California

Health Law

Doctor gets 30 years to life in landmark prosecution over patient OD deaths

ABA Midyear Meeting

Self-driving cars will soon be street-legal, and California is getting a jump on regulating them

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man

Criminal Justice

Utility is criminally charged in methane gas leak that displaced thousands from homes

Law in Popular Culture

OJ Simpson: Ads for TV series about my murder trial are too hard on Johnnie Cochran

Media & Communications Law

Courtney Love’s win in ‘Twibel’ suit by her ex-lawyer is upheld by appeals court

Labor & Employment Law

Ex-employee sues over Yahoo worker rating system, says it does end run around WARN requirements

Trials & Litigation

Where’s the cheese? Suit says McDonald’s ‘100% real’ mozzarella sticks contain starch

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California governor pushes ballot measure to release nonviolent criminals from prisons earlier

Consumer Law

Maid service owner accused of overcharging customers in retaliation for bad reviews

Environmental Law

California air quality agency sues over gas leak which has displaced thousands

Labor & Employment

Lyft pays $12.25M to settle California worker-misclassification lawsuit

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer wins sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Bikram yoga founder

Legal Ethics

Judge’s coffee request, inappropriately aimed paper bring admonishment

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer gets 30 days after pleading no contest to theft of blind client’s $400K inheritance

Real Estate & Property Law

Snowboarder who survived avalanche could be charged with trespassing

Consumer Law

Must movie captioning include song lyrics? Defendant studios cite free speech in civil rights case

Business of Law

Star litigators exit Paul Weiss to form new trial firm with other BigLaw attorneys

Government Law

Mayor nixes new San Francisco law allowing bicyclists to make rolling stops at intersections

Trials & Litigation

Sued for battery by Uber driver, passenger cites YouTube video in $5M counterclaim