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BARDIS v. OATES

California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Remedies
There was no error in the award of compensatory damages, however the punitive damages award shall be reduced in light of recent due process...
05/28/2004 C340430

THE PEOPLE v. CARRILLO

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant was deprived of a fair trial due to the prosecution's use of evidence of her poverty as a motive for her commission of the charged crime.
05/28/2004 G031382

THE PEOPLE v. HILL

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Appellant's contention that the trial court was required to impose a certain sentence is incorrect as the court is not that limited in that it has the...
05/28/2004 A100958

PEART v. FERRO

California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
The recreational use of a Sea-Doo jet ski is a sport activity to which the primary assumption of risk doctrine is applicable, irrespective of the...
05/28/2004 A099199

MARTINEZ v. ENTER. RENT-A-CAR CO.

California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure
(Industry: Autos)

The dealer to dealer expemption applies to all Vehicle Code requirements. Further, a vehicle is not a total loss salvage vehicle unless, based on an...
05/28/2004 F042715

CITY OF MODESTO REDEVOLPMENT AGENCY v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY (DOW CHEM. CO.)

California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Government Law, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Water Law
Petition for writ of extraordinary relief is granted after the trial court ruled in favor of defendant's summary judgment motion regarding the Polanco...
05/28/2004 A104367

THE PEOPLE v. COLT

California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's appeal of the order denying his suppression of evidence motion is denied because there was no Fourth Amendment violation as he voluntarily...
05/27/2004 B167293

GEBREMICAEL v. CALIFORNIA COMM'N ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure, Education Law
The mandatory denial provision of Education Code section 44346.1 does not apply to plaintiff because at the time of his application for a teaching...
05/27/2004 C044181

THE PEOPLE v. SISAVATH

California Court of Appeal
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Four of defendant's abuse convictions are reversed because the admission of "testimonial" hearsay statements against a criminal defendant violates the...
05/27/2004 F041885

HOILIDAY MATINEE INC. v. RAMBUS, INC.

California Court of Appeal
Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Intellectual Property, Patent
The claims alleged in the complaint arise under federal patent law, as such, California courts lack subject matter jurisdiction over plaintiff's...
05/27/2004 H026142