16 Cited authorities

  1. United States v. Procter Gamble

    356 U.S. 677 (1958)   Cited 1,621 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the mere showing of the "relevancy and usefulness" of grand jury transcripts was insufficient to overcome the "long-established policy that maintains the secrecy of grand jury proceedings in federal courts"
  2. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co. v. LcL Administrators, Inc.

    163 Cal.App.4th 1093 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 75 times
    In Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co. v. LcL Administrators, Inc. (2008) 163 Cal.App.4th 1093, findings of "willful" discovery violations involving "evasive" behavior were upheld based on "responses that submitted no meaningful information" and the fact the responding party had "repeatedly ignored meet and confer letters [and] continued to parrot the same answers after two orders compelling it to give further responses."
  3. Wimberly v. Derby Cycle Corp.

    56 Cal.App.4th 618 (Cal. Ct. App. 1997)   Cited 103 times
    Holding that because objections to requests for admissions were unchallenged by a motion to compel a further response, the denial of sanctions was proper
  4. Deyo v. Kilbourne

    84 Cal.App.3d 771 (Cal. Ct. App. 1978)   Cited 147 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In Deyo, it was held that the materiality of questions propounded to a particular claim or a defense should be considered as a factor in assessing the propriety of entering a dismissal or a default judgment for failure to answer.
  5. Smith v. Circle P Ranch Co.

    87 Cal.App.3d 267 (Cal. Ct. App. 1978)   Cited 49 times
    In Smith v. Circle P Ranch Co. (1978) 87 Cal.App.3d 267, 272, the court set forth the basic elements of unity of interest, making it discretionary for the court to grant costs to a prevailing defendant: "Section 1032, subdivision (b), establishes two requirements which must be met to determine which defendants are entitled to mandatory recovery of an award of costs in those cases where there are several defendants and plaintiff fails to recover judgment against all.
  6. Redwood Empire v. Gombos

    82 Cal.App.4th 352 (Cal. Ct. App. 2000)   Cited 19 times
    Upholding a finding of implied public dedication of a one-lane dirt road in the Santa Cruz Mountains
  7. Fredericks v. Kontos Industries, Inc.

    189 Cal.App.3d 272 (Cal. Ct. App. 1987)   Cited 35 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Fredericks, an owner responded to a request for admission by admitting he had agreed to make payments to a contractor according to a payment schedule.
  8. Chronicle Pub. Co. v. Superior Court

    54 Cal.2d 548 (Cal. 1960)   Cited 74 times
    In Chronicle Pub.Co. v. Superior Court (1960) 54 Cal.2d 548 [ 7 Cal.Rptr. 109, 354 P.2d 637] we said that this last provision demonstrates "[t]hat the Legislature considered the State Bar as at least akin to a state public body or agency" (p. 565), and held that officers of the bar could claim the confidential communication privilege given public officers under former Code of Civil Procedure section 1881 A later decision, Engel v. McClosky (1979) 92 Cal.App.3d 870 [ 155 Cal.Rptr. 284], applied the tort claims act (Gov. Code, § 810 et seq.)
  9. Burke v. Superior Court

    71 Cal.2d 276 (Cal. 1969)   Cited 51 times
    In Burke the defendant in an action on an attachment bond defended against a claim for the expenses incurred in winning the underlying action, by claiming, through denials, that the attachment could have been dissolved without winning the case on its merits.
  10. Hunter v. International Systems Controls Corp.

    56 F.R.D. 617 (W.D. Mo. 1970)   Cited 22 times

    [Copyrighted Material Omitted] Diversity action was brought for alleged breaches of contract to buy corporation and related employment contracts. The defendant objected to the plaintiffs' request for production of certain documentary evidence and motion to compel further answers to interrogatories. The District Court, Becker, Chief Judge, held, inter alia, that all notes and records concerning possibility of defendant's sale of particular plant in files of defendant corporation or its wholly owned