California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 24, 2021
#21-87 Brennon B. v. Superior Court, S266254.

#21-87 Brennon B. v. Superior Court, S266254. (A157026; 57 Cal.App.5th 367; Contra Costa County Superior Court; MSC1601005.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issues: (1) Is a public school district

Feb 10, 2021
#21-70 Sheen v. FCI Lender Services, Inc., S266017.

#21-70 Sheen v. FCI Lender Services, Inc., S266017. (B297640; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC631510.) 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,

Feb 10, 2021
#21-50 Niedermeier v. FCA US LLC, S266034.

#21-50 Niedermeier v. FCA US LLC, S266034. (B293960; 56 Cal.App.5th 1052; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC638010.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal modified and affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) Does the statutory restitution

Feb 10, 2021
#21-49 Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., S266001.

#21-49 Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., S266001. (9th Cir No. 19-55802; 982 F.3d 752; Central District of California No. 8:18-cv-00705-AG-JPR.) 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

Feb 10, 2021
#21-48 Hoffman v. Young, S266003.

#21-48 Hoffman v. Young, S266003. (B292539; 56 Cal.App.5th 1021; San Luis Obispo County Superior Court; 16CVP0060.) 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: Can an

Jan 14, 2021
#19-184 Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., S258191.

#19-184 Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., S258191. (9th Cir. No. 17-16096; 939 F.3d 1045; Northern District of California No. 3:16-cv-05961-WHA.) 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

Dec 28, 2020
#20-405 Annie G. v. Glacial Garden Skating Arenas, S265251.

#20-405 Annie G. v. Glacial Garden Skating Arenas, S265251. (B293351, B295766; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC624620, BC694892.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing

Dec 28, 2020
#20-396 Bailey v. San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, S265223.

#20-396 Bailey v. San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, S265223. (A153520; nonpublished opinion; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC15549675.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Did the Court of Appeal properly

Dec 21, 2020
#20-379 Conyer v. Hula Media Services, LLC, S264821.

#20-379 Conyer v. Hula Media Services, LLC, S264821. (B296738; 53 Cal.App.5th 1189; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC718750.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying a motion to compel arbitration in a civil action and remanded with directions. This case

Oct 19, 2020
#20-310 Pico Neighborhood Assn. v. City of Santa Monica, S263972.

#20-310 Pico Neighborhood Assn. v. City of Santa Monica, S263972. (B295935; 51 Cal.App.5th 1002; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC616804.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. The court directed the parties to brief the following issue:

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