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November 7, 2017
10:00 A.M.

(1)  Hernandez (Mike) et al., Muller (Francesca) v. Restoration Hardware, Inc., S233983 (Margulies, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
#16-225  Hernandez (Mike) et al., Muller (Francesca) v. Restoration Hardware, Inc., S233983.  (D067091; 245 Cal.App.4th 651; Superior Court of San Diego County; 37-2008-00094395-CU-BT-CTL.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal in a civil action.  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.) 

(2)  Solus Industrial Innovations, LLC, et al. v. Superior Court of Orange County (People, Real Party in Interest), S222314 (Mihara, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
#15-02  Solus Industrial Innovations, LLC et al. v. Superior Court of Orange County (People, Real Party in Interest), S222314.  (G047661; 229 Cal.App.4th 1291; Superior Court of Orange County; 30-2012-00581868.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for writ of peremptory mandate.  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? 

1:30 P.M.

(3)  People v. Chatman (Jody), S237374 (Murray, Jr., J., assigned justice pro tempore)
#16-396  People v. Chatman (Jody), S237374.  (A144196; 2 Cal.App.5th 561; Superior Court of Alameda County; C140542.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying a petition for a certificate of rehabilitation.  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?

(4)  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)
#15-218  McMillin Albany LLC et al. v. Superior Court of Kern County (Carl Van Tassell et al., Real Parties in Interest), S229762.  (F069370; 239 Cal.App.4th 1132; Superior Court of Kern County; CV279141DRL.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate.  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?

(5)  People v. Perez, Jr. (Joseph Andrew)S104144 [Automatic Appeal] (Jenkins, J., assigned justice pro tempore)
This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.