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 December 1, 2017
December 1, 2017 – 17:27 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 1, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
PROP. 47 AND JOYRIDING
Prop. 47 requires reduction of a grand-theft auto (GTA; PC 487(d)) to a misdemeanor if the stolen car is worth $950 …[select title for full text]

Proposition 47 Case Law Outline & Updates by Douglas Feinberg
November 30, 2017 – 18:07 | Comments Off on Proposition 47 Case Law Outline & Updates by Douglas Feinberg

Today, in People v. Page (11-30-17, S230793) 2017 WL 5895782, the California Supreme Court held that violations of Vehicle Code section 10851 may be eligible for Proposition 47, depending on whether the conviction was for …[select title for full text]

CDCR Update: Re-Notice of the Proposition 57 Regulations
November 29, 2017 – 19:26 | Comments Off on CDCR Update: Re-Notice of the Proposition 57 Regulations

Dear CDCR Stakeholders,
Today the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) published a re-notice of the Proposition 57 regulations. This is the next step in the process to finalize the regulations.
The revised regulations are the …[select title for full text]

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THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending November 24, 2017
November 25, 2017 – 11:19 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending November 24, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
REASONABLE CAUSE TO DETAIN, PROBABLE CAUSE TO ARREST
All-time great facts. Police trainee Cornell was out for a jog in Golden Gate Park in San …[select title for full text]

GOVERNOR BROWN GRANTS PARDON FOLLOWING WRONGFUL CONVICTION
November 23, 2017 – 09:26 | Comments Off on GOVERNOR BROWN GRANTS PARDON FOLLOWING WRONGFUL CONVICTION

11-22-2017
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today granted a full and unconditional pardon to Craig Coley after multiple investigations – including one requested by the Office of the Governor more than two years ago …[select title for full text]

Criminal Law Case Summaries: October-November 2017
November 22, 2017 – 10:11 | Comments Off on Criminal Law Case Summaries: October-November 2017

by Gary Mandinach, Attorney at Law, California Appellate Project, Los Angeles, California
1. People v. Gonzales (2017) Cal.App.5th , reported on October 24, 2017, in 2107 Los Angeles Daily Journal 10184, the Second Appellate District, Division …[select title for full text]