California Supreme Court Watch

Oct 14, 2015
#15-177 Parrish v. Latham & Watkins, S228277

#15-177 Parrish v. Latham & Watkins, S228277.  (B244841; 238 Cal.App.4th 81; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC482394.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order granting a special motion to strike in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) Does

Aug 19, 2015
#15-152 Friends of the Santa Clara River v. County of Los Angeles, S226749

#15-152 Friends of the Santa Clara River v. County of Los Angeles, S226749. (B256125; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS136549.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate. The court ordered briefing deferred

Aug 19, 2015
#15-150 Williams v. Superior Court, S227228

#15-150 Williams v. Superior Court, S227228.  (B259967; 236 Cal.App.4th 1151; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC503806.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issues: (1) Is the plaintiff in a representative

Jul 29, 2015
#15-133 American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California v. Superior Court, S227106

#15-133 American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California v. Superior Court, S227106.  (B259392; 236 Cal.App 4th 673; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS143004.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue:

Jul 22, 2015
#15-129 BNSF Railway Co. v. Superior Court, S226284

#15-129 BNSF Railway Co. v. Superior Court, S226284.  (B260798; 235 Cal.App.4th 591; BC552015.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, S221038 (#14-133),

Jul 15, 2015
#15-120 Flethez v. San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Assn., S226779

#15-120 Flethez v. San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Assn., S226779. (D066959; 236 Cal.App.4th 65; San Bernardino County Superior Court; CIVDS1212542.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate. This case includes the following issue: If

Jun 10, 2015
#15-70 Roy Allen Slurry Seal, Inc. v. American Asphalt South, Inc., S225398

#15-70 Roy Allen Slurry Seal, Inc. v. American Asphalt South, Inc., S225398. (B255558; 234 Cal.App.4th 748; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1308832.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) In the context

Jun 10, 2015
Jacks v. City of Santa Barbara, S225589

 Jacks v. City of Santa Barbara, S225589.  (B253474; 234 Cal.App.4th 925; Santa Barbara County Superior Court; 1383959.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Is the City of Santa

Apr 29, 2015
#15-53 Frealy v. Reynolds, S224985

#15-53 Frealy v. Reynolds, S224985. (9th Cir. No. 12-60068; 779 F.3d 1028; Central District of California; BAP No. 11-1433, Bankr. Case No. 09-14039-MJ, Adversary Case No. 09-01205-MJ.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in

Mar 18, 2015
#15-25 Mountain Air Enterprises, LLC v. Sundowner Towers, LLC, S223536

#15-25 Mountain Air Enterprises, LLC v. Sundowner Towers, LLC, S223536. (A138306; 231 Cal.App.4th 805; Marin County Superior Court; CIV081957.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying attorney fees in a civil action. This case includes the following issues: (1) Does the

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