Tag Archives: California

California Law Enforcement Officers Say LGBT Discrimination Rampant

The Los Angeles Police Department was one of the first in the nation actively hiring LGBT law enforcement officers in the late 90s. Yet a recent report by USA Today detailed the ways in which law enforcement officers in California … Continue reading

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California Passes Pharmacy Benefit Management Bill

California has joined a number of other states, including Vermont and Washington, in requiring pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to register with a state department. Assembly Bill 315 (AB 315), Pharmacy Benefit Management was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown on … Continue reading

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Time to reconsider California employee non-solicitation provisions

California has long been known as a state that bans post-employment non-compete and customer non-solicitation agreements for its employees, absent very limited exceptions related to the sale of a business and trade secret protection. Employee non-solicitation provisions were believed to … Continue reading

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Hearing Wednesday: EFF Asks Court to Unseal Phone Tap Order That Was Among Hundreds of Questionable Wiretaps Approved By California Court

EFF Client Targeted As Record Number of Wiretap Orders Raised Questions About the Legality of Riverside County’s Wiretapping ProcessRiverside, California—On Wednesday, February 13, at 10:00 am, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will ask a state court to unseal a wiretap … Continue reading

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Understanding Murder Charges in California

In common conversation, many terms are often used interchangeably. In everyday terms, murder, homicide and manslaughter can take on the same meaning, but in legal terms, they each have distinct meanings with very different consequences. To complicate this area of … Continue reading

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