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California Courts

Justice Takes the Slow Lane

Sara Warner | Posted 04.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Sara Warner

Access to justice in Los Angeles has become more difficult than it is elsewhere, even in much of California. And while I'm not the first to note that whatever happens in California eventually makes its way across the country, that trend is coming to deny access to a courthouse near you.

Verdict Is In: California Courts Hellish

Sara Warner | Posted 02.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Sara Warner

Isn't it funny when you totally agree with somebody, but for totally different reasons? The D.C. based American Tort Reform Association released a report on Tuesday designating California as the nation's leading "Judicial Hellholes," and cited Los Angeles for being its hell-raising center.

Civil Court Crunch Creates Winners, Losers

Sara Warner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Sara Warner

California, in general, and Los Angeles County, in particular, have become favorites among those "forum shopping" -- a term often used for lawyers naturally searching for a court that favors their case.

Why the California Redistricting Commission Has Prevailed in the Courts

Vince Barabba | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Vince Barabba

There were four challenges in which partisans sought to have the California Redistricting Commission's congressional and legislative maps overturned. ...

California Court Gives Hope To Struggling Homeowners

Daily Finance | Abigail Field | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Jan. 27, a California appeals court ruled that U.S. Bank conned Claudia Aceves out of her home. Specifically, the court found that U.S. Bank (USB) ...

Nude Sunbathing Can Be Banned, Rules California Court

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — California's highest court is allowing the state to tell sunbathers they can be punished for enjoying public beaches in the buff...