California

Law Firms

Silicon Valley powerhouse Fenwick & West to open office in Big Apple

Trials & Litigation

Man held hostage by 3 jail escapees sues for share of $200K in reward money

Labor & Employment

Police union sues LAPD chief, alleging he encourages review board to discipline officers

Government Law

Lawyer arrested during LA city council meeting after handing in card with drawing of lynching

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

Trademark Law

Vincent Gallo sues Facebook over claimed refusal to deactivate imposter’s account

Trials & Litigation

Lewis Brisbois sues developer of building destroyed by arson, seeks damages for forced office move

Trials & Litigation

Early plaintiff in Uber case challenges $100M settlement, says he feels ‘utterly betrayed’ by lawyer

Business of Law

New focus of litigation funding is law firms’ entire portfolios of cases

Evidence

Feds drop gun case and judge blasts police after security camera contradicts officers’ testimony

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

‘Grim Sleeper’ killed 5 more women, jury is told by prosecutor in penalty phase of his trial

Trials & Litigation

State and county to pay $4.1M to innocent couple listed for years on child-abuse registry

Trials & Litigation

9th Circuit removes judge who slashed attorney fees from BarBri antitrust class action

Criminal Justice

Man accused of killing longtime public defender is privately arraigned on psych ward

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer with reality star wife will have to produce net worth documents in misappropriation suit

Labor & Employment

US is investigating Hollywood hiring practices, ACLU says

Constitutional Law

Lawyers say feds bugged grounds of three California courthouses without warrants

Trials & Litigation

Law firm suit seeks pay disgorgement and punitives, alleges ex-partners conspired to form new firm

Elder Law

Nursing homes increasingly eject residents; are they following the law?

Trials & Litigation

Persuaded by deposition, judge pulls plug on Sumner Redstone competency trial