86 Cited authorities

  1. In re Tobacco II Cases

    46 Cal.4th 298 (Cal. 2009)   Cited 1,024 times   35 Legal Analyses
    Holding class representatives had standing to challenge common marketing of cigarettes despite differences in the advertisements or statements on which class members relied
  2. Yamaha Corp. of America v. State Bd. of Equal

    19 Cal.4th 1 (Cal. 1998)   Cited 544 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “administrative interpretation ... will be accorded great respect by the courts and will be followed it not clearly erroneous”
  3. Lungren v. Deukmejian

    45 Cal.3d 727 (Cal. 1988)   Cited 720 times
    Stating that the "plain meaning" rule "does not prohibit a court from determining whether the literal meaning of a statute comports with its purpose"; "[l]iteral construction should not prevail if it is contrary to the legislative intent apparent in the statute" – i.e. , "[t]he intent prevails over the letter, and the letter will, if possible, be so read as to conform to the spirit of the act"
  4. People v. Superior Court of San Joaquin Cnty. (Zamudio)

    23 Cal.4th 183 (Cal. 2000)   Cited 354 times
    Recognizing a new theory may be presented for the first time on appeal if "it raised only a question of law and can be decided based on undisputed facts"
  5. People v. Greg F. (In re Greg F.)

    55 Cal.4th 393 (Cal. 2012)   Cited 225 times
    Finding court was within discretion to dismiss later 602 petition, after admissions entered, in order to permit more serious commitment based on later filed probation violation alleging same acts
  6. Nga Li v. Yellow Cab Co.

    13 Cal.3d 804 (Cal. 1975)   Cited 576 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding the “ ‘all-or-nothing’ ” common law doctrine of contributory negligence is superseded by a comparative negligence system that assigns liability for damage in direct proportion to the fault of each party
  7. Reyes v. Kosha

    65 Cal.App.4th 451 (Cal. Ct. App. 1998)   Cited 282 times
    In Reyes, the Court found a triable issue of fact existed as to whether the defendant operated and maintained a labor camp when the defendant "strictly controlled who lived in the camp," "provided workers with portable toilets and organized the workers to run a waterline to the camp," "provided materials for them to install faucets and showers in the camp," and "provided a mailbox so they could receive mail at the farm."
  8. Delaney v. Superior Court

    50 Cal.3d 785 (Cal. 1990)   Cited 343 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the use of "all" in a constitutional provision precluded any exceptions
  9. Burden v. Snowden

    2 Cal.4th 556 (Cal. 1992)   Cited 301 times

    Docket No. S021885. April 30, 1992. Appeal from Superior Court of Orange County, No. 590772, William F. Rylaarsdam, Judge. COUNSEL Thomas Kathe, City Attorney, Filarsky Watt, Steve A. Filarsky, Pillsbury, Madison Sutro, Amy D. Hogue and Kevin M. Fong for Defendants and Appellants. Mayer Reeves, Thomas M. Reeves, Irving Berger, Martin J. Mayer, Whitmore, Johnson Bolanos, Richard S. Whitmore, Craig W. Patenaude and Helene L. Leichter as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Appellants. John K. York

  10. People v. Cruz

    13 Cal.4th 764 (Cal. 1996)   Cited 241 times
    Holding that burglary of an inhabited vessel constituted burglary of "an inhabited dwelling house"
  11. Section 647.4 - Recording of Meetings

    Cal. Code Regs. tit. 23 § 647.4   Cited 1 times

    (a) State and Regional Board public meetings shall be recorded by stenographic reporter or electronic recording or both. Such recordings shall be available for public review and copying at the appropriate State or Regional Board office. (b) The cost of copying the record of any meeting shall be borne by the requester. Staffing needs may require that copying be performed at another location by persons other than the staff of the Board. (c) The recordings shall be retained for the period of time required