Cheryl Miller

Feds Ask for Sanctions in Foreign Data Fight With Google

Cheryl Miller

Federal prosecutors want Google Inc. sanctioned for refusing to hand over government-sought emails stored on its overseas servers, according to documents filed Wednesday.

California Attorney General Will Take Trump's Border Wall to Court

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is preparing to sue to block the first phase of President Donald Trump's planned wall along the Mexican border, state officials said Wednesday morning.

Xavier Becerra Urges Tech Companies to 'Join Us' on Internet Liability Bill

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Washington on Tuesday urged tech companies to "join us at the table" to craft federal legislation to crack down on online sex trafficking. The general counsel to the Internet Association, representing major U.S. companies, tells a U.S. Senate committee t

California's Push to Boost Overtime Eligibility, Mirroring Obama Rules, Fails in Legislature

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California legislation that would have increased the number of workers eligible for overtime pay died in the final hours of the state's 2017 legislative session Saturday, ending a push to revive Obama-era rules that the Trump administration has moved to undo.

Web Privacy Bill, to Replace Rules Trump Repealed, Dies in California Legislature

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A California bill that would have restricted the ability of internet service providers to collect and sell consumer information without permission died early Saturday amid a strong lobbying push from telecommunications and tech companies to stop the privacy measure.

Biggest Issue for Autonomous Car Lawyers? Managing Liability, Akin Partner Says

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The U.S. Transportation Department rolled out new guidance this week for driverless car manufacturers. We spoke with Susan Lent in Washington, head of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld's infrastructure and transportation practice, about these changes and what they mean for the industry and her practice

Banking Lobbyists, After Wells Fargo Scandal, Couldn't Stop This Arbitration Bill

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California's governor and Legislature in recent years have not been welcoming of many bills aimed at restricting the use of arbitration. That could soon change. Gov. Jerry Brown is considering whether to sign legislation that would allow judges to deny a bank's arbitration demand in any case that in

Trump's Autonomous Car Guidance Puts Automakers in Driver's Seat

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U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday rolled out revamped federal guidance for autonomous vehicle manufacturers, putting the Trump administration's deregulatory stamp on this fast-developing industry.

This California Bill Would Restrict Immigration Enforcement in State Courts

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A Los Angeles lawmaker says he'll pursue a bill in January that would bar federal immigration agents from arresting or questioning undocumented immigrants in state courthouses unless they first obtain a warrant.

Read What California-Licensed Lawyers Said About Lowering the Exam Score

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Thousands of California-licensed lawyers responded to the state bar's call for public comment about whether the bar exam score should be lowered or kept right where it is. Attorneys offered varying thoughts. Here's a snapshot of some of what members of the bar had to say.

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