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Added 6-30-10, updated 8-6-10

2010 Appeal Decision - People (City of Santa Ana) v. Khaled

  This decision is final, and published

The case citation is believed to be:  People v. Khaled (2010) 186 Cal.App.4th Supp. 1

After the Orange County Superior Court Appellate Division, in May 2010, ruled in favor of Khaled and certified the case for publication,
Redflex and at least three cities wrote to the California Supreme Court, asking it to deny publication.  Then, in mid-July, the 4th District Court of Appeal (the District Court of Appeal is the next level of appeal above a county's Appellate Division) asked for the case files to be sent to it, presumably so that they could consider whether to transfer the case to themselves for review.  Now, per a July 23 article in the Metropolitan News-Enterprise, "The ruling is now final after the Court of Appeal denied transfer, and was posted yesterday on the state courts website."

The general issue of which decisions get published, and which don't, is under study.  See for more information.

Click on these links for the documents in the Khaled appeal (chronological order):

Settled Statement on Appeal
Record of Appeal - Includes City's 5-29-09 Motion to Intervene
Appellant's Opening Brief
City's 12-29-09 Motion to Intervene
Appellant's Opposition to City's Motion to Intervene
City's Amicus Brief
Appellant's Opposition to City's Amicus Brief
The Appellate Division's Decision
Post-Decision Letters to the Cal. Supreme Court:
Santa Ana
Menlo Park
Garden Grove

The Met News Article
Supreme Court Decision

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