Everyone’s Reading These Opinions. Are You?

Ever wonder which court opinions your colleagues are most interested in? We've put together a list of the five opinions from the California Daily Opinion Service (covering the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit, the California Supreme Court and the California Court of Appeal) in 2006 that have commanded the most reader requests on our sister Web site, Cal Law. They are:

1) In re S.C., 06 C.D.O.S. 2309, Third District Court of Appeal. ("Appellate counsel violated professional conduct standards in filing substandard, oversize brief.")

2) Lyle v. Warner Brothers Television Productions, 06 C.D.O.S. 3258, California Supreme Court. ("Sexual banter by television comedy writers did not constitute sexual harassment.")

3) Williams v. Genentech Inc., 06 C.D.O.S. 3848, First District Court of Appeal, 06 C.D.O.S. 3848. ("Employee could not assert disability or failure to accommodate claims after she was terminated following open-ended medical leave of absence.")

4) Barefield v. Washington Mutual Bank, 06 C.D.O.S. 1045. Third District Court of Appeal, 06 C.D.O.S. 1045. ("Additional two days to statutory period for service of notice of summary judgment motion by overnight delivery service must be added to end of 75-day period, not beginning.")

5) Kelton v. Stravinski, 06 C.D.O.S. 3320, Fifth District Court of Appeal. ("Partners' covenant not to compete was void and unenforceable.")

— Scott Graham

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