The Court will hear oral argument on four civil cases this November, addressing a variety of issues:
Cassel v. Superior Court. (Wasserman, Comden, Casselman & Pearson),S178914: (1) Are the private conversations of an attorney and client for the purpose of mediation entitled to confidentiality under Evid. Code §§1115 through 1128? (2) Is an attorney a "participant" in a mediation such that communications between the attorney and his or her client for purposes of mediation must remain confidential under Evid. Code §§1119(c) and 1122(a)(2)? Oral argument is scheduled for 11/2/10. For more details about Cassell, see the Attorney-Related update page...
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