A recent decision of the California Supreme Court has made the enforceability of arbitration clauses in attorney-client fee agreements more secure and raised questions about the continued usefullness of California's Mandatory…more
Inadvertently produced documents create a conflict between lawyers' professional duties to their clients and ethical dutiess to the courts. This article analyzes the development of the law governing inadvertent disclosure of…more
When deciding to represent insureds, insurance defense attorneys face ethical dilemmas if potential conflicts exist between the insurer and the client as a result of coverage issues. This article analyzes the differences in the…more
Article explores the evolution of judicial attitudes toward summary judgment motions in California courts from hostility to their current use by judges to eject marginal cases from their dockets. Changes to California's summary…more
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