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Articles in this issue:
Police shootings: A guide to winning justice

Police shootings: A guide to winning justice

A look at the legal process and the proven strategies for winning an excessive-force case

Christian Contreras

2024 June


Understanding disability rights litigation in police-misconduct and jail-detention cases

Understanding disability rights litigation in police-misconduct and jail-detention cases

Why and how to allege claims under the ADA and Rehab Act whenever you allege civil-rights claims under section 1983

Grace Jun

2024 June


Say it loud, I protest and I’m proud

Say it loud, I protest and I’m proud

Your silence will not protect you! Here’s a look at the laws that will

Rodney S. Diggs

2024 June


Holding public agencies accountable under the California Public Records Act (“CPRA”)

Holding public agencies accountable under the California Public Records Act (“CPRA”)

When public agencies unlawfully withhold public records, you have options to enforce your clients’ rights

Alex Ballard

2024 June


Deposition disruption

Deposition disruption

Ditching the old deposition playbook can revolutionize your legal strategy

Jonathan Michaels

2024 June


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“Hold him down!”

Litigating deaths caused by restraint and/or positional asphyxia while in law-enforcement custody

Michael S. Carrillo

2024 June


Damages in civil-rights cases

Damages in civil-rights cases

A review of California civil damages, especially as they pertain to civil-rights cases

Humberto Guizar

2024 June


Vicki Sarmiento

Vicki Sarmiento

My civil rights hero

Paul Hoffman

2024 June


Biomechanics and 3D reconstruction in shooting cases

A biomechanical analysis of the evidence can be key to uncovering what really happened

John Gardiner, PhD PE
Cole Young

2024 June


Passive income – referral and co-counseling fees

Pursue your passion, create legacy, and generate revenue to do both

Robert T. Simon

2024 June


Appellate Reports

Relief from waiver of jury trial; also Labor Code and pay stubs, hotels and premises liability

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2024 June



Tort reform is again called for by insurers

Also: a rundown of state supreme court rulings on punitive damage caps

Linda A. Lipsen

2024 June


Shaping civil-procedure legislation in Sacramento

Mandatory mediation for matters of $150,000 or less is proposed by certain bar associations and superior courts

Saveena K. Takhar

2024 June


Be like the Romans…and the Greeks

Pairing Roman and Greek values in our individual practices and our OCTLA community

2024 June


To protect and preserve

Who will stand up when civil rights are violated?

Ibiere N. Seck

2024 June

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