Special Preview: International Human Rights Cases Under Fire
In the 1980s, judge-made law turned the 200-year-old Alien Tort Statute into a weapon for human rights lawyers. Now judge-made law by the U.S. Supreme Court may return it to obscurity.
The CA Supreme Court Reviewed
Under the leadership of Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, the California Supreme Court votes together more than it ever has.
Special Needs, Hard Times
When parents and school administrators square off over the educational needs of children with learning disabilities, a special breed of lawyer is often called in.
The 2012 California 50
Our annual survey of lawyers at the state’s largest firms. Plus we examine trends in part-time attorneys, hiring, and equity.