California Supreme Court

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Name: California Supreme Court
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 5 reports

Supreme Court to review Newhall Ranch decision

Valencia, Calif. - The California Supreme Court will hear a case brought by several groups challenging approval of a large housing development near Ventura County.In 2011, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Wishtoyo Foundation and its Ventura Coastkeeper ... [Published Ventura County Star - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Felony convictions from single act can’t count as separate strikes under California 3 strikes law, court says

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court says two felony convictions stemming from a single act cannot be counted as separate strikes under the state’s three strikes law.The unanimous ruling on Thursday came in the case of a woman, Darlene Vargas, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - UCL Unfair Sales Tax Claims Remanded Based On Decision In Loeffler

SAN FRANCISCO - The California Supreme Court on July 9 dismissed an appeal of a consumer class action alleging a state unfair competition law (UCL) violation against a wireless phone company for failing to disclose the amount of taxes charged for phones, ... [Published Mealey - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

California Court Rules on What Counts as 3 Strikes

The California Supreme Court says two felony convictions stemming from a single act cannot be counted as separate strikes under the state's three strikes law. The unanimous ruling on Thursday came in the case of a woman, Darlene Vargas, who was sentenced ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

California Supreme Court rules that architects can be sued by condo association

California’s Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that the principal architects for a condominium project may be sued directly by a condominium homeowners association for design defects.Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and HKS, Inc. were the principal architects ... [Published Building Design Construction - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyers in Nonjudicial States Should File Constitutional Challenge

I have been receiving increasingly urgent and frustrated messages from lawyers in nonjudicial cases. They are dismayed that the most basic components of proof are not required from “new” trustees on deeds of trust and “new” beneficiaries on the deed ... [Published Livinglies's Weblog - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Is CHP protection being abused?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Team 10 has tracked some of California's Highway Patrol officers from Puerto Rico to Hawaii and expense reports show they -- and the people they are protecting as part of the 25-member Judicial Protection Section -- stay at exclusive ... [Published 10News.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

California Supreme Court: Gentry is Gone. PAGA Lives On.

Compelled by U.S. Supreme Court precedent advancing arbitration as a method of dispute resolution, the California Supreme Court in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC (No. S20432, June 23, 2014) held that its decision in Gentry v. Superior ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Calif. High Court Ruling Changes Class Action Landscape

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” The California Supreme Court could have been channeling Mark Twain when it rejected, emphatically, the unbridled use of statistical sampling to prove liability in a class action wage and ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Update: Employee’s Refusal to Sign Written Disciplinary Notice Not “Misconduct” Under California Unemployment Insurance Code

Approximately two years ago, a California court of appeal held that an employee’s refusal to sign a disciplinary memorandum amounted to misconduct under the California Unemployment Insurance Code, disqualifying him from unemployment insurance benefits.  ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

California Supreme Court overrules prior appellate decision on coverage for product disparagement

In , the California Supreme Court clarified the law on coverage for commercial disparagement, expressly overruling an earlier intermediate appellate decision that had significantly broadened coverage for the tort. The Supreme Court held a claim of disparagement ... [Published Lexology - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Undocumented Workers May Pursue Claims Under California’s FEHA, So Says The California Supreme Court

On June 26, 2014, in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co. , the California Supreme Court held that undocumented immigrants who fraudulently obtained employment still may pursue retaliation and discrimination claims under the California Fair Employment and Housing ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 10 2014]

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(2) Temporarily stay enforcement of Lompoc’s residency restrictions, which provide that registered sex offenders may not live "2,000 feet from . . . a child care center, public or private school . . . park, or public library"   until such time as the California Supreme Court has issued a final and binding decision in the matter of In Re Taylor
"A three-judge Court of Appeals panel issued a definitive, 112-page opinion approving the Newhall Ranch development, and we are confident the California Supreme Court will uphold it" Lauffer wrote in an email to The Star Friday
"Due to the Supreme Court's acceptance of review in this case, we have recommended that the city stay its residency restrictions until we know the final state of the law on this issue" Tabaian said
"Is this really needed for protection?" San Diego County Superior Court Judge Tony Manio questioned. "If so, it should be done. If it’s just because of prestige and convenience then I don't see any reason the CHP should be operating an armed taxi service."

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HOA Homefront: Animals always a hot topic in Co... [Published Victorville Daily Press - 11 hours ago]
County workers retire as legal battle over bene... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 14 hours ago]
Lompoc Changing Strict Sex Offender Laws [Published KEYT3 - 17 hours ago]
Supreme Court accepts review of Newhall Ranch case [Published Santa Clarita Valley Signal - 19 hours ago]
Supreme Court to review Newhall Ranch decision [Published Ventura County Star - 20 hours ago]
Felony convictions from single act can’t count ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
California Supreme Court to review opinion in N... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
Nailing Down Independent Contractor Status [Published HG.org - 22 hours ago]
California Supreme Court to review opinion in N... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 11 2014]
California Supreme Court to review opinion in N... [Published Greenspace - Jul 11 2014]
California Supreme Court to review opinion in N... [Published Top of the Ticket - Jul 11 2014]
The Full Credit Bid at a Foreclosure Sale: Don’... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
Torts – Parents and Minor not Liable for Minor ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
California Court Rules on What Counts as 3 Strikes [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 11 2014]
Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - UCL Unf... [Published Mealey - Jul 11 2014]
California Supreme Court rules that architects ... [Published Building Design Construction - Jul 11 2014]
Supreme Court’s CEQA Docket Expands With Grant ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
State Supreme Court rules on three strikes law [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 11 2014]
The California Supreme Court Decides In Favor O... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
Insured adequately stated bad-faith claim by al... [Published Lexology - Jul 11 2014]
Federal judge refuses to stay execution of Ariz... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 11 2014]
Lawyers in Nonjudicial States Should File Const... [Published Livinglies's Weblog - Jul 11 2014]
Lompoc May Revise ‘Presence’ Restrictions for S... [Published Noozhawk.com - Jul 11 2014]
Is CHP protection being abused? [Published 10News.com - Jul 11 2014]
Treasure Island development plans moving forwar... [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Jul 11 2014]
California Supreme Court: Gentry is Gone. PAGA ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
Calif. High Court Ruling Changes Class Action L... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
THREE ATTORNEYS ELECTED TO STATE BAR BOARD OF T... [Published California Bar Journal - Jul 11 2014]
California Powerhouse: Best Best & Krieger [Published Best Best & Krieger - Jul 10 2014]
Update: Employee’s Refusal to Sign Written Disc... [Published JD Supra - Jul 10 2014]
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California Supreme Court to review opinion in N... [Published Greenspace - Jul 11 2014]
The California Supreme Court has agreed to review a petition filed by environmental and Native American groups opposed to a recent state appellate court opinion in the decades-long dispute over plans to build a community of 60,000 residents about 35 miles ...
California Supreme Court to review opinion in N... [Published Top of the Ticket - Jul 11 2014]
The California Supreme Court has agreed to review a petition filed by environmental and Native American groups opposed to a recent state appellate court opinion in the decades-long dispute over plans to build a community of 60,000 residents about 35 miles ...
Lawyers in Nonjudicial States Should File Const... [Published Livinglies's Weblog - Jul 11 2014]
I have been receiving increasingly urgent and frustrated messages from lawyers in nonjudicial cases. They are dismayed that the most basic components of proof are not required from “new” trustees on deeds of trust and “new” beneficiaries on the deed ...
Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with h... [Published Greenspace - Jul 07 2014]
As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. ...
Gov. Jerry Brown likes to break the mold with h... [Published Top of the Ticket - Jul 07 2014]
As he mulls over candidates for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has shown a willingness to break from tradition and draw from a wider pool of attorneys than previous governors. ...
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California Supreme Court Finds that Homeowners ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 08 2014]
Are ZIP code data collection suits the latest l... [Published Financial Services - Jun 05 2014]
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