California Supreme Court Watch

Sep 26, 2018
#18-127 Nationwide Biweekly Administration. Inc. v. Superior Court, S250047. (A150264; 24 Cal.App.5th 438; Alameda County Superior Court; RG15770490.)

#18-127 Nationwide Biweekly Administration. Inc. v. Superior Court, S250047. (A150264; 24 Cal.App.5th 438; Alameda County Superior Court; RG15770490.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Is there a right to a jury trial in a civil action brought by the People, acting through representative governmental agencies, pursuant to the Unfair Competition Law (Bus. & Prof. Code, § 17200, et seq.), the False Advertising Law (Bus. & Prof. Code, § 17500, et seq.) or the Check Sellers, Bill Payers, and Proraters Law (Fin. Code, § 12200, et seq.), when the People seek statutory civil penalties among other forms of relief?

Review granted: 09/19/2018

See the California Court of Appeal opinion.