Overlapping but fundamentally different legal developments in the last few weeks have transformed how the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) defines and applies “amateurism” – the core concept by which…

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On March 19, 2021, Governor Newsom injected new life into previously expired statewide COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) benefits. By signing Senate Bill (SB) 95, eligible California employers must…

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This year saw a host of changes to California employment laws, and not all of them resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. While the laws changed rapidly to address the needs…

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As of last week, employers, co-workers, and teachers may now seek ex parte gun violence restraining orders against individuals shown to present a substantial likelihood of danger of self-harm or…

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Unfortunately, this is no childhood bedtime story. An alternative title (with apologies to The Bard) could be “The Winter of our Discontent.” The unflappable Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the…

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