James L. Porter

Bulwer-Lytton Winners - Round Two (With One Ringer)

Overview: Bulwer‑Lytton time. Round two.  The Bulwer-Lytton…

Porter's Voting Recommendations for State-Wide Propositions (Part II)

Overview: This week Jim Porter presents his second of two Voter…

Porter's Voting Recommendations for November 8th (Part I)

Overview: Jim Porter’s most popular Law Review column is probably…

Are Pliers “Burglar's Tools”?

Overview: This week’s Law Review explains how a ‘crow’…

Battery Against School P.E. Teacher

Overview: Everyone throws out the phrase Assault and Battery…

Drive a Car - Register to Vote (One Stop)

Overview: California is always on the cutting edge, or edge of…

Wildfire, Then Mudslide - Insurance Coverage?

Overview: This Law Review addresses a question that frequently…

Mobile Billboard Ban Upheld

Overview: Who likes mobile billboards, the kind you see parked…

Skateboarder Assumes Risk of Injury

Overview: Once again the California Courts of Appeal have ruled…

Liability for Savage Beating of Arrestee in Jail Cell

Overview: What duties does a jail owe to its arrestees? If the…