Defender411 Capitol Report – CPDA Legislative Committee Updates
April 19, 2018 – 11:27 | Comments Off on Defender411 Capitol Report – CPDA Legislative Committee Updates

 New: Senate Public Safety Committee – Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Duration: 03h 41m  | May require forwarding to approx 10 minutes into the video before the hearing begins.

 

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THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending April 13, 2018
April 14, 2018 – 10:59 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending April 13, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending April 13, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
COMMITMENTS TO DJF ARE PERMITTED ONLY ON A SHOWING DJF HAS A PROGRAM FOR THE MINOR
Wow, big deal case. WIC (734) says that a …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending April 6, 2018
April 7, 2018 – 08:00 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending April 6, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending April 6, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
REQUIRING DNA SWABS ON ALL FELONY ARRESTEES
In Maryland v. King (133 S.Ct. 1958), the US Supremes upheld a Maryland law providing that anyone arrested …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 30, 2018
March 31, 2018 – 07:47 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 30, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 30, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
PROP. 47; CRIMES COMMITTED BEFORE 47 AND A CHANGE IN THE LAW
In 2013, H&S 11379 was amended to provide that transportation of drugs without …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 – 19:28 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 23, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 23, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT: NAME CALLING AND GUILT BY ASSOCIATION
The DA repeatedly (11 times) referred to the defendants as cockroaches and claimed that they were leaders …[select title for full text]

Criminal Law Case Summaries: February-March 2018
March 22, 2018 – 19:29 | Comments Off on Criminal Law Case Summaries: February-March 2018

by Gary Mandinach, Attorney at Law, California Appellate Project, Los Angeles, California
1. People v. Tran (2018) Cal.App.5th , reported on February 21, 2018, in 2018 Los Angeles Daily Journal 1564, the Fourth Appellate District, Division …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 16, 2018
March 17, 2018 – 09:09 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 16, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending March 16, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
ESTES ROBBERIES AND FALSE PRETENSES; LATE DISCOVERY
The defendant put a UPC sticker from one item onto another, to buy the second item more cheaply. …[select title for full text]

Summaries of 2017 Capital-Relevant Decisions by Michael Ogul
March 12, 2018 – 11:33 | Comments Off on Summaries of 2017 Capital-Relevant Decisions by Michael Ogul

 
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