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California Court of Appeal - September 2018 Opinion Summaries


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People v. Wong

California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Modified the sentence of a defendant who was convicted and sentenced to life for the attempted murder of his wife, staying the imposition of two of...
09/28/2018 B283174

Golden Door Properties LLC v. County of San Diego

California Court of Appeal
Environmental Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that the County of San Diego is barred from using its 2016 climate change analysis guidance document in reviewing greenhouse gas impacts of...
09/28/2018 D072406

Jabo v. YMCA of San Diego County

California Court of Appeal
Sports Law, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed on summary judgment that a YMCA was not liable for negligence in the death of a man who died of sudden cardiac arrest after playing soccer on...
09/28/2018 D072613

Payton v. CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc.

California Court of Appeal
Class Actions, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed the denial of class certification in an action alleging wage and hour violations, finding substantial evidence that individual questions...
09/28/2018 B284065

Atempa v. Pedrazzani

California Court of Appeal
Labor & Employment Law
Held that a restaurant owner could be held individually liable for civil penalties for violation of California wage laws, even though the restaurant's...
09/28/2018 D069001

In re Loza

California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Granted a petition for a writ of habeas corpus and vacated a first-degree murder conviction for a gang-related killing. Held that the jury may have...
09/28/2018 G054978

People v. Frahs

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Conditionally reversed a defendant's convictions and sentence for second-degree robbery, concluding that he should have been considered for a pretrial...
09/28/2018 G054674

Lofton v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed that a law firm that represented employees in a wage-hour case was not entitled to an award of attorney fees, because the law firm allegedly...
09/28/2018 A146282

Bunzl Distribution USA Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board

California Court of Appeal
Tax Law
Affirmed that a multinational corporation owed $1.4 million in 2005 California state taxes. Rejected the corporation's contention that the Franchise...
09/28/2018 A137887

National Lawyers Guild v. City of Hayward

California Court of Appeal
Media Law, Government Law
Held that a city was entitled to invoice the National Lawyers Guild for certain costs incurred in complying with the Guild’s requests for production...
09/28/2018 A149328
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