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Civil Justice Association of California hopes to thwart pre-litigation subpoena bill

Glenn Minnis Jul. 20, 2017, 4:18pm

John Doherty, president of the Civil Justice Association of California (CJAC), is appealing to lawmakers in hopes of thwarting a bill many feel will hamper local businesses by allowing city attorneys the power to subpoena before formally filing suit.

California State Assembly bill to cut back on Proposition 65 cases receives support

S. Laney Griffo May 29, 2017, 9:16am

A California State Assembly member is confident his bill to cut back on Proposition 65 cases will pass now that he has amended the bill.

State Bar fee legislation amended, Bar prepares high court submission 'in the event that is necessary'

Carrie Salls Aug. 23, 2016, 4:59pm

SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly voted on new amendments on Aug. 19 related to a heavily disputed State Bar of California fee bill, which authorizes the agency to collect annual licensing fees from attorneys.