SACRAMENTO – The Civil Justice Association of California (CJAC) has anounced that John Doherty, vice president of politics and policy, and general counsel of TechNet, as the named successor to president and CEO Kim Stone, who will be passing the torch to Doherty Dec. 15.
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SACRAMENTO – Kim Stone, president and CEO of the Civil Justice Association of California (CJAC) will be departing the firm after six years at the helm.
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's Ninth Circuit Court reversed a district court’s summary judgment in favor of CarMax Auto Superstores LLC (CarMax) and remanded with instructions to enter summary judgment for plaintiff Travis Gonzales. Gonzales sued CarMax after experiencing problems with a vehicle he purchased at one of its lots.
Court tosses case against SBA for awarding billions in small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms
SAN FRANCISCO – The American Small Business League’s (ASBL) request for an injunction against the Small Business Administration (SBA) for giving federal contracts to Fortune 500 firms was thrown out by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Oct. 18.
SAN FRANCISCO - Several corporations, two California attorneys and a few defendants are accused of constructing a scheme using sham lawsuits to suppress negative online reviews about the corporations.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Five California debtors made modifications to their Chapter 13 bankruptcy model plans that violate the bankruptcy code, according to a bankruptcy court in California.
SAN FRANCISCO -The 9th District Court in Northern California has reversed a dismissal of Trader Joe’s trademark lawsuit and sent it back to a Washington district court.
SAN FRANCISCO – California's 1st District Court of Appeals announced on Sept. 14 that it agreed to review a decision by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to build a new multibillion-dollar energy plant.
SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 814 into law to crack down on excessive water use during droughts. The law, effective Jan. 1, 2017, penalizes the state's biggest water wasters and could result in public disclosure of their names.
Court rules federal government not liable for kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard, lawyer plans to file request for rehearing
SAN FRANCISCO – The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 26, the U.S. government cannot be held responsible for the 1991 kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard, who was held captive for 18 years.
SAN FRANCISCO – On June 20, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California vacated the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) guidance document ruling it violated the Administrative Procedures Act (APA).