CA State Bar Issues Fraud Alert Concerning Immigration Attorneys, ConsultantsThe State Bar of California issued a fraud alert for immigrants who may be seeking legal aid to avoid family deportations, outlining steps to avoid fraud from lawyers and non-lawyers offering aid.
California Supreme Court Approves Ban On Attorney-Client SexAttorneys in California could face discipline for having consensual sex with their clients under a new ethics rule approved Thursday by the state Supreme Court.
Suge Knight's Attorneys Indicted For Bribing Potential Witnesses In Murder TrialOne current and one former attorney for rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight have been indicted on charges including conspiring to bribe potential witnesses in his upcoming murder trial.
State Bar Issues Fraud Alert For People Seeking Legal Help After ICE RaidsThe California State Bar is warning those seeking legal help following the recent immigration sweep to carefully vet attorneys or other legal providers before using them.
Oakland Didn't Enact Court-Ordered Reforms After 2003 Police Misconduct, Attorneys SayAttorneys ask judge to consider finding city of Oakland officials in contempt of court.
San Francisco Civic Attorneys Urge ICE Not To Run Immigration Dragnets In CourthousesSan Francisco's top civic attorneys are calling on immigration officials to refrain from enforcement operations inside courthouses.
Senate Bill Proposes Detained Immigrants Be Guaranteed Access To AttorneysSen. Kamala Harris introduced a bill guaranteeing access to an attorney for immigrants and refugees detained entering the U.S.