Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
City of Oakland, California v. Desert Outdoor Advertising, Inc.
Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, serves as counsel to the respondents in this case, which is listed without regard to the likelihood that it will be granted.
Issue(s): (1) Whether a court can refuse to enforce a sister state’s judgment because it rests on a penal cause of action or whether it must enforce that judgment; and (2) if a court may decline enforcement consistent with full faith and credit, whether awards for attorney’s fees and costs, equitable disgorgement, and coercive per diem and statutory liquidated damages are penal for purposes of the exception.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 15, 2011, 3:35 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/11/petition-of-the-day-210/