Inter-City Express
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Senate Bill 2 eliminates the good cause requirement for the issuance of said permit to carry, and whose counterpart version in New York's Sullivan Law was struck down by the Court in Bruen.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Music's biggest star can teach some lessons to the defense bar.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Implementing a statewide training program within schools across California can potentially save hundreds to thousands of victims.

Friday, September 15, 2023

Vermont Law School decided to build a wall of acoustic panels just two inches in front of the mural, but not touching the mural. They did this because of something called the Visual Artists Rights Act, or VARA, which protects an artist's rights of attribution and integrity in particular works, such as murals. Under VARA, the owner of a mural can't simply paint over, modify, or destroy the mural, at least not without satisfying several requirements.
All California employers should be aware of updated regulations for the use of criminal history in hiring decisions, many of which went into effect Oct. 1.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

It is disquieting to think of courts keeping someone with substantial public support from running for president, let alone a former President of the United States. That seems profoundly anti-democratic. Shouldn't the people -- or at least the Electoral College -- get to decide who will be president? But this fails to recognize that the Constitution is inherently anti-democratic, including in determining the qualifications for federal office.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Lawyers can use this time of year to evaluate their internal procedures and take steps to reduce risk.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The tragic downing of Flight 007 came at the height of the Cold War. For many years, courts in the United States, including here in California, oversaw the litigation filed by surviving family members. These courts were responsible for helping the victims achieve some semblance of justice.
Many taxpayers spend hours itemizing deductions without realizing that the standard deduction is often a better choice, which some tax preparation companies don't highlight to encourage paid options.

Thursday, August 31, 2023

On Aug. 24, Lawrence Caplan filed what may be the first federal civil lawsuit against Donald Trump under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment. It may be the lawsuit that disqualifies him from a potential second term.
International Rights Advocates recently filed a complaint with the United States Court of International Trade to force the Biden Administration to halt the importation of Ivorian cocoa beans due to child labor violations, under section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Monday, August 28, 2023

With rideshares, the safety ratings should set most riders' minds at ease. However, that does not mean that one should not be prepared if an accident should occur.
The case threatens the FDA's regulatory authority and could lead to established, safe medications being challenged simply because they are politically contentious.
Proposed rules pending consideration by the California Supreme Court are premised on the concept that advocacy for a client does not require incivility and that the First Amendment allows for regulation of civility.