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I am struck by how ill-suited the Proposition system is to addressing complex criminal justice issues, and how difficult it is for judges to tease from ambiguous words the practical rules they must apply.
Can counsel successfully vacate an arbitration award after finding negative undisclosed information about the arbitrator in an Internet search?
The perfect mediation is a goal. The self-determination aspects make the process more satisfying than trial.
Bringing your own device (BYOD) has been the single most radical shift for employers since computers invaded the workplace, but it comes with a costly new price tag for California employers.
An employer is not immune from liability for misclassification simply because the worker signed a written contract agreeing to be treated as an independent contractor.
Employment attorneys need to be familiar with the pros and cons of arbitration, its requirements and limitations, as well as the legal theories to invalidate such agreements.
Public access to court records is not an absolute good; it should be favored only to the extent that the privacy interests of litigants are offered appropriate protection.
Any right that the general public may have to access confidential juvenile proceedings and records must take into account the need to protect the privacy rights of the child.
MCLE SELF-STUDY: What should a lawyer do when the client does not want to follow advice or when the client is mentally impaired? These issues are among the most difficult lawyers ever have to face.
In 2015, locating a female attorney is no longer a “Where’s Waldo?” experience. Regardless of gender, the CCCBA and its sections provide members the opportunity to support one another and grow professionally in the practice of law.
Half the battle is calendaring and attending the event. To make the most of this inherently relationship based experience, showing up mentally is fundamental and takes practice.
Please welcome Ericka Ackeret, Wendy McGuire Coats, David Marchiano and Laura Ramsey to the CCCBA Board of Directors.
Meet the chairs of our sections and find out why you should join…
Simple stylistic choices can reduce the reader’s annoyance and enhance the persuasive force of a legal brief.
The new local rules, taking effect January 1, 2015, are substantially revised and entirely reformatted, and will more closely follow the structure of the California Rules of Court.
The fairly recent decision in Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Brookfield Crystal Cove LLC examined the act and its legislative history and, somewhat surprisingly, narrowly construed SB 800.
Admissibility of a Plaintiff’s Immigration Status in California Employment and Personal Injury Cases
Undocumented workers may be more incentivized now to seek redress for wrongful employment practices, notwithstanding their immigration status.
Out to Sea Without An Anchor? Analyzing Emotional Distress Damages Without Corresponding Economic Damages
By all accounts, emotional distress is legally and physically tangible. When it legally exists, the challenge is evaluating how much an employer should pay for it.
The Court of Appeal held that the active concealment, misrepresentation to the court, and self-dealing for personal financial gain by an attorney amount to participation in breach of trust.