• Second and Fourth District Courts of Appeal Weigh In on Proposition 64 Retroactivity
  • March 8, 2005 | Authors: Bruce E. Copeland; Marcie A. Keenan
  • Law Firm: Nixon Peabody LLP - San Francisco Office
  • In opinions filed Wednesday and Thursday respectively, the Second and Fourth District Courts of Appeal held that California's Proposition 64 ("Prop. 64") applies retroactively to cases pending before the initiative's November 3, 2004, enactment. See, Branick v. Downey Savings & Loan, ___ Cal. App. 4th ___ (Feb. 9, 2005); Benson v. Kwikset Corp. ___ Cal. App. 4th (Feb. 10, 2005).