• 01.02.18

    When 60 Days Is Too Late

    Most lawyers know that filing a timely notice of appeal is crucial because an untimely appeal is a dead appeal. And most lawyers have the notion in the back of their mind that they have 60 days to appeal from a California superior court judgment. The good lawyer knows that “judgments” ...

  • 12.28.17

    Asylum Law Meets Eminent Domain

    Where do immigration law and eminent domain law mix? In China, of course. Why didn’t you see that coming? Or perhaps, in the current milieu, we should just call it #inChina. But seriously, folks, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit just published an opinion in Song v. Sessions, ...

  • 12.22.17

    Five Key Elements of Successful Local Initiatives to Combat the Opioid Crisis

    President Trump’s declaration of a public health emergency to address the opioid epidemic brought renewed attention to a crisis that claimed more lives last year than annual deaths from car crashes and gun violence combined. All told, nearly 20 million adults nationally have a substance use ...

  • 12.06.17

    Local Responses to the Opioid Epidemic

    The opioid crisis represents a clear and present danger to the nation’s public health, with drug overdoses now claiming more lives than annual deaths from car crashes and gun violence combined. A staggering 20 million adults in the United States have a substance use disorder, ...

  • 12.05.17

    Solar Plus Energy Storage: The Way of the Future

    Over the last decade, both residential and commercial property owners have increasingly turned to solar power to provide clean, renewable energy. Owning a solar system yields tremendous savings on utility bills, even accounting for system and installation costs, a solar system more than pays for ...

  • 12.01.17

    The Overlooked Importance of Fresh Environmental Diligence

    The federal Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation & Liability Act and its state analogues generally take a very expansive view of liability for environmental contamination and include owners and operators (e.g., lessees) as potentially liable parties without regard to whether such ...

  • 11.30.17

    Ripeness: The Ghost of Takings’ Past

    As it is that Dickensian time of year, it seems appropriate to once again review the ghostly presence of the ripeness doctrine in regulatory taking cases. We have been there before. Until the U.S. Supreme Court decides to resolve the situation, we will be there again.

  • 11.21.17

    The Tipping Point in Digital Health

    By Jared Augenstein, Senior Manager, Manatt Health Editor’s Note: Below are some key takeaways from the recent Rock Health Summit, a digital health conference bringing together more than 650 thought leaders from technology, venture, policy, research and medicine to focus on ...

  • 11.20.17

    Winds of Change at the DOJ for Corporate Prosecutions?

    Winds of Change at the DOJ for Corporate Prosecutions? By John F. Libby, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Jacqueline C. Wolff, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Kenneth B. Julian, Partner, Litigation Why it matters : On Sept. ...

  • 11.20.17

    Spotlight on the False Claims Act—Kickbacks for Opiates Edition

    By John F. Libby, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Jacqueline C. Wolff, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Kenneth B. Julian, Partner, Litigation Why it matters : On Sept. 8, 2017, the DOJ announced ...