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Recent Family Law Cases
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A major piece of copyright legislation, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act), was tucked into the omnibus spending and COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress on December 21, 2020. Read more
The January issue of our Law Review will feature the annual summary of New California Employment Laws by Michael S. Kalt and David J. Duchrow, and a look back at The Top Cases of 2020 by Ramit Mizrahi, Andrew H. Friedman, and Anthony J. Oncidi. Read more
The court vacated an arbitration award, finding the arbitrator exceeded his authority by issuing an award enforcing provisions of an employment agreement that illegally restricted the employee’s future right to work in the field of securities trading, in violation of Business and Professions Code section 16600. Read more
Seasons Greetings. I would like to personally wish each of you safe holiday celebrations followed by a very Happy New Year. Read more
Despite the elimination of vocational rehabilitation in 2005, California has continued a modified system allowing injured workers to pursue retraining in the form of a vocational voucher. Read more
Presiding Judge Stewart Crymes has served as a workers’ compensation judge since October 15, 2001 at the DWC Salinas District Office. Read more
With Uber and Lyft threatening to close their doors in California, voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 22 on Election Day. Read more
My heart broke when I heard of the passing of the Notorious RBG. I only saw her once when in 1996 I was formally sworn in to appear as an attorney in front of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice Rehnquist, an event hosted by my law school Alma Mater. Read more
By the time you read this, our national election will have taken place and we will be in the midst of sorting out the impact of one of the most important elections in our lifetime. Read more

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