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Name: People v. Gonzalez
Case #: S107167
Court: CA Supreme Court
District CalSup
Citation: 31 Cal.4th 745

A sentencing court is not required to issue a tentative written decision before sentencing in order to effectuate the requirement under People v. Scott (1994) 9 Cal.4th 331 that the court clearly apprise counsel of the sentencing choices the trial court intends to make, so that counsel may object.

Opinion Date: 08/21/2003