The California Supreme Court held that state agencies may enter private properties for environmental and geological testing activities in some cases and that a jury may award damages if property is damaged during that testing.
We don’t often see multiple takings-related cases in one week, but last week we saw three.
California State Whistleblower Claim Nets $30 Million Anti-Kickback Settlement from Life Sciences Company
Life sciences companies continue to be the focus of whistleblower actions, not just on the federal level, but on the state level as well.
On July 12, 2014, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) proposed amendments to the California Cap-and-Trade Program (17 CCR 95800 et. seq.) for the first time since 2014.
New Reports Suggest High Cost of Giving Birth Linked to Increased Health System Consolidation and Rising Rates of Caesarian Sections
Childbirth is the leading indication for hospital admission in California, with roughly 500,000 deliveries in the state each year.
Appellate District in Newhall Ranch Case Limits Its Jurisdiction to Supervise Agency Compliance with Rulings in CEQA Cases
As we reported last year, the California Supreme Court in Center for Biological Diversity v. California Department of Fish and Wildlife invalidated the greenhouse gas analysis and mitigation for the fully-protected unarmored stickleback on review of an environmental impact report (“EIR”) prepared for the Newhall Ranch development in northern Los Angeles County.
Paying Medical Marijuana Dispensary Taxes Doesn’t Violate Constitutional Privilege Against Self-Incrimination
When cities tax medical marijuana dispensaries, does the requirement that dispensary operators pay the taxes violate the constitutional privilege against self-incrimination? No, says a California appellate court.
The City of Los Angeles is not making it easy for employers operating within city limits.
Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism are typically cited as the major religions of the world, although there are many others that have tens of millions of adherents or more.