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Supreme Court of California - August 2017 Opinion Summaries


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American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California v. County of Los Angeles

Supreme Court of California
Government Law
Reversing the judgment of the trial and appeal courts that the catchall provision of a law relating to public records could prevent the ACLU from...
08/31/2017 S227106

P. v. Daniels

Supreme Court of California
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacating a judgment of death because the defendant's waiver of his right to a jury trial on penalty was invalid, but affirming the judgment in all...
08/31/2017 S095868

Briggs v. Brown

Supreme Court of California
Government Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In the case of Proposition 66, relating to the death penalty, the petitioner challenged the constitutionality of the proposition on a number of...
08/24/2017 S238309

P. v. Pennington

Supreme Court of California
Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the conviction of a man for misdemeanor battery on a peace officer because members of harbor patrol are only considered peace officers if...
08/17/2017 S222227

Parrish v. Watkins

Supreme Court of California
Injury & Tort Law, Injury & Tort Law
Affirming the Court of Appeals determination that while a case's success after a hearing on the merits typically forecloses subsequent malicious...
08/10/2017 S228277
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