9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Claim For Illegality

Mealey's (June 8, 2016, 2:21 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 2 affirmed dismissal of a breach of contract claim brought by a man who attempted to buy a gas station franchise through misrepresentation (Paul Singh v. Bhupinder Baidwan, No. 14-16287, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10044).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #98-160614-048Z.)

The panel said that Senior U.S. Judge Lawrence K. Karlton of the Eastern District of California did not err in dismissing Paul Singh’s claim on the basis of illegality....
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