Docket No. L.A. 30857.

22 Cal.3d 508 (1978)

585 P.2d 851

150 Cal. Rptr. 1

MICHAEL HOYEM et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. MANHATTAN BEACH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, Defendant and Respondent.

Supreme Court of California.

October 25, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Morgan, Wenzel & McNicholas, Bruce A. Broillet and Darryl L. Dmytriw for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Harold Q. Longnecker, Ellis J. Horvitz, Edward J. Horowitz and Horvitz, Greines & Poster for Defendant and Respondent.

John H. Larson, County Counsel (Los Angeles) Roberta M. Fesler, Deputy County Counsel, Ronald J. Apperson and Ralph D. Stern as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.



(1a) In this case we must determine whether, under California law, a school district may ever be held liable when, as a result of school authorities' negligent supervision of students on school premises, a pupil leaves the school grounds during school hours and is subsequently injured by a motorist. Although the trial court held that a school district incurs...

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