NICOLE SANDERS VS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION COUNTY OF LA ET

Case No.: BS169928    



Nicole Sanders v. Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission, et al., BS 169928

Tentative decision on (1) request to add improperly excluded evidence: denied; and (2) petition for writ of mandate: denied

Petitioner Nicole Sanders (“Sanders”) seeks a writ of mandate directing Respondent Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission (“Commission”) to set aside its decision to terminate her. Real Party-in-Interest Los Angeles County Probation Department (“Department”) opposes.

The court has read and considered the moving papers,[1] opposition,[2] and reply, and renders the following tentative decision.

A. Statement of the Case

1. Petition

Petitioner Sanders commenced this proceeding on June 23, 2017. The verified Petition alleges in pertinent part as follows.

Sanders is a former employee of the Department. On March 12, 2015, the Department issued Sanders a letter terminatin........