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Blog Post No. 1,000: Comparing Oral Argument in the California and Illinois Supreme Courts

Home > Data Analytics > Blog Post No. 1,000: Comparing Oral Argument in the California and Illinois Supreme Courts<p>Today marks the milestone of my …

California Supreme Court judge calls attention to legal glass ceiling for Asian Americans - The Washington Post

California Supreme Court judge calls attention to legal glass ceiling for Asian Americans - The Washington Post

California Supreme Court asserts its authority to determine passing bar exam grade

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• California Supreme Court asserts its authority…<p>Bar Exam<p>Shutterstock.com<p>The California Supreme Court, not a board of the State Bar of …

Judiciary

California Supreme Court Ruling on Right to Statewide Discovery in PAGA Actions Is Not as Bad for Employers as It Looks

Article ByRamon MiyarJaime D. WalterDrinker Biddle & Reath LLPLabor Sphere In a blow to the defense bar—and, in particular, retail employers—the …

Law

California Supreme Court Upholds Medical Board’s Right to Physician Prescribing Data

The California Supreme Court has finally ruled in the Lewis v. Superior Court case, ruling that the Medical Board of California did not violate …

California Supreme Court: Statewide Employee Contact Info Generally Discoverable in PAGA Actions

Article ByChristopher J. BanksJohn S. Battenfeld Caitlin V. MayMorgan, Lewis & Bockius LLPLaw FlashCalifornia’s Supreme Court holds that …

Law

Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 8)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 8)?<p>Today, we conclude our series on the originating …

Big Changes Recommended for California’s Traffic Court

According to California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, the over four million traffic tickets handed out to the state’s drivers each …

Driver's Licenses

Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 7)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 7)?<p>This week, we conclude our series of posts on the …

State Supreme Court OKs SANDAG climate change study

SAN DIEGO — The California Supreme Court issued a decision in favor of the San Diego Association of Governments Thursday, ruling that SANDAG followed …

California Bar Examiners Stripped Of Authority To Determine Passing Score On State Bar Exam

As thoroughly reported here at Above the Law, bar exam passage rates have plummeted across the nation for the past several years. In California in …

Law

Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 6)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 6)?<p>Today, we continue our ongoing series of posts about …

California Supreme Court Rules in Encinitas Seawall Case

The California Supreme Court says property owners can't file lawsuits challenging restrictions in building permits once they construct the …

Calif. Supreme Court limits building permit lawsuits

California property owners give up their right to pursue lawsuits challenging restrictions in building permits once they construct the project, the …

California Supreme Court Rules On Encinitas Seawall Case

Property owners who object to government-mandated restrictions on construction permits must litigate the issues before building their projects, or …

San Diego

Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 5)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 5)?<p>For the past two weeks, we’ve been reviewing the …

California Supreme Court makes it harder for three-strike prisoners to get sentence reductions

More<p>Judges have broad authority in refusing to lighten the sentences of “three-strike” inmates, despite recent ballot measures aimed at reducing the …

Judiciary

NRA-ILA | Supreme Court Declines to Take Carry Case, but Gorsuch Casts a Solidly Pro-Gun Vote

Gun owners received disappointing news on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth …

Gun Control

Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 3)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the California Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 3)?<p>Last week, we reviewed the data on the originating …

Judges refuse to order fix for court software that put people in jail by mistake

—- <b><br>Judges refuse to order fix for court software that put people in jail by mistake</b><br>// <b>Ars Technica</b><p>Enlarge / The Supreme Court of California’s …

Law

California Supreme Court upholds cap-and-trade law

June 29, 2017<p>By Dan Whitcomb<p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to consider a challenge by business groups of …

Judiciary

Supreme Court declines to review California concealed-weapon law

The Supreme Court will not intervene in a lower court’s decision that the Second Amendment does not protect the right to carry a concealed weapon in public.<p>Gun-rights advocates had asked the court to review a California law that gives local sheriffs power to require that those seeking …

Judiciary

Where Do the Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 2)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 2)?<p>Yesterday, we began our year-by-year review of where the Court’s …

Where Do the Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 1)?

Home > Data Analytics > Where Do the Supreme Court’s Civil Cases Originate (Part 1)?<p>In our recent expansion of Sedgwick’s California Supreme Court …

Supreme Court Affords Greater Leeway to Biosimilars in the 'Patent Dance'

In a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified what happens when biosimilar applicants do not follow the regulatory framework for disputes with …

US Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-US Businesses May Be Sued - The World in U.S. Courts: June 2017 - Special Issue

On June 19, the US Supreme Court decided <i>Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California</i>, a case that may make efforts to litigate national …

MWD Rate Challenges

What is the Latest?<p>The state Court of Appeal on June 21 ruled in favor of the Water Authority, the San Diego region, and its ratepayers on several …

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses California’s Sliding Scale Approach to Specific Personal Jurisdiction

Key Points<p>In <i>Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California</i>, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the California Supreme Court’s “sliding scale” …