SUPREME COURT. TRANSFER OF CAUSES AND REVIEW OF DECISIONS. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Adds a provision that the Supreme Court may review part and not necessarily all of a court of appeal decision. Requires the judicial Council to provide rules governing the time and procedure for transfer and for review, including, among other things, provisions for the time and procedure for transfer with instructions, for review of all or part of a decision. and for remand as improvidently granted. Provides that this constitutional amendment shall not apply to an appeal involving a judgment of death. Summary of Legislative Analyst's estimate of net state and local government fiscal impact: This measure would have no significant effect on either costs or revenues at the state or local level.
Legislative Vote Results
Assembly - Ayes, 73; Noes, 1 -- Senate - Ayes, 27; Noes,
Popular Vote Results
Y: 4775255; A: 59.3; N: 3280276; B: 40.7
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Nicholas v. Superior Ct. of Cal. for Marin: 610 F. Supp. 267, N.D. Cal. 1985; Agricultural Labor Relations Bd. v. Tex-Cal Land Management: 43 Cal. 3d 696: 739 P.2d 140: 238 Cal. Rptr. 780, 1987; People v. Collins: 42 Cal. 3d 378: 722 P.2d 173: 228 Cal. Rptr. 899, 1986; Pool v. City of Oakland: 42 Cal. 3d 1051: 728 P.2d 1163: 232 Cal. Rptr. 528, 1986; People v. Ruhl: 168 Cal. App. 3d 311: 214 Cal. Rptr. 93, 1985
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. VI, section 12
Diane Watson, State Senator, 28th District; John Van De Kamp, Attorney General; Ellis J. Horvitz, Past President, Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Bill Leonard, Member of the Assembly, 61st District
Rebuttal Against Author
Diane Watson, State Senator, 28th District; John Van De Kamp, Attorney General; Richard P. Simpson, Executive Vice President California Taxpayers' Association
Supreme Court. Transfer of Causes and Review of Decisions of 1984 California Proposition 32 (1984).