California Supreme Court Watch

Jul 15, 2020
#20-187 McHenry v. Asylum Entertainment Delaware, LLC, S262297. (B292457; 46 Cal.App.5th 469; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC641363.)

#20-187 McHenry v. Asylum Entertainment Delaware, LLC, S262297. (B292457; 46 Cal.App.5th 469; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC641363.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Brown v. USA Taekwondo, S259216 (#20-01), which presents the following issue: What is the appropriate test that minor plaintiffs must satisfy to establish a duty by defendants to protect them from sexual abuse by third parties? (See Rowland v. Christian (1968) 69 Cal.2d 108; Nally v. Grace Community Church (1988) 47 Cal.3d 278; Regents of the University of California v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 607; Doe v. United States Youth Soccer Association (2017) 8 Cal.App.5th 1118; Conti v. Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of New York, Inc. (2015) 235 Cal.App.4th 1214; Juarez v. Boy Scouts of America, Inc. (2000) 81 Cal.App.4th 377.)

Review granted: 7/15/2020

See the California Court of Appeal Opinion.