Monday, September 26, 2022

Bees = Fish?

Today's DJ has yet another article on the 'bees as fish' case, this one by Justice Raphael titled Swimming with the Bees.

  • The Supreme Court denies a few thousand petitions for review each year, typically without comment. With this Sept. 21 denial, however, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye published a three-page statement joined by two colleagues.
  • She started by explaining a point known to most appellate lawyers: the court’s denial of a petition for review does not communicate a view about whether the Court of Appeal’s decision was correct. In fact, per California Rule of Court 8.500(b)(1), the court’s main criteria are whether there are conflicting opinions in the Court of Appeal and whether the case involves a particularly important state law issue.
Friday's DJ has Justice Hoffstadt's Divide & Prejudice, about the pending Supreme Court case Dezi C., No. S275578.

Law360 has 'I Lost A Lot': Breyer Opens Up On 'Frustrating' Last Term, which begins: "Newly retired Justice Stephen Breyer spoke about his "very frustrating" final term on the U.S. Supreme Court in a sit-down with CNN to be aired Sunday, adding that he was particularly "sorry" about the conservative majority's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade."