David Newdorf – Newdorf Legal

Snyder and Santoro v. City and County...

Memorandum Decision Affirming Summary Judgment In Favor of City in...

In the San Francisco Police Department "Fajitagate" case, the Ninth Circuit held that San Francisco was not responsible for injuries sustained in an altercation between plaintiffs and off-duty police officers. The Court held…more

| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

The Top 10 Killer Deposition Questions

One of the prime reasons to spend the time and money to depose an adverse witness should be to gather impeachment material. Other than hiring a private investigator to delve into the witness's past, the deposition is the most…more

| Civil Procedure

Intensive Carelessness

San Francisco Daily Journal article by Deputy City Attorney David Newdorf explaining how the plaintiffs' bar is trying to re-write traditional tort law concerning medical damages through its legislative agenda. The government…more

| Civil Remedies, Health, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Prison Life & Death, Close up

A discussion of the First Amendment rights of journalists to view California prison executions…more

| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

Society of Professional Journalists Honors Newdorf

The Society of Professional Journalists awarded San Francisco Trial Lawyer David Newdorf the James Madison Freedom of Information Award for his successful First Amendment pro bono work…more

| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

Diverted by Sensationalism

Trial lawyers and their clients have First Amendment rights, even during trial…more

| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

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