California Decisions - On the Books and Off: Why the Bar should remain attentive to the benefits of seeking both publication and depublication


In California, only about one out of 10 Court of Appeal opinions

are published in the official reporter, California Appellate

Reports. The other nine out of 10 cannot be cited as precedent

and do not shape California law. Yet the Bar may be unfamiliar with the procedures for requesting publication and depublication

of Court of Appeal opinions, and unaware that changes in judicial perceptions and court rules have influenced the

willingness of courts to order that opinions be published or


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