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  • Inside the team pioneering California’s red flag law

    CalMatters
    September 19, 2022

    Nearly a third of all gun violence restraining orders issued in California last year — 435 out of 1,384 — came from San Diego County, according to data from the Department of Justice. By comparison, Los Angeles County, with three times as many people, had just 54. Two dozen counties reported no orders at all.

  • California Restrains State Bar From Expanding Nonlawyer Practice

    Bloomberg Law
    September 19, 2022

    A new California law limits the ability of the State Bar to increase the scope of practice for paralegals or explore corporate ownership of law firms.

    Related: Daily Journal

  • Voter Guide: California Supreme Court

    CalMatters
    September 19, 2022

    The state of California is asking voters to decide whether to keep three California Supreme Court justices. Voters will also weigh in on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s nomination of current Associate Justice Patricia Guerrero to replace Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who has decided to retire.

  • Judge under probe says, ‘I’m gonna go postal,’ if removed, CJP alleges

    Daily Journal
    September 19, 2022

    (Subscription required) Judge Tony R. Mallery -- no longer presiding over the two-judge, one-commissioner court -- threatened and retaliated against court employees who were cooperating with the commission's probe, at one point telling the court CEO, "Snitches get stitches," according to the charges signed Thursday by the commission chairperson.