11 Cited authorities

  1. Plyler v. Doe

    457 U.S. 202 (1982)   Cited 2,450 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding that States cannot deny to illegal aliens the free public education they provide to citizens and legally documented aliens
  2. Brown v. Board of Education

    347 U.S. 483 (1954)   Cited 2,479 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that segregating schoolchildren by race is unconstitutional
  3. State of California v. Altus Finance

    36 Cal.4th 1284 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 70 times
    Holding "the fact that there are alternative remedies under a specific statute does not preclude a UCL remedy, unless the statute itself provides that the remedy is to be exclusive"
  4. Purdy Fitzpatrick v. State of California

    71 Cal.2d 566 (Cal. 1969)   Cited 162 times
    Rejecting the argument that conditions of unemployment in the state validated discrimination against lawfully admitted aliens
  5. Hodges v. Superior Court

    21 Cal.4th 109 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 60 times
    In Hodges, the first case in which we interpreted section 3333.4, we found that the language of section 3333.4, specifically the phrase "any action to recover damages arising out of the operation or use of a motor vehicle," was "not pellucid."
  6. Martinez v. Regents of University of California

    50 Cal.4th 1277 (Cal. 2010)   Cited 27 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding that "immediate presence" in section 215 had the same meaning as in section 211 and could include a victim being carjacked while baking in the kitchen
  7. Darces v. Woods

    679 P.2d 458 (Cal. 1984)   Cited 33 times
    Excluding undocumented siblings from the definition of essential persons for AFDC purposes violated state's constitutional guarantee of equal protection
  8. Perez v. Sharp

    32 Cal.2d 711 (Cal. 1948)   Cited 84 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an antimiscegenation statute unjustifiably impaired the fundamental right to marry, not the fundamental right to interracial marriage
  9. Sei Fujii v. State

    38 Cal.2d 718 (Cal. 1952)   Cited 66 times
    In Sei Fujii v. State of California, 38 Cal.2d 718, 730-731 [ 242 P.2d 617], the Supreme Court of this state, recognizing that the latest declarations of the United States Supreme Court on the California Alien Land Law were irreconcilable with the approach previously taken in a case which had not been overruled (and in which, unlike the Drueding case, there had been a full-fledged opinion), followed the more recent decisions.
  10. Raffaelli v. Committee of Bar Examiners

    7 Cal.3d 288 (Cal. 1972)   Cited 32 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Raffaelli, the California Supreme Court struck down a California statute excluding aliens from admission to the State Bar. The plaintiff in Raffaelli was an Italian citizen who went to law school in California and passed the California bar exam, but was nevertheless refused admission to the State Bar because he was a citizen of Italy. Employing strict scrutiny analysis because alienage is a suspect class, the Court found that there was no compelling reason to deny aliens admission to the bar.
  11. Section 1621 - Aliens who are not qualified aliens or nonimmigrants ineligible for State and local public benefits

    8 U.S.C. § 1621   Cited 79 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Granting the U.S. Attorney General sole discretion to exempt certain state or local public benefits from PRWORA’s restrictions