News in Brief: Home-sharing website challenges San Francisco rental law

Nov 21, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

A Texas-based home-sharing website has sued the city and county of San Francisco in California federal court to overturn an ordinance prohibiting

Independent Thinking: Developing Strategic Referral Partners

Jun 26, 2012 By: Doug Bend

Most law firms find clients in a variety of ways, such as Yelp, Google, advertising, other clients, family, friends, and what I

Today in 2004: California Supreme Court voids same-sex marriages

Aug 12, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

On August 12, 2004, the California Supreme Court voided same-sex marriage licenses issued in San Francisco earlier that year, sparking a legal battle that may end with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

EastLaw: How laundry laws brought a huge civil rights leap

May 11, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Yick Wo v. Hopkins came about from a Chinese challenge to a laundry regulation ordinance, and it became a huge advance in civil rights law.

Hot Docs: Asking for a Referendum on Lemon?

Feb 24, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The current Establishment Clause jurisprudence is anything but simple. Just look at the recent Catholic League v. San Francisco opinion. The case

Can social media get a person fired? Ask Heather Armstrong

Aug 20, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

A free CLE seminar at the ABA Annual Meeting featured Heather Armstrong, the blogger who was famously fired (or “dooced”) after anonymously blogging about her boss.

What’s Next Trivia: Is that a flamingo in your pocket?

Mar 11, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

There’s an old Chinese proverb* that says, “Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.” Well,

WestlawNext Road Show: San Francisco

Feb 12, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

WestlawNext moves up the coast to a city brimming with culture and cuisine. Join Johnny as he samples Chinatown’s culinary offerings and