Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is not pleased with the California First Appellate District Court of Appeal's decision to not give the company immunity in a case involving an injury to a child and has asked the California Supreme Court to take up the case.
LOS ANGELES — A former tenure-track professor at California State University is continuing a lawsuit against the university for allegedly denying tenure because of his national origin, also claiming the school failed to provide a non-discriminating workplace.
A petition for review with the Supreme Court of California that seeks to overturn a decision made by the California First District Court of Appeal in Glenda Lovell vs. Stanley Fong et al. could be in the works, according to Glenda Lovell’s attorney.
SAN FRANCISCO — A rule that employees do not have to be paid for the brief amount of time between clocking out and closing a store applies in California, Starbucks argues in a filing with the state Supreme Court.
SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of the U.S. Senate confirming Neil Gorsuch as the 113th member of the U.S. Supreme Court, a California judge and civil rights advocates have called on state courts to do their parts to protect individual rights.
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court will not depublish its decision regarding an environmental-impact report in a residential development project despite numerous requests by local and state organizations, associations, developers and law firms.
The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) recently filed an amicus brief in favor of Toyota against claims of product liability for the alleged failure of an optional feature in the Toyota Tundra.
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that claimants who are seeking to remove coho salmon from the state's endangered species list can now attempt to demonstrate that the fish never should have been included on the list.
SAN JOSE — An advocate for government transparency is praising a recent ruling by the California Supreme Court, stating public officials cannot hide government business by using personal accounts or devices.
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court of California this summer will review a 2014 decision by the Court of Appeal for the 2nd District to determine whether local governments can impose a documentary transfer tax on a “legal entity that indirectly owns real estate within the state.”
LOS ANGELES — Richard Charles Brizendine, an attorney practicing out of Long Beach, was disbarred from practicing law in California after he was convicted by a federal court of felony money laundering.