April 3-4, 2018 Oral Argument Cases

S230213 - LOS ANGELES, COUNTY OF v. FINANCIAL CASUALTY & SURETY

(Edmon, P. J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant's Petition for Review Filed on October 28, 2015
  2. Appellant's Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on February 17, 2016
  3. Respondent's Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on April 19, 2016
  4. Appellant's Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on May 10, 2016
  5. Appellant's Request for Judicial Notice Filed on March 26, 2018
  6. Appellant's Supplemental Letter Brief Received on March 26, 2018

S235968 - HASSELL v. BIRD (YELP)
(Stewart, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant's Petition for Review Filed on July 18, 2016
  2. Respondents' Answer to Petition for Review Filed on August 8, 2016
  3. Appellant's Reply to Answer to Petition for Review Filed on August 8, 2016
  4. Appellant's Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on November 21, 2016
  5. Appellant's Request for Judicial Notice Filed on November 21, 2016
  6. Respondents' Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on January 24, 2017
  7. Appellant's Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on March 16, 2017
  8. Amicus Curiae Brief of Ava Bird Filed on May 1, 2017
  9. Amicus Curiae Brief of Glassdoor, Inc., and TripAdvisor LLC, Filed on May 1, 2017
  10. Amicus Curiae Brief of First Amendment and Internet Law Scholars Filed on May 1, 2017
  11. Amicus Curiae Brief of Google, Inc., Filed on May 1, 2017
  12. Amicus Curiae Brief of Public Citizen, Inc., and Floor64, Inc., Filed on May 1, 2017
  13. Amicus Curiae Brief of ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, ACLU of Southern California, Avvo, California Anti-SLAPP Project, Electronic Frontier Foundation, First Amendment Coalition, and Public Participation Project, Filed on May 1, 2017
  14. Amicus Curiae Brief of Change.org, Engine, Github, Inc., A Medium Corporation, Patreon, Inc., Sitejabber, and Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Filed on May 1, 2017
  15. Amicus Curiae Brief of Airbnb, Inc., Automattic, Inc., Craigslist, Inc., Facebook, Inc., IAC/InterActiveCorp, Reddit, Inc., Snap Inc., Pinterest, Inc., Thumbtack, Inc., Twitter Inc., and Yahoo! Inc., Filed on May 1, 2017
  16. Amicus Curiae Brief of Xcentric Ventures, LLC, Filed on May 1, 2017
  17. Amicus Curiae Brief of Internet Association and The Consumer Technology Association Filed on May 1, 2017
  18. Amicus Curiae Brief of American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, BuzzFeed, The E.W. Scripps Company, The International Documentary Association, The Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University, The McClatchy Company, The Media Law Resource Center, MPA – The Association of Magazine Media, The National Press Photographers Association, The News Media Alliance, Online News Association, Radio Television Digital News Association, The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Reporters Without Borders, The Seattle Times Company, Society of Professional Journalists, Student Press Law Center, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, and The Tully Center for Free Speech, Filed on May 1, 2017
  19. Amicus Curiae Brief of Erwin Chermerinsky, Valencia Corridor Merchants Association, Derik Lewis, Aaron Morris, and Henry Karnilowicz, Filed on May 1, 2017
  20. Amicus Curiae Brief of Eugene Volokh Filed on May 1, 2017
  21. Amicus Curiae Brief of Eugene Volokh Filed on May 22, 2017
  22. Appellant's Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on July 19, 2017
  23. Appellant's Request for Judicial Notice Filed on July 19, 2017
  24. Respondents' Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on July 19, 2017

S158073 - COWAN (ROBERT WESLEY) ON H.C.
(Elia, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus Filed on November 9, 2007
  2. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Informal Response Filed on March 5, 2008
  3. Petitioner's Reply to Informal Response Filed on October 22, 2008
  4. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Written Return Filed on October 13, 2011
  5. Petitioner's Traverse Filed on January 13, 2012
  6. Referee's Report Filed on November 10, 2014
  7. Petitioner's Exceptions/Briefing Filed re Referee's Report on August 4, 2015
  8. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Exceptions/Briefing Filed re Referee's Report on August 5, 2015
  9. Non-Title Respondent, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Response Brief re Referee's Report Filed on August 21, 2015
  10. Petitioner's Response Brief re Referee's Report Filed on September 1, 2015

S138474 - PEOPLE v. ANDERSON (ERIC STEVE)
(Gilbert, P. J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant's Opening Brief Filed on November 4, 2013
  2. Respondent's Brief Filed on March 25, 2015
  3. Appellant's Reply Brief Filed on March 23, 2017
  4. Appellant's Supplemental Brief Filed on February 7, 2018
  5. Respondent's Supplemental Brief Filed on March 5, 2018
  6. Respondent's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 15, 2018
  7. Appellant's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 19, 2018
  8. Appellant's Supplemental Brief Filed on March 19, 2018

S105908 - PEOPLE v. GHOBRIAL (JOHN SAMUEL)
(Butz, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant's Opening Brief Filed on May 26, 2011
  2. Respondent's Brief Filed on February 6, 2012
  3. Appellant's Reply Brief Filed on February 25, 2014
  4. Appellant's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 12, 2018
  5. Respondent's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 12, 2018
  6. Appellant's Additional Authorities Letter Filed on March 22, 2018
  7. Respondent's Additional Authorities Letter Filed on March 27, 2018

S239397 - NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION v. STATE OF CALIFORNIA
(Epstein, P. J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Respondent's Petition for Review Filed on January 9, 2017
  2. Appellants' Answer to Petition for Review Filed on January 27, 2017
  3. Respondent's Reply to Answer to Petition for Review Filed on February 16, 2017
  4. Respondent's Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on June 21, 2017
  5. Respondent's Request for Judicial Notice Filed on June 21, 2017
  6. Appellants' Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on August 21, 2017
  7. Respondent's Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on October 11, 2017
  8. Amicus Curiae Brief of Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence Filed on November 15, 2017
  9. Amicus Curiae Brief of Holly Doremus, Richard Frank, Sean Hecht, Meredith Hankins, Helen Kang, John Leshy, Albert Lin, Ann Carlson, Dave Owen, Claudia Polsky, James Salzman, Daniel Selmy, and Deborah Sivas, Filed on November 28, 2017
  10. Amicus Curiae, Holly Doremus, Richard Frank, Sean Hecht, Meredith Hankins, Helen Kang, John Leshy, Albert Lin, Ann Carlson, Dave Owen, Claudia Polsky, James Salzman, Daniel Selmy, and Deborah Sivas, Notice of Errata Filed on November 28, 2017
  11. Amicus Curiae Brief of Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney Filed on November 28, 2017
  12. Respondent's Supplemental Brief Filed on March 22, 2018

S231009 - PEOPLE v. FARWELL
(Collins, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant's Petition for Review Filed on December 8, 2015
  2. Appellant's Opening Brief on the Merits Filed on June 1, 2016
  3. Appellant's Notice of Errata Filed on June 7, 2016
  4. Respondent's Answer Brief on the Merits Filed on August 16, 2016
  5. Respondent's Request for Judicial Notice Filed on August 16, 2016
  6. Appellant's Reply Brief on the Merits Filed on September 6, 2016
  7. Amicus Curiae Brief of Criminal Justice Legal Foundation Filed on October 26, 2016
  8. Appellant's Response to Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on November 10, 2016
  9. Appellant's Supplemental Brief Filed on October 23, 2017
  10. Respondent's Supplemental Brief Filed on February 23, 2018
  11. Appellant's Supplemental Brief Filed on March 22, 2018

S099549 - PEOPLE v. LOPEZ (MICHAEL AUGUSTINE)
(Fybel, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant's Opening Brief Filed on September 13, 2010
  2. Respondent's Brief Filed on September 29, 2011
  3. Appellant's Reply Brief Filed on January 25, 2013
  4. Appellant's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 16, 2018
  5. Respondent's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 22, 2018

S079925 - PEOPLE v. MORA (JOSEPH) & RANGEL (RUBEN)
(Detjen, J., assigned justice pro tempore)

  1. Appellant, Joseph Adam Mora, Opening Brief Filed on December 10, 2009
  2. Appellant, Ruben Rangel, Opening Brief Filed on July 28, 2010
  3. Respondent's Brief Filed on February 24, 2011
  4. Appellant, Joseph Adam Mora, Reply Brief Filed on April 16, 2012
  5. Appellant, Ruben Rangel, Reply Brief Filed on July 6, 2012
  6. Appellant, Joseph Adam Mora, Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 16, 2018
  7. Respondent's Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 19, 2018
  8. Respondent's Additional Authorities Letter Filed on March 19, 2018
  9. Appellant, Ruben Rangel, Focus Issues Letter Filed on March 19, 2018
  10. Appellant, Joseph Adam Mora, Additional Authorities Letter Filed on March 22, 2018
  11. Appellant, Ruben Rangel, Additional Authorities Letter Filed on March 23, 2018
  12. Appellant, Joseph Adam Mora, Additional Authorities Letter Filed on April 2, 2018