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VASQUEZ v. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, D038889

A Code of Civil Procedure section 526a taxpayer action may be brought to compel the state to discharge its duty under the Prison Inmate Labor Initiative of 1990, to require a private sector manufacturer's payment of prevailing wages to inmates, given the state's right to a percentage of inmates wages to defray expenses of their room and board.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/27/2003
  • Published 01/27/2003

Judges

  •  McCONNELL, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Law Offices of Robert Berke, Robert Berke, Joseph A. Pertel, Santa Monica;  Bahan & Herold, Della Bahan and Janet Herold, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • McKeown Price, Francis M. McKeown, Berkeley, and Thomas S. Clifton, San Francisco, Defendants and Respondents.
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