Brown wades into online privacy dispute

Jerry Brown became California’s longest-serving governor earlier this month. But the state he governs now is drastically different than the one he first faced in 1975. That dynamic landscape is illustrated nowhere more clearly than in the blending and shifting of the borders between technology and individuals’ privacy rights.

Chau Bill To Ensure Equal Access To Justice Clears Senate

Sacramento – Today, the Senate passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1127 authored by assemblymember Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park). The bill seeks to provide greater language access in our court system by establishing a working group tasked with advising the Judicial Council in the development of a comprehensive statewide Language Access Plan. The working group would also oversee the implementation of a three year pilot project in three courts to provide interpreters in all civil proceedings.

California Bill Makes It Easier to File a Financial Elder Abuse Lawsuit

Sacramento, CA: Victims of financial elder abuse in California may find it easier to file an elderly financial abuse lawsuit now that Assembly Bill 381 has been passed. The bill gives victims of financial elderly abuse by those who have power of attorney the ability to recover attorney’s fees and costs if they are successful in their lawsuit.