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 January 26, 2018
January 29, 2018 – 11:09 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 26, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 26, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
PROBABLE CAUSE TO ARREST AND PRETEXT STOPS
The police responded to a call about a noisy party and found many people having a wild time. …[select title for full text]

Discovery – Comprehensive Review of California Discovery Law – January 2018 Edition
January 29, 2018 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Discovery – Comprehensive Review of California Discovery Law – January 2018 Edition
Discovery – Comprehensive Review of California Discovery Law – January 2018 Edition

Written by Martin F. Schwarz, Senior Assistant Public Defender in the Orange County Public Defender’s Office and
Thomas Havlena, former Chief Deputy of the Orange County Public Defender’s Office (ret.).
Note: You must be a member to access …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018 – 14:52 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 19, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 19, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
WHEN IS A DEFENDANT IN CUSTODY, THEREBY TRIGGERING MIRANDA?
It’s interesting that after all the years where we rarely won a Miranda motion in an …[select title for full text]

Criminal Law Case Summaries: December-January 2017-2018
January 19, 2018 – 09:56 | Comments Off on Criminal Law Case Summaries: December-January 2017-2018

by Gary Mandinach, Attorney at Law, California Appellate Project, Los Angeles, California
1. People v. Sanchez (2017) Cal.App.5th , reported on December 21, 2017, in 2017 Los Angeles Daily Journal 12026, the Fifth Appellate District held …[select title for full text]

Protected: 2018 January 19 – The 27th Annual Juvenile Dependency Practice Seminar in Monterey, California – Course materials and supplemental course materials page for registrants only
January 16, 2018 – 09:47 | Comments Off on Protected: 2018 January 19 – The 27th Annual Juvenile Dependency Practice Seminar in Monterey, California – Course materials and supplemental course materials page for registrants only
Protected: 2018 January 19 – The 27th Annual Juvenile Dependency Practice Seminar in Monterey, California – Course materials and supplemental course materials page for registrants only

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THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018 – 18:26 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 12, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 12, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
REVERSAL FOR A HEARING ON WHETHER RACISM INFECTED A DEATH VERDICT
This is an unsigned, per curiam order from the US Supremes. The defendant was …[select title for full text]