When Governor Gavin Newsom issued the nation’s first stay-at-home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic, he relaxed some Brown Act provisions, but remained silent as to the Public Records Act.
The civil disentitlement doctrine is a drastic measure that strips away the right to pursue an appeal. Although it’s reserved for the most egregious of misbehavior, respondents are invoking the doctrine more than ever. But are courts taking the bait?
There is a myriad of State and Federal employment laws and regulations that govern employers. This program provides solo and small firms with critical guidance on compliance with the complexities of the Labor Code, the Gov’t Code and related rules and regulations, and will address the most common mistakes lawyers as employers make which creates potential liability in the area of wage & hour and employment law compliance and personnel management.
Across the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyday life, caused thousands of deaths, and unleased unprecedented economic stress not seen since the 2008 Great Recession. These economic conditions have had an impact on the legal profession.
We look forward to discussing the lessons ELS members glean from this book, and how we might most like to see these lessons applied in our communities.
Recent federal cases have changed the recoverability of attorney’s fees in bankruptcy proceedings under California law and the Bankruptcy Code. This program will provide an in-depth discussion of the important decisions regarding the availability of attorney’s fees in litigating issues in bankruptcy court, including contractual attorney’s fees provisions under California law, and an overview of the strategies for both creditors and debtors to pursue and recover attorney’s fees when litigating in bankruptcy court.
The AMA Guides 5th Edition Chapter 17 is primarily focused on establishing Whole Person Impairment for the Lower Extremities.
Through a very informative discussion, new Chief Judge Philip Gutierrez and Judge Dolly Gee will discuss changes already implemented at the United States District Court for the Central District of California to address COVID-19: technology, rules and general orders, and safety precautions and protocols.
This cutting edge panel will also analyze trends in how A. I. is likely to influence where development will occur and the nature of that development.
The #MeToo movement has led to high profile cases in media, entertainment, and politics. Social scientists are busy assessing whether it represents a “norms cascade” – a precipitous shift in social expectations and standards – and how deep or sustained the long-term cultural change will be. But #MeToo has certainly impacted what factors to consider when evaluating and litigating cases.