Brian and Shant discuss the following:
The Estate of John Steinbeck: Brian and Shant do a dramatic reading of a case arising out of John Steinbeck’s estate.
Crouch v. Trinity Christian Broadcast Center of Santa Ana: A look at whether a familial relationship can be used to temper the legal impact of comments used to establish a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
JH Boyd v. Kenneth Robert Boyd: Brian and Shant discuss the direct appealability of a denial of a Motion to Compel Arbitration and the distinctions between that and a Motion to Compel Judicial Reference.
Roberts v. City/County of Honolulu: A discussion about the two-pronged approach for calculating statutory attorney fees for handling Civil Rights cases. The 9th Circuit held that a lawyer engaged in dual tracking who sets out to settle a legal matter while simultaneously working on a preliminary injunction in the same matter is deemed to recover full attorney fees for excellent results.
In Re Alpha Media Resort Investment: The steadfast five-year window (C.C.P. 583.310) to bring a matter to trial may still provide for exceptions under certain circumstances. Brian and Shant discuss these unique circumstances.
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