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Robin Rudisill v. California Coastal Commission, Xingyun, LLC

The trial court awarded sanctions in the form of attorney
fees against Real Parties in Interest Xingyun LLC (Xingyun), 422
Grand Blvd LLC (422 Grand), 424 Grand Blvd LLC (424 Grand),
and 426 Grand Blvd LLC (426 Grand) (collectively, Real Parties)
for filing a frivolous motion to strike under the anti-SLAPP
statute (Code Civ. Proc., § 425.16).1 The anti-SLAPP motion
concerne... More...
   $0 (06-09-2019 - CA)

Boatworks, LLC v. City of Alameda


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The Mitigation Fee Act (Gov. Code, § 66000 et seq.)
authorizes local agencies to
impose fees on a d... More...
   $0 (05-28-2019 - CA)

Dane-Elec Corporation, USA v. Nessim Bodokh

Labor Code section 218.5, an attorney fee-shifting statute in actions for
nonpayment of wages, prohibits a prevailing party employer from recovering attorney
fees unless the trial court finds the employee brought the wage claim in bad faith. This
appeal presents an issue regarding the effect of Labor Code section 218.5 on a prevailing
party employer’s right to recover contract-base... More...
   $0 (05-25-2019 - CA)

Patrick Barber v. The California State Personnel Board, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Real Party in Interest

This is plaintiff and appellant Patrick Barber’s second appeal in this case and
raises an issue of first impression.
Upon remand from Barber’s first appeal (Barber I),
defendant and respondent, the California State Personnel Board (SPB), awarded Barber a
lump sum back pay award, which resulted in Barber incurring increased income tax
liability. SPB denied Barber’s motion for r... More...
   $0 (05-18-2019 - CA)

Richard Molina v. The Superior Court of Orange County, The People, Real Party in Interest


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Original proceedings; petition for a writ of mandate to challenge an order of
the Superior Court of Or... More...
   $0 (05-18-2019 - CA)

Anthony Inzana v. Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors


Irrigation District (TID) is an irrigation district formed and existing under
the Irrigation District Law (Water Code, § 20500 et seq.),1 which grants irrigation

1 Undesignated statutory references are to... More...
   $0 (05-16-2019 - CA)

RJA DOZER SERVICE LLC. v. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of FORD COUNTY, KANSAS, comprised of SHAWN TASSET, CHRIS BOYS, and KEN SNOOK; and DEBBIE COX, FORD COUNTY CLERK


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The Board of County Commissioners of Ford County invited bids for a landfill project. The invitation—requiring a... More...
   $0 (05-12-2019 - KS)

Steven M. Goldstein v. California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

Steven M. Goldstein appeals following the denial of his petition for writ of
administrative mandate to compel the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals
Board (the Board) to set aside its decision denying unemployment insurance benefits.
We agree with Goldstein that the Board misapplied the governing law, thereby
committing an abuse of discretion. However, because Goldstein fail... More...
   $0 (05-04-2019 - CA)

Steven M. Goldstein v. California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

Steven M. Goldstein appeals following the denial of his petition for writ of
administrative mandate to compel the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals
Board (the Board) to set aside its decision denying unemployment insurance benefits.
We agree with Goldstein that the Board misapplied the governing law, thereby
committing an abuse of discretion. However, because Goldstein fail... More...
   $0 (05-01-2019 - CA)

In Re: Sheriff Richard Wiles





Reyes-Landeros is charged with a misdemeanor offense in cause number 20170C09802
and the case is pending in the County Criminal Court No. 4. According to the mandamus petition, the Department of Homeland Security placed an ICE detainer on R... More...
   $0 (04-29-2019 - TX)

SHAWNDELL MAYS v. STATE OF KANSAS












In affirming Mays' convictions, the Kansas Supreme Court summarized the under... More...
   $0 (04-27-2019 - KS)

Tanimura & Antle Fresh Foods, Inc. v. Salinas Union High School District




In this appeal we consider whether a school district acted reasonably in imposing
school impact fees on a new residential development project intended to house adult
seasonal farmworkers employed by the company. The trial court found that there was no
reasonable relationshi... More...
   $0 (04-27-2019 - CA)

Carolina Poncio v. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

The Division of Recycling within the Department of Resources Recycling and
Recovery (CalRecycle) granted Carolina Poncio a probationary certificate to run a
recycling center. CalRecycle revoked her probationary certificate after Poncio’s husband
Victor attempted to bribe a CalRecycle employee assigned to audit Poncio’s recycling
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center. After a CalRecycle hearing officer uph... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - CA)

Connie Jean Smith v. SEECO, Inc.





In this appeal four groups of prospective intervenors—the Arnett I, Arnett II, Charter Land Co. LLC, and Wyborny appellants—challenge the district court’s1denials of their motions to intervene in a class action lawsuit by named plaintiffConnie Jean Smith against SEECO, Inc., et ... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - AR)

Lucinda Cox v. Hollis Griffin


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The lesson in this case is there are important distinctions between the torts of false
imprisonment and malicious pro... More...
   $0 (04-19-2019 - CA)

Lucinda Cox v. Hollis Griffin

The lesson in this case is there are important distinctions between the torts of false
imprisonment and malicious prosecution. Lucinda Cox alleged that Hollis Griffin
intentionally filed a false police report accusing Cox of forgery and embezzlement,
leading to Cox's arrest and seven-day incarceration. Cox's attorney asked the court to
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instruct the jury on false arrest (fals... More...
   $0 (04-18-2019 - CA)

Deanna J. Robinson v. Hunt County





Deanna J. Robinson sued Defendants Hunt County, Sheriff Randy Meeks, and several employees of the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), alleging unconstitutional censorship on the HCSO Facebook page. The district court den... More...
   $0 (04-16-2019 - )

KENNETH E. FROST v. JOE NORWOOD, et al.


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In 1990, the district court sentenced Frost to an indeterminate prison term of 3 to 10 years in Jefferson County case 90C... More...
   $0 (04-15-2019 - KS)

Kenneth K. York v. City of Los Angeles

Kenneth and Annette York (plaintiffs) own a 40-acre parcel
of land in the Hollywood Hills. In 2011, they sought approval
from the City of Los Angeles (City) to build a large house, guest
house, and recreational area on the property. To do so, they also
sought approval of nearly 80,000 cubic yards of grading—more
than 24 times the amount of grading permitted by right. The
Ci... More...
   $0 (04-06-2019 - CA)

Jennifer A. Britt vs. Jeremy M. Otto and AMERICAN FAMILY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, S.I.




On September 9, 2017, Britt was injured in an accident involving her vehicle and a
vehicle driven by Otto. Otto was insured by an automobile policy issued by American
Family ("Otto's policy"). Ott... More...
   $0 (04-05-2019 - MO)

National Asian American Coalition v. Gavin Newsom, as Governor




This appeal arises out of the subprime mortgage crisis, a nationwide banking
emergency that began in 2007 with the collapse of a housing financing bubble created in
large part by an increase in housing speculation and subprime lending practices. This
crisis led to a deep recession in the Unite... More...
   $0 (04-03-2019 - CA)

STATE OF NEBRASKA V. MIKE H. VALDEZ




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On January 25, 2017, the WING Drug Task Force in Scotts B... More...
   $0 (04-01-2019 - NE)

STATE OF KANSAS v. KENDALL WAYNE GOLSTON














On December 26, 2016, Kendall Wayne Golston entered J.S.J.'s apartm... More...
   $0 (03-26-2019 - KS)

California Department of Finance v. City of Merced, Lisa Cardella-Presto, as Auditor-Controller, etc., Real Party in Interest

This is an unusual “Great Dissolution” case (see City of Brentwood v. Campbell
(2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 488, 491) that turns on basic civil procedure questions.1
The
City of Merced (City) participated in the normal due diligence review (DDR) process to
review what, if any, monies had to be disgorged when its former RDA was statutorily
dissolved. The City did not initiate a judic... More...
   $0 (03-24-2019 - CA)

Bruce A. Vance et al. v. State of Ohio




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On June 26, 2015, appellants, Bruce A. Vance, G. Fredrick Pierce-Ruhland, and the Joseph K. Blystone T... More...
   $0 (03-24-2019 - OH)

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