California Supreme Court Lets Police Captain’s Victory Stand

June 22, 2010

On June 21, 2010, the California Supreme Court denied the City of Anaheim’s petition for review in Hedgpeth v. City of Anaheim, No. S182325.  In the underlying appeal, Martin represented a former captain of the Anaheim Police Department who had recovered a judgment of $943,000 for unlawful retaliation in violation of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.  The California Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment against the City of Anaheim on March 23, 2010.