California Supreme Court Watch

Jul 26, 2017
#15-92 In re R.T., S226416. (B256411; 235 Cal.App.4th 795; Los Angeles County Superior Court; DK03719.)

#15-92 In re R.T., S226416. (B256411; 235 Cal.App.4th 795; Los Angeles County Superior Court; DK03719.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed orders in a juvenile dependency proceeding. The court limited review to the following issue: Does Welfare and Institutions Code section 300, subdivision (b)(1), authorize dependency jurisdiction without a finding that parental fault or neglect is responsible for the failure or inability to supervise or protect the child?

Review granted/issue limited: 06/17/2015  

See the California Court of Appeal opinion.

Oral Argument: 05/04/2017 | Decided: 07/20/2017

See the California Supreme Court opinion.