Description Date Docket #
Monster Energy Co. v. Schechter
California Court of Appeal
Contracts, Product Liability, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Held that plaintiff's counsel was not liable for breaching a provision in a settlement agreement requiring him to keep the settlement confidential....
08/13/2018 E066267
Knutson v. Foster
California Court of Appeal
Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Legal Malpractice
Held that an attorney was not entitled to a new trial after a jury found him liable to a client for intentional torts. The attorney argued that the...
08/08/2018 G054247
Fluidmaster v. Fireman's Fund Ins. Co.
California Court of Appeal
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Reversed an order disqualifying a law firm from an insurance coverage case based on a newly hired associate's conflict of interest. While the...
07/24/2018 G055469
Ellis v. Harrison
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the district court's denial of a California inmate's habeas corpus petition alleging the denial of his Sixth Amendment right to effective...
06/07/2018 16-56188
Magana v. The Superior Court of San Mateo County
California Court of Appeal
Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Professional Malpractice, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denying a petition for writ of mandate or prohibition challenging a trial judge's refusal to disqualify himself and for the attorney's removal as...
04/27/2018 A153981
Medical Board of California v. The Superior Court of the City and County of San Francisco
California Court of Appeal
Evidence, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Administrative Law
Granting a writ petition in the case of a doctor who contested the introduction of arrest records relating to his conviction for possession of cocaine...
01/08/2018 A151175
Hernandez v. Chappell
United States Ninth Circuit
Evidence, Sentencing, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the district court's denial of a writ of habeas corpus as to the guilt phase claims relating to first degree murder, vacating the...
12/29/2017 11-99013
Apelt v. Ryan
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacating a district court judgment granting a writ of habeas corpus on the claim of ineffective assistance of counsel at sentencing and affirming the...
12/28/2017 15-99013
US v. Garthorne
United States Fourth Circuit
Sentencing, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure
Determining that the sentencing court in a criminal case did not plainly err in designating a defendant a career offender did not mean that trial...
12/21/2017 166515.P
P. v. The North River Insurance Company
California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Civil Procedure, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Affirming the denial of a bail surety's motion to vacate the forfeiture of a bail bond in a case where a defendant charged with drug trafficking...
12/20/2017 B271421

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