California Supreme Court Watch

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.)

Apr 26, 2021
#21-205 Pulliam v. HNL Automotive, S267576.

#21-205 Pulliam v. HNL Automotive, S267576. (B293435; 60 Cal.App.5th 396; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC633169.) This case presents the following issue: Does the word “recovery” as used in the Holder Rule (16 C.F.R. § 433.2) include attorney fees?

Apr 26, 2021
#21-185 Tansavatdi v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, S267453.

#21-185 Tansavatdi v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, S267453. (B293670; 60 Cal.App.5th 423; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC633651.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following

Apr 01, 2021
#20-98 Smith v. Loanme, Inc., S260391. (E069752; 43 Cal.App.5th 844; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1612501.)

#20-98 Smith v. Loanme, Inc., S260391. (E069752; 43 Cal.App.5th 844; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1612501.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following issue: Does Penal Code section 632.7 prohibit only third-party eavesdroppers from

Mar 22, 2021
#19-23 Kaanaana v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., S253458. (B276420, B279838; 29 Cal.App.5th 778; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC496090, BC594050.)

#19-23 Kaanaana v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., S253458. (B276420, B279838; 29 Cal.App.5th 778; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC496090, BC594050.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed a judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Should the

Mar 22, 2021
#20-66 People v. Clark, S260202.

#20-66 People v. Clark, S260202. (G055874; 43 Cal.App.5th 270; Orange County Superior Court; 15NF1695). Review, which had been granted and held for People v. Moses (2020) 10 Cal.5th 893, was dismissed. Dismissed and remanded to CA 4/3: 03/24/2021  

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