Judge rules Coastal Commission overreached in forcing mobile homeowner to waive property protection right
SAN CLEMENTE – A judge has ruled that the state agency responsible for overseeing land use and public access to the California coast overreached when it tried to force a beachfront homeowner to waive his rights to repair and maintain a rock wall that protects his and other homes from erosion and storms.
OAKLAND – In an August California Bar Journal article, Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and distinguished professor at the University of California Irvine School of Law, offered an overview of the U.S. Supreme Court and his interpretation of its liberal leanings, especially after Justice Antonia Scalia’s death earlier this year.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. Supreme Court's apparent recent retreat from its deference to the statutory interpretations of governmental agencies is causing concern, scholars said at an administrative law conference in June hosted by George Mason University's Center for the Study of the Administrative State. The event was held at the Antonin Scalia School of Law, newly dubbed in honor of the late Supreme Court justice.
WASHINGTON – A massive civil court class-action lawsuit alleging that Google purposely misled and overcharged advertisers for online ads that were placed on error pages and inactive "parked" websites is advancing in the wake of a June 6 Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision not hear Google's appeal to put a halt to the case.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas could give the University of California system a legal opening for re-instating affirmative action, but that would require the repeal of an amendment to the state constitution passed in 1996, according to a former UC Davis law professor.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice believes the U.S. Supreme Court should turn a long-standing patent infringement battle waging between Samsung Electronics Co. LTD and Apple Inc. back over to a trial court for a ruling on whether a new trial should be held regarding the calculation of damages.?