California Supreme Court Watch

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

Jun 15, 2022
Meinhardt v. City of Sunnyvale, S274147.

#22-158 Meinhardt v. City of Sunnyvale, S274147. (D079451; 76 Cal.App.5th 43; Santa Clara County Superior Court; 19CV346911.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate. The court limited review to the

Jun 15, 2022
Himes v. Somatics, LLC, S273887.

#22-157 Himes v. Somatics, LLC, S273887. (9th Cir. No. 21-55517; 29 F.4th 1125; Central District of California; D.C. No. 2:17-cv-06686-RGK-JC.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide questions of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States

Jun 01, 2022
Ramirez v. Charter Communications, Inc., S273802.

#22-141 Ramirez v. Charter Communications, Inc., S273802. (B309408; 75 Cal.App.5th 365; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 20STCV25987.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a petition to compel arbitration in a civil action. This case includes the following issues: Did

Jun 01, 2022
Gantner v. PG&E Corporation, S273340.

#22-140 Gantner v. PG&E Corporation, S273340. (9th Cir. No. 21-15571; 26 F.4th 1085; Northern District of California; D.C. No. 4:20-cv-02584-HSG.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide questions of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States

May 18, 2022
Golden State Water Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, S269099.

#22-134 Golden State Water Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, S269099. Original proceeding. The court issued a writ of review regarding notice and due process requirements in proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission. (See also California-American Water Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, S271493.) Alternative writ issued:

May 18, 2022
California-American Water Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, S271493.

#22-132 California-American Water Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, S271493. Original proceeding. The court issued a writ of review regarding notice and due process requirements in proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission. (See also Golden State Water Co. v. Public Utilities Commission, S269099.) Alternative writ issued:

May 11, 2022
Melendez v. Westlake Services, S273414.

#22-131 Melendez v. Westlake Services, S273414. (B306976; 74 Cal.App.5th 586; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC722737.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order awarding attorney fees, costs, expenses, and prejudgment interest in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending

May 11, 2022
Balistreri v. Balistreri, S273909.

#22-130 Balistreri v. Balistreri, S273909. (A162222; 75 Cal.App.5th 511; San Francisco County Superior Court; PTR20303610.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a probate proceeding. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Haggerty v. Thornton, S271483 (#21-562), which presents

Apr 27, 2022
Winick v. Noble LA Events, S273374.

#22-117 Winick v. Noble LA Events, S273374. (B305697; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC569126.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in TriCoast Builders, Inc. v. Fonnegra, S273368

Apr 27, 2022
In re Luke S., S273262.

#22-116 In re Luke S., S273262. (B311414; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 20CCJP00148; 20CCJP00148A.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed appeal as moot in a juvenile dependency proceeding. Further action in this matter is deferred pending consideration and disposition of

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