• Real Property Law

    May 01, 2018 |

    Broker Agreed to Commission Based on Rent for First Five Years of Lease
    Statements in Earlier Action Did Not Accelerate Mortgage and Trigger Statute of Limitations
    Death Does Not Extend Foreclosure Limitations Period
    Neighbor Granted Statutory Licence to Paint Fence
    Record Did Not Establish Conveyance of Easement
    Co-Tenant Entitled to Partition

  • Bit Parts

    May 01, 2018 |

    Rule 12(b)(6) Motion Denied in Infringement Dispute over Anastasia Musical, Due to “Lengthy Historical Record” Involving Central Character

  • De Havilland's Loss in Docudrama Portrayal Suit

    May 01, 2018 |

    The California Court of Appeal created some First Amendment breathing room for the creators of docudramas — at the expense of legendary actress Olivia de Havilland — when the court ordered her suit against FX Networks over its Emmy Award-winning miniseries Feud be stricken under California's anti-SLAPP law, even if it did play a little fast-and-loose with de Havilland's character.