California AG Loses Court Fight Over Attorney Pay

Law360, New York (May 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- California's attorney general and the union representing lawyers in his office have lost a bid for the court to intervene in what they claim is a "compensation crisis" that has jeopardized the top law enforcer's ability to adequately prosecute cases.

The Court of Appeal of the State of California, Third Appellate District, on Thursday denied a petition filed by the union and supported by Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. to order California's Department of Personnel Administration to correct for a perceived conflict between state law...
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