Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Notice of Ruling v. Notice of Entry

Image result for didn't get the memoIt's been over ten years since Alan v. American Honda (2007) 40 Cal.4th 894, but many lawyers still haven't gotten the message that a "notice of ruling" does not equate with a "notice of entry" under rule 8.104 (to trigger the time to appeal). Examples abound, with two in a row last week, here (pp. 5-6) and here (p. 3, fn.1).

Also of note from last week, this 9th Cir. opinion here about anti-SLAPP appealability.

And see The Great Reshaping: How Trump is Changing the Game on Judicial Nominations: With 148 judicial vacancies as of Jan. 2 and an increasingly aging federal bench, President Donald Trump could remake the federal judiciary on a scale that hasn’t been possible in decades.