51 Cited authorities

  1. In re Zeth S.

    31 Cal.4th 396 (Cal. 2003)   Cited 827 times
    Suggesting “particular circumstances may give rise to an exception to the general rule that postjudgment evidence is inadmissible”
  2. Vandenberg v. Superior Court

    21 Cal.4th 815 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 340 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it is "incorrect" to "distinguish contract from tort liability for purposes of the CGL insurance coverage phrase `legally obligated to pay as damages'"
  3. Dakota Payphone, LLC v. Alcaraz

    192 Cal.App.4th 493 (Cal. Ct. App. 2011)   Cited 82 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Observing that " party who fails to take a timely appeal from a decision or order from which an appeal might previously have been taken cannot obtain review of it on appeal from a subsequent judgment or order"
  4. Lane v. Hughes Aircraft Company

    22 Cal.4th 405 (Cal. 2000)   Cited 100 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Lane, an employment discrimination case, a new trial was granted for the defendant employer on the ground of insufficient evidence (on both liability and damages) to support a jury verdict in favor of the two plaintiffs, a supervisor and an African American employee who claimed they were retaliated against and constructively discharged after the supervisor refused to give the employee an unfavorable review.
  5. People v. Lara

    48 Cal.4th 216 (Cal. 2010)   Cited 74 times
    Upholding a trial court's ruling for an extension of a patient's commitment that was made seven months after the commitment was scheduled to terminate
  6. Caira v. Offner

    126 Cal.App.4th 12 (Cal. Ct. App. 2005)   Cited 81 times
    In Caira, supra, 126 Cal.App.4th 12, the trial court consolidated three related actions, and impaneled a jury which thereafter rendered a special verdict principally in plaintiffs' favor.
  7. Ehrler v. Ehrler

    126 Cal.App.3d 147 (Cal. Ct. App. 1981)   Cited 156 times

    Docket No. 19168. November 3, 1981. Appeal from Superior Court of San Joaquin County, No. 110070, William Biddick, Jr., Judge. COUNSEL Fred T. Roseberry III for Plaintiffs and Appellants. Sanguinetti, Willett Seligman and J. James Sanguinetti for Defendant and Respondent. Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos Stromberg, John J. Vlahos and Robert L. Rusky as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent. OPINION REGAN, J. Plaintiffs appeal, upon a clerk's transcript only, from a money judgment entered

  8. Mercer v. Perez

    68 Cal.2d 104 (Cal. 1968)   Cited 228 times
    In Mercer v. Perez (1968) 68 Cal.2d 104 [ 65 Cal.Rptr. 315, 436 P.2d 315] (opn. by Mosk, J.), this court considered the effect of a new trial order which stated only that "`The motion for a new trial is granted.
  9. People v. Allen

    42 Cal.4th 91 (Cal. 2007)   Cited 67 times
    In Allen, the district attorney filed a petition to extend the commitment of a mentally disordered offender (MDO) after the defendant's previouscommitment had ended.
  10. Mills v. U.S. Bank

    166 Cal.App.4th 871 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 56 times
    Articulating that "a former judgment . . . is a collateral estoppel on issues which were raised, even though some factual matters or legal arguments which could have been presented were not"
  11. Section 660

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 660   Cited 201 times

    (a) On the hearing of the motion, reference may be had in all cases to the pleadings and orders of the court on file, and when the motion is made on the minutes, reference may also be had to any depositions and documentary evidence offered at the trial and to the report of the proceedings on the trial taken by the phonographic reporter, or to any certified transcript of the report or if there be no such report or certified transcript, to proceedings occurring at the trial that are within the recollection

  12. Section 659

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 659   Cited 200 times
    Including the requirements regarding timeliness, service and a statement of bases for the motion
  13. Section 4

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 4   Cited 51 times

    The rule of the common law, that statutes in derogation thereof are to be strictly construed, has no application to this Code. The Code establishes the law of this State respecting the subjects to which it relates, and its provisions and all proceedings under it are to be liberally construed, with a view to effect its objects and to promote justice. Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 4

  14. Section 659a

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 659a   Cited 37 times   1 Legal Analyses

    Within 10 days of filing the notice, the moving party shall serve upon all other parties and file any brief and accompanying documents, including affidavits in support of the motion. The other parties shall have 10 days after that service within which to serve upon the moving party and file any opposing briefs and accompanying documents, including counter-affidavits. The moving party shall have five days after that service to file any reply brief and accompanying documents. These deadlines may, for

  15. Section 661

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 661   Cited 36 times

    The motion for a new trial shall be heard and determined by the judge who presided at the trial; provided, however, that in case of the inability of such judge or if at the time noticed for hearing thereon he is absent from the county where the trial was had, the same shall be heard and determined by any other judge of the same court. Upon the expiration of the time to file counter affidavits the clerk forthwith shall call the motion to the attention of the judge who presided at the trial, or the

  16. Rule 8.204 - Contents and format of briefs

    Cal. R. 8.204   Cited 2,663 times

    (a) Contents (1) Each brief must: (A) Begin with a table of contents and a table of authorities separately listing cases, constitutions, statutes, court rules, and other authorities cited; (B) State each point under a separate heading or subheading summarizing the point, and support each point by argument and, if possible, by citation of authority; and (C) Support any reference to a matter in the record by a citation to the volume and page number of the record where the matter appears. If any part