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Newslinks 5-2-16

Supreme Court arbitration case could change dynamics of employment class claims

May 02, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) If the state Supreme Court were to side with a former car salesperson who accused a Manhattan Beach Toyota dealership of race discrimination, it would undo a key reason many employers require workers to sign contracts that bring any potential dispute before an arbitrator.

Bomb threat at Lake County courthouse

May 02, 2016 | Sonoma Valley Sun
A bomb threat cleared the Lake County Courthouse in Lakeport this morning, but the subsequent search turned up nothing suspicious.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Emilie Elias to Retire

May 02, 2016 | Met News
She joined the court in 1989 as a commissioner. Elias was appointed a judge in 2000 by then-Gov. Gray Davis, and was considered for appointment to the Court of Appeal by both Davis and successor Arnold Schwarzenegger during his tenure as governor.

Opinion: Chatting with Richard Mosk

May 02, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) Recently we lost one of our leading jurists, Justice Richard Mosk, and I lost a dear friend.

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