James Ching


James Ching is a former Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice. He specializes in criminal, constitutional and labor law and is the author of approximately 100 published articles on these subjects. As an appellate law specialist, he has argued more than 500 appeals in various California state and federal higher courts, including three in the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Supreme Court Pre-Argument Analysis - Glossip v. Gross, No. 14-7955 (April 29, 2015), “Objectively Intolerable Risk Of Harm” Created by Execution Drug

    Supreme Court Pre-Argument Analysis - Glossip v. Gross, No. 14-7955 (April 29, 2015), “Objectively Intolerable Risk Of Harm” Created by Execution Drug

  • hdr22@clintonemail.com Down, Hillary Clinton Legally Untouched

    hdr22@clintonemail.com Down, Hillary Clinton Legally Untouched

  • Supreme Court Fish Obstruction Case Illuminates King v. Burwell Obamacare Appeal, Confounds Tsarnaev-Related Prosecution

    Supreme Court Fish Obstruction Case Illuminates King v. Burwell Obamacare Appeal, Confounds Tsarnaev-Related Prosecution

  • Practice Points:  Dr. Schindler’s “Absolut Schrecklich” Supreme Court Petition Snares Howard Shipley, Or, Learned German Does Not Make Legal English

    Practice Points: Dr. Schindler’s “Absolut Schrecklich” Supreme Court Petition Snares Howard Shipley, Or, Learned German Does Not Make Legal English

  • Stayed Bower v. Texas Death Case Raises Jones v. Chappell Death Penalty Opinion, Plus---

    Stayed Bower v. Texas Death Case Raises Jones v. Chappell Death Penalty Opinion, Plus---

  • Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Glossip Death Penalty Appeal, Ninth Circuit Ponders Jones Death Penalty Overthrow

    Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Glossip Death Penalty Appeal, Ninth Circuit Ponders Jones Death Penalty Overthrow

  • California Foie Gras Food Fight Turns on Federal Preemption

    California Foie Gras Food Fight Turns on Federal Preemption

  • Practice Points II:  Sony, @BikiniRobotArmy, and the Art of the Demand Letter

    Practice Points II: Sony, @BikiniRobotArmy, and the Art of the Demand Letter

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