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2018 Annual Juvenile Delinquency Practice MCLE Self-Study
Live broadcast set for Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 8:00 AM

Program Coordinator:
Arthur L. Bowie, Supervising Assistant Public Defender, Ret., Sacramento County

Note: The 2018 Juvenile DEPENDENCY Program page can be …[select title for full text]

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THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 29, 2017
September 29, 2017 – 20:52 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 29, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
FAILURE TO CHARGE A PRIOR AS A STRIKE BARS SENTENCING AS A STRIKE
The defendant had a prior conviction. The conviction was a strike prior, …[select title for full text]

Expansion of CDCR’s Inmate Locator – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
September 27, 2017 – 12:11 | Comments Off on Expansion of CDCR’s Inmate Locator – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Mentally ill defendants jailed due to hospital bed shortage; Contra Costa judge issues sanctions
September 27, 2017 – 09:18 | Comments Off on Mentally ill defendants jailed due to hospital bed shortage; Contra Costa judge issues sanctions
Mentally ill defendants jailed due to hospital bed shortage; Contra Costa judge issues sanctions

by NATE GARTRELL | ngartrell@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group | UPDATED: September 27, 2017 at 5:26 am
MARTINEZ — A Contra Costa Judge had harsh words — and a $17,400 bill — for the California …[select title for full text]

Forensic Mental Health Association Presents: Introduction To Juvenile Transfer & FRANKLIN Hearings
September 26, 2017 – 10:51 | Comments Off on Forensic Mental Health Association Presents: Introduction To Juvenile Transfer & FRANKLIN Hearings
New Resources To Help Spot Prosecutor Misconduct in Opening & Closing
September 23, 2017 – 18:40 | Comments Off on New Resources To Help Spot Prosecutor Misconduct in Opening & Closing
New Resources To Help Spot Prosecutor Misconduct in Opening & Closing

From: Ann Cunningham <ann@annjlaw.com>
Subject: These are documents that possibly can help others spot misconduct opening and closing.
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017
About the attached documents:
1. The Bertucci document was granted.
2. The Esswein case was granted, appealed, …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017 – 06:44 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 22, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
ONCE PROBATION ENDS, NO MORE JAIL
Big win for our own Lara Kislinger. The defendant is put on felony probation in 2007. In 2010, after …[select title for full text]

New Sonoma County court system leaves public defender frustrated
September 18, 2017 – 08:34 | Comments Off on New Sonoma County court system leaves public defender frustrated

KGO Bay Area News Channel 7 – By Wayne Freedman | Sunday, September 17, 2017
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) — (see link to video clip below)
Sonoma County Deputy Public Defender Michael Perry rarely has spare moments …[select title for full text]