§ 5220 Boards of education are elected in cities under the provisions of the …
§ 5221 Whenever the charter of a city comprising in whole or in part an …
§ 5222 Except as provided in Section 5221, whenever the charter of any city …
§ 5223 The members of any elective city board of education shall be elected …
§ 5225 Notwithstanding Section 5033, when a unified school district is …
§ 5227 In those cases in which the boundaries of the school district, high …
§ 5228 An election for members of the governing board of a community college …
§ 5229 (a) (1) If a unified school district governed by a board of …
§ 5230 In the event a newly unified district includes a chartered city, the …
§ 5231 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when elections for school …

Terms Used In California Codes > Education Code > Title 1 > Division 1 > Part 4 > Chapter 2 > Article 2

  • City: includes incorporated city, city and county, municipal corporation, municipality, town, and incorporated town. See California Education Code 5227
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 5228
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 17389
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See California Education Code 17389
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.