Contesting a Petition for Adjudication as a Newspaper of General Circulation

When a publication believes it meets the requirements to be adjudicated as a…


Government Code Sections 6000 and 6008 - Newspapers of General Circulation

California Government Code sections 6000 and 6008 are the two statutes that…


Lawyer Seeks White House Honey Ale Recipe via Freedom of Information Act Request

A California attorney has apparently become the first person with legal…


Scales of Justice

Some are Slow Learners

Reprimanded teacher objects to disclosure of the reprimand The appellate…


HOA

Statements About Candidates at Homeowner Association Meetings are Privileged - Cabrera v. Alam

Many residents of Southern California live in planned developments which are…


Government Geographic Information Systems are Not a Freely Available “Public Record”

Should the California Public Records Act allow free access to high-tech mapping…


Richard Sander

California Public Records Act Applies to Bar Admission Documents - Sander v. State Bar of California

In a recent decision by the California Court of Appeal, a member of the public…


Union's Personal Attacks on Managers Have Limits

Defamation Suit Survives Anti-SLAPP Motion One familiar tactic used by labor…


California Employers Wrestling With How to Control the Social Media of Their Staff

California employers wrestling with how to control the social media of their…


medical marijuana collective cooperative

The Business of California Medical Marijuana Cooperatives and Collectives, Part II: Local Ordinances

In a prior blog, I briefly discussed relevant state law regarding the formation…