California Supreme Court Mid-Year Round-Up (September 2015)

September 8, 2015

​Spearheaded by Daniel M. Kolkey, a former Associate Justice on the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, and former Counsel to the Governor of California, Gibson Dunn’s California Appellate Practice Group has prepared the attached California Supreme Court Mid-Year Round-Up, which previews upcoming cases and summarizes select opinions issued by the Court.  This edition includes opinions issued from January through August 2015.  Each entry contains a description of the case, as well as a substantive analysis of the Court’s decision.  The Round-Up provides a resource for busy practitioners seeking an in-depth, timely, and objective report on the California Supreme Court’s actions.

To view the Round-Up, click here.

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Gibson Dunn’s lawyers are available to assist in addressing any questions you may have regarding developments at the California Supreme Court, or in state or federal appellate courts in California.  Please feel free to contact the following lawyers in California, or any member of the Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group.

Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. – Los Angeles (213-229-7000, [email protected])
Daniel M. Kolkey – San Francisco (415-393-8420, [email protected])
Julian W. Poon – Los Angeles (213-229-7758, [email protected])
Theane Evangelis – Los Angeles (213-229-7726, [email protected]
Jennafer M. Tryck – Orange County (949-451-4089, [email protected])
Lauren Escher – San Francisco (415-393-8313, [email protected])

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