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Provides that if any fact supporting a state court order or judgment is shown to be false at any future time, the court must vacate the order or judgment. Prohibits the judge who vacates the order or judgment from making any other order in the case. Provides that orders and judgments are not final until consistent with published law. Requires that all California Court of Appeal and California Supreme Court decisions be published, and that any such decisions that change the law shall only have prospective application. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown court-related costs exceeding $10 million annually to the state and potentially in the millions of dollars on a statewide basis to local government.
Melvin D Phillips
Failed to Qualify
State Court Orders and Judgments. Publication of Appellate Decisions. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1137 (2005).