Wednesday, December 4, 2013

New CA Appellate Rules Coming

John Taylor (Horvitz & Levy) has an article / "lyrically annotated summary" in today's DJ reviewing the 2014 changes to Title 8 of the CRC. And as usual, he does it with elan and "a little help from his friends," using lyrical quotes to add moisture to an otherwise arid area. Read John's amusingly edifying article, or buckle down and go directly to the dry source:

See also of note:
  • "California's trial court judges were the fourth highest paid general jurisdiction judges in the nation in 2012, the most recent year figures were available from the National Center for State Courts." That's a tidbit from The Recorder article State Judges Will See Pay Increase.
  • Also in The Recorder this week, Quinn Emanuel's Successful Bet on Kathleen Sullivan, which is a very in depth report that touches on the establishment of the firm's appellate practice. (See also today's DJ with a story titled At Quinn Emanuel, So Much Litigation, So Little Management.)