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Name: Guillory v. Superior Court
Case #: S109642
Opinion Date: 07/17/2003
Citation: 31 Cal.4th 168

Prosecutions under Welfare and Institutions Code section 602, subdivision (b), which mandates prosecution in adult court of minors aged 14 and up who commit murder or specified sex offenses, may be initiated by grand jury indictment. Therefore, the trial court’s order overruling the 14-year-old petitioner’s demurrer to the indictment for capital murder was affirmed.