California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 18, 2021
Leon v. County of Riverside, S269672.

#21-409 Leon v. County of Riverside, S269672. (E073781; 64 Cal.App.5th 837; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1722990.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Is immunity under Government Code section 821.6 limited to actions for malicious prosecution? (See Sullivan v. County of Los Angeles (1974) 12 Cal.3d 710.)

Petition for review granted: 8/18/2021

Case fully briefed: 5/26/2022

Cause argued and submitted: 4/04/2023

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.

See the Petition for Review.

See the Oral Argument.