• Conservatorship of Roy W addresses whether a prevailing party can be denied attorney fees under C.C.P. § 1021.5 because the prevailing party had a significant non-pecuniary personal interest in the outcome of the litigation. For more details on Roy W, see the Attorney-Related update page.
  • Martinez v. Regents of University of California addresses a challenge by out-of-state U.S. citizens regarding the validity under federal law of Education Code § 68130.5, which provides that undocumented aliens are exempt under certain circumstances from paying the nonresident tuition at State University and California Community Colleges which out-of-state U.S. citizens are required to pay. For more details on Martinez, see the Other update page.