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Reviewing the Voting Records of Justices Kruger and Groban in Civil Procedure Cases

Like Justice Cuellar, Justice Kruger has participated 40 civil procedure cases since joining the Court.  She has voted with plaintiffs in 26 cases and voted against plaintiffs 14 times.  In 2018 and 2019, she voted for plaintiffs in 14 of 17 cases. Twenty-four cases were won by plaintiffs at the Court of Appeal.  Justice Kruger … Continue Reading

Reviewing Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye’s Voting Record in Civil Procedure Cases

Since taking her seat in 2011, Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye has participated in 59 civil procedure cases.  She has voted for plaintiffs 37 times and for defendants in 22 cases.  From 2011 to 2015, she supported plaintiffs in 14 of 22 cases.  Since that time, she has voted for plaintiffs in 23 of 37 cases. The … Continue Reading

Reviewing Justice Corrigan’s Voting Record in Civil Procedure Cases

Justice Corrigan has participated in 92 civil procedure cases since joining the Court in 2006, voting for plaintiffs in 52 cases and for defendants 40 times.  From 2006 to 2010, she voted for plaintiffs in sixteen of thirty-two cases.  From 2011 to 2015, she voted for plaintiffs in fourteen of twenty-three cases.  From 2016 to … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Civil Procedure Cases Between 2000 and 2009?

The California Supreme Court decided 74 civil procedure cases between 2000 and 2009.  Defendants won 33 of those cases and plaintiffs won 41.  Between 2000 and 2002, defendants were 11-12.  Between 2003 and 2006, defendants won only 13 while losing 21.  From 2007 to 2009, defendants were 9-8. The Court decided 39 cases where the … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Civil Procedure Cases at the Supreme Court, 1990-1999?

Today, we’re beginning our review of the Court’s voting patterns in civil procedure cases.  The Court decided a total of 61 civil procedure cases between 1990 and 1999.  Defendants won 30 cases and lost 31 for the decade. The Court decided 28 cases won by the defendant at the Court of Appeal, affirming 14 times … Continue Reading
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