California Supreme Court Watch

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

Dec 30, 2020
Bailey v. San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, S265223.

#20-396 Bailey v. San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, S265223. (A153520; nonpublished opinion; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC15549675.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Did the Court of Appeal properly

Oct 21, 2020
Pico Neighborhood Assn. v. City of Santa Monica, S263972.

#20-310 Pico Neighborhood Assn. v. City of Santa Monica, S263972. (B295935; 51 Cal.App.5th 1002; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC616804.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. The court directed the parties to brief the following issue:

Oct 14, 2020
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. v. Bay Area Toll Authority, S263835.

#20-307 Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. v. Bay Area Toll Authority, S263835. (A157598, A157972; 51 Cal.App.5th 435; San Francisco County Superior Court; CGC18567860, CPF18516276.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision

Sep 30, 2020
Segal v. ASICS America, S263569.

#20-275 Segal v. ASICS America, S263569. (B299184; 50 Cal.App.5th 659; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC597769.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed a post-judgment order in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: May a party recover costs

Sep 23, 2020
Domondo v. Three Olives Inc., S263701.

#20-271 Domondo v. Three Olives Inc., S263701. (B292561; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles; BC641464.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., S258019 (#19-173), which

Sep 16, 2020
Hill RHF Housing Partners, L.P. v. City of Los Angeles, S263734.

#20-250 Hill RHF Housing Partners, L.P. v. City of Los Angeles, S263734. (B295181, B295315; 51 Cal.App.5th 621; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS170127, BS170352.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgments in actions for writ of

Sep 16, 2020
Boermeester v. Carry, S263180.

#20-249 Boermeester v. Carry, S263180. (B290675; 49 Cal.App.5th 682; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BS170473.) 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: Does the common law right

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,

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