California Supreme Court Watch

Sep 13, 2023
Raju v. Superior Court, S281001.

#23-175 Raju v. Superior Court, S281001. (A164736; 92 Cal.App.5th 438, mod. 92 Cal.App.5th 1222; Contra Costa County Superior Court; MSRA210005.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) Does a taxpayer have standing to pursue a civil action against a superior court based on its alleged failure to expedite and prioritize criminal cases? (2) If so, may such an action be based on Penal Code section 1049.5 or 1050?

Petition for review granted: 9/13/2023

Case fully briefed: 2/29/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.

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