Los Angeles court redefines discrimination under Proposition 209

July 28, 2015 | By MERIEM L. HUBBARD

In early May, the Los Angeles Court of Appeal issued a decision in Cesar Baez v. California Public Employees’ Retirement System.  The decision is, for the most part, unremarkable.  But there is one controversial section that, contrary to existing case law, severely limits protections adopted by the voters in Proposition 209 in 1 ...