Yesterday, we continued our review of the originating jurisdiction for the California Supreme Court’s civil docket – the original agency, department, council or court. Today, we continue our review.
In 2003, thirteen cases originated in Los Angeles County. Five began in San Francisco, three each in Santa Clara, Sacramento and San Bernardino county, and two in San Diego, Orange County and Contra Costa county. The court heard one case each in Fresno, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Alameda and Kern counties, the Workers Compensation Appeals Board, the Commission on State Mandates, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, and the West Sonoma County Union High School District.
In 2004, twenty cases from LA were decided. The court heard seven cases from San Francisco, four each from San Diego and Orange counties, two from San Francisco, and one each from Riverside, Contra Costa, Kings, Tulare, Yolo and Shasta counties, and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Commission on State Mandates, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the Department of Industrial Relations, the California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority and the County of Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors.
In 2005, the Court heard sixteen cases which originated in LA County Superior Court. The court heard five cases from San Francisco, four from San Diego and three each from Santa Clara, Sacramento and Riverside counties. The Court heard one case apiece from Marin, Orange, Santa Barbara, Kern, Stanislaus and El Dorado counties, the Workers Compensation Appeals Board, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the Department of Personnel Administration.
Join us back here next Thursday as we turn to the next phase of our analysis.