Our Amicus Committee works hard on behalf of ASCDC members, submitting multiple amicus curiae briefs and letters each year in cases pending in state and federal courts. The Committee supports selected petitions seeking California Supreme Court review, and identifies appropriate cases in which to request publication of unpublished California appellate opinions that are of interest to our members.

If you have a matter that you wish to bring to the attention of the Amicus Committee, please contact the Chair, Steven Fleischman at Horvitz & Levy, (818) 995-0800 or sfleischman@horvitzlevy.com.

Below are links to briefs and letters the Committee has filed since 2000, compiled in a searchable database.


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T.H. v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
(2016)
case no. D067839, case no. S233898,
Addressing whether a defendant can be liable for damages to consumers who purchase products manufactured and supplied by someone other than the defendant, after the defendant has divested it's interest in the product line.
6/3/2016
Amicus Letter in Support of Review
Perry v Bakewell Hawthorne, LLC et al.
(2016)
__ Cal.5th __ (2017), case no. S233096,
Addressing whether Code of Civil Procedure section 2034.300, which requires a trial court to exclude the expert opinion of any witness offered by a party who has unreasonably failed to comply with the rules for exchange of expert witness information, applies to motions for summary judgment or adjudication.
8/22/2016
Amicus Curiae Brief
Hernandezcueva et al. v. American Standard Inc. et al.
(2016)
cert. for partial publication, case no. B251933, case no.S232146,
1/6/2016
Order Granting App for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Letter Brief
1/6/2016
Application for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Letter Brief
1/6/2016
Letter Request to Modify Opinion
Garcia v. Jukes
(2015)
nonpub. opn., case no. B258349, case no. S231373,
12/9/2015
Request for Publication
S.M. v. Los Angeles Unified School District
(2015)
240 Cal.App.4th 543, case no. B253983, case no. S230064,
11/9/2015
Request for Depublication
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