CA Supreme Court Ruling Gives Prisoners Right To A Lawyer In Some Murder Conviction ChallengesCalifornia prisoners are entitled to a lawyer when they challenge their murder convictions for killings that others committed, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Coronavirus Update: California Bar Exam Delayed Until SeptemberThe California Supreme Court on Monday postponed the state bar exam for licensing new lawyers from July to Sept. 9 and 10.
White House Hires Lawyer Who Represented Clinton In ImpeachmentFacing critical decisions in the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump has hired Emmet Flood, a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process.
Top Trump Lawyer John Dowd Leaves President's Legal TeamPresident Donald Trump's lead lawyer, John Dowd, has resigned from the President's personal legal team handling the response to the Russia investigation.
Court Says Undocumented Youth Not Entitled To Government-Paid AttorneyA federal appeals court ruled that a Honduran youth, who entered the U.S. with his mother, was not entitled to a government-paid attorney.
Legal Matters: How To Manage A Lawyer For Your BusinessManaging a lawyer for your small business can be complex, but it doesn't always have to be.
'Bachelor In Paradise' Contestant Says She's 'Victim'Corinne Olympios said she has hired an attorney and is seeking therapy to deal with what she called the physical and emotional trauma she experienced on June 4th...
Bay Area Immigration Lawyer Swamped With Questions After Trump's BanAn Oakland immigration attorney is swamped with phone calls from Iranian, or Libyan, or Syrian Americans, who want to know if it's safe to go see family, or take an international business trip.
Landlord Of Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Retains AttorneyThe landlord of an Oakland warehouse where 36 people died in a fire earlier this month has retained a Southern California-based attorney.
Orphaned Refugee From Central America Becomes San Jose AttorneyStudents Rising Above alumnus Hector Rodriguez, who came to the U.S. as an orphan, is now officially an attorney at law, recently having passed the California bar exam.
Woman Uses Facebook Message To Serve Hard-To-Find Spouse With Divorce PapersFacebook might be the newest way for unhappy spouses to serve divorce papers when conventional methods fail.
Attorney For Vallejo Woman Says Email From Alleged Kidnappers Outlines Sophisticated Operation Involving Drones, Infrared Cameras“They say they entered a number of homes on Mare Island with hidden cameras, and used drones and infrared heat sensors,” Rappaport said.
California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese LawyerThe California Supreme Court righted what it called a "grievous wrong" on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.
Hayward Man To Represent Himself In Castro Valley Murder TrialA judge Tuesday reluctantly granted a motion by a 20-year-old Hayward man to be allowed to represent himself in a case in which he and another man are accused of murder for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.
Ft. Bragg Unified Lifts Ban On “I Can’t Breathe T-Shirts” During Warm-Ups At School TournamentMembers of a California high school basketball team can wear T-shirts reading "I Can't Breathe" during warm-ups at a tournament despite previously being told to stay home if they did.