March 6-8, 2018 Oral Argument Cases

S236765 - LIBERTY SURPLUS INSURANCE v. LEDESMA AND MEYER CONSTRUCTION
(Bigelow, P. J., assigned justice pro tempore)
  1. United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s Request to Answer Question of State Law Filed on August 23, 2016
  2. Appellants’ Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on December 20, 2016
  3. Appellants’ Notice of Errata Filed on January 12, 2017
  4. Respondents’ Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on February 17, 2017
  5. Appellants’ Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on April 11, 2017
  6. Amicus Curiae Brief of American Insurance Association and Complex Insurance Claims Litigation Association Filed on May 2, 2017
  7. Amicus Curiae Brief of Steven W. Murray Filed on May 9, 2017
  8. Amicus Curiae Brief of Franciscan Friars of California, Inc., and Province of the Holy Name, Inc. (Western Dominican Province) Filed on May 9, 2017
  9. Amicus Curiae Brief of United Policyholders Filed on May 16, 2017
  10. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Catholic Conference and Association of Christian Schools International Filed on May 16, 2017
  11. Amicus Curiae Brief of Los Angeles Unified School District Filed on May 16, 2017
  12. Amicus Curiae Brief of National Center for Victims of Crime Filed on May 16, 2017
  13. Respondents’ Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on July 18, 2017

S230051 - FACEBOOK v. S.C. (HUNTER)
(Yegan, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Real Party in Interest, Lee Sullivan, Petition for Review Filed on October 19, 2015
  2. Real Party in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter, Joinder to Petition Filed on October 19, 2015
  3. Petitioners’ Answer to Petition for Review Filed on November 9, 2015
  4. Real Party in Interest, Lee Sullivan, Reply to Answer to Petition for Review Filed on November 19, 2015
  5. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on January 15, 2016
  6. Petitioners’ Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on February 16, 2016
  7. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on March 7, 2016
  8. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Public Defenders Association and Public Defender of Ventura County Filed on April 5, 2016
  9. Amicus Curiae Brief of San Francisco Public Defender’s Office Filed on April 12, 2016
  10. Amicus Curiae Brief of Google, Inc., Filed on April 12, 2016
  11. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Filed on April 12, 2016
  12. Petitioners’ Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on May 12, 2016
  13. Real Party in Interest, Lee Sullivan, Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on May 26, 2016
  14. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Supplemental Brief Filed on January 23, 2017
  15. Petitioners’ Supplemental Brief Filed on January 23, 2017
  16. Amicus Curiae, California Public Defenders Association and Public Defender of Ventura County, Supplemental Brief Filed on February 3, 2017
  17. Amicus Curiae, San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, Supplemental Brief Filed on February 6, 2017
  18. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Reply to Supplemental Brief Filed on February 6, 2017
  19. Petitioners’ Reply to Supplemental Brief Filed on February 6, 2017
  20. Amicus Curiae, Google, Inc., Supplemental Brief Filed on February 7, 2017
  21. Amicus Curiae, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Supplemental Brief Filed on February 7, 2017
  22. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Notice of Errata Filed on February 7, 2017
  23. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on March 24, 2017
  24. Petitioners’ Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on March 28, 2017
  25. Petitioners’ Request for Judicial Notice Filed on November 3, 2017
  26. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Letter Brief Filed on February 8, 2018
  27. Petitioners’ Letter Brief Filed on February 8, 2018
  28. Real Parties in Interest, Derrick D. Hunter and Lee Sullivan, Supplemental Brief Filed on February 26, 2018

S231549 - UNITED RIGGERS & ERECTORS v. COAST IRON & STEEL
(Bamattre-Manoukian, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Respondent’s Petition for Review Filed on January 20, 2016
  2. Respondent’s Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on April 18, 2016
  3. Appellant’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on May 17, 2016
  4. Respondent’s Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on July 5, 2016
  5. Amicus Curiae Brief of Associated General Contractors of California Filed on August 12, 2016

S235556 - PEOPLE v. RUIZ
(Ashmann-Gerst, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant’s Petition for Review Filed on June 29, 2016
  2. Appellant’s Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on December 5, 2016
  3. Respondent’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on February 27, 2017
  4. Appellant’s Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on May 3, 2017
  5. Appellant’s Supplemental Authorities Filed on February 26, 2018

S231765 - PEOPLE v. BUYCKS
S232900 - PEOPLE v. VALENZUELA
S238888 - GUIOMAR (JOHN MANUEL) ON H.C.
(consolidated cases)
(Bruiniers, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

S231765:

  1. Respondent’s Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on May 23, 2016
  2. Appellant’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on June 23, 2016
  3. Respondent’s Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on July 27, 2016
  4. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Public Defenders Association and Public Defender of Ventura County Filed on August 30, 2016
  5. Respondent’s Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on September 29, 2016
  6. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on February 26, 2018
  7. Respondent’s Letter Brief Filed on June 1, 2018
  8. Appellant’s Letter Brief Filed on June 1, 2018
  9. Respondent’s Reply to Supplemental Brief Filed on June 15, 2018
  10. Appellant’s Reply to Supplemental Brief Filed on June 15, 2018

S232900:

  1. Appellant’s Petition for Review Filed on March 7, 2016
  2. Appellant’s Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on July 11, 2016
  3. Respondent’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on September 27, 2016
  4. Appellant’s Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on October 17, 2016
  5. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Public Defenders Association Filed on November 22, 2016
  6. Appellant’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on May 8, 2017
  7. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on February 26, 2018

S238888:

  1. Petitioner’s Petition for Review Filed on December 12, 2016
  2. Petitioner’s Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on February 21, 2017
  3. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on March 3, 2017
  4. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Request for Judicial Notice Filed on March 3, 2017
  5. Petitioner’s Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on March 14, 2017
  6. Petitioner’s New Authority Letter Filed on February 23, 2018
  7. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Supplemental Brief Filed on February 26, 2018

S095076 - PEOPLE v. PENUNURI (RICHARD)
(Willhite, Jr., J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant’s Opening Brief Filed on November 23, 2011
  2. Respondent’s Brief Filed on June 21, 2013
  3. Appellant’s Reply Brief Filed on November 12, 2014
  4. Appellant’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 14, 2018
  5. Respondent’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 14, 2018
  6. Respondent’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 22, 2018
  7. Appellant’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 23, 2018
  8. Appellant’s First Amended Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 23, 2018

S226538 - DELANO FARMS COMPANY v. CALIFORNIA TABLE GRAPE COMMISSION
(Kruger, J., not participating; Ramirez, P. J., assigned justice pro tempore; Aaron, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellants’ Petition for Review Filed on May 19, 2015
  2. Respondent’s Answer to Petition for Review Filed on June 9, 2015
  3. Appellants’ Reply to Answer to Petition for Review Filed on June 19, 2015
  4. Appellants’ Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on August 24, 2015
  5. Respondent’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on October 22, 2015
  6. Appellants’ Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on December 11, 2015
  7. Amicus Curiae Brief of The Cato Institute, Institute for Justice, and Reason Foundation, Filed on January 15, 2016
  8. Amicus Curiae Brief of DKT Liberty Project Filed on January 15, 2016
  9. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Department of Food and Agriculture Filed on February 17, 2016
  10. Appellants’ Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on March 21, 2016
  11. Respondent’s Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on March 21, 2016
  12. Appellants’ Supplemental Brief Filed on June 28, 2017
  13. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on July 10, 2017
  14. Appellants’ Supplemental Brief Filed on July 17, 2017
  15. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on July 26, 2017

S117235 - LEWIS (ROBERT) ON H.C.
(Chavez, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Petitioner’s Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus Filed on July 2, 2003
  2. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Informal Response Filed on November 7, 2003
  3. Petitioner’s Reply to Informal Response Filed on April 16, 2004
  4. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Written Return Filed on January 29, 2008
  5. Petitioner’s Reply to Return Filed on July 28, 2008
  6. Petitioner’s Exceptions/Briefing Filed re:  Referee’s Report on April 30, 2013
  7. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Exceptions/Briefing Filed re:  Referee’s Report on April 30, 2013
  8. Petitioner’s Response Brief re:  Referee’s Report Filed on August 15, 2013
  9. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Response Brief re:  Referee’s Report Filed on August 15, 2013
  10. Petitioner’s Supplemental Brief Filed on May 19, 2015
  11. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Supplemental Brief Filed on July 20, 2015
  12. Petitioner’s Supplemental Brief Filed on September 18, 2015
  13. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 23, 2018
  14. Petitioner’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 23, 2018

S234377 - PEOPLE v. GONZALEZ
(Zelon, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant, Erica Michelle Estrada, Petition for Review Filed on May 9, 2016
  2. Appellant, Jorge Gonzalez, Petition for Review Filed on May 11, 2016
  3. Appellant, Alfonso Garcia, Petition for Review Filed on May 12, 2016
  4. Appellant, Erica Michelle Estrada, Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on November 8, 2016
  5. Appellant, Alfonso Garcia, Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on November 14, 2016
  6. Appellant, Jorge Gonzalez, Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on November 14, 2016
  7. Respondent’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on February 15, 2017
  8. Appellant, Alfonso Garcia, Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on April 7, 2017
  9. Appellant, Erica Michelle Estrada, Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on April 13, 2017
  10. Appellant, Erica Michelle Estrada, Notice of Errata Filed on April 13, 2017
  11. Appellant, Jorge Gonzalez, Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on April 14, 2017

S237602 - PEOPLE v. ADELMANN
(Duarte, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant’s Petition for Review Filed on October 4, 2016
  2. Respondent’s Answer to Petition for Review Filed on October 19, 2016
  3. Appellant’s Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on January 9, 2017
  4. Respondent’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on March 7, 2017
  5. Respondent’s Request for Judicial Notice Filed on March 10, 2017
  6. Appellant’s Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on April 5, 2017
  7. Amicus Curiae Brief of California Public Defenders Association and Law Offices of the Public Defender for the County of Riverside Filed on May 24, 2017
  8. Respondent’s Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on August 3, 2017
  9. Respondent’s Request for Judicial Notice Filed on August 3, 2017
  10. Appellant’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 22, 2018

S057156 - PEOPLE v. CASE (CHARLES EDWARD)
(Chaney, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant’s Opening Brief Filed on April 11, 2011
  2. Respondent’s Brief Filed on March 20, 2012
  3. Appellant’s Reply Brief Filed on June 14, 2013
  4. Respondent’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 9, 2018
  5. Appellant’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 15, 2018
  6. Respondent’s Reconsideration Letter as to Argument I Filed on February 27, 2018

S065233 - PEOPLE v. SMITH (FLOYD DANIEL)
(Benke, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant’s Opening Brief Filed on October 3, 2007
  2. Respondent’s Brief Filed on May 29, 2008
  3. Appellant’s Reply Brief Filed on June 21, 2012
  4. Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Filed on March 22, 2017
  5. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on May 22, 2017
  6. Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Filed on July 21, 2017
  7. Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Filed on January 31, 2018
  8. Respondent’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 13, 2018
  9. Appellant’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 13, 2018
  10. Respondent’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on March 1, 2018

S239713 - PEOPLE v. RODRIGUEZ
(Blease, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant, Edgar Octavio Barajas, Petition for Review Filed on January 26, 2017
  2. Appellant, Jesus Manuel Rodriguez, Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on July 31, 2017
  3. Appellant, Edgar Octavio Barajas, Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on August 15, 2017
  4. Respondent’s Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on October 16, 2017
  5. Appellant, Edgar Octavio Barajas, Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on November 6, 2017
  6. Appellant, Jesus Manuel Rodriguez, Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on November 6, 2017
  7. Appellants’ Motion Filed on March 2, 2018

S113421 - PEOPLE v. HARDY (WARREN JUSTIN)
(Baker, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant’s Opening Brief Filed on June 12, 2013
  2. Appellant’s Request for Judicial Notice Filed on June 24, 2013
  3. Respondent’s Opposition Filed on July 3, 2013
  4. Respondent’s Brief Filed on October 30, 2013
  5. Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Filed on July 7, 2014
  6. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on July 31, 2014
  7. Appellant’s Reply Brief Filed on November 21, 2014
  8. Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Filed on May 2, 2017
  9. Respondent’s Supplemental Brief Filed on June 19, 2017
  10. Appellant’s Supplemental Brief Filed on September 6, 2017
  11. Appellant’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 13, 2018
  12. Respondent’s Focus Issues Letter Filed on February 15, 2018
  13. Respondent’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 26, 2018
  14. Appellant’s Additional Authorities Letter Filed on February 26, 2018