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California Supreme Court Upholds SB800 As Exclusive Remedy, Disapproves Liberty Mutual

by Newmeyer & Dillion LLP on

N&D proudly announces that the California Supreme Court has unanimously agreed with our positionand has ruled in support of the Right to Repair Act. The Supreme Court has spoken: The Legislature said what it meant, and...more

California Employment Law Notes - January 2018

Trial Court Erroneously Granted Bill Cosby's Anti-SLAPP Motion - Dickinson v. Cosby, 17 Cal. App. 5th 655 (2017) - After Janice Dickinson went public with her accusations of rape against Bill Cosby, Cosby's attorney...more

A Federal Court Gets Opportunity to Weigh In on Prop 65 With a Little Help from Some Friends

Much of the recent discussion regarding Prop 65 has been focused on the regulatory changes going into effect in August of 2018. And that makes sense since there will be significant changes to the warnings, responsibility, and...more

The Past Year In CEQA Case Law: A Quick Look Back at 2017

by Miller Starr Regalia on

As we move into a brand new year of tracking CEQA developments, it seems like an appropriate time to survey and briefly recap some of the many significant published case law developments that occurred over the past...more

CEQA Year In Review 2017

by Perkins Coie on

A Summary of Published Appellate Opinions Under the California Environmental Quality Act - In 2017, the California Supreme Court issued two decisions involving highly controversial questions of first impression. In the...more

Grubhub Trial Decision Could Be Delayed For A Very Scary Reason

by Fisher Phillips on

The first few days of 2018 might not be going to plan for those gig economy businesses hoping that the new year might bring some relief in the seemingly never-ending misclassification struggle. As we sit on pins and needles...more

Which Counties Produce the Court’s Civil Docket (Part 5)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

For the past several weeks, we’ve been reviewing the year by year data relating to which counties have produced the Supreme Court’s civil and criminal dockets. This week, we’ve reached our final part – the years 2014 through...more

Voters May Petition to Tax Cannabis

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland State - Supreme Court of California (August 28, 2017) - In California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland State, the Supreme Court of California held that while the state...more

What Counties Produce the Court’s Civil Docket (Part 4)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

For the past several weeks, we’ve been reviewing the trial courts which produced the Supreme Court’s civil and criminal dockets since 1994. This week, we’re looking at the years 2009 through 2013 – first up, the civil...more

What Counties Produce the Court’s Criminal Docket (Part 4)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

In our last post, we looked at the originating trial courts for the Supreme Court’s civil docket for the years 2009 through 2013. With this post, we’re looking at the Court’s criminal docket for the same years....more

California Supreme Court Recognizes “Innovator Liability”

Last week, the California Supreme Court in T.H. v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., became the first state high court to recognize the doctrine of “innovator liability,” unanimously holding that brand-name prescription drug...more

Addendum to the Worst Prescription Drug/Medical Device Decisions of 2017

by Reed Smith on

Sometimes it happens.  For eleven years, we have published our annual “worst of” the year post on the Thursday before Christmas and our annual “best of” the year post on the Thursday before New Year’s....more

Breaking News: TH v. Novartis – California Supreme Court Recognizes New Tort Duties as Traditional Limits Slide into the Sea

by Reed Smith on

We posted our 2017 “Worst 10 decisions” list a day too soon, because the California Supreme Court issued its anticipated decision in TH v. Novartis, No. S233898, slip op. (Cal. Dec. 22, 2017) today, and if it is not the worst...more

Which Counties Produce the Court’s Criminal Docket (Part 3)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

Yesterday, we reviewed which counties produced the Supreme Court’s civil docket, year by year, for the years 2004 through 2008. Today, we’re looking at the criminal docket for the same years....more

Which Counties Produce the Court’s Civil Docket (Part 3)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

For the past two weeks, we’ve been considering which county trial courts produce the Court’s civil and criminal dockets, year by year. This week, we’re looking at the data for the years 2004 through 2008....more

Which Counties Produce the Court’s Criminal Docket (Part 2)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

Yesterday, we reviewed the year by year data on which trial courts produced the Court’s civil docket for the years 1999 through 2003. Today, we’re looking at the criminal docket....more

What Counties Produce the Court’s Civil Docket (Part 2)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

Last week, we began reviewing the trial courts from which the state Supreme Court’s civil and criminal dockets arise year by year, both here and over on our sister blog the Illinois Supreme Court Review. This week, we’re...more

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - December 2017 #2

by Allen Matkins on

Lawsuit challenges President’s authority to shrink Bears Ears National Monument - The Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 7 A coalition of American Indian tribes, recreation interests including the outdoor clothing manufacturer...more

California Supreme Court Holds Groundwater Pumping Charges Are Not Property-Related Charges Subject to Proposition 218 - Case May...

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

The California Supreme Court concluded recently that a local water agency’s groundwater pumping charges are not property-related charges subject to the substantive and procedural requirements of California Constitution...more

Which Counties Produce the Court’s Criminal Docket (Part 1)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

Yesterday, we reviewed the counties which produced the Supreme Court’s civil docket for the years 1994 through 1998. Today, we’re reviewing the Court’s criminal docket for the same years. In 1994, the Court decided nine...more

Exhausting Coverage: California Supreme Court Agrees to Weigh in on Conflict Between Horizontal Versus Vertical Exhaustion

by Reed Smith on

The Supreme Court of California has accepted review of Montrose Chemical Corporation v. Superior Court, 14 Cal.App.5th 1306 (App. 2nd Dist. 2017), a decision in which the Court of Appeal required a policyholder to prove...more

Which Counties Produce the Court’s Civil Docket (Part 1)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

Last week, we completed our review of the government’s winning percentage in civil cases between 1994 and the present. This week, we’re beginning a new subject – which trial courts accounted for the Court’s civil and...more

California Supreme Court Confirms Certain Groundwater Pumping Charges are Outside Scope of Prop 218

by Downey Brand LLP on

On December 4, the California Supreme Court ruled that groundwater pumping charges levied to fund a basin-wide conservation and management program were not property-related fees subject to Proposition 218. The decision, City...more

Land Use Matters: Alston & Bird LLP, November 2017

by Alston & Bird on

Land Use Matters provides information and insights into legal and regulatory developments, primarily at the Los Angeles City and County levels, affecting land use matters, as well as new CEQA appellate decisions. State of...more

How Often Do Governmental Entities Win Their Civil Appeals (Part 4)?

by Sedgwick LLP on

For the past two weeks, we’ve been reviewing the government’s winning percentage as appellant in civil appeals at the California Supreme Court, year by year and by area of law. Today, we complete our survey, looking at the...more

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