California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 30, 2021
#21-437 Los Angeles Unified School Dist. v. Superior Court, S269608.

#21-437 Los Angeles Unified School Dist. v. Superior Court, S269608. (B307389; 64 Cal.App.5th 549; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC659059.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Does Government Code section

Aug 30, 2021
#21-435 People ex. rel. Garcia-Brower v. Kolla’s Inc., S269456.

#21-435 People ex. rel. Garcia-Brower v. Kolla’s Inc., S269456. (G057831; nonpublished opinion; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2017-00950004.) 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: Does

Aug 16, 2021
 #21-409 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

Jul 26, 2021
#21-379 California Medical Assn. v. Aetna Health of California, Inc., S269212.

#21-379 California Medical Assn. v. Aetna Health of California, Inc., S269212. (B304127; 63 Cal.App.5th 660; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC487412.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) Does an

Jul 12, 2021
#21-358 Beier v. Bank of America, S268569.

#21-358 Beier v. Bank of America, S268569. (G058753; nonpublished opinion; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2017-00907172.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., S258019

Jun 21, 2021
#21-321 Sujan v. Corona Regional Medical Center, S268332.

#21-321 Sujan v. Corona Regional Medical Center, S268332. (E071217; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1717505.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a special motion to strike in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in

Jun 21, 2021
#21-316 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

Jun 07, 2021
#21-270 Souliotes v. California Victim Compensation Bd., S267930.

#21-270 Souliotes v. California Victim Compensation Bd., S267930. (B295163; 61 Cal.App.5th 73; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS170608.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate and other

May 24, 2021
#21-251 In re D.P., S267429.

#21-251 In re D.P., S267429. (B301135; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 19CCJP00973). Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in a juvenile dependency proceeding. The court ordered the parties to brief and argue the following issues: (1) Is an

May 10, 2021
#21-217 Allied Premier Insurance v. United Financial Casualty Co., S267746.

Request under California Rules of Court rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The question presented is: Does a commercial automobile insurance policy continue in full force and effect under the Motor Carriers of Property Permit Act (Veh. Code, § 34600 et seq.) until the insurer cancels the corresponding Certificate of Insurance on file with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, regardless of the insurance policy’s stated expiration date? (See Transamerica v. Tab Transportation (1995) 12 Cal.4th 389.)

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