www.dominionlaw.com/family-law-blog
  • Oct 17

    Stopping Domestic Violence Through a California Restraining Order

    Stopping Domestic Violence Through a California Restraining Order
    Going through domestic violence is a terrible experience that can seriously injure or even kill the person or people affected by such abuse. Domestic violence can also leave major emotional scars on its victims. There are always red flags to…
  • Oct 9

    Establishing Paternity in California

    Establishing Paternity in California
    When parents have a child while they are married, paternity is automatically established for the father. However, if a child is born outside of marriage, the process to establish paternity is longer and more complex.  Declaration of…
  • Sep 29

    When Should You Tell Your Spouse About the Divorce?

    When Should You Tell Your Spouse About the Divorce?
    People do not typically wake up one day and just decide that they want a divorce. Instead, they contemplate it, sometimes for months or years. They go through the stages of grief – denial, and anger, and then they reach acceptance. It…
Rank this Week: 1883

Tax Relief Blog

Tax Relief Blog

By Mike Habib, EA

http://blog.myirstaxrelief.com/
  • Oct 17

    Client tax planning letter – fall 2017

    Client tax planning letter – fall 2017
    Dear Client: The following is a summary of important tax developments that have occurred in the past three months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Please call us for more information about any of these…
  • Aug 29

    Houston Texas IRS Tax Relief

    Houston Texas IRS Tax Relief
    Mike Habib is an IRS licensed Enrolled Agent, tax problem solver and a tax resolution expert who offers his outstanding representation services in Houston, Texas allowing you or your business to seek effective tax resolution and get reliable…
  • Aug 14

    Tax problem resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA

    Tax problem resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA
    Tax Problem Resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA, Back taxes Help, IRS Audit Help, Unfiled Tax Returns Help Tax Problem Resolution infographic by Mike Habib EA Calling on taxpayers facing back tax problems, taxpayers being audited by the…
Rank this Week: 2937

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1695

Robert M. Helfend Blog

Robert M. Helfend Blog

Updates on local Los Angeles criminal cases and an analysis of legal issues that reside within them.

http://www.robertmhelfend.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Domestic violence suspect leads Lancaster police chase

    Domestic violence suspect leads Lancaster police chase
    A 19-year-old man wanted for domestic violence and kidnapping led Lancaster police on a chase. The suspect reportedly assaulted his girlfriend and fled the scene with the victim when police arrived. Police spotted the suspect’s vehicle…
  • Oct 13

    DUI Arrest for LAPD officer in family’s death

    DUI Arrest for LAPD officer in family’s death
    Prosecutors want to wait for blood test results before charging a LAPD officer in a fiery DUI wreck. According to California Highway Patrol officers, the Santa Ana man struck two vehicles while speeding in a carpool lane. The accident…
  • Oct 11

    Theft charge dogs Rams DE

    Theft charge dogs Rams DE
    Police arrested a Los Angeles Rams defensive end on suspicion of theft and a weapons charge. According to police, they stopped the man for speeding on Interstate 5. During the traffic stop, police discovered a loaded gun in his vehicle.…
Rank this Week: 1968

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    The Rate Of Gray Divorces Is On The Rise

    The Rate Of Gray Divorces Is On The Rise
    In 2016, the rate of gray divorces rose by three times than gray divorces in 1990. More couples above the age of 65 are heading for courtrooms to get divorced. Experts have cited many reasons for this trend and some of them include the…
  • Oct 16

    Options for Filing Tax Returns After Divorce

    Options for Filing Tax Returns After Divorce
    Recently divorced individuals can often be faced with new challenges and problems that did not exist previously. One of them is tax filing. Married couples can file for tax either jointly or separately. Usually, the tax filing status of…
  • Oct 13

    Can A Couple Go For A Trial Separation While Living Together?

    Can A Couple Go For A Trial Separation While Living Together?
    There are many marriages that go through the process of trial separations. Contrary to common perception, a trial separation does not necessarily mean that your relationship has ended. Rather, it means that both the parties have made up their…
Rank this Week: 2440

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    Why Won’t Berkeley Consider All-Way Stops at Bicycle Boulevard Crossings?

    Why Won’t Berkeley Consider All-Way Stops at Bicycle Boulevard Crossings?
    Whether an all-way stop is appropriate depends on a range of considerations, but the City needs to seriously consider all-way stops as a potential solution. The post Why Won’t Berkeley Consider All-Way Stops at Bicycle Boulevard…
  • Oct 12

    Marin County’s Awful Freeway Bus Stops Put Riders in Danger

    Marin County’s Awful Freeway Bus Stops Put Riders in Danger
    Bus pads play a critical role in connecting Marin’s communities via transit. However, their hazardous conditions put bus riders in danger. The post Marin County’s Awful Freeway Bus Stops Put Riders in Danger appeared first on GJEL…
  • Sep 22

    Can I rent my car to someone else?

    Can I rent my car to someone else?
    Car sharing is turning into big business in the US. Over the past 10 years, membership in car sharing programs has grown from less than 200,000 to over 1.4 million, according to recent research from a member of UC Berkeley’s Institute…
Rank this Week: 2724

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1571

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law topics including all aspects of family and work visas. Published by Jacob Sapochnick.

https://www.visalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1355

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Los Angeles Bar Patron Beaten by Bouncers Awarded $5 Million

    Los Angeles Bar Patron Beaten by Bouncers Awarded $5 Million
    In California, bar owners may be liable to pay damages if their security personnel assault their patrons in some situations. Even in cases in which the patrons were partly to blame, the patrons may still be able to recover damages that are…
  • Sep 25

    Is Tesla Autopilot Killing People?

    Is Tesla Autopilot Killing People?
    Is Tesla autopilot killing people?  That’s what the National Transportation Safety Board wants to know.   A fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S vehicle that happened in Florida should serve as a cautionary tale to drivers…
  • Sep 6

    California Appeals Court Rules Against Person Injured in Hot Air Balloon Ride

    California Appeals Court Rules Against Person Injured in Hot Air Balloon Ride
    When people in California decide to participate in inherently risky activities, they assume the risk that they will be injured unless the operators of the activities engaged in conduct that was grossly negligent. In Grotheer v. Escape…
Rank this Week: 2130

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/
  • Oct 16

    AB 634 Signed! Reduced HOA Control of Solar Energy System Installation

    AB 634 Signed! Reduced HOA Control of Solar Energy System Installation
    The Governor has signed AB 634 into law changing HOA control over solar energy system (“Solar”) installations. HOAs may no longer adopt policies and guidelines that prohibit Solar installations on common area roofs protecting HOA…
  • Oct 10

    Updating Your Association’s CC&R

    Updating Your Association’s CC&R
    *Asked & Answered Asked – Our documents were created in 1981 and have not been updated since that time.  I imagine that we are out of legal compliance with some of the items listed within both documents.  The HOA…
  • Oct 3

    New Client: Brea-Olinda Master Community Association

    New Client: Brea-Olinda Master Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Brea-Olinda Master Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Brea-Olinda is a master planned community located in Brea.  Residents enjoy beautiful…
Rank this Week: 3078

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    bullies and domestic violence

    bullies and domestic violence
    Often men in a power position in the movie industry there are sexual predators who will try to take advantage of young women for their own sexual benefit.  Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailes, Eric Boling, Bill Cosby, R. Kelly, Bill…
  • Oct 15

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order
    The question must be asked as in all move away cases is the reason for the move away a motive separate than other reasons given for the move away request.  Often the move away if fought with anterior motives and seems to be almost always…
  • Oct 13

    Michigan mom jailed for violating vaccination order

    Michigan mom jailed for violating vaccination order
    A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. The family law issues are  twofold here. …
Rank this Week: 4559

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Oct 16

    2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: It’s Finally Over! (For Now…)

    2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: It’s Finally Over! (For Now…)
    Seyfarth Synopsis: New statutory obligations for California employers in 2018 will include prohibitions on inquiries into applicants’ salary and conviction histories, expanding CFRA to employees of smaller employers, expansion of…
  • Oct 16

    California Passes State-Wide Ban-the-Box Law

    California Passes State-Wide Ban-the-Box Law
      Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Legislature has just created yet another protected class of individuals entitled to sue employers under the Fair Employment and Housing Act. The new class of potential plaintiffs are applicants denied…
  • Oct 12

    Third Time’s The Charm For California Salary History Ban Legislation

    Third Time’s The Charm For California Salary History Ban Legislation
    Seyfarth Synopsis:  After two previous failed attempts, California joins seven other U.S. jurisdictions to prohibit inquiries into an applicant’s salary history.  Read on for a recap of the new law. With Governor Jerry Brown…
Rank this Week: 2617

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    CIRM-funded ALS Trial Enrolls First Patients; Therapy Produced by Israeli Firm

    CIRM-funded ALS Trial Enrolls First Patients; Therapy Produced by Israeli Firm
    An Israeli firm backed with $16 million from the California stem cell agency today announced that it has enrolled the first patients in its phase three trial for a treatment for ALS, sometimes known as Lou Gehrig's disease.The trial, the…
  • Oct 12

    Correction

    Correction
    An item earlier today said incorrectly that this week's Internet outage at the California stem cell agency was the first such significant occurrence. The agency, in fact, had another outage in September.
  • Oct 12

    Internet Outage for California Stem Cell Agency Earlier This Week: Cause Unknown

    Internet Outage for California Stem Cell Agency Earlier This Week: Cause Unknown
    California's $3 billion stem cell agency went dark on the Internet earlier this week, the second time it has had a significant Internet outage in recent months.The outage began on Monday afternoon. The agency was back up by Tuesday at about 7…
Rank this Week: 4125

California Tax and Estate Planning…

California Tax and Estate Planning Law Blog

By NewPoint Law Group. Covers taxation, estate planning, business law, and real property law.

http://newpointlaw.com/legal-blog/
  • Oct 16

    Can Taxes be Discharged After Bankruptcy in California?

    Can Taxes be Discharged After Bankruptcy in California?
    Bankruptcy can be extremely difficult. You may have dozens of creditors to deal with, especially if your business or partnership is facing bankruptcy. One thing you may not consider is the tax consequences of bankruptcy. If you are facing…
  • Oct 12

    What is the Process for Innocent Spouse Relief in California?

    What is the Process for Innocent Spouse Relief in California?
    If you are married or recently divorced, separated, or widowed, you may have filed taxes jointly with your spouse. This can give you many benefits and deductions you can’t access filing as an individual, but it can also set you up for…
  • Oct 9

    The Difference Between a CPA and a Tax Lawyer in California

    The Difference Between a CPA and a Tax Lawyer in California
    For those unfamiliar with accountancy, taxation, and the law, there is often a bit of confusion when considering who to go to with financial or tax problems. In many cases, the roles these individuals can play overlap – but in many…
Rank this Week: 1652

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Oct 16

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion
    Just because you successfully handled the merits of a case doesn’t mean that you should take on a large or complex fee motion that arises from it. It may be time to bring in someone with fee motion expertise. Here are four reasons to…
  • Oct 13

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?
    Here’s a common evidence question: Are opinions admissible when they’re in business records? The answer is generally “yes,” as long as the statement of opinion is in a writing that qualifies otherwise for the…
  • Oct 11

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan
    So you’ve gathered the client’s data—personal and financial—and know the client’s objectives. What do you do? Here are 5 typical documents you’ll need for the estate plan. Will. A client who needs an estate…
Rank this Week: 3496

Jachimowicz Pointer Blog

Jachimowicz Pointer Blog

Covers personal injury, DUI, criminal defense, employment law and workers compensation cases.

http://www.jpelaw.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Oct 16

    Residents Take to the Streets to Prevent San Jose Pedestrian Accident

    Residents Take to the Streets to Prevent San Jose Pedestrian Accident
    To reduce the city’s high pedestrian fatality rate, San Jose sponsors workshops throughout the area to get citizen feedback. In these workshops, neighborhood residents often take to the streets, with an eye towards identifying…
  • Oct 12

    New App Promises to Help Protect Store Customer Against Slip and Fall Accident

    New App Promises to Help Protect Store Customer Against Slip and Fall Accident
    Slip and fall accidents are common in grocery and retail stores. Unfortunately, when these accidents happen, the damages can be severe. Even a seemingly minor fall could cause injuries requiring long-term medical care, while resulting in…
  • Oct 11

    Employer Obligations Under ERISA: Common Violation

    Employer Obligations Under ERISA: Common Violation
    The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (or ERISA) is an important compilation of federal laws designed to protect the retirement income security of workers employed in the private sector who have health and pension plans through their…
Rank this Week: 2070

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

Covers current immigration legal issues. By Jonathan D. Montag.

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Oct 15

    Now it’s a war on asylum.

    Now it’s a war on asylum.
    Of all the things one would think a large, rich, heterogeneous, morals-based society would not go to war against, one would think it would be asylum seekers. Yet this is what our country is doing. For a country that has as one of its…
  • Sep 17

    USCIS slipping into crisis.

    USCIS slipping into crisis.
    In dealing with the government, there are two principal ways of dealing with it. One is dealing with whatever agency you are dealing with according to its rules and its systems. The other is through litigation. We all deal with the government…
  • Sep 4

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact
      1. DACA kids have been accused of everything from being gang bangers to being valedictorians. They aren’t all everything. Just kids. (The oldest DACA recipients are 36 years old). 2. DACA kids should have become citizens in all…
Rank this Week: 4409

Redlands Veterans' Affairs…

Redlands Veterans' Affairs Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law. By Esther Wang.

http://www.california-elder-law.com/blog/
  • Oct 14

    Long-term disability insurance offers security, peace of mind

    Long-term disability insurance offers security, peace of mind
    In a survey conducted by a trade association, 65 percent of those who responded said they thought most people should have disability insurance. Only 48 percent thought they themselves needed it, though, and only 20 percent actually had it.…
  • Oct 13

    Advice for principals considering powers of attorney

    Advice for principals considering powers of attorney
    California residents who are considering how their estates will be managed if they become incapacitated might want to execute a power of attorney. An individual, called the principal, creates this document to designate a trusted party, called…
  • Oct 7

    Veterans' benefits and estate planning

    Veterans' benefits and estate planning
    California veterans and their spouses may have unique estate planning considerations. This is particularly true if they have children, who themselves may be entitled to certain benefits based on a parent's military service.The issue of…
Rank this Week: 2329

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

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

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Oct 14

    Ninth Circuit refuses habeas relief from death sentence affirmed by Supreme Court

    Ninth Circuit refuses habeas relief from death sentence affirmed by Supreme Court
    Twenty-two years ago, the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed Ricardo Sanders’ death sentence.  (People v. Sanders (1995) 11 Cal.4th 475.)  A few months later, the court summarily denied his state habeas corpus petition. …
  • Oct 13

    Summary of October 11, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of October 11, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on October 11, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Oct 13

    Governor signs Liu-inspired juvenile Miranda bill

    Governor signs Liu-inspired juvenile Miranda bill
    Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 395, which will generally require that minors under 16 consult with an attorney before a custodial interrogation.  The legislation was inspired, at least in part, by Justice Goodwin…
Rank this Week: 3112

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3586

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    REFORM OF THE CALIFORNIA SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY LAWS

    REFORM OF THE CALIFORNIA SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY LAWS
    California’s sex offender registry currently lists over 100,000 sex offenders. The registry has a long history; it was first employed (although not in its current form) 70 years ago. It is estimated that around 650 registrants on the…
  • Oct 6

    THE MAIN INGREDIENT IN ECSTACY, MDMA, APPROVED BY FDA FOR FURTHER STUDY IN THE TREATMENT OF PTSD

    THE MAIN INGREDIENT IN ECSTACY, MDMA, APPROVED BY FDA FOR FURTHER STUDY IN THE TREATMENT OF PTSD
    For almost as long as the federal government has harshly prosecuted drug use, researchers have been studying the psychologically beneficial effects of the very drugs that can land a person in prison. Clinical studies on both animals and…
  • Oct 6

    THE USE OF DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERTS CHALLENGED IN FEDERAL COURT

    THE USE OF DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERTS CHALLENGED IN FEDERAL COURT
    A couple of weeks ago, a complaint was filed in the United States District Court (for the Northern District of Georgia) alleging that the three complainants were subject to a violation of their Fourth Amendment rights when they were arrested…
Rank this Week: 4078

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3784

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Oct 13

    L.L. Bean Sued By Competitor for Trademark Infringement

    L.L. Bean Sued By Competitor for Trademark Infringement
    When an individual or a company obtains a trademark registration in the U.S., they are granted certain rights and protections. If they discover that another party is using a mark that is the same as or confusingly similar to their registered…
  • Oct 6

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
  • Sep 29

    Blind Man Sues Winn-Dixie Over Website ADA Compliance

    Blind Man Sues Winn-Dixie Over Website ADA Compliance
    Most companies have websites today. In fact, there are few business owners who would consider operating without one. That is because consumers are placing increasing reliance as websites to serve as proxies for brick-and-mortar locations.…
Rank this Week: 1354

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/
  • Oct 13

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire

    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfire
    How You Can Help Communities Affected by Wildfires Our hearts go out to all of those who have been affected by the recent wildfires that have devastated our state. We are grateful to all the firefighters, responders and individuals helping…
  • Oct 11

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW

    2017 CEQA 3rd QUARTER REVIEW
    Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2017 3rd Quarter cumulative CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are…
  • Oct 4

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I

    The Voters Speak: Sometimes That I
    San Bruno Committee for Economic Justice v. City of San Bruno 2017 Cal.App. LEXIS 807 California land use nerds know well the origin of the right of initiative and referendum. A function of the national reform movement at the beginning of the…
Rank this Week: 3989

Policyholder Perspective

Policyholder Perspective

Provides analysis of trends and developments in the area of insurance coverage law. By Farella Braun + Martel.

http://www.farellacoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4512

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Provides estate planning thoughts, news and planning ideas. By Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP.

http://www.gilfix.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Four practical tips for avoiding family inheritance dispute

    Four practical tips for avoiding family inheritance dispute
    Disputes involving inheritance have the potential to tear families apart. Fortunately, proper planning can help reduce the risk of disagreements among loved ones and ensure they will be provided for when you are no longer around. Set up an…
  • Oct 5

    Clean Hands, Save Lives, and Avoid Misery

    Clean Hands, Save Lives, and Avoid Misery
    New article by Myra R. Gerson Gilfix It's flu season again. All of our staff members want to do what's best for our clients. That includes, we decided, making sure that we, as an office community, make good hand hygiene a habit. At our last…
  • Oct 3

    Be a “Patient Advocate” for Hospitalized Loved One

    Be a “Patient Advocate” for Hospitalized Loved One
    New article by Myra R. Gerson Gilfix Hospitals can be unsafe places. Mistakes happen. Sleep can border on the impossible. Hospital based infections happen far too often. To combat all of this and to enhance and protect the well-being of a…
Rank this Week: 2004

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    How Do You File A Lien In A Construction Payment Dispute?

    How Do You File A Lien In A Construction Payment Dispute?
    Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers deserve to be paid for the work they complete and the supplies they provide. All too often, however, they are not adequately or promptly paid and find themselves in a payment dispute. Fortunately,…
  • Sep 29

    How Do I Write The Bylaws Of A Company?

    How Do I Write The Bylaws Of A Company?
    Of the many challenges faced when starting a business, creation of a company’s bylaws can be one of the more complex, technical, and overwhelming challenges of them all. While daunting, such agreements can protect startup companies from…
  • Sep 1

    What Happens When An Acquisition Fails?

    What Happens When An Acquisition Fails?
    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are complex business transactions with much on the line.  If a merger or acquisition is not successful, a business can lose substantial assets.  Of course, no one would intentionally enter into an…
Rank this Week: 3102

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Oct 13

    Harvey Weinstein Could Face Criminal Charges For Sexual Assault in Los Angele

    Harvey Weinstein Could Face Criminal Charges For Sexual Assault in Los Angele
    More than 30 female celebrities and entertainment industry professionals recently accused executive Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and/or sexual harassment. These allegations have shocked the entertainment industry and thrown the country…
  • Oct 10

    Filing a Petition for Factual Innocence in California

    Filing a Petition for Factual Innocence in California
    Have you ever been arrested for a crime that you did not commit? Unfortunately, this happens all too often in Los Angeles, CA. As police ramp up efforts to reduce crime, innocent people can easily get caught up in the legal system for being…
  • Sep 28

    Man Arrested for Public Intoxication After Smashing Santa Monica Carousel Window

    Man Arrested for Public Intoxication After Smashing Santa Monica Carousel Window
    Last month police were called to the Santa Monica Pier Carousel after a man punched a window at the attraction. When police arrived they discovered that the man appeared to be drunk. After he was treated for the injuries to his hand he was…
Rank this Week: 1673

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

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

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 1669

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Recovering Compensation After a Pedestrian-Cyclist Accident

    Recovering Compensation After a Pedestrian-Cyclist Accident
    Not every accident on the road involves a car or truck. Some collisions are between pedestrians and cyclists, particularly in cities where biking to and from work is common. San Francisco sees its fair share of pedestrian-cyclist collisions,…
  • Oct 6

    Falls May be a Sign of Elder Abuse or Neglect

    Falls May be a Sign of Elder Abuse or Neglect
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in four people over the age of 65 years falls each year. Of these falls, one in five leads to a serious injury like a traumatic brain injury or a broken bone. In fact,…
  • Oct 4

    Can Landlords Charge Extra for Pets?

    Can Landlords Charge Extra for Pets?
    Based on a 2016 survey, the American Pet Products Association estimates that 6% of American households have a pet. Most of these individuals own cats and dogs. However, other common household pets includes fish, reptiles, and other small…
Rank this Week: 3509

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Oct 13

    California Judge Dismisses FCA Case Against UnitedHealth Group

    California Judge Dismisses FCA Case Against UnitedHealth Group
    In early October, a California federal judge dismissed without prejudice a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UHG). The suit, U.S. ex rel. Swoben v. Secure Horizons, et al., alleged UHG ignored questionable…
  • Oct 6

    Drug Maker Aegerion to Pay $35 Million Settlement

    Drug Maker Aegerion to Pay $35 Million Settlement
    On Sept. 22, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that drug manufacturer, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics Inc., has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay a multi-million settlement of to…
  • Sep 29

    The DOJ Prosecutes All Levels of Healthcare Fraud

    The DOJ Prosecutes All Levels of Healthcare Fraud
    There is a misconception that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is mainly interested in health care fraud and violations of the False Claim Act (FCA) from large corporations like major insurers or pharmaceutical manufacturers. However,…
Rank this Week: 1872

California Eminent Domain Report

California Eminent Domain Report

Covers condemnation, inverse condemnation, and regulatory takings in California. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.californiaeminentdomainreport.com
  • Oct 12

    When Condemnation Actions Go Wrong

    When Condemnation Actions Go Wrong
    In the vast majority of cases, when a public agency exercises eminent domain, the only issue in dispute is the amount of just compensation the agency must pay for the property being acquired.  Even in situations where a property owner…
  • Sep 29

    Court Clarifies Rules for Takings, Precondemnation Damages Claim

    Court Clarifies Rules for Takings, Precondemnation Damages Claim
    Two of the more complicated issues eminent domain attorneys face are analyzing whether government conduct rises to the level of a taking, and whether the government engaged in precondemnation conduct that gives rise to damages apart from…
  • Sep 28

    Transmission Line Proximity Damages — Real or Just Perceived?

    Transmission Line Proximity Damages — Real or Just Perceived?
    Having recently worked on a number of pipeline and transmission line projects, I find the issue of proximity damages to be fascinating.  Does being adjacent to gas pipelines or electrical transmission lines diminish the value of an…
Rank this Week: 3553

Business Law Blog

Business Law Blog

Covers California business law. By Richard G. Burt.

http://richardburtlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2215