19 Cited authorities

  1. Blank v. Kirwan

    39 Cal.3d 311 (Cal. 1985)   Cited 2,969 times
    Holding that the standard for a failure to state a claim is whether "the complaint states facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action"
  2. In re Vicks

    56 Cal.4th 274 (Cal. 2013)   Cited 108 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Marsy's Law does not violate the Ex Post Facto Clause in the U.S. Constitution or the California Constitution
  3. Sterling v. Taylor

    40 Cal.4th 757 (Cal. 2007)   Cited 116 times
    Explaining evidentiary function of statute of frauds
  4. Del E. Webb Corp. v. Structural Materials Co.

    123 Cal.App.3d 593 (Cal. Ct. App. 1981)   Cited 232 times
    Holding that an entitlement to future possession is insufficient to maintain an action for conversion
  5. Berman v. Bromberg

    56 Cal.App.4th 936 (Cal. Ct. App. 1997)   Cited 111 times
    Recognizing the policy of "great liberality" which applies to allowing amendments to pleadings
  6. Patrick v. Alacer Corp.

    167 Cal.App.4th 995 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 78 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Stating that while a nominal defendant corporation generally may not defend a derivative action filed on its behalf, it "may assert defenses contesting the plaintiff's right or decision to bring suit, such as asserting the shareholder plaintiffs lack of standing ...."
  7. Stansfield v. Starkey

    220 Cal.App.3d 59 (Cal. Ct. App. 1990)   Cited 133 times
    Affirming dismissal of fraud claim where it "was not clearly alleged that each representation was false when made"
  8. Warren v. Merrill

    143 Cal.App.4th 96 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006)   Cited 69 times
    Finding plaintiff's "part performance of the oral contract by paying $77,000 for the down payment on the condominium would satisfy the statute of frauds" even though that payment by itself provides no information on other terms of agreement
  9. Nagy v. Nagy

    210 Cal.App.3d 1262 (Cal. Ct. App. 1989)   Cited 70 times
    Holding that claims of fraud require particularized pleading
  10. Evans v. California Trailer Court, Inc.

    28 Cal.App.4th 540 (Cal. Ct. App. 1994)   Cited 59 times
    Affirming judgment on the pleadings where court took judicial notice of the truth of the matters evidenced by a recorded trust deed