California Supreme Court Watch

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

Aug 19, 2020
Conservatorship of J.Y., S263044.

#20-227 Conservatorship of J.Y., S263044. (A157323; 49 Cal.App.5th 220; Contra Costa County Superior Court; P0400120.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed as moot an appeal in a conservatorship proceeding. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Conservatorship of E.B., S261812 (#20-155),

Aug 19, 2020
Betancourt v. OS Restaurant Services, LLC, S262866.

#20-225 Betancourt v. OS Restaurant Services, LLC, S262866. (B293625; 49 Cal.App.5th 240; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC629916.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the award of attorney fees in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Naranjo

Aug 12, 2020
D’Arcy v. Schulte, S262532.

#20-214 D’Arcy v. Schulte, S262532. (G057203; nonpublished opinion; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2017-00916754.) 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 Geiser v. Kuhns,

Aug 12, 2020
Zolly v. City of Oakland, S262634.

#20-209 Zolly v. City of Oakland, S262634. (A154986; 47 Cal.App.5th 73; Alameda County Superior Court; RG16821376.) 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 city

Aug 12, 2020
Coast Community College Dist. v. Commission on State Mandates, S262663.

#20-205 Coast Community College Dist. v. Commission on State Mandates, S262663. (C080349; 47 Cal.App.5th 415; Sacramento County Superior Court; 34201480001842CUWMGDS.) 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

Jul 29, 2020
Lopez v. Ledesma, S262487.

#20-198 Lopez v. Ledesma, S262487. (B284452; 46 Cal.App.5th 980; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC519180.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following issue: Was a physician’s assistant who treated a patient without

Jul 22, 2020
Weimer v. Nationstar Mortgage, LCC, S262024.

#20-196 Weimer v. Nationstar Mortgage, LCC, S262024. (C080550; 47 Cal.App.5th 341; Placer County Superior Court; SCV0035286.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in

Jul 22, 2020
Geiser v. Kuhns, S262032.

#20-188 Geiser v. Kuhns, S262032. (B279738; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS161018, BS161019, BS161020.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order awarding attorney fees in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: How should it

Jul 08, 2020
Siry Investment v. Farkhondehpour, S262081.

#20-167 Siry Investment v. Farkhondehpour, S262081. (B27750, B279009, B285904; 45 Cal.App.5th 1098; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC372362.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) May a party in default

May 13, 2020
Grande v. Eisenhower Medical Center, S261247.

#20-121 Grande v. Eisenhower Medical Center, S261247. (E068730, E068751; 44 Cal.App.5th 1147; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1514281.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: May a class of workers

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