|"[Y]ou take your cases as you get them. I'm very sympathetic to appellate lawyers ....|
Sometimes you get a stinker."
|"I'm a sucker for animals. ...|
I'd swerve my car across a six-lane highway to keep from hitting a squirrel."
Kudos to the Recorder for now allowing open access to its articles!
Over at the DJ, there's an article about Williams v. Chino Valley Independent Fire District from 4/2, but the piece (written by a "trial lawyer") never mentions which division of the 4th issued the opinion and repeatedly refers to it having come from the Court of Appeals. That's like nails on a chalkboard...
Today's DJ also has a short piece about Alka Sagar's appointment as a U.S. Magistrate Judge (C.D.Cal.), calling her "the first Indian-American federal judge in the nation." Um, I can think of two Indian-American federal magistrate judges just in California...