SAN FRANCISCO – Alameda Superior Court must determine whether documents sought by a former legal consultant now suing Union Pacific Railroad Co. over asbestos exposure are privileged, according to a state appeals court ruling issued earlier this month.
Several groups who came together with the “Association of Irritated Residents” won their appeal of a trial court decision that approved the Kern County plan with Alon USA Energy to double the volume of local oil refinery Nov. 21 in the Fifth District Court of Appeal.
Attorney Robert Lindsay Earle Jr., of Sedona, Arizona, practicing 42 years in California, has been disbarred by the California State Bar following the Arizona Supreme Court's decision to disbar the attorney earlier this year.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court recently upheld a statewide moratorium on recreational suction dredge mining for gold, noting the regulations were valid for protecting water supplies, fisheries, wildlife and cultural resources.
SACRAMENTO -- A state law passed last year designed to ensure women at private, religious-based female clinics receive information regarding the state’s coverage of low-cost or free abortions has been upheld in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Center for Biological Diversity, Coalition for Clean Air, Communities for a Better Environment and the Sunset Coalition have filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of those opposing the Golden State Warriors’ proposed 18,000-seat arena.
SAN FRANCISCO – Oral arguments in a critical real estate case scheduled before the California Supreme Court on Wednesday, Sept. 7, is expected to be live-streamed, providing interested parties inside the industry and out a chance to observe the proceedings.