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New Year - New rules for UCL cases?

In the realm of the California unfair competition law, Business and Professions Code Section 17200, 2008 may turn out to be as exciting as 2006, which featured rulings by the top court on the issue of Prop 64 and its effect on pending cases and the plaintiffs' rights to seek amendment to meet the...

Is listing John McCain on the California ballot "unfair competition"?

American Indepedent Party (AIP) Chairperson-Elect Markham Robinson filed suit against California's Secretary of State and the Republican National Committee on August 11. Robinson claims that since John McCain was actually born in the Commonwealth of Panama, he does not satisfy the "natural-born"...

California Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban – While Former Foes Olson and Boies Team up to Challenge Prop. 8 in Federal Court

On Tuesday, the California Supreme Court, in Strauss v. Horton , 2009 Cal. LEXIS 4626 (Cal. May 26, 2009) , upheld Proposition 8, which was approved by the voters last fall and banned same-sex marriages in California. The decision, though, leaves intact the 18,000 same-sex marriages that were solemnized...