California Supreme Court Watch

Mar 27, 2017
#17-99 Pitzer College v. Indian Harbor Ins. Co., S239510. (9th Cir. No. 14-56017; 845 F.3d 993; Central District of California; 2:13-cv-05863-GW-E.)

#17-99 Pitzer College v. Indian Harbor Ins. Co., S239510. (9th Cir. No. 14-56017; 845 F.3d 993; Central District of California; 2:13-cv-05863-GW-E.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide questions of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. As restated by the court, the questions presented are: (1) Is California’s common law notice-prejudice rule a fundamental public policy for the purpose of choice-of-law analysis? (2) If the notice-prejudice rule is a fundamental public policy for the purpose of choice-of-law analysis, can the notice-prejudice rule apply to the consent provision in this case?

Review granted: 3/22/2017

See Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals order.