California Supreme Court

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Name: California Supreme Court
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

With Cuéllar, Brown makes another solid choice for state's high court

In nominating law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar to the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown is continuing a pattern of picking solid, moderately liberal jurists with backgrounds that reflect the diversity of the state's population. Cuéllar, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Gin Chow: First the predictions, then fame

Gin Chow was born in 1857 in China, the son of middle-class parents.It was said that his grandfather, a wealthy man endowed with a gift for prophecy, had been sentenced to life imprisonment for (correctly) predicting trouble in the emperor’s future. Even ... [Published Santa Maria Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Worker can bring FEHA claim despite false papers, California Supreme Court rules

Why it matters: An immigrant could bring a Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) claim against his employer even though he falsified his employment status to obtain the job, the California Supreme Court recently decided. The court did limit the employee’s ... [Published Lexology - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

Shoplifter fleeing Macy's douses guard with pepper spray, police say

The woman was spotted inside the Main Place Mall department store at about 9 p.m. Tuesday walking off with the stolen clothing, police said.When a security guard tried to stop her, police said, she shot the guard with pepper spray two times.She then sprinted ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

California Employees Can Waive Class Claims In An Arbitration Agreement, But Not PAGA Claims

Resolving an issue that has created uncertainty for California employers, the California Supreme Court recently held in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC that class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements can be upheld under ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

1 stabbed to death, 2 injured by suspects in SUV, authorities say

Two of the men were stabbed and the third was hit with a blunt object. One of the stabbing victims died at the scene and the other two men were taken to the hospital, where they were last listed in fair condition.The SUV was last seen heading northbound ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Obama visit: Another day of road closures awaits L.A. commuters

Obama's arrival on Wednesday quickly prompted a round of griping on social media, accompanied by two common hashtags on local social media: #Obamatraffic and #ThanksObama. Bus delays caused by the presidential motorcade also reportedly delayed a woman ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Fenwick Employment Brief - July 2014

California Employees Can Waive Class Claims In An Arbitration Agreement, But Not PAGA ClaimsChange To Handbook Arbitration Policy—Adding Class Action Waiver—Was Valid And EnforceableIRCA Does Not Preempt FEHA, But Limits Available RemediesNEWS BITESCommission ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

Seeking Credit for Deferred Commissions? You Might Get Declined

Last week, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc. , deciding that employers may not apply commission payments to earlier pay periods for the purposes of establishing that an employee meets the minimum wage ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 9 reports

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Nominated To California Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a Mexican-born Stanford University law professor, has been nominated by California Gov. Jerry Brown to serve as associate justice of the state’s Supreme Court. Cuéllar has taught administrative, criminal and international law, ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 6 reports

Scholar, Latino Could Be Supreme Court Judge

A Stanford University law professor, who as a child crossed the border from his Mexican home to attend school in Texas and went on to serve two U.S. presidents, has made history by being tapped to serve on California’s Supreme Court.California Gov. Jerry ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

California Supreme Court Decides Commission Issue

​​​​​​​(July 21, 2014) A recent California Supreme ​Court ruling interprets how to apply a key test to determine whether a commissioned inside sales employee is exempt from overtime.Commissioned inside sales representatives in California are entitled ... [Published California Chamber of Commerce - Jul 22 2014]

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...The Supreme Court explained: "Although evidence of variation in how carriers performed their work might support Antelope Valley‘s position that it did not control the carriers' work (hence giving rise to characterization as an independent contractor), such evidence would not convert the critical question—how much right does Antelope Valley have to control what its carriers do?—from a common one capable of answer on a class-wide basis to an individual one requiring mini-trials."
"We believe it's inconsistent with prior rulings from other appellate courts" said Matisse Knight, a lawyer representing Rudy and Linda Light
...interrupted - when they are sleeping, eating, watching television, reading on the Internet, or whatever they’re doing in their trailers?" said Knee. "If somebody wants to leave the jobsite, they can call dispatch and they’re either given permission to leave or, if they’re not given permission to leave, then they’re paid from the moment they request to leave going forward from the rest of the sleep time."

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Call (and record) me, maybe: dismissal of call-... [Published Lexology - Jul 25 2014]
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Class-Action Waivers in Calif. and Beyond After... [Published Corporate Counsel - Jul 25 2014]
Should guards be paid for on-call 'sleep time?' [Published Security Info Watch - Jul 25 2014]
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No Way To Die In California [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jul 25 2014]
Arrest warrant issued for California man with t... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
Third Bell council member to be sentenced; D.A.... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
Porcelain dolls left at girls' homes determined... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
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Bad Day for Bad Teachers, Good Day for Kids [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Jul 27 2014]
This is a guest post courtesy of Richard Berman at the Capital Research Center , under the title A Bad Day for Bad Teachers . Summary: In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the landmark decision Brown v. Board of Education, which struck down racially ...
No Way To Die In California [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jul 25 2014]
On July 16, 2014, United States District Judge Cormac J. Carney1 found that California’s death penalty was an unconstitutional violation of the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The case in which Judge Carney found occasion to ...
Brown Picks Mariano-Florentino Cuellar for Supr... [Published Calitics - Front Page - Jul 23 2014]
Stanford Law Professor is first of two picks that Brown will make by Brian Leubitz Gov. Brown will replace Justices Baxter and Kennard this year, and today he announced his first pick, Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar . Cuellar, ...
Stanford University Law Professor Appointed to ... [Published Law Blog - Jul 22 2014]
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a Mexican-born Stanford University law professor, is Gov. Jerry Brown’s pick as the next associate justice of the California Supreme Court.Mr. Cuéllar, 41, has taught administrative, criminal and international law, according ...
Stanford University Law Professor Appointed to ... [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - Jul 22 2014]
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a Mexican-born Stanford University law professor, is Gov. Jerry Brown’s pick as the next associate justice of the California Supreme Court.Mr. Cuéllar, 41, has taught administrative, criminal and international law, according ...
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