Calif. Court Boots Judge From 99 Cents Only Seating Suit

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 6:09 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday ruled that a cashier bringing a seating action against 99 Cents Only Stores can disqualify the presiding judge, even though her case was related to another suit from which the plaintiff had already ousted a judge.

The appeals court ruled that the trial court should have accepted a peremptory challenge to the judge lodged by Shelley Pickett, a 99 Cents Only cashier who is suing the discount retailer under the Private Attorney General Act for failing to provide its employees...
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