California Supreme Court Watch

Jun 23, 2021
Travis v. Brand, S268480.

#21-316 Travis v. Brand, S268480. (B298104, B301479; 62 Cal.App.5th 240; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC665330.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Must a prevailing defendant in an action under the Political Reform Act of 1974 (Gov. Code, ยง 81000 et seq.) show that the case was frivolous, unreasonable, or without foundation in order to recover attorney fees?

Review granted: 6/23/2021

Opening brief on the merits filed: 7/23/2021

Answer brief on the merits filed: 8/23/2021

Reply brief filed (case fully briefed): 9/13/2021

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.