3321 ABA Journal California articles.
The lead gang prosecutor in San Bernardino County, California, has been placed on administrative leave after using the C-word to describe U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters on social media.
Jul 10, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge Monday that the government expected to reunite at least 54 immigrant children under the age of 5 with their parents by a court-imposed deadline on Tuesday.
Jul 9, 2018 4:18 PM CDT
People of modest means involved in civil cases are entitled to a court reporter if one is not already provided, the California Supreme Court ruled
Jul 6, 2018 4:15 PM CDT
Seven California teachers have filed a class action lawsuit to win back paid union fees in light of last month's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that nonconsenting public-sector employees cannot be compelled to pay union dues.
Jul 6, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A bill in the California legislature could curtail felony murder prosecutions in the state.
Jul 5, 2018 11:27 AM CDT
Since 2012, the California judiciary has paid settlements totaling almost $645,000 to people accusing judicial officers of sexual harassment or gender discrimination, the Recorder
reported last week.
Jul 5, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed lawsuits by two California cities that seek to hold five of the nation’s largest oil companies liable for climate change.
Jun 26, 2018 4:29 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether people who buy iPhone apps can sue Apple over 30 percent commissions charged to app developers on sales.
Four iPhone users…
Jun 18, 2018 3:06 PM CDT
Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film actress who claims to have had an affair with Donald Trump, has sued Michael Cohen—the president’s personal lawyer—and a lawyer who represented her in a…
Jun 7, 2018 12:08 PM CDT
A California judge under fire for a six-month sentence for sexual assault given to a Stanford swimmer was ousted Tuesday in a recall vote
Jun 6, 2018 8:55 AM CDT
The ABA quickly mobilized to focus attention on the Legal Orientation Program, which provides critical legal information to adults in immigration detention centers. The decision to “pause” the program was rescinded just 10 days after it was announced. The Justice Department will look at the program, and the ABA will watch closely to ensure the study is conducted fairly.
Jun 1, 2018 1:10 AM CDT
Ten partners who left Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to form a new law firm claim in legal filing that a fee-clawback provision in their former firm’s partnership agreement violates New York ethics rules.
May 31, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
The California Judicial Council has approved a rule that requires courts to disclose financial settlements involving judges accused of sexual harassment, discrimination and other misconduct.
May 30, 2018 7:11 AM CDT
The San Francisco district attorney’s office announced it will use an algorithm to help determine expungement eligibility for those with some marijuana convictions going back to the mid-1970s.
May 21, 2018 2:03 PM CDT
Continuing a downward trend in recent years, the overall pass rate for February's California state bar exam was 27.3 percent, according to a State Bar of California press release
May 21, 2018 1:35 PM CDT
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