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High-Speed Rail Authority and High-Speed Passenger Train Finance Committee, for the State of California v. All Persons Interested in the Matter of the Validity of the Authorization and Issuance of General Obligation Bonds to be Issued Pursuant to the Safe, Reliable High-Speed Passenger Train Bond Act for the 21st Century and Certain Proceeding and Matter Related Thereto. (California High-Speed Rail Authority et al. v. All Persons Interested etc.)

Read the decision of Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny:

November 25, 2013 California High Speed Rail Authority Bond Validation Lawsuit Ruling (against California High-Speed Rail Authority)


John Tos, Aaron Fukuda, County of Kings v. California High Speed Rail Authority, et al. (John Tos et al. v. California High-Speed Rail Authority et al)

Read the decisions of Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny:

August 16, 2013 Tos Fukuda Kings County v California High-Speed Rail Prop 1A Ruling (against California High-Speed Rail Authority)

November 25, 2013 Tos Fukuda Kings County v California High-Speed Rail Prop 1A Remedy (against California High-Speed Rail Authority)


Read the petition asking a California appeals court to review the Superior Court decisions:

March 21, 2014 California High-Speed Rail Authority et al. v. The Superior Court of Sacramento County (John Tos et al., Real Party in Interest)


Read the California Appeals Court decision overturning these decisions:

July 31, 2014 California High-Speed Rail Authority et al. v. The Superior Court of Sacramento County (John Tos et al., Real Party in Interest)


Read the petition asking the California Supreme Court to hear an appeal of the appeals court decision:

September 1, 2014 Petition to California Supreme Court to Review Appeals Court Decisions in John Tos et al. v. California High-Speed Rail Authority et al and California High-Speed Rail Authority et al. v. All Persons Interested etc.

The California Supreme Court decided not to hear the appeal, giving the California High-Speed Rail Authority temporary victories in the judicial branch.