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Sanchez v. County of San Bernadino, No. E045200

In an action for breach of contract, summary judgment for defendant on grounds that a confidentiality provision was void as against public policy is reversed where, although the County had a duty to disclose the severance agreement itself, it had no duty to disclose the circumstances that gave rise to the severance agreement, and any First Amendment right to make the disclosures was waived by the confidentiality provision.   

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Appellate Information
APPEAL from the Superior Court of San Bernardino County. W. Robert Fawke, Judge. Affirmed in part and reversed in part.
FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION TWO
Filed: August 7, 2009

Judges
Before RAMIREZ, P.J., GAUT, J., KING, J.
Opinion by RAMIREZ, P.J.

Counsel
For Plaintiff: Law Offices of Granowitz, White and Weber and Bradley R. White.

For Defendant: Wagner & Pelayes, Alice E. Waters and Dennis E. Wagner