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Oral Argument
Tuesday November 03, 2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Supreme Court Oral Argument

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(1)  Vazquez (Gerardo) et al. v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., S258191
View Argument | Opinion filed 1-14-2021

Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., S258191.  (9th Cir. No. 17-16096; 939 F.3d 1045; Northern District of California No. 3:16-cv-05961-WHA.)  Request under California Rules of Court rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  The question presented is:  Does the decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903, apply retroactively?

(2)  In re Palmer II (William M.) on Habeas Corpus, S256149
View Argument | Opinion filed 1-28-2021

#19-100  In re Palmer, S256149.  (A154269; 33 Cal.App.5th 1199; Riverside County Superior Court; CR29074.)  Review on the court’s own motion after the Court of Appeal granted relief on a petition for writ of habeas corpus.  The court limited review to the following issues:  (1) Did this life prisoner’s continued confinement become constitutionally disproportionate under article I, section 17 of the California Constitution and/or the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution?  (2) If this life prisoner’s continued confinement became constitutionally disproportionate, what is the proper remedy? 

(3)  People v. Johnsen (Brian David), [Automatic Appeal], S040704
View Argument | Opinion filed 2-1-2021

This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.

(4)  People v. Ramirez (Irving Alexander), [Automatic Appeal], S155160
View Argument | Opinion filed 1-28-2021

This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.

(5)  People v. Baker (Paul Wesley), [Automatic Appeal], S170280
View Argument | Opinion filed 2-1-2021

This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.