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

Strengthening Your Legal Arguments Through Effective Case Law

Strengthening Your Legal Arguments Through Effective Case Law Case law, also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, comprises the body of law formed through judicial decisions by courts. Unlike statutory law, which is enacted by legislative bodies, case law evolves through the outcomes of individual cases, where courts interpret legislation, set legal standards, and … Continued

2023 California Supreme Court Decisions Every Lawyer Should Know 

2023 California Supreme Court Decisions Every Lawyer Should Know  In 2023, the California Supreme Court issued several pivotal decisions impacting the state’s legal landscape. From examining legislative changes affecting gang-related murder charges to scrutinizing employee rights in the gig economy, the court’s rulings have far-reaching implications. In this post, we’ll cover a few highlights.  Pico … Continued

Navigating Case Law for New Trial Lawyers: Where to Start

Navigating Case Law for New Trial Lawyers: Where to Start Case law research is the backbone of legal practice for lawyers across the spectrum of their careers. It involves the meticulous study of judicial decisions to understand how courts have interpreted laws and applied them to various factual scenarios. For new trial lawyers, mastering case … Continued

Case Law Analysis: Landmark Decisions in California’s Legal History

Case Law Analysis: Landmark Decisions in California’s Legal History Landmark legal decisions serve as the milestones along the path of legal and societal evolution, marking the moments when the judiciary has significantly redirected or affirmed various approaches to justice, equality, and governance. Pivotal rulings stand out not just for their immediate impact on the parties … Continued