Defender411 Capitol Report – CPDA Legislative Committee Updates
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 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 August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017 – 22:15 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending August 25, 2017

first published August 11, 2017 | reformatted August 11, 2017
by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
DEATH PENALTY INITIATIVE UPHELD; TIME LIMITS ARE EXHORTATORY
This case resolves the challenges to Prop. 66, …[select title for full text]

POINT OF ATTACK: Briggs v. Brown (S238309) August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017 – 14:52 | Comments Off on POINT OF ATTACK: Briggs v. Brown (S238309) August 24, 2017
POINT OF ATTACK: Briggs v. Brown (S238309) August 24, 2017

POINT OF ATTACK

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Michael C. McMahon*, Co-Chair
CPDA Amicus Committee

August 24, 2017
Today’s opinion in Briggs v. Brown (S238309, hereafter, simply Briggs) marks a new high in judicial activism by the California Supreme Court.
In the November 2016 election, California …[select title for full text]

Employment Opportunity: Public Defender, Los Angeles County
August 24, 2017 – 07:55 | Comments Off on Employment Opportunity: Public Defender, Los Angeles County
Employment Opportunity: Public Defender, Los Angeles County

Note: First consideration given to applications received before: September 8, 2017
The opportunity
Reporting to the elected Board of Supervisors, the Public Defender directs the work of over 1,152 employees, including 708 attorneys, with a budget of $215 …[select title for full text]

Criminal Law Case Summaries: July – August 2017
August 23, 2017 – 21:26 | Comments Off on Criminal Law Case Summaries: July – August 2017

by Gary Mandinach, Attorney at Law, California Appellate Project, Los Angeles, California
1. People v. Jones (2017) Cal.5th , reported on July 21, 2017, in 2107 Los Angeles Daily Journal 7012, the California Supreme Court held …[select title for full text]

What is Doyle (Doyle v. Ohio (1976) 426 U.S. 610) error and when does it occur?
August 18, 2017 – 20:31 | Comments Off on What is Doyle (Doyle v. Ohio (1976) 426 U.S. 610) error and when does it occur?
What is Doyle (Doyle v. Ohio (1976) 426 U.S. 610) error and when does it occur?

Note: The following was translated from another document.  The Adobe PDF version of this article is available as a download using this link: 2017 – Memo – What is Doyle Error 8-18-17.pdf

 
Memorandum  | August 18, 2017
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THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017 – 11:42 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending August 18, 2017

first published August 11, 2017 | reformatted August 11, 2017
by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
HUMAN TRAFFICKING: CONSPIRACY AND THE CONSTITUTION
In 2012, Prop. 35 made various changes to human trafficking …[select title for full text]