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Bick Law Joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance

Wed Oct 7th, On Firm News, by

Bick Law LLP is honored to join the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (“LFAA”), a national collaborative of over one hundred law firms united in working to identify and dismantle structural or systemic racism in the law. Through creating large-scale, cooperative pro bono projects and advocating for changes in policy and laws that perpetuate racial inequality, LFAA seeks to leverage “the resources of the private bar in partnership with legal services […]

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SCOTUS To Decide Procedural Issue In Oil Companies Climate Change Case

Mon Oct 5th, On Litigation, by

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear an appeal in BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (No. 19-1189), in which a group of multinational energy companies objected to a lawsuit brought in state court by the City of Baltimore. The suit alleges the oil companies made a deliberate effort to conceal the hazardous climate effects associated with the use and production of their fossil-fuel products. […]

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Don’t Miss LACBA’s 19th Annual Environmental Law Fall Symposium

Wed Sep 30th, On Firm News, by

19th Annual Environmental Law Fall Symposium: The Climate Crisis in California in Three Parts 
Friday, November 6, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. | 1.5 hours of General CLE Credit Program Description The climate crisis is already contributing to increased air pollution, deforestation, ocean acidification, increased frequency and intensity of wildfires, droughts, heat waves, sea-level rise, and heightened intensity and frequency of hurricanes, all of which threaten our health, our […]

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California To Stop Sales of New Gas-Fueled Vehicles by 2035

Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-79-20, which ends the sale of new gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars in California by the year 2035. The order empowers the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) to establish a plan for requiring automakers to sell increasing numbers of zero-emissions passengers vehicles year-by-year until they comprise one hundred percent of all new car sales within fifteen years. The order also provides […]

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