California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 28, 2018
#18-113 Gund v. County of Trinity, S249792. (C076828; 24 Cal.App.5th 185; Trinity County Superior Court; 11CV080.)

#18-113 Gund v. County of Trinity, S249792. (C076828; 24 Cal.App.5th 185; Trinity County Superior Court; 11CV080.) Review ordered on the court’s own motion after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Were plaintiffs engaged in

Aug 28, 2018
#18-112 Abbott Laboratories v. Superior Court, S249895. (D072577; 24 Cal.App.5th 1, mod. 24 Cal.App.5th 927b; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2016-00879117.)

#18-112 Abbott Laboratories v. Superior Court, S249895. (D072577; 24 Cal.App.5th 1, mod. 24 Cal.App.5th 927b; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2016-00879117.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Does a district

Jul 24, 2018
#18-96 Planning & Conservation League v. Padilla, S249859. Original proceeding.

#18-96 Planning & Conservation League v. Padilla, S249859. Original proceeding. The court issued an order to show cause why the relief sought in the petition should not be granted. This case involves the validity of a ballot initiative proposing the division of California into three

Jul 17, 2018
#18-92 White v. Square, Inc., S249248. (9th Cir. No. 16-17137; 891 F.3d 1174; Northern District of California No. 3:15-cv-04539-JST.)

#18-92 White v. Square, Inc., S249248. (9th Cir. No. 16-17137; 891 F.3d 1174; Northern District of California No. 3:15-cv-04539-JST.) 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

Jul 17, 2018
#18-91 Ward v. United Airlines, Inc., S248702. (9th Cir. No. 16-16415; 889 F.3d 1068; Northern District of California; No. 3:15-cv-02309-WHA.) Vidrio v. United Airlines, Inc., (9th Cir. No. 17-55471; 889 F.3d 1068; Central District of California; No. 2:15-cv07985-PSG-MRW.)

#18-91 Ward v. United Airlines, Inc., S248702. (9th Cir. No. 16-16415; 889 F.3d 1068; Northern District of California; No. 3:15-cv-02309-WHA.) Vidrio v. United Airlines, Inc., (9th Cir. No. 17-55471; 889 F.3d 1068; Central District of California; No. 2:15-cv07985-PSG-MRW.) Request under California Rules of Court rule

Jul 17, 2018
#18-88 Oman v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., S248726. (9th Cir. No. 17-15124; 889 F.3d 1075; Northern District of California No. 3:15-cv-00131-WHO.)

#18-88 Oman v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., S248726. (9th Cir. No. 17-15124; 889 F.3d 1075; Northern District of California No. 3:15-cv-00131-WHO.) 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

Jul 10, 2018
#18-86 McGlynn v. State of California, S248513. (A146855; 21 Cal.App.5th 548; San Francisco County Superior Court; CPF14514052.)

#18-86 McGlynn v. State of California, S248513. (A146855; 21 Cal.App.5th 548; San Francisco County Superior Court; CPF14514052.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Alameda

May 22, 2018
#18-67 Gonzalez v. Mathis, S247677. (B272344; 20 Cal.App.5th 257; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC542498.)

#18-67 Gonzalez v. Mathis, S247677. (B272344; 20 Cal.App.5th 257; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC542498.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following issue: Can a homeowner who hires an independent contractor be

May 22, 2018
#18-69 Duchan v. Los Angeles Unified School Dist., S247573. (B279524; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC591524.)

#18-69 Duchan v. Los Angeles Unified School Dist., S247573. (B279524; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC591524.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order granting in part a special motion to strike in a civil action. The court ordered briefing

Apr 26, 2018
#18-61 California School Boards Assn. v. State of California, S247266. (A148606; 19 Cal.App.5th 566; Alameda County Superior Court; RG11554698

#18-61 California School Boards Assn. v. State of California, S247266. (A148606; 19 Cal.App.5th 566; Alameda County Superior Court; RG11554698.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part to the denial of a petition for writ of administrative mandate.

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