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Sierra Club v. Orange County

In the California Supreme Court

Case No. S194708. The docket is online.
Attorneys for Sierra Club: Sabrina Venskus, Dean Wallraff

The Decision

The Petition for Review:

Briefing on the Merits:

Amicus Briefs:

Answers to Amicus Briefs:


In the Court of Appeal

The Sierra Club filed its appeal on August 27, 2010 in the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division Three.
Court of Appeal Case No. G044138
Attorneys for Sierra Club: Sabrina Venskus, Dean Wallraff, Venskus & Assoc.

Oral arguments took place on March 18, 2011 in front of justices Eileen C. Moore, Kathleen O'Leary, and Raymond J. Ikola.

The Court of Appeal denied the Sierra Club's Petition in an Opinion Filed on May 31, 2011.

The Docket is available online.

Documents Filed:

Petition for Extraordinary Writ Pursuant to California Public Records Act

Request for Judicial Notice

Petitioner's Appendix:

(There is an index at the start of the first volume.)

Orange County's Return

Sierra Club's Reply

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Sierra Club:

Amicus Brief of League of Cal. Cities and Cal. State Assoc. of Counties in Support of Orange County