The Supreme Court announced today that it will be handing down its opinion in County of Santa Clara v. Superior Court (Atlantic Richfield Co.), no. S163681, on Monday at 10:00 a.m. This is the case addressing whether public entities may retain outside attorneys on a contingency-fee basis. My report on the oral argument, which took place on May 5, 2010, is at this link.
When the opinion is posted, it will be available here:
- County of Santa Clara v. Superior Court (Atlantic Richfield Co.), ___ Cal.4th ___ (Jul. 26, 2010)