California Supreme Court

Wilcox v. Birtwhistle (1999) 21 Cal.4th 973 [987 P.2d 727, 90 Cal.Rptr.2d 260], tested the effect of an order that Request for Admissions are deemed ‘admitted’ under then existing Code of Civil Procedure §2033.

Lewis v. Superior Court (1999) 19 Cal.4th 1232 [970 P.2d 872, 82 Cal.Rptr.2d 85], dealt with issues of appellate procedure including the right to oral argument on appeal and on a petition for write of mandamus, and the requirements for the sufficiency of an opinion of the Court of Appeal under the California Constitution.

Pacific Scene Inc. v. Penesquitos Inc. (1988) 46 Cal.3d 407 [758 P.2d 1182, 250 Cal.Rptr. 651], involved the effect of corporate dissolution on non-pending product liability claims and the consequences of dissolution to the shareholders.