Thanks to a lovely listserv of dedicated attorneys I just learned about SB 775. SB 775 would expand SB 1437 to include attempted murder. It also would permit people convicted of voluntary manslaughter to petition for resentencing if they were prosecuted for murder on a now defunct theory. It’s one to watch folks!! 🙌🙏🤞👌
Yaaaas biatches!!! Using this case for my own Romero today. Love it. Check it.
In working on a prosecutorial misconduct argument today, I came across this lovely article by the legendary Chuck Sevilla called: “TRIVIALIZATION OF THE BURDEN OF PROOF BEYOND AREASONABLE DOUBT TO MERE REASONABLENESS: CENTENO ERRORS I HAVE SEEN.” Centeno is the lovely case where the Cal Supreme Court smacked down the bullshit puzzle analogy to proofContinue reading “Dear DAs…the evidence is “reasonable” is not the same thing as proof beyond a reasonable doubt”
Honestly i’m too tired to analyze beyond my perezhilton mark up. 4yo twins though. Here is my photo journalism of this amazing new case. Congrats to Kyle Gee for this well deserved victory! People v Collins, F076683, Feb 2, 2021. Out of the 5th!