&&&LOS ANGELES – A California federal judge has held that an out-of-state employee’s limited presence in California is not enough on its own to require the employer to comply with California wage and hour laws.
SAN FRANCISCO — A Republican push to split up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is gaining ground on Capitol Hill, as the Trump administration has rolled out a revised version of the travel-ban executive order, more than a month after the original version was blocked by the court.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — D-Link Systems Inc. has retained Cause of Action Institute to represent the company in its defense against the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) claims regarding its security practices.
LOS ANGELES — The California Supreme Court has reversed trial- and appellate-court decisions to hold that state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones had the authority to circulate California Code of Regulations.
SACRAMENTO — A years-long lawsuit challenging how California companies pay for the greenhouse gases they emit in the state’s cap-and-trade program is staging a comeback despite the program’s future remaining unsettled.
PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit has ruled that a shared agreement between two claimants who brought qui tam suits against Quest Diagnostics International should not have been placed under a seal.
SACRAMENTO — A California woman has filed a lawsuit in excess of $2 billion against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. alleging that the fast-food chain used her photos to promote the establishment without her consent.
LOS ANGELES — A Lancaster, California, couple that was awarded $4 million in damages for a California police shooting three years ago could have its award reversed after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider overturning it.
SACRAMENTO – The state of California recently passed two climate change bills to help tackle North America’s emissions targets with California aiming to reduce its carbon pollution to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
PALO ALTO – The VLP Law Group LLC continues to expand its organization. Leaders recently announced that a new partner will be joining the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group based in Silicon Valley, California.
SAN FRANCISCO – Grande Lum, former director of the U.S. Department of Justice's Community Relations Service (CRS), has returned to Accordence, the California negotiation training and consulting company he founded, to serve as a senior adviser.