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The Controversy of Gay Conversion Therapy: The Ninth Circuit Will Be The First to Weigh In

By September 4, 2013

By: Jorge R. Delgado The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal soon will address the constitutionality of California’s first-of-its-kind ban on gay conversion therapy for minors.  The controversial therapies stem from the now widely discredited belief that homosexuality is a curable disease.  Pickup v. Brown, No. 2:12-CV-02497-KJM-EF, 2012 WL 6021465, at …

Abbey L. Kaplan

Is Malicious Prosecution Dead?

By August 9, 2013

By Abbey Kaplan and Marko Cerenko In the recent case of Wolfe v. Foreman, the Third District Court of Appeals may have effectively eliminated malicious prosecution as a cause of action all together.  Was that the intention of the court?  Are defendants who were wrongfully sued no longer able to …