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42 Cal. 4th 443 *; 165 P.3d 556 **; 64 Cal. Rptr. 3d 773 ***; 2007 Cal. LEXIS 9376 ****; 13 Wage & Hour Cas. 2d (BNA) 722; 154 Lab. Cas. (CCH) P60,475
ROBERT GENTRY, Petitioner, v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Respondent; CIRCUIT CITY STORES, INC., Real Party in Interest.
Subsequent History: Time for Granting or Denying Rehearing Extended Gentry v. S.C. (Circuit City Stores), 2007 Cal. LEXIS 10080 (Cal., Sept. 19, 2007)
Rehearing denied by Gentry (Robert) v. S. C. (Circuit City Stores, Inc.), 2007 Cal. LEXIS 12512 (Cal., Oct. 31, 2007)
US Supreme Court certiorari denied by Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. Gentry, 552 U.S. 1296, 128 S. Ct. 1743, 170 L. Ed. 2d 541, 2008 U.S. LEXIS 3000 (2008)
Related proceeding at In re Circuit City Stores, Inc., 2009 Bankr. LEXIS 237 (Bankr. E.D. Va., Jan. 14, 2009)
Prior History: [****1] Court of Appeal of California, Second Appellate District, Division Five, No. B169805. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. BC280631, Thomas L. Willhite, Jr., Judge.
Gentry v. Superior Court, 135 Cal. App. 4th 944, 37 Cal. Rptr. 3d 790, 2006 Cal. App. LEXIS 44 (Cal. App. 2d Dist., 2006)
Disposition: The judgment of the Court of Appeal is reversed and the cause is remanded for proceedings consistent with this opinion.
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