SACRAMENTO – Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye addressed changes in California’s civil justice system during her annual address to a joint session of the California Legislature while also praising funding for the courts in Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The NFL says a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader's multimillion-dollar antitrust lawsuit should stay dismissed, while the attorney for the woman says he should be allowed to review each team's payroll instead of trolling bars outside arenas for potential witnesses.
SAN FRANCISCO – Attorneys for singer Johnny Mathis have asked the California Supreme Court to review a lower court's decision that there is enough evidence for a jury to consider a contractor's injury negligence claim against the legendary singer.
SAN FRANCISCO – The latest development in a five-year legal battle between a frozen fish supplier and the individuals associated with four Japanese restaurants occurred on March 23 when the 1st Appellate District of California, Division Four reversed the ruling of the San Mateo County Superior Court that upheld default judgments.