California Supreme Court Watch

Catch up on the latest happenings in the California Supreme Court.

Nov 10, 2021
Taking Offense v. State of California, S270535.

#21-521 Taking Offense v. State of California, S270535. (C088485; 66 Cal.App.5th 696; Sacramento County Superior Court; 34201780002749CUWMGDS.) 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. This case presents

Law Finance Group, LLC v. Key, S270798.

#21-519 Law Finance Group, LLC v. Key, S270798. (B305790; 67 Cal.App.5th 307; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 19STCP04251.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following issue: Does equitable tolling apply to the

Sep 01, 2021
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

Sep 01, 2021
Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC v. State Bar of California, S269401.

#21-436 Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC v. State Bar of California, S269401. Original proceeding. The court issued an order to show cause why the relief sought in the petition should not be granted. This case presents the following issues: (1) Does the court have the

Sep 01, 2021
Garcia-Brower v. Kolla’s Inc., S269456.

#21-435 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 Labor Code section

Aug 18, 2021
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 28, 2021
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

May 12, 2021
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.)

Mar 17, 2021
Prang v. Amen, S266590.

#21-130 Prang v. Amen, S266590. (B298794; 58 Cal.App.5th 246; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS173698.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Does the term “stock” in Revenue and Taxation Code

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

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