California Supreme Court Watch

Mar 27, 2017
#17-109 Stand Up for California! v. State of California, S239630. (F069302; 6 Cal.App.5th 686; Madera County Superior Court; MCV062850.)

#17-109 Stand Up for California! v. State of California, S239630. (F069302; 6 Cal.App.5th 686; Madera County Superior Court; MCV062850.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in United Auburn Indian Community of Auburn Rancheria v. Brown, S238544 (#17-35), which presents the following issue: May the Governor concur in a decision by the Secretary of the Interior to take off-reservation land in trust for purposes of tribal gaming without legislative authorization or ratification, or does such an action violate the separation of powers provisions of the state Constitution?

Review granted/briefing deferred: 3/22/2017

See California Court of Appeal opinion.