The obligations of counsel at trial and misconduct in ignoring the motion in limine ordered by the trial court have recently been clarified by the Court of Appeal.

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The Supreme Court held that it is unlawful to terminate an employee who made oral complaints about his employment, the anti-retaliation statute applies both to written and oral complaints.

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The unanimous opinion of the First District Court of Appeal held that the trial court erred when it refused to allow a UCLA Law School professor to view the demographic data of the State Bar.

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Retailers may start to think twice about continuing to ask customers for their zip code, as it may subject them to litigation from their customers.

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Not all statements by a union and its members are protected, even in the context of a strike or other union action.

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California Code of Civil Procedure section 998 has generated a lot of published appellate opinions over the years.

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What is the client to do when his or her attorney is ordered suspended by the California Supreme Court and therefore unable to practice law?

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Public employee pay and benefits have been hot topics of late, exacerbated by the fiscal crisis in California at all levels of government. This topic reached the courts when one of the state’s leading newspapers sought the records of a public employee retirement system.

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Even California’s bent towards environmental protection could not prevent a court from agreeing that even trees may qualify as an unlawful “spite fence” in California. A “Spite Fence,” which may be prohibited by court order under California law, is defined as “[a]ny . . . structure” over 10 feet that was “maliciously erected or maintained for the purpose of annoying [a neighbor].”

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When is a retraction not a retraction? When a court edits it. In Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc. v. Schneickert, the California Court of Appeal ruled that if an arbitration agreement is broad enough and if the applicable arbitration rules are, too, then an arbitrator may require a retraction of defamatory statements.  However, the appellate court […]

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The IRS provides a forum for appealing a proposed income tax deficiency known as IRS Appeals, the only level of administrative appeal within the IRS.

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Just like most marriages, the beginning of most business partnerships are filled with hope, optimism, enthusiasm and a general feeling of future success. Unfortunately, as with some marriages, problems develop over time in partnerships and a dissolution or divorce is needed.

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