January 18, 2018 – 16:22 | Comments Off on New Self-Study Live Broadcast Set: Juvenile Delinquency Defense Practice – Saturday, January 20, 2018

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 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]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 15, 2017
September 16, 2017 – 11:19 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 15, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
CONSENT TO TEST FOR ALCOHOL IS NOT CONSENT TO TEST FOR DRUGS
The defendant was arrested for DUI. The police officer told him he could …[select title for full text]

Proposition 57 Resources
September 11, 2017 – 08:30 | Comments Off on Proposition 57 Resources

Most recent update: September 11, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
First published November 9, 2016.  Updated as additional documents become available.
This Proposition 57 Resource Center will be seeing many resources added over the next few weeks, so …[select title for full text]

CHEERLEADER THROWN THROUGH THIRD STORY WINDOW ACQUITTED OF FELONIES
September 8, 2017 – 13:46 | Comments Off on CHEERLEADER THROWN THROUGH THIRD STORY WINDOW ACQUITTED OF FELONIES
CHEERLEADER THROWN THROUGH THIRD STORY WINDOW ACQUITTED OF FELONIES

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — A former San Francisco State University cheerleader thrown through the glass window of a high rise dorm was acquitted of a slew of felony charges after a jury determined he stabbed …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017 – 09:33 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending September 8, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
CRAWFORD REPEALED ARANDA/BRUTON
Crawford (541 US 36) held that admission of testimonial hearsay violates the Confrontation clause. Aranda (63 C2d 518) and Bruton (391 US …[select title for full text]

New Self-Study Video – Winning From Beginning To End – Recorded Saturday, July 8, 2017
September 7, 2017 – 11:57 | Comments Off on New Self-Study Video – Winning From Beginning To End – Recorded Saturday, July 8, 2017

Recorded Saturday, July 8, 2017 – 8:30 AM – Edited Version
This page first published Sunday, July 6, 2017 12:51 PM | Last updated: September 7, 2017