Protect Integrity of the Judicial Process, CJAC Urges Supreme Court – The California Civil Justice Blog

“It is inherently impossible for an outside, private retained counsel, compensated on the basis of a contingency fee contract, to uphold the principles of impartiality and neutrality that represent the office of the public prosecutor,” Fred J. Hiestand… Continue reading Protect Integrity of the Judicial Process, CJAC Urges Supreme Court – The California Civil Justice Blog

A Case of First Impression: Duty to Defend Construction Defect Claims in Prelitigation Proceedings | The Critical Path

In response to an onslaught of construction defect cases, California enacted statutory procedures to encourage settlement of claims before a lawsuit is even filed. But those procedures usually involve attorneys and experts, and they cost money, so are … Continue reading A Case of First Impression: Duty to Defend Construction Defect Claims in Prelitigation Proceedings | The Critical Path

Former KB Home CEO Found Guilty in Stock Option Backdating Case

Link: Former KB Home CEO Found Guilty in Stock Option Backdating Case Bruce Karatz, who resigned from the Los Angeles-based builder in 2006, has been convicted on four felony counts. Related articles by Zemanta Bruce Karatz GUILTY: Former KB Home Exec. Found Guilty Of Backdating Stock Options (huffingtonpost.com) Former KB Home CEO Is Convicted (online.wsj.com) … Continue reading Former KB Home CEO Found Guilty in Stock Option Backdating Case

Early morning fire forces downtown hotel evacuation | SignOnSanDiego.com

Link: Early morning fire forces downtown hotel evacuation | SignOnSanDiego.com A downtown hotel was evacuated early Monday after a fire broke out at an outdoor bar. The blaze at the W Hotel on West B Street near State Street was reported just after 3:30 a.m., a dispatcher with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said. When … Continue reading Early morning fire forces downtown hotel evacuation | SignOnSanDiego.com