California Court of Appeal - April 2019 Opinion Summaries

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In re White

California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Upheld a man's conviction for second-degree felony murder. Rejected his argument that the California second-degree murder rule is unconstitutionally...
04/30/2019 E068801

Goldstein v. California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

California Court of Appeal
Government Benefits
Upheld the denial of a man's application for unemployment insurance benefits. Affirmed the denial of writ relief.
04/30/2019 H043742

People v. Superior Court (Alexander C.)

California Court of Appeal
Juvenile Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Upheld a 2018 California law restricting prosecutors from treating certain juvenile offenders as adults, rejecting a district attorney's challenge to...
04/30/2019 A156194

Taniguchi v. Restoration Homes LLC

California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Banking Law
Revived homeowner's claim that a lender required an unnecessarily large payment to cure the default on their mortgage loan. Reversed a summary...
04/30/2019 A152827

People v. Morrison

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the trial court should not have dismissed a petition to involuntarily commit a man as a potential sexually violent predator. Reversed the...
04/30/2019 B291804

People v. Carter

California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Upheld a defendant's sentence to consecutive terms for attempted robbery and first-degree murder of the robbery victim. Also addressed the impact of...
04/29/2019 D073865

In re McGhee

California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Invalidated regulations adopted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation concerning the parole eligibility of nonviolent felons...
04/29/2019 A153721

People v. Accredited Surety and Casualty Co.

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a bail bond company failed to make a sufficient showing that a forfeiture of its bail should be set aside, in this case where a defendant...
04/29/2019 C086550

People v. Julian

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a man was entitled to a new trial on child sex charges. The prosecution's expert witness should not have been allowed to introduce certain...
04/29/2019 B289613

People v. Berg

California Court of Appeal
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the trial court lacked jurisdiction to vacate its prior order granting habeas corpus relief. The issue involved a recent change in...
04/29/2019 D073749