Every new year comes with new laws and 2018 is no exception, especially for employers. In a December update from Allen Matkins Labor and Employment group, the firm detailed the requirements of Senate Bill 396, the Transgender Work Opportunity Act. All employers should be aware of the following:
By Michael Crowley
Most criminal defense attorneys, along with attorneys in other areas of practice, have encountered the situation where a client says something to the effect of, “I would rather die” than face some other outcome. Such a statement may trigger certain obligations by counsel under California’s legal ethics rules, which vary from much of the rest of the country.