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  • How to Effectively Research and Apply Case Law in Trials

    How to Effectively Research and Apply Case Law in Trials

    How to Effectively Research and Apply Case Law in Trials When it comes to trial work, understanding and leveraging past judicial decisions enhances the credibility of legal arguments and guides the strategic direction of trial preparations. This article offers tips on research techniques and practical advice for applying these findings in the courtroom. We’ll also … Continued

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  • Comparative Legal Studies: California vs. Other States

    Comparative Legal Studies: California vs. Other States

    Comparative Legal Studies: California vs. Other States In the varied landscape of United States law, each state crafts its legal framework under the dual sovereignty granted by the federal system. This results in a mosaic of laws that, while unified under the Constitution, often diverge significantly in interpretation and application from one state to another. … Continued

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  • Case Law Updates: What’s New in California’s Legal Scene?

    Case Law Updates: What’s New in California’s Legal Scene?

    Case Law Updates: What’s New in California’s Legal Scene? Norman v. Ross, No. B316971 (Cal. App. 5th Apr. 23, 2024) Plaintiff Hayley Marie Norman filed a complaint alleging that her idea for a television series was used without her permission to create a sitcom by Tracee Ellis Ross and other defendants. The defendants include Kenya … Continued

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  • The End of ‘Drip Pricing’ in California

    The End of ‘Drip Pricing’ in California

    Are Your Business Clients Ready for the End of ‘Drip Pricing’ in California Starting July 1 By: David Muellenhoff As of July 1, 2024, it will be unlawful for California businesses to advertise prices to consumers that do not include all mandatory fees or charges, exclusive of government-imposed taxes or fees such as shipping costs. … Continued

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  • California Workplace Injury Claims: 10 Conditions for Workers’ Compensation

    California Workplace Injury Claims: 10 Conditions for Workers’ Compensation

    California Workplace Injury Claims: 10 Conditions for Workers’ Compensation It’s a scenario that’s simple in theory and familiar to many (“Have you been injured at work?”), but workers’ compensation claims are often the furthest thing from employees’ and employers’ minds – until they happen. California workers’ compensation cases can be complex, with many caveats, exceptions … Continued

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  • Your Client’s Nonprofit Corporation Wants to Change Its Bylaws. What Now?

    Your Client’s Nonprofit Corporation Wants to Change Its Bylaws. What Now?

    Your Client’s Nonprofit Corporation Wants to Change Its Bylaws. What Now? It’s probably not your favorite procedural chore, but it’s among the most mission-critical for California business lawyers. The process of amending a nonprofit corporation’s bylaws is commonplace but complex, fraught with potential pitfalls and intricacies. And because the California Corporations Code is deliberately flexible … Continued

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