California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 09, 2022
Joseph v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, S272046.

#22-41 Joseph v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, S272046. (E074481; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1607364.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending finality of the decision in Lawson (Wallen) v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc. (2022) 12 Cal.5th 703.

Review granted: 2/9/2022

Transferred to Court of Appeal 4/2 after hold: 4/27/2022

The above-captioned matter is transferred to the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two, with directions to vacate its decision and to reconsider the cause in light of Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc. (2022) 12 Cal.5th 703. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.528(d).)

Court of Appeal decision vacated: 4/29/2022

Pursuant to the California Supreme Court’s order filed Apr 27, 2022, this court’s opinion filed Oct 22, 2021 is vacated. Appellant may serve/file a supp AOB within 15 days/opposing party to file supp brief 15 days thereafter. The case will be submitted when the last supplemental brief is or could be timely filed.  (Cause submitted 5/19/2022)

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.