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Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.

Posted in Appellate Practice, Appellate Procedure
In Dhillon v. John Muir Health, 2017 Cal. LEXIS 3649, the Supreme Court of California shed some light on the resolution of the long-standing conflict concerning the appealability of a trial court’s order on a petition for writ of administrative mandamus remanding for further proceedings before the administrative body. Previously, a line of decisions held… Continue Reading

Changing of the Guard at State’s High Court

Posted in Appellate Practice, On Being a Lawyer
The California Supreme Court is undergoing a few changes. Justice Joyce L. Kennard has retired and has not yet been replaced. And Justice Marvin R. Baxter is leaving at the end of the year. Much has already been written about Governor Brown’s opportunity to continue remaking the Court in his (latter-day) image. Having appointed Justice Goodwin Liu, speculation is rampant about… Continue Reading