Hernandez (Mike) et al., Muller (Francesca) v. Restoration Hardware, Inc., S233983 (Margulies, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
Opinion filed on 1-29-18
This case presents the following issue: Must an unnamed class member intervene in the litigation in order to have standing to appeal? (See Eggert v. Pac. States S. & L. Co. (1942) 20 Cal.2d 199.)
Solus Industrial Innovations, LLC, et al. v. Superior Court of Orange County (People, Real Party in Interest), S222314 (Mihara, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
Opinion filed on 2-8-18
This case presents the following issue: Does federal law preempt a district attorney’s attempt to recover civil penalties under California’s unfair competition law based on an employer’s violation of workplace safety standards that resulted in the deaths of two employees?
People v. Chatman (Jody), S237374 (Murray, Jr., J., assigned justice pro tempore)
Opinion filed on 2-1-18
This case presents the following issue: Does Penal Code section 4852.01 deny equal protection by making a former felony probationer who is incarcerated after completing probation ineligible for a certificate of rehabilitation, when a former felony prisoner is not rendered ineligible by a subsequent incarceration?
McMillin Albany LLC et al. v. Superior Court of Kern County (Carl Van Tassell et al., Real Parties in Interest) S229762 (Lui, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
Opinion filed on 1-18-18
This case presents the following issue: Does the Right to Repair Act (Civ. Code, § 895 et seq.) preclude a homeowner from bringing common law causes of action for defective conditions that resulted in physical damage to the home?
People v. Perez, Jr. (Joseph Andrew), S104144 [Automatic Appeal] (Jenkins, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
Opinion filed on 5-16-18
This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.