2018 February

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Articles in this issue:

Employment class actions in California: 2018 update

The manageability of class claims and the impact of arbitration in class actions

Cristina Molteni

2018 February


Getting tough evidence admitted at trial

Some rules may seem to preclude your evidence, but there can be exceptions

Taylor Rayfield

2018 February


Deadbeat bosses beware!

Deadbeat bosses beware!

California appellate ruling reinforces that business owners may be personally liable for their corporation’s violations of state wage laws

Bryan Schwartz
Rachel Terp

2018 February


Liability of business owners and social hosts

When a business owner or social host may be liable for injuries of a patron or guest; also a look at what gives rise to a business’s duty to prevent criminal acts

David R. Lira
Nicole F. DeVanon

2018 February


Disparate impact claims in employment and housing

Disparate impact claims in employment and housing

Disparate impact claims have the potential to grow in importance as a tool for reducing discrimination

William C. Jhaveri-Weeks
Anne Bellows

2018 February


Appellate Reports and Shorter Takes

Duty-of-care issues, particularly involving premises-liability cases where the premises abut a public street

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2018 February


Profile: Brian Gearinger

Third-generation attorney comes full circle with his solo plaintiff law practice

Stephen Ellison

2018 February



Party bus

Considerations when representing multiple plaintiffs in the same case

Miles B. Cooper

2018 February

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