California Trial Lawyers Association v. Eu

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California Trial Lawyers Association v. Eu was a 1988 California Court of Appeals decision that pre-emptively struck an initiative from the ballot on the grounds that the initiative violated California's single-subject rule. It was the first successful pre-ballot challenge to a California initiative under the single subject rule. The court prohibited the Secretary of State from qualifying or placing on the ballot a lengthy measure embracing several subjects.

The "Insurance Cost Control Initiative" of 1988 was the subject of the lawsuit. The text of the proposed ballot initiative was 120 pages long and had 67 sections.

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