California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 28, 2018
#18-112 Abbott Laboratories v. Superior Court, S249895. (D072577; 24 Cal.App.5th 1, mod. 24 Cal.App.5th 927b; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2016-00879117.)

#18-112 Abbott Laboratories v. Superior Court, S249895. (D072577; 24 Cal.App.5th 1, mod. 24 Cal.App.5th 927b; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2016-00879117.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Does a district attorney have the authority to recover restitution and civil penalties under the Unfair Competition Law (Bus. & Prof. Code, ยง 17200 et seq.) for violations occurring outside his or her territorial jurisdiction?

Review granted: 08/22/2018

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